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 2020 Readers' Choice Awards are in!
Extreme weather can present a major challenge for companies that make worksite safety a top priority. Conditions like lightning, strong winds and flooding can make good safety practices much harder to follow.
My first recollection of the harm a dropped object can cause was in my youth when touring the Empire State Building in New York City. I remember over-hearing, “If you drop a penny or pen from the Empire State Building and it lands on someone, it could kill them.” You may have heard this anecdote too.
Two Milliken & Company textile businesses — Westex®, a leader in dual-hazard protective textiles, and Polartec®, the premium provider of innovative and sustainable textile solutions — announce a new collection of flame-resistant (FR), arc-rated (AR) knit fabric.
In the world of flame-resistant (FR) clothing, the arc-rated garments market is relatively new, yet it has grown (and evolved) at an impressive rate. FR clothing, as we know it today, is also fairly recent, but arc-rated FR clothing has quickly become a distinct category of its own.
Protective Industrial Products, Inc. (“PIP®”), a leading supplier of hand protection and PPE to the industrial, construction, and retail markets, proudly announces the acquisition of Primax Manufacturing & Trading, Inc. (“Primax”) and its innovative Caiman® brand, headquartered in La Mirada, CA. PIP® is a portfolio company of Audax Private Equity (“Audax”).
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.
Among the articles in the November 2020 issue of ISHN Magazine, we discuss what smart factory really means, delve into the perils of water damage, learn how to prevent eye injuries, and take a deep dive into silicosis dangers when working with quartz.