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.
ESAB Welding & Cutting Products launched its new SAVAGE A40 automatic welding helmet at FABTECH 2019 in Chicago. Inspired by the radical SENTINEL™ A50, the new SAVAGE A40 automatic welding helmet provides ideal functionality for the occasional and professional welder at an attractive price.
Ergodyne announced the launch of their new flame-resistant (FR) balaclava, the latest addition to their N-Ferno® line of cold-weather gear. Built in collaboration with Polartec®, the new N-Ferno® 6847 Dual Compliant FR Balaclava Face Mask meets two flame-resistant standards, both NFPA 70E and NFPA 2112, and is one of the only balaclavas in the industry that is 100% compliant with both specs – not just partially constructed with compliant materials.
Wearing a hard hat is essential for protecting your most valuable tool: your brain. The effects of Traumatic Brain Injury or TBI can be devastating, not just for the injured, but for their families as well.
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The Portland contractor is one of a growing number of construction companies switching from the traditional hard hat or “skull buckets” to the new safety helmets, manufactured by companies such as Petzl, and modeled after rock-climbing and fire and rescue helmets.
Ergodyne announced its launch of new products to their extensive line of N-Ferno® cold-weather gear. These new additions come just in time as retailers and customers start to think ahead to the winter months.
“We listened to worker feedback on the type of protection they need on the job in the winter, and made some additions and improvements to some of our best-sellers,” says Alsie Nelson, Senior Product Manager, Ergodyne.
Common to most construction sites in America is that both workers and managers wear Z89.1 compliant hard hats onsite as a symbol of safety, to protect from falling objects and also as a tool deflector.
Among the articles in the December 2019 issue of ISHN Magazine, we have expert insight on selecting the right respirator, a link to the 2020 Buyers’ & Resource Guide, 10 safety mistakes that can land you in a courtroom, and much more.