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Protect oil & gas workers from noise, confined spaces, respiratory & fall risks

July 9, 2014
From 2003 to 2010, 823 oil and gas extraction workers were killed on the job — a fatality rate seven times greater than the rate for all U.S. industries


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No cushy job: Confined space attendants play a crucial role

July 1, 2014

Have you ever wondered who that person is who hovers around the portal of a permit space while workers are in the space?


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Remove "hole watch" headaches

Technology eases confined space compliance
April 1, 2014
A hole-watch person attending a permit-required confined space is not only critical for the safety process of any entry, it is an OSHA requirement.


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Prepare for all confined space rescue scenarios

March 4, 2014
It’s a Saturday night December 21st and the plant is running on a skeleton crew. Operations decides to get a head start on annual preventative maintenance by knocking out several permit required confined space entries before the majority of the work is to be done when the regular shifts return after the New Year.


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Confined space hazards escalate quickly

January 2, 2014
Confined spaces can quickly become dangerous; unknown concentrations of toxic fumes or an oxygen deficient environment can prove deadly and should be avoided.


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Half mask by GVS Filter Technology

December 4, 2013
The Elipse®, a compact new half mask, enables efficient work in confined space areas and allows workers to use it more easily in combination with other PPE, such as a welding mask.


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Anti-impact gloves by IMPACTO

December 4, 2013
IMPACTO® Anti-Impact Back Tracker Gloves feature heavy-duty TPR that protects the back of the hand against bruises and bumps.


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Weekly news round-up

November 16, 2013

Electrical safety, grain bin and confined space fatalities and a black lung disease scandal at a leading hospital were among the week’s top EHS-related stories as featured on ISHN.com.


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Five workers injured in blast at ammunition company

Process Safety Management standards violated at facility
November 15, 2013

An OSHA investigation at Crane Army Ammunitions Activity in Indiana following an explosion and fire that sent five workers to the hospital has resulted in 36 notices of unsafe or unhealthful working conditions at the company.


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“I’m concerned about your safety”

November 8, 2013

I learned about “I’m concerned about your safety” as a non-confrontational way to approach a safety and health concern at a safety and health meeting I was at last week.


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