Tradeswoman offers women in the trades enhanced comfort and fit
December 19, 2019
Red Wing Shoe Company has unveiled the Tradeswoman (models 2328, 2329, 2345, 2346), a new work boot designed for women in the trades, available now. Designed for women in construction, light manufacturing and warehouse or distribution industries, Tradeswoman work boots provide a purpose-built fit specifically crafted for female workers’ feet to provide them all-day safety and comfort on the job.
Dynatect introduces the ChemTank Cover™, a corrosion-resistant chemical tank cover developed in response to the demand for convenient and space-saving options. The cover is designed to accommodate a wide range of tank applications including chemical and surface finishing, anodizing, etching, plating, cleaning and more. The cover system helps reduce heat-loss and evaporation.
Recent media reports have put a spotlight on machine shop injuries. A newly released study completed by the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) regarding injuries in the workplace found over 34,000 people sustain a lost-time injury in the workplace annually due to machine accidents.
We are excited to announce its expansion with the launch of its new line of SupAbsorb Tech rolls and spill mats. These affordable, durable, American-made oil-absorbing mats reduce business’ carbon footprint by utilizing locally sourced, quality recycled materials. Originally developed for the oil industry to help with oil spills, these rolls and mats soak up large volumes of a variety of fluids efficiently, making workplaces safer and easier to maintain.
Changes to the workplace represent both risks and opportunities for ergonomics. The risk of change is that without considering ergonomics, new challenges can be introduced. For example, a company became aware that product finish problems (scratches) were sometimes occurring but the source was unknown, so a Six Sigma green belt project was initiated.
Independent research firm Verdantix announced the 11 winners of the annual EHS Innovation Awards at the Verdantix Summit in Atlanta. The international awards recognize organizations which have implemented innovative EHS technologies.
J. J. Keller offers compliance help For OSHA’s 4th most cited violation
December 4, 2019
Respirators are employees’ last defense against breathing hazards. To help teach employees how to properly use respirators while helping employers meet training requirements,
J.J. Keller & Associates, Inc. developed Respiratory Protection training.
The industrial sector is facing growing pressure to meet the rising demand for goods and energy. To meet these demands, implementation of IIoT-enabled tools can be instrumental in helping to increase production by improving plant connectivity, efficiency and scalability.
Foot protection for tough terrain, an up-close look at a safety training facility filled with real-world simulations and an affordable but functional welding helmet were among the top occupational safety and health products and services featured on ISHN.com this week.
Dok-Vu® software by Rite-Hite brings clarity and order to communicating and coordinating among managers, materials handlers, logistics and yard personnel
November 22, 2019
Traditional methods of coordinating logistics operations – spreadsheets, two-way radios, yard checks on foot, etc. – provide limited, outdated information and make communication difficult.
These shortcomings can lead to frustrated customers and employees, slowed operations and risks to a company’s workforce, reputation and bottom line.
Among the articles in the January 2020 issue of ISHN Magazine, we review the most violated OSHA standards, Part 2 of Larry Wilson's 'Rethinking Traditional Safety' column series, insight from safety experts, and much more.