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Human fireball

Brad Livingston survives two drip gas explosions

A Kansas breeze rattles Brad Livingston. A simple billow unsettles the retired laborer from Colorado Interstate Gas, when recalling a day unlike any other. “I’m fortunate I’ve never had a single nightmare being inside that fireball,” he said of Friday, Sept. 20, 1991.


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Welding hazards can be lethal in offshore drilling

Despite an intensified focus on safety since the 2010 Deepwater Horizon rig explosion and oil spill, nearly 20 smaller oil companies continue to score poorly on safety inspections and have had their offshore platforms placed on a special watch list, according to data obtained by WWL-TV from the federal government.


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OSHA responds to Congressional inquiry about FR clothing for welding

In a January 12, 2012, “letter of interpretation” to former Congressman Jeff Landry of Louisiana, the agency stated: “Dear Congressman Landry: “Thank you for your August 1, 2011, letter on behalf of your constituents regarding Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) regulations related to Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) for welders, specifically for welding operations in the oil and gas drilling industry that would require wearing flame resistant clothing (FRC).


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New optrel e684 helmet allows welders to “set it and forget it” with fully automated shade level protection

Adaptive Shade Autopilot ADF technology automatically adjusts shade level to the welders’ parameters in full high definition viewing

Optrel, the global innovator of autodarkening filter technology for welding helmets, brings ADF lens and optical technology to the next level. The new optrel e684 is the only welding helmet with an ADF lens that fully automates protection through its Adaptive Shade Autopilot technology, automatically adjusting its shade level as the welder works – and in full high definition viewing.


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Optrel to launch latest innovations in autodarkening lens technology at Fabtech

WHAT: Optrel, the global innovator of autodarkening filter technology for welding helmets, will launch its latest lens technology at Fabtech, November 11 – 14, 2014. The new optrel e684 is the only welding helmet with an ADF lens that fully automates protection through its Adaptive Shade Autopilot technology, automatically adjusting its shade level as the welder works – and in full high definition viewing.


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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

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Changes to NFPA 70E® – What You Need to Know

NFPA ® for Electrical Safety in the Workplace is revised every three years, providing the most up-to-date requirements for safe work practices to reduce exposure to electrical hazards. This program analyzes several significant changes in 70E ® and is designed to clarify the reasoning behind the changes, and assist in determining how the changes impact employees and employers.

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2015 February

Check out the February issue of ISHN, which features articles about hand protection.

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Safety Engineering, 4th Edition

A practical, solutions-driven reference, Safety Engineering, 4th edition, has been completely revised and updated to reflect many of today’s issues in safety.

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FDO JAN 2015 COVER

 

For Distributors Only is ISHN's niche brand standard-sized magazine supplement aimed at an audience of 2,000 U.S. distributors that sell safety products. Circulation only goes to distributors. 

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