OSHA is reporting a November near-tragedy at an Illinois worksite, when an agency investigator on a Local Emphasis Program (LED) inspection noticed employees of a roofing contractor and a building restoration company working on a church roof without any fall protection.
State-of-the-art eyewear provides comfort with advanced protection against sun, sand and wind
December 20, 2011
Leading protective eyewear manufacturer Wiley X, ® Inc. has announced that its proven XL-1 Advanced spectacle is now being manufactured in America, at the veteran-owned company’s Livermore, California headquarters.
According to a new report released by the National Fire Protection Association (NFPA), in 2005-2009, there were an average of 15,700 reported structure fires in high-rise buildings per year with an associated $235 million in direct property damage.
Capital Safety, the world’s leading manufacturer of fall protection equipment under the DBI-SALA™, UNILINE® and PROTECTA® brands, has announced its acquisition by KKR, a leading global investment firm, from Arle Capital Partners, which had owned the company since mid-2007.
Dangerous overpass painting, lunching with cadmium and where's the eyewash?
November 28, 2011
From unnecessarily dangerous overpass painting to workers storing their lunches at cadmium-contaminated workstations, OSHA's recent citations and orders were directed at a range of employers including a construction company, a gun manufacturer, a sponge processor and a trucking company.
Capital Safety, home of the DBI-SALA™, UNILINE® and PROTECTA® brands of fall protection equipment, today announces a new extension to its revolutionary DBI-SALA ExoFit NEX™ product line – the ExoFit NEX Arc Flash harnesses.
Horizontal system offers hands free fall protection
November 23, 2011
Capital Safety, home of the DBI-SALA, UNILINE and PROTECTA brands of fall protection equipment, announces the launch of its UniRail™ horizontal rail system, one of the first engineered systems to be distributed underneath Capital Safety’s newly acquired Uniline brand.