Products to help prevent heat stress, stop tools from falling and connect smart Industrial Internet of Things devices were among the top products featured on this week.

Ergodyne expands Chill-Its® line with three new essentials

Ergodyne continues to expand its line of heat-beating Chill-Its® products. Innovative cooling arm sleeves and two new thirst-crushing water bottles are the newest additions to the Chill-Its® lineup. Heat stress on the job site is a major concern for both safety managers and workers alike. Heat is the number one weather-related killer in the US, according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics.


Panduit® to launch new Circular Data Access Port on April 17

On April 17, Panduit, a leading global provider of electrical and network infrastructure solutions, will launch its new circular Data Access Port, an offering designed to provide programming port and electrical outlet access to equipment without the risk of exposure to electrical safety hazards. This product provides personnel a safe and secure way to maintain and monitor performance of Programmable Logic Controllers (PLCs), Variable Frequency Drives (VFDs), and industrial networks to promote overall safety at the work site, resulting in reduced costs and increased efficiency.


Products from Leviton

Leviton’s Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT) technology platform enables conventional Leviton products to provide real-time information that is used to improve operational safety, efficiency and productivity. Devices embedded with INFORM technology can monitor device health, display enhanced product information, and provide power quality intelligence, serving as a safety feature and troubleshooting tool when there is a power problem with connected equipment.


Cementex announces improved insulated torque wrenches

Double insulation ensures technicians will be free from risk to high-voltage exposure

Cementex, the safety tool specialists, announces the availability of updated insulated torque wrenches featuring the company’s industry-leading double-insulation technology. Made of top grade materials, calibrated according to ASME B107 standards (traceable to NIST), and manufactured according to ISO standards, Cementex double-insulated torque wrenches are designed to provide protection in potentially hazardous electrical work environments.


From MSA – The Safety Company

Join us in support of National Safety Stand-Down to Prevent Falls in Construction

There were 370 fatal falls to a lower level out of 991 construction fatalities in 2016 (BLS data). These deaths are preventable. While the Occupational Health and Safety Administration (OSHA) mandates safety protocols to reduce incidences, employers can take action to help reduce hazards that lead to fall-related events. The National Safety Stand-Down raises fall hazard awareness in an effort to stop fall fatalities and injuries.


New ANSI 121-Compliant Gear Keeper® retractable tape measure tethers can save a life

New tape measure safety tethers provide ample extension for arms-length reach

A few years ago, an un-tethered, 16-ounce tape measure falling from aloft fell on and killed a worker at a New Jersey construction site. This type of accident is now virtually avoidable with the new ANSI 121-Compliant, Gear Keeper Retractable Tape Measure Tether. 


Grace Engineered Products, Inc. launches full line of IIoT smart devices for monitoring asset health to help avoid costly unplanned downtime

GraceSense™ Predictive Maintenance System monitors equipment health, provides operational insights, issues remediation instructions to personnel, and is now ready to deploy

Grace Engineered Products announces the new GraceSense Predictive Maintenance System. This technology helps users find failures before they occur. A complete end-to-end solution featuring wireless sensors, configurable hardware architecture, and an intuitive user interface, the Predictive Maintenance System is designed to curb unplanned downtime and provide a swift return on investment.