Before COVID-19, the acronym PPE was not known by most people. Industrial workers, first responders, and healthcare workers are familiar with Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) because they use it every day. However, on an ordinary day, using the PPE acronym in a conversation, usually required some sort of explanation.
Eye and Face Protection (1926.102) was the tenth most-frequently cited agency standard in FY 2019. Specialty Trade Contractors were the most-cited category for this standard, with 1,440 citations stemming from 1,434 inspections, resulting in $3,557,690 in proposed penalties.
Innovative nanotechnology in face shield improves optical clarity so workers can see more clearly, reduce need to remove shield and expose themselves to deadly risk
October 19, 2017
Honeywell (NYSE: HON) announced today an innovative new face shield technology with more optical clarity to better protect electrical workers from the potentially deadly electrocution or arc flash.
Salisbury by Honeywell’s new PrismShield arc flash protective face shield incorporates proprietary nanotechnology that allows a wider spectrum of light to enter the lens of the face shield.
Welders can work more comfortably and efficiently in environments that require respiratory protection
June 10, 2015
optrel inc., the global innovator of autodarkening technology for welding helmets, announces the addition of the e684 helmet to its e3000 powered air purifying respiratory (PAPR) system. This new helmet/PAPR combination marries the most advanced autodarkening filter (ADF) lens technology and optics with a highly innovative, ergonomically designed PAPR system.
OSHA last week issued a notice of proposed rulemaking to update its general industry, shipyard employment, marine terminals, longshoring, and construction eye and face protection standards by incorporating by reference the three most recent versions of the American National Standards Institute Occupational and Educational Eye and Face Protection standard.
Ergodyne announced today the expansion of their Skullerz® brand to now encompass Head, Eye, and Face Protection. With this news comes the highly anticipated launch of Ergodyne's new Skullerz® Safety Glasses offering seven unique, patented models in up to 13 different lens options.
Members of the public and interested stakeholders are invited to provide comment on a proposed update to ANSI/ISEA Z87.1-2010, American National Standard for Occupational and Educational Personal Eye and Face Protection Devices.
Among the articles in the October 2020 issue of ISHN Magazine, we answer questions on dangerous dusts, discuss respiratory protection programs and the risks and benefits of smoke tubes, and learn how to get creative with training programs.