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From 2014 NSC Congress & Expo:

How PPE companies are evolving

By Dave Johnson
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San Diego CA -- It’s clear from spending days on the exhibit floor of the National Safety Congress and Expo held here in San Diego that your father’s PPE company is so last century.


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Magid® introduces new service for protecting workers at remote job sites

Company expands its Safety-on-Site offering to include delivery of fully-stocked mobile units
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Magid, the leading manufacturer and supplier of safety solutions and personal protective equipment (PPE) has introduced a new service to keep workers protected at customers’ facilities and remote job sites. Magid’s new Safety-on-Site Mobile Option is a turnkey solution for specifying, forecasting, delivering and managing PPE at remote locations, to ensure the right protective equipment is always available and easily accessible.


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From 2014 NSC Congress & Expo:

Top ten most frequently cited OSHA standards for FY 2014

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San Diego CA -- OSHA announced at the National Safety Congress and Expo here in San Diego the preliminary top ten most frequently cited workplace safety violations for fiscal year 2014 (Oct 1 2013 – Sept 30 2014).


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From 2014 NSC Congress & Expo:

Safety spending shows strong sign of rebounding

By Dave Johnson
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San Diego CA -- “This year’s event is our biggest show to date, with the highest attendance ever,” said Deborah A.P. Hersman, president and CEO of the National Safety Council (NSC), at the annual National Safety Congress and Expo held here in San Diego.


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OSHA’s temporary enforcement policy on power line work & electrical protective equipment ends October 31

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In June, 2014, OSHA issued a memorandum to its ten regional administrators that established a temporary enforcement policy for: 29 CFR 1910.137(b) and 1910.269; and 29 CFR 1926.97(b) and Subpart V.


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How to prevent occupational-related eye fatigue

By Kurt Matejka
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Traditionally, eye protection products have been designed to prevent physical injury to the eye.


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Check the label for flame & arc-resistant garments

By Adria Hardy
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Each year, hundreds of burn injuries and deaths are recorded from workers exposed to open flame, high heat, flash fire or arc flash without proper personal protective equipment (PPE).


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Multiple threats: Multi-hazard FR fabrics

By Mark Saner
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The demand for flame-resistant (FR) clothing that protects against several hazards is rapidly increasing.


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How to compare inherent vs. treated FR fabrics

By Kyle Watson
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In a well-known marketing campaign, cotton was coined “The Fabric of Our Lives” largely because of its prevalence in many apparel choices.


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Arc flash fall protection

New OSHA requirements for electric utility workers kick in April 1, 2015
By Leslie Mitchell and Rob Senko
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An arc is an electrical phenomenon that occurs when flowing current leaves its intended conductor, traveling through air to another conductor or to ground.


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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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Welding: It doesn't have to be a grind. The latest in respiratory protection and PPE for welders and grinder

9/9/14
Online!
Contact: Adam Thomas
Attendees of this webinar will gain knowledge of hazards and appropriate PPE for welding applications, regulatory drivers that are changing the landscape of PPE within welding applications and the latest product technologies being offered in welding PPE. Read More

DOCUMENTS AND FILES

The Missing Link in Arc Flash Analysis - Risk Assessment

This information allows for the establishment of a boundary known as the arc flash boundary and PPE and arc rated clothing selection for working inside the arc flash boundary.

Springfield DH Dual-Hazard FR Fabric

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. 

Why Choose Custom-Moulded Over Disposable Earplugs?

Dr. John Franks former head of the Hearing Loss Prevention Section of the National Institute of Occupation Safety and Health prepared the attached “White Paper”.

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A gallery of photos from the sprawling Orange County Convention Center in Orlando, where ASSE’s annual professional development conference was held June 8-11. All photos courtesy of the American Society of Safety Engineers.

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This webinar will review how General Motors' Sustainability initiatives are being leveraged to improve the community and the environment, create efficient energy programs, improve sustainability tracking, impact on processes and overall reporting and improve overall social, environmental and corporate sustainability.

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