Did you know that falls are among the leading causes of workplace injury and death each year? Even worse, 54% of the workers killed had no access to fall protection. Join us this week for the National Safety Stand-Down by understanding the risks and sobering statistics regarding fall fatalities.
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.
Gravity be warned. There’s a new Drop Cop® in town. Five of them, to be exact, with the release of Ergodyne’s newest tool-tethering kits. Ergodyne is launching five kits that contain tethering solutions for the most common tools in a worker’s toolbox.
Blackline Safety (TSXV: BLN), a global leader in connected gas detection products and services, achieved international certification for its new G7 multi-gas pump cartridge and, based on customer backlog, shipped the first 1,000 systems. G7 wearable safety monitors are unrivaled in their configurability, leveraging a range of plug-and-play gas sensor cartridges.
Ergodyne announced today that it is adding two new high-visibility vest options to its GloWear® line. The first is a hi-vis 5-point breakaway vest, designed to harmlessly break away from the body in case of entanglement. The second is a self-extinguishing vest designed to prevent after-flame.
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.
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.
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.