It’s no secret – natural disasters have devastating effects. Whether it be a flood, wildfire or hurricane, these severe events can tear apart local communities, displace families and result in fatalities. For first responders on the scene helping resolve or clean up the sites, there are significant dangers they need to be protected against.
Wearing a hard hat or helmet is essential when there is a risk of head injury, but this equipment can also increase a person’s body temperature. We lose most of our body heat through our heads. Managers need to do everything they can to protect their workers in the field, keeping them as cool and comfortable as possible.
A hardhat that’s so stylish it’s being called a “masterpiece,” eye protection workers actually want to wear, a compact but powerful headlamp and a rechargeable personal flashlight were the top occupational safety and health products featured on ISHN.com this week.
Foot protection for tough terrain, an up-close look at a safety training facility filled with real-world simulations and an affordable but functional welding helmet were among the top occupational safety and health products and services featured on ISHN.com this week.
ESAB Welding & Cutting Products launched its new SAVAGE A40 automatic welding helmet at FABTECH 2019 in Chicago. Inspired by the radical SENTINEL™ A50, the new SAVAGE A40 automatic welding helmet provides ideal functionality for the occasional and professional welder at an attractive price.
Ergodyne announced the launch of their new flame-resistant (FR) balaclava, the latest addition to their N-Ferno® line of cold-weather gear. Built in collaboration with Polartec®, the new N-Ferno® 6847 Dual Compliant FR Balaclava Face Mask meets two flame-resistant standards, both NFPA 70E and NFPA 2112, and is one of the only balaclavas in the industry that is 100% compliant with both specs – not just partially constructed with compliant materials.