Selecting chemical protective gloves is a crucial, yet challenging task for safety managers worldwide. Complex portfolios are made even more complicated by evolving standards and regulations, making compliance increasingly difficult in today’s work environments.
Protective Industrial Products, Inc. (PIP), a leading North American supplier of hand protection and general safety products, proudly announces the signing of a definitive agreement to acquire West Chester Protective Gear (West Chester), headquartered in Cincinnati, OH, also a recognized leader in providing personal protective equipment to both the industrial and retail channels. PIP is a portfolio company of Audax Private Equity.
Women got the vote. Prohibition began. The Treaty of Versailles was signed. The National Football League was founded. And, the construction industry was forever changed by the invention of an often overlooked but significant worker safety advancement – the hard hat. And, while perhaps not considered a great technological invention now, at the time the invention of the hard hat revolutionized and galvanized the businesses and the people behind American industrial boom.
The public comment period for the opportunity for manufacturers to list personal protective equipment (PPE) that protects workers again fentanyl exposure in a public database (PPE-Info) has reopened. PPE-Info is a collection of national personal protective equipment (PPE) information.
It’s February, which means that Valentine’s Day is right around the corner, and love is in the air. At the National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH), we like to use this time of year as an opportunity to show our appreciation for the personal protective equipment (PPE) that keeps the people we love safe.
In this spirit, NIOSH recently set a goal to improve the safety and health of fire fighters by reducing their exposure to harmful contaminants due to unclean or inadequately cleaned PPE.
Radians®, a leading manufacturer of high performance Personal Protective Equipment (PPE), recently demonstrated their premium IQuity™ anti-fog safety eyewear at the 2019 World of Concrete in Las Vegas, NV.
The demonstration consisted of a humidifier that compared eyewear without anti-fog coating to eyewear with IQuity technology. According to Alan Shepherd, national construction safety specialist for Radians, “Attendees simply could not believe how IQuity eyewear remained fog-free. ‘Wow, those really do work,’ was a repeated exclamation throughout the show,” says Shepherd.
Annual revenue up $6.1 million compared to prior year
February 4, 2019
Blackline Safety Corp. (TSX Venture: BLN), a global leader of gas detection and connected safety solutions, announced record fourth quarter and annual results for its fiscal year ended October 31, 2018.
“Fiscal 2018 was our first complete year of promoting our G7 connected safety solutions to a global base of industries and businesses with diverse requirements,” said Cody Slater, Blackline CEO and Chairman.
Hand injuries in bolting are far too commonplace in heavy industry, but they can be avoided entirely by removing the pinch point -where hands and fingers are placed in harm's way- through eliminating the use of a reaction arm and backup wrench while performing bolting work.