It’s easy to think of head injuries as catastrophic, and they certainly can be. It’s also easy to think of hard hats as the only head injury prevention solution, and they certainly do provide essential protection.
Staying warm is an essential part of staying safe. On construction sites, in warehouses and when facing any low-temperature situation, Bullhead Safety Winter Liners provide protection against the cold, insulating workers from the elements.
MSA is issuing this Safety Advisory to inform you that MSA has received field reports that some green colored MSA V-Gard Protective Caps are cracking. The cracking occurs at the top of the cap, and is not caused by an impact to the cap. MSA has confirmed that the cause of the cracking is limited to green colored, medium size MSA V-Gard Protective Caps and that corrections have been made to prevent recurrence.
Bicycle helmets have been shown to reduce the risk of head injuries in cycling, but, until now, consumers who want to buy one that offers the best protection have had little information to go on. A new ratings program, based on collaborative research by Virginia Tech and the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS), fixes that.
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Hope to see you at the American Industrial Hygiene Conference & Expo (AIHce) in Philadelphia, May 21-23! Stop by booth 1815 for the latest in gas detection, fall protection, and head protection solutions. Plus, try your "fast connection" gaming skills for a chance to win Safety io product prize packs and custom hard hats.
Honeywell is recalling its Fibre-Metal E2 and North Peak A79 hard hats due to their potential for failing to protect users from impact, posing a risk of head injury. The Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) says Consumers should immediately stop using the recalled hard hats and contact Honeywell to receive a product credit or voucher equal to the purchase price of the recalled hard hat.
Overview: Fog limits the effectiveness of Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) for eye and face protection. According to the American National Standards Institute (ANSI), it is one of the three most significant barriers to their use, ahead of lack of comfort and fit and scratching. If lenses are fogged, people won’t wear them. If workers can’t see, they could have accidents.
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January 10, 2018
U.S. manufacturer National Safety Apparel releases ArcGuard® Lift Front Arc Flash Hoods featuring the latest arc flash industry innovations in one superior product.
The lift front arc flash face shields were designed to solve the common problems of poor ventilation and overheating that often came with traditional hood designs.