This month I’m pleased to share with you that 2017 marks the 50th anniversary of occupational respiratory disease research at the NIOSH facility in Morgantown. In 1967 the Appalachian Laboratory for Occupational Respiratory Disease (ALFORD) was established within the U.S. Public Health Service, and in 1971 it became part of NIOSH.
Daniel Chute, CIH, CSP, Atrium Environmental. Health and Safety Services, gave an interesting presentation Monday afternoon about rebuilding homes after disaster strikes. He has been working with the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) to implement safe practices in post-disaster restoration.
SafeVision® LLC, a leading provider of prescription safety eyewear and corporate eyewear programs, now offers a new line of prescription spectacle kit inserts. The inserts are designed for all major brands of full face respirator masks and gas masks.
Debuts its innovative selection of respiratory products at the American Industrial Hygiene Conference & Expo (AIHCE)
May 25, 2017
CleanSpace Technology, a global manufacturer of innovative industrial, welding, healthcare, mining, energy and laboratory/research powered respiratory protection, is now expanding into the North, Central and South American markets with its award-winning line of respiratory products.
3M™ Personal Safety Division will showcase its latest innovations in Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) at the American Industrial Hygiene Conference & Expo (AIHce EXP), booth #1511, in Seattle beginning Sunday, June 4. In addition to the debut of new products and services, 3M will be offering a series of presentations to highlight hearing and respiratory protection and the growing importance of digital record keeping and asset management.
Safety equipment manufacturer Gateway Safety announces the addition of two new NIOSH-approved disposable respirators to its growing line of respiratory protection. The TruAir® family, the company’s traditional-style line of respirators, is introducing an R95 and N100 product. R95 respirators filter at least 95% of particulate aerosols below the Permissible Exposure Limit (PEL), and N100 respirators provide 99.99% filtration of particulate aerosols free of oils below the PEL.
New technologies, scholarship and assistance programs to be highlighted at booth #1610
April 20, 2017
Honeywell (NYSE: HON) will demonstrate its newest premier firefighter protection and detection solutions -- ranging from particulate-resistant turnout gear and improved breathing apparatus to software that helps fire departments better manage their assets and assigned inventory -- at the Fire Department Instructors Conference (FDIC) to be held April 25-29 at the Indiana Convention Center.
The next generation half mask offers intuitive design and advanced features
April 4, 2017
The AVIVA half mask is the latest innovation from Scott Safety, a world leader in the design and manufacture of respiratory protection equipment. AVIVA ensures workers' wellbeing is a priority with its low profile head harness offering greater stability and compatibility with PPE. Workers will appreciate the comfort that comes from the AVIVA half mask.