Women got the vote. Prohibition began. The Treaty of Versailles was signed. The National Football League was founded. And, the construction industry was forever changed by the invention of an often overlooked but significant worker safety advancement – the hard hat. And, while perhaps not considered a great technological invention now, at the time the invention of the hard hat revolutionized and galvanized the businesses and the people behind American industrial boom.
New model incorporates feedback from jobsite professionals; one-stop shop cabinet provides secure storage for fall protection and personal protection equipment
February 6, 2019
KNAACK®, the trusted leader in tool storage and security, today introduces the KNAACK® Safety Kage™ 139-SK-01. This new product expands the KNAACK® Safety Kage™ product line, combining the organization of the original model with added mobility and protection.
Radians®, a leading manufacturer of high performance Personal Protective Equipment (PPE), recently demonstrated their premium IQuity™ anti-fog safety eyewear at the 2019 World of Concrete in Las Vegas, NV.
The demonstration consisted of a humidifier that compared eyewear without anti-fog coating to eyewear with IQuity technology. According to Alan Shepherd, national construction safety specialist for Radians, “Attendees simply could not believe how IQuity eyewear remained fog-free. ‘Wow, those really do work,’ was a repeated exclamation throughout the show,” says Shepherd.
Hand injuries in bolting are far too commonplace in heavy industry, but they can be avoided entirely by removing the pinch point -where hands and fingers are placed in harm's way- through eliminating the use of a reaction arm and backup wrench while performing bolting work.
LimitEar Ltd is now launching its hearing safeguarding application and software, HearAngel.
It is available for Android handsets today, and is being licenced to both mobile handset (regardless of platform) and wireless headphone manufacturers.
It has been recognised for many years that the use of headphones at high volumes can cause Noise Induced Hearing Loss or Damage (NIHL or NIHD) and that something must be done to protect headphone users and so prevent an epidemic of avoidable hearing loss.
The brand new GD-888 SERIES of portable, infrared carbon dioxide gas monitors can measure full ranges of carbon dioxide (CO2) up to 1% in 10 ppm increments, 10%, or 100% Volume. Standard accessories include a battery charger, AC power supply, tubing, and operation manual.
Provides increased safety for moving palletized loads
January 30, 2019
Wildeck, Inc. is pleased to introduce the newest addition to its family of material handling products, the Pallet Drop Zone (DZ) Safety Gate. This new product, equipped with a double-sided gate, offers maximum protection to workers accessing large pallet loads at elevated levels.
They’re breathable, cool to the touch and boast the best oily/wet grip available (along with “pick a dime off the floor” dexterity). In other words, Ergodyne’s new ProFlex® ANSI Level 4 Cut-Resistant Gloves leave workers with no excuse.