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Why should PPE be ergonomic? Top five reasons

April 23, 2014

For most of us, our work has a pretty sizeable impact on our lives. Our ability to do our job – and to do it well – is something which we all value, for a variety of reasons. As such, it is no surprise that we should also value the equipment which helps us do a good job day in and day out.


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Da Brim PRO Vision reduces sun-related fatigue

April 23, 2014

Reduce sun-related fatigue and get noticed in the Da Brim PRO Vision. Stylish hard hat visor offers UPF50+ sun protection without compromising peripheral vision. Withstands 25 mph winds, water resistant, and works with all hard hats.


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Above-the-neck PPE market recovering from recession

One reason: newer workers expect safer conditions
April 18, 2014

The revenue of the total above-the-neck personal protective equipment (PPE) market has steadily regained lost ground since 2010 due to the slow revitalization of US industrial sectors and greater expectations of safety assurances from their employers from the incoming generation of workers.


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What is a safety program policy?

April 18, 2014
In conducting OSHA training, I’ve found a common misconception about what a safety program policy is.


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Over-confidence in protection & rescue – Conduct a personal risk assessment

April 15, 2014
A corollary to over-confidence in equipment is having too much confidence in our personal protective equipment (PPE).


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True Flex Knee Pad

Used in the most extreme work environments
April 14, 2014

Patent Pending True Flex Knee Pad® is light weight, extremely durable and uniquely designed to flex with the natural motion of the knee-stay in place.


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Ergodyne announces new Fire & Rescue Glove with bloodborne pathogen protection

April 4, 2014

Ergodyne has announced today the expansion of their ProFlex® Glove Line to include the ProFlex® 730OD Performance Fire & Rescue Gloves with OutDry® Bloodborne Pathogen Protection. This revolutionary glove utilizes an OutDry® bonded membrane - eliminating the need for an insert and providing protection from water and disease carrying bloodborne pathogens.


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Safety tips & different welding techniques

April 3, 2014

Welding is the result of a combination of heat and pressure to melt materials joining them with a filler material. It can be performed in many ways using different energy sources gas flame, electric arc, laser, friction, ultrasound & electric beam. Arc welding is a basic welding process which requires a power supply, electrodes, welding rods, shielding gas, and proper safety equipment.


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Ergodyne announces new flame resistant apparel line

April 2, 2014

Ergodyne has announced today the expansion of their CORE Performance Work Wear® Line to include Flame Resistant (FR) apparel. A revolutionary launch of seven garments, the new FR apparel offers dual-hazard solutions in both flash fire and electrical arc flash applications.


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Wiley X® adds new Romer 3 glasses to its versatile, rugged changeable series

New-for-2014 model provides advanced vision protection with multiple lens choices
April 2, 2014

The new-for-2014 Romer 3 has joined the popular Changeable Series of performance protective eyewear from leading manufacturer Wiley X®, Inc. This new style is an ideal choice for military and law enforcement, hunters, shooting sports enthusiasts and others who require state-of-the-art eye protection, clear vision and the ability to select from a range of lens options to best suit environmental conditions.


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ISHN Readers' Choice Award Winners

Thousands of Industrial Safety & Hygiene News subscribers jumped online to vote in ISHN’s 2013 Readers’ Choice Awards between March 1 and May 1, 2013. The results are in, and ISHN Publisher Randy Green has released the list of winning entries. Check out the winning products below!

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Safety Marketing Group Distributor-Supplier Conference

4/27/14
Cosmopolitan Hotel
Las Vegas, NV
United States
Safety Marketing Group is the world's largest consortium of independently owned safety equipment

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Springfield DH Dual-Hazard FR Fabric

January 6, 2014

This paper is intended to educate the reader about Springfield’s new, inherently flame-resistant (FR)
fabric. Springfield DH is engineered to provide permanent protection against flash fires and electrical arc
flashes. It is important that a flame-resistant (FR) garment provide an expected degree of protection to
the wearer. This paper will address key expectations to consider when making a decision on which fabric
provides the optimum protection, comfort, and durability. 

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