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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
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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

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 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
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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!
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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
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­ 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

By Anthony Felicijan and Al Hilbert
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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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Optrel establishes new operation to serve North American welding customers

New operation dedicated to delivering top level service and customer satisfaction
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Optrel AG, the global innovator of auto-darkening filter technology for welding helmets, has opened its first office and distribution center in North America. Operating as Optrel Inc., all customer service, sales, marketing, and distribution for Optrel products in the United States and Canada will be managed through its own East Greenwich, Rhode Island facility.


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Welding with arc-welding equipment

A NIOSH Self-Inspection Checklist
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This checklist covers regulations issued by the U.S. Department of Labor, Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) under the general industry standards 29 CFR 1910.254 and 1910.306, and the construction standards 1926.351 and 1926.353. It applies to the use of arc-welding and cutting equipment.


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Radiation, fumes, burns & flying debris: Pick the best welding protection

By Katie Twist-Rowlinson
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More than 100 different welding processes can be applied by today’s workforce of over 350,000 welders, cutters, solderers and brazers, according to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS), and each presents its own safety hazards.


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MIG welding safety tips

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This is not a comprehensive guide. There are many ways in which welding can damage your health. The main points are:


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

9/9/14
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Contact: Adam Thomas
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. Read More

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