Top products of the week
Protective knee boots, industry-specific FR apparel and the lightest safety glasses on the market were among the top occupational safety and health products featured on ISHN.com this week.
Tingley Rubber Corporation
Tingley Rubber Corporation, a leading supplier of protective footwear and clothing, announces improvements and innovations on its flagship line of PVC knee boots now available under the Premier G2™ and Profile™ brands. “Polyvinyl Chloride (PVC) has been used to make protective footwear for over 50 years and we wanted to take a fresh look at advancements and innovations that we could bring to this line of products,” said Robert N. Petersen, Senior Footwear Product Manager for Tingley Rubber.
Rockford Systems combats hydraulic press and press brake injuries with upgraded encoder-based safety control system
According to the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA), 49 percent of injuries from hydraulic power presses and press brakes result in the amputation of the operator's hand or fingers. Other bodily injuries include strangulation from loose clothing, and severe lacerations caused by material movement.
W. L. Gore & Associates introduces high-visibility models of Gore® FR apparel for oil and gas workers
W. L. Gore & Associates, Inc., has introduced high-visibility orange and high-visibility yellow options to its new line of GORE® FR Apparel products – performance FR outerwear garments that offer an ideal balance of protection, comfort, and durability for oil & gas workers in physically demanding and extreme environmental conditions.
VOC FREE WALK-A-SURED® High traction and durability for vehicle and foot traffic. LOW VOC EPOXY WP-70® Extreme traction and durability for industrial traffic.
Weighing just 19.3 grams, Gateway Safety’s new safety product is one of the lightest safety glasses on the market. Ellipse™ safety eyewear features exceptional light weight, which provides superior comfort to wearers, while still meeting the rigorous U.S. Military specification for ballistic impact resistance.