Items Tagged with 'welding safety'

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Finding head & face PPE for metal fabricators

Without doubt, heavy metal fabrication plants are high-hazard work areas.


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Weekly news round-up

Firefighters pay the price for unsafe welding, hazmat in the air and in nail salons and an “urgent” health threat were among the top EHS-related stories featured on ISHN.com this week.


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Unsafe workplace leads to firefighter fatalities

Two Boston firefighters lost their lives because a company failed to follow safety precautions, according to fire officials and OSHA.


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3M introduces quick release welding helmet series

Convenient hard hat attachment helps welders swiftly attach and detach a welding helmet

3M has launched the Speedglas Welding Helmet QR Series, which swiftly convert many of the industry’s hard hats into auto-darkening welding helmets.


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CSB info can help you improve hot work safety

Videos, accident investigation info show hazards of welding, cutting near storage tanks

The U.S. Chemical Safety Board (CSB) is reminding safety professionals about hot work safety resources that are available free of charge through the agency’s website at www.csb.gov. The Board previously released safety videos, a safety bulletin, and accident investigations all warning of the hazards of welding, cutting, grinding, and other hot work activities in and around storage tanks containing flammable materials.


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Maximus advanced cowhide stick welding glove

 Designed to improve comfort and reduce fatigue for stick welders and pipeline welders, Revco Industries presents the 730 Maximus™ stick welding glove. This glove features a grain pigskin palm for superior dexterity, but with durable split cowhide on the middle and index finger to make those active wear areas last longer.  


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Optrel weldcap reinvents the welding helmet with radical, casual new design

weldcap combines the comfort and fit of a baseball cap with the full protection of an ADF welding helmet

Optrel Inc., the global innovator of auto-darkening filter technology for welding helmets, has reinvented the welding helmet with a radical, casual new design: weldcap®. The new optrel weldcap combines the lightweight wear comfort of a baseball cap with the full protection of an autodarkening welding helmet.


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CARBON ARMOUR

The newest lightweight FR technology offering protection from welding and grinding sparks, molten metals, and much more!

National Safety Apparel (NSA) introduces the newest fabric technology to the welding and metals industries: CARBON ARMOUR™, a premium inherent FR fabric technology that is NOT your traditional safety gear. These welding jackets and sleeves have exceptionally high resistance to pin holes and superior tensile strength.


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New Victor Arcair “Boot” design features a robust, secure power/air connection on its K-Series torch cable assemblies

Victor Arcair “boot” design withstands the routine abuse found in shop and field applications

­ Victor TechnologiesTM has announced it has introduced an improved ­Victor®Arcair® “boot” design that encapsulates the electrical connection between the torch and weld cable and eliminates the chance of accidental arcing.


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Fume filters: Improve cleaning & compliance while lowering costs

Source capture is among the key ways to properly manage weld fumes in order to maintain a safe and comfortable environment for workers.


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EVENTS

Webinar

Welding: It doesn't have to be a grind. The latest in respiratory protection and PPE for welders and grinder

9/9/14
Online!
Contact: Adam Thomas

On Demand Attendees of this webinar will gain knowledge of hazards and appropriate PPE for welding applications, regulatory drivers that are changing the landscape of PPE within welding applications and the latest product technologies being offered in welding PPE.

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Scenes from the World of Safety

Sights, signs & symbols from the National Safety Congress & Expo held in San Diego, CA, September 15-18

11/4/14 2:00 pm EST

Eye Injuries: You rarely see them coming. Practical Solutions for reducing injuries to the eye.

The 3M Eye Injury Reduction webinar will provide an examination of how to help solve eye injuries in the workplace. This issue continues to challenge virtually every industry, and the solution is often times multifaceted. 3M will share some new tools and approaches to help you in solving this issue.

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2014 October

This issue features articles about PPE safety and OSHA standards

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