In 1998, according to a Bureau of Labor Statistics report, 413 workers were struck and killed by vehicles. That was “the highest number in the 7-year period that the fatality census has been compiled.”1 Without a standard in place, the numbers were steadily rising.
ISEA is soliciting interested parties as consensus body participants in the revision to ANSI/ISEA 107-2015, High-Visibility Safety Apparel and Accessories. The widely-accepted standard, incorporated by reference in federal highway regulations, defines the material performance criteria, design requirements, class and type designations (based on material amounts and intended application, respectively) and labeling for high-visibility safety apparel for occupational use.
Within industries there are multiple hazards that require multiple types of hand protection. That’s one of the key findings of the 2017 PPE Hand Protection CLEAReport from Clear Seas Research, which took a deep dive into the factors that influence hand protection purchasing decisions.
With 20 styles, which is best for your needs?
The growing number of flame resistant denim options available in the market offer greater choice than ever before, but your workforce doesn't have to sacrifice comfort or styling in their FR denim protective wear.
A recent survey conducted by Mount Vernon found that only 29% of respondents said that they are extremely familiar with flame resistant clothing care and maintenance. That's why it is important to educate employees about proper ways to launder FRC at home so that garments perform as designed for their full service life.
American Airlines is changing vendors for its employee uniforms, after employees sued over health problems they allege were caused by the garments. Thousands of flight attendants and crew members complained of symptoms ranging from caused hives, swollen faces, wheezing, vertigo, headaches and severe respiratory problems. A lawsuit filed against American Airlines and Twin Hill – the manufacturer of the uniforms – was filed in federal court last fall by the Association of Professional Flight Attendants (APFA), the union representing more than 25,000 AA flight attendants.
Easy-open for fresh air; click-to-close for compliance
January 10, 2018
U.S. manufacturer National Safety Apparel releases ArcGuard® Lift Front Arc Flash Hoods featuring the latest arc flash industry innovations in one superior product.
The lift front arc flash face shields were designed to solve the common problems of poor ventilation and overheating that often came with traditional hood designs.
DragonWear® introduces Dri Pro™, our NEW base layer series for men and women. Our short sleeve shirts are CAT 1 and meet relevant industry certifications for the utilities, industrial safety and petrochemical markets.
Edward Chu transitions to CEO and Chairman of the Board
January 18, 2017
Revco Industries, Inc. announced today that Steve Hwang has been named as its new President, effective January 1, 2017.
Steve Hwang has spent 16 years at Revco Industries, most recently as Executive Vice President. Prior to that, he held positions as VP of Business Development & Operations, Operations Manager, and IT Manager. His experience with Revco Industries covers the spectrum of operational and business development duties, including supply chain management, strategic partnerships, analytics, quality, and production.