Walmart and an industry group representing many U.S. retailers say they will not join an international pact intended to improve factory conditions in Bangladesh’s garment industry – although many global retailers have signed the agreement.
At the International Glove Association (IGA) annual meeting held this week in Palm Coast, FL, the group announced plans for a two-day educational course in all things industrial gloves, to be held in 2014, at a time and date to be determined.
Expands IST’s product portfolio with addition of premium fire and gas detection business
March 6, 2013
Industrial Safety Technologies announced the addition of Simtronics AS (based in Oslo, Norway) and Simtronics SAS (based in Aubagne, France) to its platform. The companies are being acquired from UTC Climate, Controls & Security; a unit of United Technologies Corp.
Topic: Future of technology innovations in construction
March 6, 2013
Industrial Scientific, the global leader in Gas Detection as a Service, announced today that its president and CEO, Justin McElhattan, and Chuck Pettinger, Ph.D., of Predictive Solutions (an Industrial Scientific company) will speak at the 2013 AGC Annual Convention.
The American Council of Government Industrial Hygienists (ACGIH®) is pleased to announce new members for its 2013 Board of Directors and its 2013 Nominating Committee. In accordance with a recent amendment to the ACGIH Bylaws, ACGIH’s membership elected three (3) members to serve effective immediately as Directors on the Board of Directors.
TEDxGrandviewAve, a celebration of the rise of innovation in Pittsburgh, will take place on February 23 at the Pittsburgh Cultural Trust Arts Education Center in Downtown Pittsburgh
February 19, 2013
Industrial Scientific announced today that its president and CEO, Justin McElhattan, will speak at TEDxGrandviewAve on Saturday, February 23. This one-day event, celebrating Pittsburgh as a city on the edge of innovation, will bring inspiring talks and ideas to the community.
"Green" protective cap is first to be manufactured from renewable resources
February 19, 2013
Pittsburgh-based safety equipment manufacturer MSA (NYSE: MSA) is the largest producer of industrial hard hats in North America and other regions of the world. But that dominance hasn't diminished the company's appetite to innovate and find ways to improve a relatively common product worn every day by construction workers, industrial personnel and utility workers, as well as fans at NFL football games.
Latest Predictive Solutions’ white paper describes how progressive safety professionals are successfully making the case for the use of advanced analytics to predict and prevent workplace injuries
February 15, 2013
A new white paper, “Nate Silver, Billy Beane, and Alex Trebek: Making the Case for Predictive Analytics in Workplace Safety,” has been released by Predictive Solutions Corporation, an Industrial Scientific company. It is a resource for those who want to learn how leading safety professionals are making the case to employ predictive models in their workplace safety program.
The Ventis Slide-on Pump is ideal for workers who primarily use the Ventis MX4 multi-gas detector for personal protection but occasionally require an instrument pump for confined space entries
February 12, 2013
Industrial Scientific, the global leader in Gas Detection as a Service, today introduced the Ventis™ Slide-on Pump. The new pump is compatible with both the Ventis MX4 and the MX4 iQuad multi-gas detectors. It is ideally suited for gas monitor users who wear their gas monitor for personal protection the majority of their day but occasionally require a pump for confined space entries.
The Tango TX1 with DualSense™ Technology ensures that users will be significantly safer with the Tango than with any other single gas instrument on the market today
February 5, 2013
Industrial Scientific, the global leader in Gas Detection as a Service, today introduced the Tango™ TX1 single gas monitor. By wearing the Tango, workers will be the safest single gas monitor users in the world. A three-year runtime and patent pending DualSense™ Technology increases worker safety, regardless of bump test frequency, while reducing overall maintenance costs.
Among the articles in the March 2021 issue of ISHN magazine, we discuss fall prevention in regards to the musculoskeletal system, look into building a culture of safety, learn about NFPA 652 compliance and consider advancements in materials manufacturing.