Multi-layered technology protects material handling workers
April 8, 2019
ELOKON, a global leader in industrial safety technology, introduced its latest worker safety innovation in Chicago at the ProMat material handling show. It’s a Smart Safety Vest, packed with technology, for pedestrians who work around lift trucks.
The Smart Safety Vest works with ELOKON’s ELOshield proximity detection system, which uses UWB wireless technology to prevent vehicle-pedestrian (and vehicle-vehicle) collisions.
Early welding was dirty work. Welders of the past were exposed to flying sparks, harmful fumes, and high temperatures with very little protective gear. From when welding processes were first used in the Middle Ages to the modern, innovative welding helmets of today, personal protective equipment for welding safety has come a long way.
Protective Industrial Products, Inc. (PIP), the leading North American supplier of hand protection and general safety products, proudly announces its acquisition of QRP Gloves, Inc. (QRP), headquartered in Tucson, AZ.
Did you know that Fall Protection Training citations are on the rise? OSHA cited 1,978 companies for failure to properly train their teams in 2018, up from 1,728 citations in 2017.
Malta Dynamics has you covered with three different safety training programs to meet your needs at any level:
Bullard, an innovative global leader in the personal protective equipment market, announced today the acquisition of Switzerland-based Darix™, an award-winning spin-off of the Swiss Federal Institute of Technology in Lausanne focusing on improving the situational awareness of professionals in critical environments.
New for Spring 2019, Harley-Davidson is set to introduce a new line of safety footwear built tough like the men who wear them with the unmistakable attitude and moto-influenced design that the iconic brand is known for. For those hoping to keep a bit of their off-the-clock passion with them for their 9 to 5, the new boots blend best-in-class protection and performance with just enough edge from this American brand.
Ultrasonic gas detector, anti-impact gloves, personal hearing protection, and confined-space body harness selected by independent experts for iF Design, Red Dot and Good Design Best 100 product design competitions.
March 26, 2019
Honeywell (NYSE:HON) today announced that several of its industrial safety products were selected as winners in three separate product design awards recently, including the prestigious iF Design, Red Dot and Good Design Best 100 awards. These awards, each of which attracted hundreds of entries and were judged by an international panel of design experts, recognized Honeywell new product designs in multiple categories for their innovative merits; ergonomical, user-centered design; and aesthetic and emotional appeal.
On any jobsite on any given day, an accident is waiting to happen. Falls and dropped object injuries are no different. The Bureau of Labor Statistics reports over 50,000 struck by falling object incidents every year. Those are only the recorded incidents. What about those that don’t get reported?
Doesn’t it make sense to avoid unnecessary injury before it becomes a problem? If you’re looking to better protect your workers from fall related hazards, then it’s time to get serious.
Among the articles in the April 2019 issue of ISHN Magazine, we have expert insight on the world of safety technology, the latest innovation in respiratory protection, offer a closer look at robotics and welding, and much more.