Safety Technology encompasses all the new technologies now being applied to workplace safety: mobile apps, wearables, machine sensors, cloud-based software, predictive analytics, 3D printing, robotics, real-time employee monitoring and tracking, PPE tracking with embedded sensors, etc.
The International Agency for Research on Cancer’s re-classification of welding fume as a Class 1 carcinogen has emphasized the health risks welders face. Previously classified as “possibly carcinogenic to humans,” welders should take every precaution possible to protect their health.
Many organizations have invested in automated external defibrillators (AEDs), medical devices designed for use by lay people to give victims of one of the nation’s leading killers — sudden cardiac arrest (SCA) — a fighting chance at survival.
The National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) has released its first unmanned robotics guidance for first responders and others. NFPA 2400®, Standard for Small Unmanned Aircraft Systems (sUAS) Used for Public Safety Operations was developed by representatives from public safety departments with unmanned aircraft systems (UAS), including the fire service, law enforcement, and emergency medical services.
Although emerging occupational safety and health products can help make your job easier and keep your workers safer, keeping up with new developments in the field can be challenging. ISHN helps you save time by gathering all of the OSH product information and presenting it in a quick, easy format.
Come next month, January 2019, we’ll be but 11 years from 2030. In 2030, Adam will have 14 years of experience and be in his prime, 38 years old. What will his EHS world, and the broader business world, look like?
OSHA’s General Industry’s standard for the Control of Hazardous Energy (LOTO) 29 CFR 1910.147 addresses one of the most important safety regulations to protect workers from injury: lockout/tagout. The standard requires workers to isolate energy during servicing and maintenance of machines and equipment to prevent the unexpected startup or release of energy.
Twenty-five years ago, as a young safety professional, I struggled to find a set of leadership practices I could call my own. In 1996, I wrote about many of the leadership practices I was already using but found more clearly established in Servant Leadership (Sarkus, 1996).
The V-FLEX™ full body harness is the first in a new series of harnesses by MSA, designed for superior comfort and mobility. The V-FLEX uses MSA's new, exclusive racing style design. The design routes webbing across the chest for a secure, more comfortable fit and reduces the need for adjustments throughout the day so workers can the focus on the task at hand.
Honeywell’s Miller Aircore™ Patriotic Steel Harness is for construction workers who prefer to wear their patriotism on their sleeves while gaining optimal safety and comfort for at-height applications. The unique stars and stripes look also has the advantage of high visibility and easy identification on a jobsite.
Guardian Fall Protection announced the 8’ Diablo Cable SRL-LE, a wearable self-retracting lifeline designed for use in leading edge construction applications. The lightweight Diablo Cable SRL-LE features a direct-to-harness mounting system and unique integrated shock absorber system for a low-profile, comfortable fit.