Top products of the week
A high-performance, low-profile headlamp, gas monitors that communicate and a new lightweight FR fabric were among the top occupational safety and health products featured on ISHN.com this week.
Intrinsically safe, low-profile headlamp powered by three AAA batteries
Streamlight®, Inc., a leading provider of high-performance lighting and weapon light/laser sighting devices, launched the Enduro® Pro HAZ-LO®, an intrinsically safe version of the company’s low-profile Enduro® Pro headlamp for industrial and occupational safety professionals.
Honeywell introduces connected gas monitor to enhance worker safety and improve emergency response times
Single-gas monitor connects wirelessly to Honeywell safety ecosystem to provide two-way communications and real-time visibility into worker status and safety, mitigating potential catastrophic events
Honeywell (NYSE:HON) today launched the Honeywell BW Solo, a connected, serviceable, single-gas monitor with Bluetooth Low Energy (BLE) connectivity that provides real-time visibility into the status and safety of hazardous-area workers, helping companies respond faster and more decisively to safety incidents.
G7 Exo to render conventional area monitoring systems obsolete, increase productivity through automation while delivering multi-month run-time
Today at the National Safety Council’s 2018 Congress & Expo, Blackline Safety Corp. (TSXV: BLN) — the leader in connected safety technology — announced G7 Exo. Arriving in 2019, Blackline will disrupt the area monitoring product segment with next-generation capabilities to solve the challenges of continuous toxic and combustible gas monitoring for facilities, sites and fence-lines.
World’s first combined gas detector and two-way radio replaces both ‘beep-and-flash’ gas monitors and hand-held radios with one connected device
No longer will commercial and industrial safety personnel need to purchase, wear or manage separate radios or walkie-talkies. Blackline Safety Corp. (TSXV: BLN) — the leader in connected safety technology — launches ‘push-to-talk’ for its G7c personal gas detector. With the push of a button, employees can use a single device to collaborate with co-workers just like a traditional walkie-talkie.
New lightweight DuPont™ Nomex® Comfort fabric couples comfort with proven protection
DuPont Safety & Construction today announced the launch of Nomex® Comfort, an innovative lightweight fabric combining the legendary flame resistant (FR) protection of Nomex® with enhanced comfort and breathability. “In talking with safety managers and wearers, we understood that one of their key challenges is finding not only compliant but comfortable PPE,” said John Richard, Vice President and General Manager for DuPont™ Kevlar® and Nomex®.