Green construction, or building energy-efficient and sustainable structures, is in high demand. The push for more green buildings has led to construction workers using energy-efficient materials, like spray polyurethane foam insulation (spray foam). This material forms a continuous barrier on walls and corners, preventing moisture from getting inside of structures through cracks and seams.
Kee Safety, Inc., Buffalo, New York, announces the launch of its “Partnership Program” for installers of the company’s extensive range of fall protection systems and other safety products and systems. Examples include OSHA-compliant KeeGuard® rooftop railing systems and related safety products such as the enhanced new KeeLine® retractable lifeline and the company’s traditional ground-based railing systems built from Kee Klamp® steel and Kee Lite® aluminum fittings.
Radians, a top-tier manufacturer of high performance personal protective equipment (PPE), will introduce over 100 new products at the sold-out 2018 National Safety Council (NSC) Congress & Expo, which will be held October 22-24th in Houston, TX.
Radians, which is NSC booth number 1935, also has a new 30 x 60 island exhibit this year strategically located on the main aisle of the show.
According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, more than 20,000 workplace eye injuries happen each year. Injuries on the job often require one or more missed work days for recovery. OSHA reports that workplace eye injuries cost an estimated $300 million a year in lost productivity, medical treatment and worker compensation.
Contact lenses can't provide significant protection from eye hazards in the workplace. However, there is no evidence that wearing contact lenses increases the risk of eye injury.
Contact lenses may actually increase worker safety and productivity because they often provide improved vision in the workplace. Individuals who wear contact lenses usually have a wider field of vision than with eyeglasses.
The International Glove Association is now accepting registrations for its 2019 Glove Symposium. Conference is to be held Sunday, March 17, 2019 to Tuesday, March 19, 2019, at the Green Valley Ranch Resort in Henderson, NV.
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If you manufacture head protection, use it on the job or work for a government agency that has a regulatory interest in it, you are invited to help evaluate a voluntary standard for industrial head protection. The International Safety Equipment Association (ISEA) is seeking consensus body reviewers for the proposed reaffirmation of the following standard:
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.