Work to Zero initiative helps employers understand, embrace life-saving safety innovations
January 14, 2020
The National Safety Council has received a second $500,000 grant from the McElhattan Foundation for the NSC Work to Zero initiative, launched last January to educate employers about technological safety advancements that promise to reduce and ultimately eliminate preventable deaths in the workplace. Since receiving the first grant last December, NSC has conducted research into emerging and existing technologies and will release a comprehensive report in February that details which technologies could reduce fatality risk in the most hazardous situations for workers.
Evolution within the management team positions company well for continued growth and development
January 9, 2020
Sensidyne, LP, manufacturer and global distributor of industrial health & safety equipment, announces that Howard Mills has been elevated from President to the new role of CEO/CFO and Glenn Warr has assumed the role of President/COO. Both leaders have been key drivers of Sensidyne’s progress and growth for more than two decades.
Protective Industrial Products, Inc. (“PIP”), a leading supplier of hand protection and general safety products, proudly announces the acquisition of the assets of the Boss Glove and Safety business from the Boss Manufacturing Company (“Boss”), headquartered in Kewanee, IL.
Boss, considered to be America’s pioneer brand in the Safety industry, was founded in 1893 in Kewanee, Illinois. For more than 120 years it has supplied gloves, boots and protective wear to ranchers, industrial and construction workers, as well as hobbyists through strong dealers, retailers, and distributors.
Justrite Safety Group is announcing the acquisition of Compliancesigns.com, a safety identification manufacturer that sells safety signs, labels and tags largely to customers through ecommerce channels. This acquisition is to further strengthen our capabilities in the safety identification product category and address shifting customer purchasing trends to ecommerce.
Protective Industrial Products, Inc. (PIP), a leading supplier of general safety products and supplies for critical environments, proudly announces the acquisition of Uniform Technology, headquartered in Longmont, CO.
For the 5th time, Ergodyne has been named the Best Place to Work by the Minneapolis/St. Paul Business Journal. Moving up this year into the Medium-sized company (50-250 Minnesota employees) group of honorees, Ergodyne is one of 15 companies honored in this category.
Among the articles in the April 2020 issue of ISHN Magazine, we get some expert advice on how to strengthen safety by emphasizing equipment reliability, discuss the methods that really work to identify hazards, consider ergonomic options in the materials handling industry, and much more.