PPE (personal protective equipment) deals with information regarding eye/face protection, fall protection, respiratory protection, hearing, head, hand and foot protection, FR, hi-visibility and other protective clothing.
Thousands of ISHN subscribers voted online for the most innovative personal protection equipment (PPE) and occupational health and safety products, and now the results of ISHN's 2019 Readers' Choice Awards are in!
The recent staging of A+A – the Leading International Trade Fair for Safety, Security and Health at Work – closed in Düsseldorf, Germany to record results: 2,121 exhibitors from 63 nations showcased their innovations on 839,600 square feet of exhibit space in ten halls to over 73,000 trade visitors. Every second visitor came from outside Germany.
Breathing hazards such as hazardous gasses can be a danger to all types of workers, including those in the oil and gas, water treatment plants, metals refining and processing, and chemical plants. To keep safe working in these environments, workers need to carry a range of personal protective equipment.
Protective Industrial Products, Inc. (PIP), a leading supplier of general safety products and supplies for critical environments, proudly announces the acquisition of Uniform Technology, headquartered in Longmont, CO.
MSA is issuing this Inspection Notice to inform you that MSA has received a limited number of field reports in which the lifeline in a WORKMAN MINI PFL did not retract after being fully extended. MSA has not received any reports of injuries associated with this condition. However, we are requesting that you perform the inspection outlined in this notice.
From the International Safety Equipment Association:
November 1, 2019
You’ll never see it coming.
Your hands will be working on a machine, or guiding a board through a saw, or just resting in the wrong place at the wrong time.
You see the blood before you even feel the cut. You can’t believe your eyes, but there it is: a big nasty gash across the palm of your hand, a deep slice across your knuckles, a jagged blood-oozing gap where you had a finger just a second ago.
Protective Industrial Products, Inc. (PIP), a leading supplier of hand protection and general safety products, announces the expansion of their industrial salesforce. PIP’s recent acquisitions, including West Chester Protective Gear, QRP and Worldwide Protective Products, uniquely positioned them to capitalize on the synergies and expertise of four leading Safety organizations to deliver one of the largest salesforces in the PPE industry.
Thirty percent of workers who wear hand protection don’t wear the right kind of glove for the task, according to the International Safety Equipment Association (ISEA), which has just released a resource designed to help safety managers select the application-appropriate impact protection gloves for their employees.
Why does hand protection matter so much?
Hand injuries accounted for more than 40% of nonfatal occupational injuries to upper extremities in private industry in 2017 that involved days away from work.
New hand and sleeve protection from Ergodyne, breathable boots with arch support from Tingley and color-coded gloves from Honeywell that helps match the cut resistance level to the application were the top occupational safety and health products featured on ISHN.com this week.
This paper is intended to educate the reader about Springfield’s new, inherently flame-resistant (FR)
fabric. Springfield DH is engineered to provide permanent protection against flash fires and electrical arc
flashes. It is important that a flame-resistant (FR) garment provide an expected degree of protection to
the wearer. This paper will address key expectations to consider when making a decision on which fabric
provides the optimum protection, comfort, and durability.