PPE

Choosing the Right Safety Gloves

February 1, 2023

By: Rick Pedley, Contributor A worker’s hands are an invaluable tool, so it’s crucial to protect them from potential hazards on the job. Safety gloves aim to do just that, but each pair is equipped with different features that protect workers’ hands from a range of worksite dangers. Workers should consider various factors when choosing…

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You CAN Have It All

February 1, 2023

Safety, Comfort, Efficiency and Cost Savings in Hand Protection for the Busy Safety Professional. By: Jamie Bonnema, Contributor According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS), more than 100,000 workers are impacted by hand injuries yearly. But when you’re busy on the job and the options seem limitless, it can be difficult to find…

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Latex Versus Nitrile Gloves: Which One Is Right for Your Needs?

February 1, 2023

By: Shana McGuinn, Contributor You are in the process of selecting hand protection for your employees. You’ve narrowed it down to either nitrile or latex gloves, but you’re a bit confused about the differences between the two. Which one would be better for the applications and tasks in your workplace? Is one more comfortable than…

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New Research on Head Protection Research Takes Aim at TBIs

February 1, 2023

By: Maureen Paraventi Traumatic brain injuries (TBIs) among professional athletes such as football players have drawn an increasing amount of scrutiny in recent years, deservedly so. A TBI can occur in an instant and have long-range, even dire consequences. Sometimes symptoms appear right away, at other times, they emerge days or weeks after a bump,…

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Werner Releases High-Performance ProForm™ SP Full Body Harness with SwitchPoint™ Technology to Reduce Fall-Related Injuries When Every Second Counts

January 30, 2023

Werner, the world leader in ladders and the manufacturer of climbing products and fall protection equipment, announces the ProForm™ SP Full Body harness with SwitchPoint technology, designed for post-fall safety and rescue. The new high- performing harness was developed for specialized professionals and takes the Werner patented “Chair in the Air” technology to the next level…

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Height Safety Expert Guardian Launches All-New Premium Harness – Takes Worker Comfort to New Levels

January 23, 2023

Global height safety leader Guardian is excited to introduce its highly anticipated B7-Comfort Harness exclusively at the World of Concrete. Featured innovative and industry-leading technology, the B7-Comfort Harness offers the wearer unparalleled adjustability for a truly custom fit. In development for over a year utilizing end-user insight and feedback, Guardian has put adjustability, mobility and…

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Magid Unveils VersaTek™ Work Glove Coating for Amplified Grip in Multiple Environments

January 18, 2023

Magid’s new VersaTek™ coating is an intelligent and durable technology that adapts to almost any environment so workers can get the job done without having to sacrifice safety, comfort, grip, or dexterity. What makes this new palm coating one-of-a-kind? Specially engineered stabilizers allow this intelligent coating technology to read the environment and adapt to amplify…

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J. J. Keller Expands Canadian-Compliant High-Visibility Apparel in Response to Growing Employer Interest

January 18, 2023

Due to increasing interest among Canadian employers, J. J. Keller & Associates, Inc. is expanding its line of high-visibility apparel that meets Canadian safety requirements. And the timing couldn’t be better, as winter brings reduced visibility due to blustery, snowy conditions and comparatively less daylight than other seasons. J. Keller™ SAFEGEAR™ PPE — the company’s…

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Height Safety Expert Guardian Launches Innovative Tool and Streamlined Process for Product Customization

January 17, 2023

Global height safety specialist Guardian is excited to launch its new, industry-first, digital customization tool and streamlined order process at this year’s World of Concrete show. Designed to make it simpler than ever to tailor workers’ full-body harnesses, the customization tool enables end users to choose from over ten elements, including webbing color, and D-ring…

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4 Tips for Making the Most of Your 2023 PPE Budget From Safety Experts at Magid

January 16, 2023

With the New Year comes new goals, and safety professionals know that smart budgeting is often an important factor in achieving those goals. This year, safety experts from Magid, a North American PPE manufacturer and distributor, are sharing 4 tips to help safety professionals make the most of their 2023 PPE Budget. 1. Analyze Your…

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