Excessive noise is prevalent across industries. From manufacturing to construction, agriculture to oil and gas, more than 22 million U.S. workers are exposed to hazardous noise each year.1 Wherever unsafe levels of noise exist, employers are responsible for providing hearing protection devices (HPDs).
The International Safety Equipment Association (ISEA) produces the American National Standard for Emergency Eyewash and Shower Equipment, ANSI Z358.1, to establish uniform minimum performance and use requirements.
Stars in the rapidly evolving field of wearable technology, “smart” glasses allow wearers to perform a myriad of functions while keeping their hands free. Wearers can view information, watch and record videos, summon up GPS directions, make phone calls and send texts – all by using gestures, head motions and voice commands.
New line of professional safety products increase efficiencies, value, and comfort
June 3, 2019
The new and improved line of helmets expands on Petzl’s industry standard personal protective equipment by offering new models, updated features, and a wide range of accessories to better address the constantly evolving needs of the construction and general industry sectors.
The VERTEX helmet (shown above) is designed with a six-point suspension system that conforms to the shape of the users head for maximum comfort.
Gloves that are oil resistant and cut resistant, lifts that are safer than ladders and a major industrial vacuum maker reaches a milestone. These were among the top occupational safety and health products featured on ISHN.com this week.
Guardair Corporation announces static-conductive versions of the Personnel Cleaning Station and Machine Vac designed for facilities where combustible materials are prevalent
May 31, 2019
Guardair Corporation, the largest domestic manufacturer of Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) compliant safety air guns and pneumatic vacuums, has developed two innovative vacuums for safely cleaning off workers and their workspaces in environments with combustible materials.
Enhanced performance with ANSI A6 and A7 cut resistance delivered in a very comfortable family of gloves
May 29, 2019
Tillman, a leader in personal protective solutions for welders and the industrial market announces the introduction of the OilShield™ line of oil resistant and ANSI cut resistant gloves. “No one likes to feel liquid seeping through their leather gloves; to combat this, Tillman developed a family of top grain Goatskin gloves with OilShield, a molecular additive that repels oil, grease and liquids from penetrating leather” said Jeff Shipley, Director of Marketing for Tillman.
VAC-U-MAX has reached a proud milestone celebrating 65 years of business providing bulk material handling and industrial vacuum cleaning solutions to industries worldwide. The company has grown from the dreams of its founder Frank Pendleton, who designed the world’s first industrial vacuum cleaner that operated only on compressed-air to service the highly combustible textile mills industry of New Jersey.
Still using ladders and scaffolding at your workplace? Low-level access lifts—products designed to help you easily reach tasks at heights up to 20 ft—can replace them while bringing additional productivity- and safety-boosting benefits to your facility.