Surround yourself with greatness with more than 4,500 of your peers who are also passionate about safety at Safety 2017. The speakers, attendees, and exhibitors are at the forefront of the industry; they are the game-changers.
In order for a welding business to stay in business, welders must keep welding or it’s a burn on both time and money. One way to promote worker productivity is to provide them with a workplace that rigorously adheres to a culture of safety where issues can be raised by anyone and, ultimately, resolved with a strategy that the whole team can buy into.
These days, glove manufacturers have access to higher performing materials and better sewing patterns. But with so many options on the market, how do you know which ones are the best welding gloves for your application?
Over the years, the industry has struggled to equate cut resistance with actual risk. The recent updates to the ANSI 105 and EN 388 standards will provide a more uniformed approach to assessing the cut resistant performance of gloves across the globe.
When it comes to protective clothing, each new year brings a variety of innovations and improvements. Workrite Uniform Company, a flame-resistant (FR) workwear manufacturer, predicts the following “Top 5” trends that will guide the FR clothing industry in 2017.
Many workers and outdoor enthusiasts’ are exposed to temperature extremes throughout the day. Most of the time this is due to work, exercise or in my case, a circulatory disorder which can make me sweat profusely.
Heat-related illnesses such as heat stroke and heat exhaustion can be deadly or debilitating. Other illnesses such as heat cramps and heat rash are painful conditions that can increase a worker’s risk of injury.
Those who work with their hands usually have something in their hands. So they need a way to carry their stuff – tools, equipment, lunch and hydration – to and fro on their job site. While this isn’t typically a problem for travel on smooth surfaces, not all walking/work surfaces are smooth, level, uniform or horizontal.
In the United States, workers operating or maintaining industrial machinery suffer more than 18,000 amputations, crushed fingers and other traumatic injuries each year. While these injuries vary greatly, the majority of cases do have one thing in common: the injury was largely preventable if machine safeguarding equipment had been in-place, or would have been far less severe.
Explosive gas monitoring is all about safety. Numerous factors must be assessed and analyzed. Sensor capabilities play a vital role — fast response times and wide temperature ranges are musts. You also need to know when to use catalytic or infrared (IR) gas detector technology.
Effective asset management and operations are the life blood of any business. The old adage of “grow or die” applies universally, so all work must be executed to deliver business success, or the business will not be competitive and eventually will cease to exist.
Social nocebo1 is a contagious illness that impacts upwards of one-quarter of people who encounter it. Conditions are ripe for a rise of social nocebo in the workplace. The following are key actions that occupational safety and health pros must take to anticipate, recognize, evaluate and control social nocebo.
When it comes to confined space training, most workers who participate in entry teams have likely been through a class where they have been taught their specific roles and responsibilities under the General Industry 1910.146 or Construction 1926.1200 regulations.
What are boundaries? A practical definition is “the lines or limits that are not to be crossed,” such as not passing a school bus when its red lights are flashing and one doughnut per week. We all create boundaries, some less rigid than others, but they’re meant to benefit and protect us without getting in the way of what we want to accomplish.
FallTech®, an innovator in fall protection products, announces an update to the Contractor+ family of harnesses. The Contractor+ family of harnesses now offers a more supportive, secure and sturdy fit while adding functional elements for all day comfort to meet the demanding needs of workers. The design provides an affordable harness with the durability required for day-to-day use and complies with all applicable ANSI and OSHA standards.
The CMC / Roco FreeTech™ Harness is a figure-8 style fall protection harness that integrates our patent-pending SwitchPoint™ System for improving the comfort and mobility of a suspended worker in a post-fall scenario.
Are your dock doors open in summer? Unguarded dock doors pose significant risk for falls resulting in serious injury. SRC Cantilever Lift Gates provide comprehensive fall protection solutions around loading dock areas.
Safety Rail Source has provided you rooftop fall protection since 1999. Specializing in non-penetrating roof edge railings, skylight screens, mobile fall protection, roof hatch railings and custom railings.
Guardian’s G1562 portable eyewash keg is revolutionizing the industry. ANSI-compliant as a self-contained eyewash, its versatility and durability make the G1562 ideal for low traffic areas, and where continuous supply of potable water is unavailable for plumbed units.
Manufactured in the USA for over 50 years, this is the tool of choice for high volume receiving departments such as food and liquor industries where removing inventory quickly or exposing carton contents is the priority.
3M™ Personal Safety Division has expanded its SecureFit™ Protective Eyewear line by offering more features and deeper personalization with the debut of the new 3M™ SecureFit™ Protective Eyewear 600 Series.
Material handling equipment and safety products manufacturer, Wildeck, Inc., has announced a family of structural steel end-of-aisle rack protectors to guard against fork truck impact at rack aisle corners in busy storage facilities, warehouses, and distribution centers.
Omega Industrial Products is introducing a new, first-of-its-kind pedestrian safety barrier in the US: the R-U-F (Roll-Up-Fence) is an innovative solution to protect dangerous worksites and pedestrian traffic zones.