For a limited time, the American Society of Safety Professionals (ASSP) is providing free online access to 330 recorded education sessions on many issues connected to workplace safety and health. The offer allows industry professionals to engage in on-demand learning from wherever they are located to gain knowledge from the experts who presented at Safety 2019 in New Orleans
Motion Industries, Inc., a leading distributor of maintenance, repair, and operation replacement parts and a wholly owned subsidiary of Genuine Parts Company (GPC), has promoted Greg Cook to Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of Motion Industries, effective April 1, 2020.
Sometimes you just need to vent - Radians recently added vented hard hats to its head protection line. Vented hard hats minimize heat buildup under the shell by allowing hot air to escape, which promotes better circulation and cooler temperatures for workers.
The dominant market leader in Ready-Mix and Concrete Production dust collection since 1978, C&W Manufacturing is now C&W DustTech. This change is based on recently conducted market research that led to a better understanding of what customers value most, including a singular focus on dust, commitment to the advancement of dust collection technologies, and people who are passionate and determined to make a meaningful difference.
Lift table skirting may be a practical method of guarding pinch point hazards to increase safety and comply with standard ISO14120 (“Safety of machinery - Guards”), yet some varieties of lift skirting provide little more than dust protection. Liftgard(R) bellows completely enclose a scissors lift table to mitigate unintentional contact with pinch points.
According to estimates from the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA), 22 million workers across the United States are exposed to potentially damaging levels of noise at work each year. Worldwide, it is estimated that up to 24% of instances of hearing impairment are related to noise exposure in the workplace.
To meet the March 1, 2020, reporting deadline and avoid penalties, facilities that have one or more hazardous chemicals covered under OSHA’s Hazardous Communication Standard must soon submit their Tier II forms to local fire departments, local emergency planning committees, and state emergency response commissions.
Marc Osgoodby, formerly of Sierra Wireless, joins the Industrial Scientific leadership team
February 20, 2020
Industrial Scientific, the global leader in gas detection and connected safety, is pleased to announce that Marc Osgoodby has joined the company as vice president of global sales. Marc will be responsible for leading Industrial Scientific’s global go-to-market strategy and sales teams.
Among the articles in the April 2020 issue of ISHN Magazine, we get some expert advice on how to strengthen safety by emphasizing equipment reliability, discuss the methods that really work to identify hazards, consider ergonomic options in the materials handling industry, and much more.