Workplace eye injuries from mechanical or chemical means have increased due to the rise of industrialization globally. The two most common reasons behind such injuries are either the workers were not wearing eye protection or they had worn wrong eye protection at the time of the accident.
A hardhat that’s so stylish it’s being called a “masterpiece,” eye protection workers actually want to wear, a compact but powerful headlamp and a rechargeable personal flashlight were the top occupational safety and health products featured on ISHN.com this week.
Eye and Face Protection (1926.102) was the tenth most-frequently cited agency standard in FY 2019. Specialty Trade Contractors were the most-cited category for this standard, with 1,440 citations stemming from 1,434 inspections, resulting in $3,557,690 in proposed penalties.
For eyewear, as for the luxury market in general, there has been a major generational change in the consumer base with the arrival of millennials,” reports Bain & Company, one of the world's leading management consulting firms
Stars in the rapidly evolving field of wearable technology, “smart” glasses allow wearers to perform a myriad of functions while keeping their hands free. Wearers can view information, watch and record videos, summon up GPS directions, make phone calls and send texts – all by using gestures, head motions and voice commands.
ISHN Magazine recognizes the most innovative personal protection equipment and occupational health and safety products of 2019
May 13, 2019
Thousands of ISHN subscribers voted online for the most innovative personal protection equipment (PPE) and occupational health and safety products, and now the results of ISHN's 2019 Readers' Choice Awards are in!
A flash burn is a painful inflammation of the cornea, which is the clear tissue that covers the front of the eye. A flash burn occurs when you are exposed to bright ultraviolet (UV) light. It can be caused by all types of UV light, but welding torches are the most common source. That’s why it is sometimes called ‘welder’s flash’ or ‘arc eye.’
In order to provide the flexibility we need to offer our distributor partners more options and more competitive pricing in the United States, Dynamic Safety, USA is reorganizing to form Optimum Safety.
We will continue to be the exclusive supplier of the Dynamic Safety brand of products in the USA, and now have the ability to provide other brands and more value-added price points, especially in the Eye & Face and Fall Protection product categories.
Among the articles in the April 2020 issue of ISHN Magazine, we get some expert advice on how to strengthen safety by emphasizing equipment reliability, discuss the methods that really work to identify hazards, consider ergonomic options in the materials handling industry, and much more.