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Ergodyne expands Ice Traction line with one-piece and aggressive Spike designs

Ergodyne has announced today the addition of two new Ice Traction devices: theTREX® 6304 Performance One-Piece Ice Traction Device and the TREX® 6320 Aggressive Spike Ice Traction Device - as well as a size expansion to include 2XL on the popular TREX® 6300 One-Piece Ice Traction Device.


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DOL, FCC form working group to prevent fatalities in telecom industry

Kathy Pierce expected her son, Chad Weller, to come home on March 19, 2014, at the end of his shift as a cell tower climber. But Weller, always ready with a smile for his mother, never came back. He was sent up alone to fix a communication signal on top of a water tower in the rain while wearing a harness two sizes too big - and he lost his life in a fatal fall.


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Top products of the week

Safety software, safety gloves that grip and an innovative rooftop anchor for fall prevention were among the top EHS-related products featured on ISHN.com this week.


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National COSH recognizes Health and Safety award winners

Activists from CA, MA, NY, and NJ lauded for standing up for safer workplaces

The National Council for Occupational Safety and Health (National COSH) says the the winners of its 2014 health and safety awards are “extraordinary people” who are helping to make workplaces safer by empowering workers and building coalitions.


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Roofing contractor’s workers exposed to falls at two different work sites

Roofing contractor Juan M. Garcia Martinez has been cited for four willful safety violations for exposing workers to fall hazards at two separate residential home sites in Tuscola. OSHA has proposed penalties of $48,400 for the recent citations. The company was cited twice in March 2014 for similar violations.


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Plastering subcontractor repeatedly exposed workers to fall hazards

Roma Construction cited for 12 repeat and serious safety violations

Roma Construction Inc., a stucco plastering subcontractor of Monticello Homes, is being cited for five repeat and seven serious violations by OSHA. The Texas company exposed workers to falls hazards of up to 20 feet as a result of improper scaffolding at the Hastings Ridge at Kinder Ranch residential development. The proposed penalty is $79,200.


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Top products of the week

Products using the latest technologies to improve fall protection, hearing protection and dust collection were in this week’s top EHS-related products, as posted on ISHN.com.


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FallTech launches two new non-penetrating specialty anchors for building maintenance

Quick and easy fall protection solutions for workers performing maintenance and construction work on external surfaces of buildings

FallTech, a leading manufacturer of fall protection products built for all industries where workers are exposed to falls from elevation, today announced the launch of two new non-penetrating specialty anchors – FallTech’s Parapet Wall Clamp and Window/Door Opening anchors.


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Georgia peanut processor exposed workers to falls, amputations

McCleskey Mills Inc. has been cited by OSHA for 28 safety and health violations for exposing workers to amputations, falls and other safety hazards. The agency initiated the February 2014 inspection at the peanut processing plant in Rochelle after receiving a complaint. Proposed penalties total $72,553.


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Ill. builder shows “consistent reluctance” to follow safety standards

For the fifth time in five years, Miller Building Systems LLC has been cited by OSHA for exposing workers to fall and overhead hazards. In a bit of numeric irony, proposed penalties total $55,000.


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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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