Sleeves to help workers beat the heat, a barrier to protect them from arc flash and a “smart” lift control system were among the top workplace safety products featured this week on

Mount Vernon FR extends flame resistant FlexTex line of stretch fabrics

With the rise of consumers looking for more comfortable clothing options, including workwear, Mount Vernon FR is expanding its collection of flame resistant (FR) FlexTex fabrics. The FlexTex line is engineered with stretch for increased comfort and mobility, but with no reduction in FR protection or durability.


Wildeck introduces new safety LiftLok™ System for VRCs (Vertical Reciprocating Conveyors)

Passcode-protected digital keypad or key switch options prevent lift operation by unauthorized personnel

Material handling equipment and safety products manufacturer, Wildeck, Inc., has introduced a new LiftLok™ VRC safety system to prevent lift operation by untrained or unauthorized personnel. A basic key switch or a more feature rich 10-key pushbutton digital keypad can be added to any Wildeck mechanical or hydraulically-operated VRC (Vertical Reciprocating Conveyor).


Ergodyne introduces new Chill-Its® Cooling Arm Sleeves for evaporative cooling relief

Just in time for summer, Ergodyne introduced another cooling item to its Chill-Its® Line today. Chill-Its® 6690 Cooling Arm Sleeves activate instantly when wet, using evaporation for extended cooling and protection from the sun’s harmful UV rays.


Stereo Optical adds new tests to its all-in-one digital vision screener

OPTEC PLUS now enables even more comprehensive pre-testing

Stereo Optical, a division of Essilor Instruments, today announced the release of new tests for OPTEC® PLUS. OPTEC PLUS is a smart vision screener that includes an extensive library of tests administered with a user-friendly interface in a single machine. The glare recovery test and existing tests under the new glare condition have now been added to the software.


Reducing ARC flash from the get go!

Fibox’s Instrument Protection Window (IPW) provides an non-conductive secure barrier to sensitive controls and components, limiting access to just where it is needed. Now available in two sizes (12 x 10 3.31 and 16 x 14 x 3.31), with an opaque or transparent cover, and several locking options.


Wildeck announces new “LadderLink™” modular access system

Rugged framework of core, bolt-together components allows users to quickly select, connect, and create work platforms, crossovers, and stairs

Wildeck, Inc. Access products subsidiary, Ladder Industries, has announced its new LadderLink™ modular access system that provides an affordable and rugged framework of five core bolt-together components that will allow users to easily create a customized access solution for distribution centers, warehouses, and manufacturing operations.


Wildeck debuts advanced SmartControl™ system for hydraulically-operated lifts (VRCs)

Intelligent control system enhances operation, simplifies maintenance, and protects lift from damage

Material handling equipment and safety products manufacturer, Wildeck, Inc., has introduced the most intelligent material lift control system in the industry today. The company’s new SmartControl™ system for hydraulically-operated VRCs (Vertical Reciprocating Conveyors) protects the customer’s investment by sensing when one of a dozen or more faults occur.


Ergodyne introduces new custom Chill-Its® multi-band program to help people make their mark

Ergodyne has introduced a new custom Chill-Its® Multi-Band program today that will allow customers to express themselves by adding a logo, slogan or creed to everything from a simple pattern to a complete customization.