Options that can make a big difference in your application
April 8, 2019
Morse drum lifters are known for operating superiority, and now offer even greater versatility for important application enhancements.
In most applications, a nylon web strap is ideal for steel, fiber and plastic drums. Ratcheting the nylon strap is easy, secure and infinitely adjustable.
Ergodyne continues to expand its line of heat-beating Chill-Its® products. Innovative cooling arm sleeves and two new thirst-crushing water bottles are the newest additions to the Chill-Its® lineup.
Heat stress on the job site is a major concern for both safety managers and workers alike. Heat is the number one weather-related killer in the US, according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics.
On April 17, Panduit, a leading global provider of electrical and network infrastructure solutions, will launch its new circular Data Access Port, an offering designed to provide programming port and electrical outlet access to equipment without the risk of exposure to electrical safety hazards. This product provides personnel a safe and secure way to maintain and monitor performance of Programmable Logic Controllers (PLCs), Variable Frequency Drives (VFDs), and industrial networks to promote overall safety at the work site, resulting in reduced costs and increased efficiency.
Fireboy-Xintex has launched its first pre-engineered, FM approved Fire Detection and Suppression MAE Series (A-C or A-B-C rated) system, which is perfect for use in land-based clean applications such as server rooms, laboratories, electric control rooms, and manufacturing and storage facilities.
The FM approved pre-engineered system replaces traditional engineered systems, resulting in a typically lower cost than conventional systems.
Leviton’s Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT) technology platform enables conventional Leviton products to provide real-time information that is used to improve operational safety, efficiency and productivity. Devices embedded with INFORM technology can monitor device health, display enhanced product information, and provide power quality intelligence, serving as a safety feature and troubleshooting tool when there is a power problem with connected equipment.
Double insulation ensures technicians will be free from risk to high-voltage exposure
April 3, 2019
Cementex, the safety tool specialists, announces the availability of updated insulated torque wrenches featuring the company’s industry-leading double-insulation technology. Made of top grade materials, calibrated according to ASME B107 standards (traceable to NIST), and manufactured according to ISO standards, Cementex double-insulated torque wrenches are designed to provide protection in potentially hazardous electrical work environments.
There were 370 fatal falls to a lower level out of 991 construction fatalities in 2016 (BLS data). These deaths are preventable.
While the Occupational Health and Safety Administration (OSHA) mandates safety protocols to reduce incidences, employers can take action to help reduce hazards that lead to fall-related events. The National Safety Stand-Down raises fall hazard awareness in an effort to stop fall fatalities and injuries.
New tape measure safety tethers provide ample extension for arms-length reach
April 1, 2019
A few years ago, an un-tethered, 16-ounce tape measure falling from aloft fell on and killed a worker at a New Jersey construction site. This type of accident is now virtually avoidable with the new ANSI 121-Compliant, Gear Keeper Retractable Tape Measure Tether.
GraceSense™ Predictive Maintenance System monitors equipment health, provides operational insights, issues remediation instructions to personnel, and is now ready to deploy
April 1, 2019
Grace Engineered Products announces the new GraceSense Predictive Maintenance System. This technology helps users find failures before they occur. A complete end-to-end solution featuring wireless sensors, configurable hardware architecture, and an intuitive user interface, the Predictive Maintenance System is designed to curb unplanned downtime and provide a swift return on investment.
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.