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!
Claudio Dente, President of Dentec Safety Specialists, is happy to announce the latest developments in eye protection. Mr. Dente remarked, “Our new line has been designed with the worker in mind right from the start. Worker acceptance is key to a company’s safety program and we have learned what the worker wants.”
For the Spring 2020 season, HYTEST Safety Footwear will debut the FootRests® 2.0 Tread Hiker and Mission Zipper Boot: two new light industrial styles that deliver on- the-job grip protection, and comfort, available now on Hytest.com.
Jan 6th, 2020 marked the official launch of our brand-new True North Gear® retail website. Both the True North and DragonWear brand sites will be merged under one parent website to create an enhanced online shopping experience. The new retail website will allow customers to order products online directly from True North and DragonWear.
Tom Votel, President and CEO of Ergodyne, was named Vice Chair of the International Safety Equipment Association (ISEA) at the group’s annual meeting in Arlington, Virginia in November. Votel will lead ISEA alongside the newly appointed chairman of the board, Craig Wallentine, Global Business Development Manager, DuPont Safety & Construction (Retired).
A quick online search of hearing protection/headphones using the term, “OSHA-compliant” invariably returns a list of various devices offering different features, such as: OSHA-compliant Bluetooth Hearing Protection; OSHA-compliant Professional Hearing Protection; OSHA-compliant Wireless Noise Reduction In-Ear Headphones; OSHA-compliant Noise Isolating Earbuds. The problem?
The newest additions to the CALIBER™ glove line from Cordova Safety Products feature soft grain goatskin leather with 360-degree ANSI Cut Level A5 protection. The unique cut & sewn HPPE/Steel linings match the construction of the leather outer providing better comfort and flexibility.
Why is it important to digitally track PPE?
Personal protective equipment (PPE) is a vital part of workplace safety. By digitally tracking long-term PPE more efficiently and effectively, it’s possible to maintain safety and compliance goals while reducing resources spent managing your PPE program.
Flame-resistant (FR) doesn’t last forever. Since FR clothing can be expensive to replace, it’s usually best to repair these garments whenever possible. But if your FR clothing is beyond repair, your only choice will be to replace these garments.
Fall protection has been the number one most frequently cited OSHA violation for several years now, which means, worksites simply are not understanding the need to keep employees upright. Employers continue to take significant unnecessary “risk” when it comes to workplace slips, trips and falls by not taking the appropriate measures in evaluating their worksites.
On a Tuesday afternoon, you send a maintenance contractor out to a remote station to perform a routine check on some of your equipment. Your contractor drives out to the nearest access road, parks his truck, and walks over to the site. When he gets there, his personal gas monitor alerts him to high levels of dangerous gases...
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 January 2020 issue of ISHN Magazine, we review the most violated OSHA standards, Part 2 of Larry Wilson's 'Rethinking Traditional Safety' column series, insight from safety experts, and much more.