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Radians®, a leading manufacturer of quality personal protective equipment (PPE), is pleased to announce a new partnership with Bob Dale Glove Company to distribute Radians’ comprehensive lines of safety gear, including the DEWALT® and Black & Decker® brands, throughout Canada. Bob Dale Glove Company is a 30-year, family owned industry veteran with almost 200 employees and a 110,000 square foot distribution center in Alberta, Canada.
A fall arrest system, respiratory protection for high altitudes and industrial lighting that can illuminate 7 acres of workspace are this week’s top EHS-related products featured on ISHN.com:
3M has expanded its personal safety portfolio with a new controlled descent device for escape and rescue at height and a high-altitude upgrade for its popular 3M™ Adflo™ Powered Air Purifying Respirator system. The 3M™ and DEUS™ Escape and Rescue System enables workers to steadily descend from heights up to 590 feet, while the 3M™ Adflo™ Turbo Assembly with High Altitude Upgrade can provide continuous filtered air to welders working at altitudes of up to 10,000 ft.
Hearing protection that enables communication in noisy NASCAR environments, cutomizable respiratory protection and new cut resistant gloves were the top EHS-related products featured on ISHN.com this week.
Each year in March, Prevent Blindness America (www.preventblindness.org) makes a nationwide effort to focus attention on the important issue of workplace eye injuries and educate the American workforce about the tools and techniques that could help prevent the estimated 700,000 injuries that occur annually.
Gateway Safety presents the revolutionary PeakFit® N95, an exceptionally comfortable and easily adjustable respirator designed to improve worker compliance through its unique design and custom fit features. Fit matters with respiratory protection because a poor fit—or non-compliance because of poor fit—can lead to serious long-term health consequences.
3M announces a collaborative effort with Racing Electronics that has resulted in a newly designed, two-way communications headset. Roush Fenway Racing and the No. 16 3M Ford Fusion driven by Greg Biffle were the first to use the new communications headset in NASCAR racing action at the Daytona International Speedway Feb. 15-23. Ideally suited for the racetrack, the headset will help improve sound clarity between racecar drivers and their crews.
Magid® Glove & Safety, the leading manufacturer and distributor of personal protective equipment, introduces the new TRX540 Impact Glove, an addition to the popular T-REX™ Impact Glove line, a proven standard in rugged impact protection. The NEW TRX540 offers improvements in comfort, dexterity and impact protection with an ANSI Level 4 Cut Resistant rating, along with the added benefit of superior grip.
The National Hearing Conservation Association annual conference is an extremely popular and well-attended event, and is often reported my members as the most valuable feature of NHCA membership. The conference provides an opportunity to learn about the latest research and tools for hearing conservation, to network with peers, and to re-establish ties with old friends and colleagues. CLICK HERE FOR MORE INFORMATION AND TO REGISTER FOR THE CONFERENCE.