In the April 2021 issue of ISHN, you’ll find an analysis of the proposed Pregnant Workers’ Act, a look at wearables in the market now that prevent heat stress, discuss wastewater treatment facilities, and much more.
In this three-part series, the role of personal perceptions and the influence of invalidated information on them used in risk assessments will be explored. Part 1 discusses how perceptions are developed.
Sustainable product sales have increased 40 percent since 2014 representing a gain of $43 billion. Sustainable product growth is not limited to just one market sector. Increased focus on sustainability for core industrial markets puts industrial PPE in the mix.
NFPA 70E® training protects employees from electrical hazards in the workplace. Training is required for both “qualified persons” and “non-qualified persons.” However, many facility managers and line supervisors are uncertain or confused by these definitions.
Industrial employers trying to keep frontline workers safe and healthy on the job during the pandemic are getting a boost from innovations in connected technology like wearables. These Wifi-enabled devices are collecting new data points and enabling actionable insights that help streamline and target workplace safety measures.
Wastewater plants are full of confined spaces, like recirculation pits, clarifier tanks, and wet wells. These spaces alone can be hazardous, and the danger only increases when you consider the gases that can permeate the air at wastewater treatment facilities.
Garney Construction trialed a new continuous monitoring smart PPE system, comprised of sensors worn on the arm of its workers and technology that collects data to signal when the worker may be headed for trouble while working in the heat.