In considering very cheap cut-resistant gloves we may well be led to wonder, how could these supposedly hi-tech gloves be so cheap, and are they real or fake? Having been involved in the PPE glove industry for many years, I believe the truth lies somewhere in between.
“If this book helps just one company rethink how they do hand safety and that saves even one hand, then it’s a success"
January 29, 2020
When it comes to hand protection, what kind of training actually gets through? What causes a worker to act safely (or not) in the moment? Which stats are meaningful and which are useless? What infrastructure changes and personal protective equipment (PPE) decisions actually pay off? How do cultural issues play in? How have others reduced hand injuries by 50, even 90 percent?
Product is part of expanded line up of PSG products moving into new global regions
January 29, 2020
Pure Safety Group™ (PSG) is launching the Stronghold® Quick-Switch® Tool Tether System for the prevention of dropped objects during work at height. The system is based on the proprietary Quick-Switch design, the only technology that allows workers to switch tools from one connection point to another in a single motion to provide a level of dropped objects safety unmatched in the industry.
Pure Safety Group™ (PSG) announces new availability of its products across three brands into additional global markets at this year’s World of Concrete (WOC) Show.
Checkmate®, which has been known throughout Europe as a leader in fall protection product innovation for more than four decades, is now, as part of the PSG family, making many of its products available in the U.S. for the first time.
Complete Adds veteran safety glasses executive John Stewart as Partner
January 28, 2020
Two St. Louis area eye doctors, Dr. Mark Kahrhoff, OD, and Dr. Derek Wiles, OD, are relaunching, rebranding and reenergizing Complete Eye Safety, a company providing occupational and industrial prescription safety eyewear and services to companies throughout the Midwest.
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.
Claudio Dente, President of Dentec Safety Specialists, is happy to announce the latest developments in eye protection. Mr. Dente remarked, “Our new line has been designed with the worker in mind right from the start. Worker acceptance is key to a company’s safety program and we have learned what the worker wants.”
For the Spring 2020 season, HYTEST Safety Footwear will debut the FootRests® 2.0 Tread Hiker and Mission Zipper Boot: two new light industrial styles that deliver on- the-job grip protection, and comfort, available now on Hytest.com.
Jan 6th, 2020 marked the official launch of our brand-new True North Gear® retail website. Both the True North and DragonWear brand sites will be merged under one parent website to create an enhanced online shopping experience. The new retail website will allow customers to order products online directly from True North and DragonWear.
Tom Votel, President and CEO of Ergodyne, was named Vice Chair of the International Safety Equipment Association (ISEA) at the group’s annual meeting in Arlington, Virginia in November. Votel will lead ISEA alongside the newly appointed chairman of the board, Craig Wallentine, Global Business Development Manager, DuPont Safety & Construction (Retired).
Among the articles in the June 2020 issue of ISHN Magazine, we offer a detailed analysis of different types of face masks, discuss long-term solutions for businesses figuring out their COVID-19 response plans, focus on hand protection, and much more.