Rockford Systems, LLC., a premier provider of industrial safety solutions, is launching at the Safety 2019 Conference & Exposition a new line of differentiated, faster-to-market and cost effective combustion solutions to improve the safety and fuel management requirements of its thermal-processing customers in the petrochemical, incineration, gypsum, glass and power generation sectors.
The body of a third worker was recovered yesterday from the rubble of the Illinois silicone factory that exploded and erupted into flames late Friday. The search for the fourth body believed to still be in the debris that was the AB Specialty Silicones factory in Waukegan will resume today.
Telescoping pole and rotating head now extend 84 inches for improved visibility
May 6, 2019
Streamlight® Inc., a leading provider of high-performance lighting tools, introduced the Portable Scene Light EXT, a taller model of its Portable Scene Light, featuring a pole and rotating head that extend a full 84 inches high. With its extra foot of height and its 5,300-lumen output, the rechargeable high lumen light allows for complete scene light coverage from an extended height, improving worker visibility on the job.
Organizes, stores and charges up to eight batteries
May 2, 2019
Streamlight® Inc., a leading provider of high-performance lighting tools, introduced the Streamlight® 18650 Battery Bank Charger, designed to help first responders, industrial technicians and other users maintain and charge up to eight Streamlight® 18650 USB rechargeable lithium ion batteries.
Supports cooling and refrigeration applications with halogen refrigerants
May 2, 2019
Bacharach, a leading provider of HVAC-R gas instrumentation, announces the addition of 22 halogen refrigerants for its MGS-400 gas detectors in commercial and industrial gas leak monitoring applications.
The newly added halogen refrigerants include: R1234yf, R1234ze, R134a, R22, R32, R404a, R407a, R407C, R407f, R410a, R422, R422D, R427A, R434A, R448A, R449A, R450A, R452A, R454A, R454C, R507a, R513A.
Today more than ever, companies need to reduce employee injuries and incident rates and avoid the costs of downtime due to electrical equipment failures. Implementing comprehensive electrical safety programs that result in changing and improving a company’s safety culture can help make these goals a reality.
Advances in machining and robotics have increased operational efficiency in virtually all manufacturing sectors. Production and profits would plunge if operations were done by hand alone. History has shown us that the advantages of machines are undeniable.
Thermal processes are used to alter the physical, and sometimes chemical, properties of a material or coating. Two common examples of thermal processing would be high-temperature operations such as heat treating, and low-temperature operations, for instance drying or baking.
Injuries to two employees in two separate incidents have resulted in OSHA citations against a Mobile, Alabama packaging manufacturer.
One of the workers at the ProAmpac facility suffered a severe hand injury after being caught in a piece of equipment. Another employee sustained a finger laceration when struck by moving machine parts.
Imperial Systems, Inc has introduced its patent pending Rhino Drum. This easy to use product replaces expensive and complicated airlocks. It withstands up to 7 psi in explosion testing, and it meets NFPA standards 69 and 654 for passive explosion isolation. Unlike an airlock, it requires no electricity, motors, or moving parts.
Among the articles in the May 2019 issue of ISHN Magazine, we have expert insight on the world of safety technology, the latest innovations in PPE and we offer safety tips on robotics, PPE, metal fabrication, and much more.