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Tingley Rubber Corporation, a leading supplier of protective footwear and clothing, has continued expansion of its highly successful line of Iron Eagle apparel by engineering a suit that contains bonus safety features. “Listening to our customers and observing trends in the industry revealed that there was a need for more feature-laden rainwear,” said Brian Nutt, Product Director for Protective Apparel at Tingley Rubber.
September is here, and we National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH) employees have put away our Labor Day picnics to get back to the work of protecting the American labor force…. And, of course, celebrating N95 Day! Right?
Yes and no. You see, this year is special. This year marks an important anniversary in the history of respiratory protection.
The public comment period for the proposed revision of ANSI/ISEA Z87.1, American National Standard for Occupational and Educational Personal Eye and Face Protection Devices is now open – but only until September 30, 2019.
Footwear retailer unveils 10 new inductees into its laborers’ “Wall of Honor” located in Red Wing, Minnesota
August 30, 2019
In honor of Labor Day, Red Wing Shoe Company, a global leader in the footwear industry for more than 110 years, inducted 10 new honorees into its “Wall of Honor,” a tribute to skilled laborers from across the trades who have worked on some of America’s toughest jobs. The Wall of Honor is both an interactive installation located at the flagship Red Wing shoe store in Red Wing, Minnesota and an online virtual experience highlighting the impressive stories of honorees.
Even the most comprehensive safety program can only mitigate—not eliminate—risk associated with the flash fire hazard. A valuable means of mitigating injuries is implementing a solid PPE program around FR clothing. In a flash fire context, flame resistant clothing provides further protection and offers a foundational defense. This paper guides safety managers and purchasers in the selection, use, care and maintenance of clothing for flash fire protection that’s compliant with the industry consensus standard NFPA® 2112.
A game-changing style gets high marks from safety pros and workers alike
August 29, 2019
The Portland contractor is one of a growing number of construction companies switching from the traditional hard hat or “skull buckets” to the new safety helmets, manufactured by companies such as Petzl, and modeled after rock-climbing and fire and rescue helmets.
Ergodyne announced its launch of new products to their extensive line of N-Ferno® cold-weather gear. These new additions come just in time as retailers and customers start to think ahead to the winter months.
“We listened to worker feedback on the type of protection they need on the job in the winter, and made some additions and improvements to some of our best-sellers,” says Alsie Nelson, Senior Product Manager, Ergodyne.
Magid recently received the honor of Frost & Sullivan’s North American Industrial Hand Protection Product Leadership Award. Frost & Sullivan recognized Magid’s philosophy of Innovating Safety for You and its focus on developing products that not only keep workers safe, but also keep them comfortable and willing to wear the products they need to avoid injuries.
Among the articles in the December 2019 issue of ISHN Magazine, we have expert insight on selecting the right respirator, a link to the 2020 Buyers’ & Resource Guide, 10 safety mistakes that can land you in a courtroom, and much more.