The most important machine design step is ensuring operator safety. During the design process, hazards are often identified that can be removed, but when a hazard cannot be removed, then various levels of safeguarding must be provided. These typically take the form of machine access guarding and point-of-operation guarding.
Rechargeable high lumen scene light features stackable frame, 360° rotating head
April 23, 2019
Streamlight® Inc., a leading provider of high-performance lighting tools, launched the groundbreaking Portable Scene Light II, a 10,000-lumen rechargeable, waterproof scene light featuring a versatile steel frame and 360° rotating head for precise aiming.
With zero deployment time, the Portable Scene Light II requires no set up and is easily used in rapid response situations.
The Travelers Companies, Inc. (NYSE: TRV) today announced a new and innovative mobile app for its business insurance customers called Risk Toolworks™. Available on iOS and Android devices, the app allows customers to access the company’s best tools, guides and resources from their mobile devices to conveniently manage risks.
Camfil APC has introduced the Gold Series X-Flo (GSX), a powerful and cost-efficient system for collecting and containing the fumes generated by plasma cutting tables. The system is used in conjunction with a downdraft table to capture fumes at their source, reducing operator exposure to toxic fumes and helping shops meet OSHA permissible exposure limits (PELs).
A Certified Safety Professional (CSP) with 17 years’ experience in the field has found a way to communicate safety messages to workers by way of their taste buds. Cynthia Braun, who is also a Certified Environmental Trainer (CET), and Certified Hazardous Materials Manager (CHMM), is the is the President and Principal Consultant of Braun Safety Associates, LLC, an occupational safety consulting and training firm in Littleton, CO.
Pure Safety Group (PSG), the largest company dedicated solely to fall protection, has unveiled a new lineup of three self-retracting lifelines (SRLs). The SRLs are part of the company’s robust schedule of new product launches in 2019, during which it will release more than 20 new products for keeping workers at height safe in construction, oil and gas, energy, utilities, telecom, mining and transportation situations.
Vibram® Technology creates a workboot for the industrial athlete’s hand
April 22, 2019
Ironclad Performance Wear, the leader in high performance hand safety, has won the Edison Awards top honor of Gold, in the category of Tools of Tomorrow, for innovation on the Oil Based Mud Glove, created in partnership with Vibram®.
The Edison Awards honor excellence in new product and service development, marketing, human-centered design, and innovation.
If you have a job where you are on your feet for the most part of the day, you will be prone to aches, soreness and infections. At times, it may get so excruciating that you are unable to move at the end of a long day.
Thanks to copper compression socks, you can get through such days without any soreness or aches.
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.