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.
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Slips, trips, and falls are the second most common type of fatal work-related injuries and the third most common type of non-fatal work-related injuries in the United States (1, 2). Although falls from heights are more likely to result in a fatality, falls on the same level (which often start as a slip or trip) occur more frequently and can cause injury. Recent US Bureau of Labor Statistics data show that 50% of all same-level falls resulted in more than 10 days away from work (1, 2, 3).
Gravity doesn’t need to go to school. She is a master at pulling all objects toward the center of our blue planet and has been doing so since the dawn of time. So, yep, she is the grand master. Whereas we mere mortals are still learning how to counter her effects.
Introducing, the first to market 100% made in USA Rx Safety frame by OnGuard® Industrial Safety Eyewear. Available in 4 attractive non-conductive metal free styles that are 100% made from USA materials and molded and assembled by a US employee right here in our home state of Massachusetts. Style features include comfort fit temples made of soft touch material providing added grip and superior comfort, a replaceable bridge that maximizes comfort and extends product life, available with a full seal option as well.
Enviro Safety Products has moved to a new and larger office space. The new location on Lyons Ave is still in the city of Santa Clarita and northern Los Angeles County. The company has now doubled its staffing capacity and improved its work environment.
Ergodyne announced a major addition to their Skullerz® lineup of personal protective equipment with the launch of their new hard hats, available in both full-brim or cap style and Class C or Class E protection. This line of hard hats is a first for the company.
Whether you’re working around dangerous chemicals, electrical systems, or fire-prone areas, you need to make sure you’re wearing the right flame-resistant (FR) clothing. If a fire occurs, FR clothing will minimize the severity of the burns, improving your chances of survival.
HexArmor is pleased to announce the release of their latest innovative product, HexShade UV by Snap Brim. HexShade UV will complement the launch of their new safety helmet line being released in July.
HexShade UV is a revolutionary safety helmet accessory that offers wearers a firm, weather-resistant panel to extend shade up to three inches from the helmet’s brim.
HexArmor announced today the release of their latest innovation, Ceros safety helmets. This is the next step in HexArmor’s expansion of industry-leading personal protective equipment into the head protection space.
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.