Maintaining efficiency with a limited or restricted workforce has never been more paramount. With the widespread impact of COVID-19, many companies have temporarily closed their doors or made changes for personal safety, including employees working from home to help reduce the spread of the novel coronavirus.
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.
Why is ANVL’s product called an analysis and communications platform? Because it is a software solutions product with mobile apps in the hands of front line users, an app web-based for managers, and the back-end part is a platform to analyze data from workers. It’s a logic engine.
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.
Malta Dynamics is pleased to announce its standard roof anchors have been rated compliant for window washing applications. Window washing anchorages must meet different standards than typical fall protection anchors because they are designed to sustain regular, continuous loads rather than absorbing a single “dynamic” load from a fall.
Protective Industrial Products, Inc. (“PIP”), a leading supplier of hand protection and general safety products, announces the launch of a comprehensive lineup of disposable ear plugs.
The launch of this new product line represents PIP’s all-out foray into the manufacturing of hearing protection, specifically, disposable foam ear plugs.
Streamlight® Inc., a leading manufacturer of high-performance lighting, launched a new version of its Stylus Pro® USB penlight. The light now delivers 350 lumens and features a slimmer, matte black body with a forward-sliding protective sleeve for the micro USB port.
New Pig has introduced a line of PIG Water Absorbent Mat Pads specifically designed to instantly soak up small pools and puddles of water caused by weather events, system breakdowns, spills, condensation, container overflows and more. The mats pull in large volumes of water to help prevent equipment and structure damage as well as slip and fall injuries.
HemiPleat® premium replacement filter cartridges from Camfil APC fit most leading dust collector brands and are guaranteed to last longer than standard filters. Because of their high efficiency and long filter life, HemiPleat replacement cartridges need to be changed out less frequently, saving operators time and reducing maintenance costs.
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.