Arc flash-rated gloves, brighter portable lighting and extreme weather workwear were among the top occupational safety and health items featured on this week.

Superior Glove: A world's first in arc flash protection

Superior Glove releases world's first 18-gauge arc flash-rated glove

Superior Glove announced the release this week of the world's first -- and only -- 18-gauge arc flash-rated glove. Made with DuPont™ Kevlar®, this glove combines the high dexterity of an 18-gauge yarn with an arc flash level 2 rating. "We strive to create innovative safety products that are comfortable to wear," said Superior Glove President Tony Geng. "This glove has been in development for a while, so this is very exciting for us."


Streamlight® upgrades three ProTac® models

Enhanced tactical flashlights now offer up to 350 lumens

Streamlight® Inc., a leading provider of high-performance lighting and weapon light/laser sighting devices, has significantly upgraded the lumen output of three lights from its popular ProTac® tactical series: the ProTac® 1L, ProTac® 2L, and ProTac® 2AA. Combining compact size and LED technology, the upgraded lights are among the most versatile personal carry lights available for users, ranging from law enforcement personnel to industrial technicians.


SafeVision expands eyewear program

SafeVision®, LLC, a leading provider of prescription safety eyewear and corporate eyewear programs, is expanding its specialty frame selection with the inclusion of ANSI Z87.1 safety certified goggles. The SVSG02, combines style and ergonomics in five colors including, Desert Camo, Matte Black, Army Camo, Navy, Camo and Blue/Black.


Industrial Scientific announces enhancements to the Tango™ TX1 gas detector

Tango TX1 Single Gas Monitors now include extended H2S sensor range and enhanced safety features

Industrial Scientific, the global leader in gas detection, is pleased to announce several updates to Tango™ TX1 single gas monitors including extended H2S sensor range, acknowledgeable gas alerts, and other improvements. By the end of January 2017, all Tango TX1 H2S sensors that ship will have an extended sensor range.


Dickies® and CORDURA® brand collaborate on military-grade fiber collection

The Dickies ProTM next generation of extreme-weather workwear launches at Outdoor Retailer's 2017 Winter Show

Dickies®, the world's leading performance workwear brand, and INVISTA's CORDURA® brand, a leader in durable, long-lasting fabrics, have teamed up to create the Dickies ProTM with CORDURA® military-grade fiber technology collection. Crafted specifically for the skilled tradesman working in severe weather conditions, Dickies ProTM with CORDURA® fabric is lightweight, durable and six times more abrasion resistant*.