PPE

ASSP Foundation Receives Second Grant to Advance Workplace Safety

September 27, 2022

The American Society of Safety Professionals (ASSP) Foundation has received a second Susan Harwood education and training grant for $159,967 from the U.S. Department of Labor’s Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA), directly supporting the ASSP Foundation’s development of free workplace safety and health instructional materials on combatting infectious disease. This year’s OSHA grant distribution…

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Watson Gloves Releases New Landfill Biodegradable Nylon Gloves

September 26, 2022

Watson Gloves, Canada’s leading retail distributor of quality gloves currently in its 103rd year of business, is elevating its sustainable glove development by introducing the first landfill biodegradable nylon coated gloves into the market. With biodegradable additive in both the nylon shell and nitrile coating, the landfill biodegradable seamless knit gloves are able to break down…

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Watson Gloves Partners with 3M Thinsulate to Launch New Industrial Work Gloves with Sustainable Insulation

September 26, 2022

Watson Gloves, a 104-year-old company founded in Vancouver, Canada and a leading supplier of quality gloves across North America, has partnered with 3M™ Thinsulate™ to release a new line of industrial gloves made with sustainable insulation. Available this fall in 15 styles, the new Watson Gloves line features 3M Thinsulate Type EC, containing 78 percent…

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A Q&A With Armor Guys

September 14, 2022

What is GRAPHENE and why is Armor Guys using it in hand protection? Discovered in 2004 by two scientists at the University of Manchester who won a Nobel Prize for it, Graphene is an allotrope of carbon that is the most abundant material on earth. It’s a two-dimensional, honeycomb lattice structure at only one atom…

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Dräger’s Powered Air-Purifying Respirator System Supports Wide Portfolio of Headpieces

September 13, 2022

Dräger’s X-plore 8500 powered air-purifying respirator (PAPR) with new headpieces offers a robust system with expanded technical capabilities that increase productivity and total cost of ownership to filter hazardous substances from the ambient air. Designed to support various components and accessories, the new system can be customized to meet diverse application requirements while providing exceptional…

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Innovative PPE Keeps Construction Workers Comfortable, Safe, and Productive During National Construction Appreciation Week and Year-Round

September 13, 2022

National Construction Appreciation Week occurs annually on the third week of September and celebrates the millions of hardworking men and women in the American construction industry. In celebration of the week, Magid Glove & Safety is recommending innovative PPE for the construction industry that will keep workers safe while improving comfort, productivity, and compliance. Gloves…

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Survey Reveals Gaps in Americans and Germans Understanding of Concussion Causes and Possible Risk Reduction

September 13, 2022

A new survey suggests a large disconnect in Americans’ and Germans’ education around concussions and how to reduce the risk of them using helmets. Among the most significant findings of the survey is that about 70 percent of both American and German helmet buyers are unaware of the term rotational motion. Lack of understanding of rotational motion,…

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Construction Safety in Perspective: Q+A with Diversified Fall Protection

September 13, 2022

By Kevin Kelpe and Steve Spirko, Contributors Tell us about Diversified Fall Protection – your focus, solutions, and how you can help companies keep workers safe. (Kelpe) Over the last several years, our business has grown immensely. We now have five regional offices across the country that can deliver any fall protection solution at any…

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Milwaukee Tool Launches Full System of BOLT™ Eye and Face Protection

September 6, 2022

Milwaukee BOLT™ is the first system that allows users to secure accessories simultaneously for a complete head protection solution. Eye Visors, Polycarbonate Face Shields, Metal Mesh Face Shields, and a specially designed BOLT™ REDLITHIUM™ USB headlamp are joining the BOLT™ safety lineup. This new expansion of head protection accessories showcases Milwaukee’s dedication to helping keep users safe and productive. Eye…

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Essential Hand Protection for Worker Safety

August 30, 2022

By: Jane Marsh, Contributor It’s impossible to overstate the importance of essential hand protection for worker safety. Statistics show hand injuries can — and do — happen regularly, whether in manufacturing, engineering, warehousing or one of the trades. According to OSHA, wearing proper personal protective equipment (PPE) could prevent around 70.9% of worker injuries sustained…

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