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…


Cementex Highlights Feature Series of Arc Flash PPE Task Wear

July 26, 2022

Cementex, the safety tool specialists, highlights the Cementex Feature Series of Arc Flash Protective Clothing PPE, designed for those seeking the next level of comfort, safety, durability, and protection. With the focus on safety and usability, the Cementex Feature Series is made with USA labor and materials to ensure the highest quality arc flash protection.…


OS+H Asia 2022 Returns as In-Person Event in September

July 8, 2022

From September 14 – 16, OS+H Asia, Southeast Asia’s leading exhibition for workplace safety and health, will take place at Suntec Singapore. Featuring over 100 exhibitors from around the world, the 13th edition will return with an in-person format, with a digital preview one week (September 7) before its opening for business matching opportunities and scheduling…


Makita Introduces a Full Range of High Performance Gloves

June 2, 2022

Makita U.S.A., Inc., manufacturer of high-quality professional tools, power equipment, and accessories, is introducing High Performance Gloves with seven different functional styles, from general purpose to extreme impact protection and more. Makita High Performance gloves combine comfort, fit, and dexterity with protection and durability features to meet the needs of the most demanding professional. Makita…


Wearables in the Modern Workplace

May 31, 2022

By: Cheryl Palmer, Contributor Did you know helmets were once blamed for causing head injuries? Yet today, the thought of setting foot on a worksite without a hard hat is unheard of. Low-tech PPE, such as hard hats, steel-toed boots and high-visibility clothing may sound like obvious safety requirements in 2022, but they were once…


How to Stand Out in an Unsafe Environment

May 4, 2022

By: Maureen Paraventi High visibility workwear seems simple enough. It visually stands out, so that the wearer can be seen in all kinds of circumstances. It comes in bright colors like yellow and orange, and in a variety of garment types: vests, pants, bibs, rain gear and bomber jackets, to name a few. It can…


Milwaukee Adds Arm Protection to PPE Line

April 26, 2022

Milwaukee Tool continues its dedication to personal protective equipment by expanding into arm protection. Offering ANSI/EN388 rated Cut Level 5 Protective Sleeves and Cut Level 3 Protective Sleeves, the new solutions help prevent arm lacerations and help keep users safe and productive. These sleeves are designed to provide users with a comfortable fit and all-day…


NIOSH Crowdsources with HeroX for Better-Fitting Protective Gear for US Workers

April 21, 2022

The National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH), part of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), has teamed up with HeroX, a leading platform and open marketplace for crowdsourced solutions, to launch the crowdsourcing competition, “The NIOSH Protective Clothing Challenge—Leaving No Body Unprotected.” The Challenge seeks to improve equitable access to protective…


Milwaukee Tool Creates Power Utility Dedicated AR/FR High Visibility Safety Vests

March 15, 2022

Milwaukee Tool adds to its Personal Protective Equipment lineup with new Arc Rated (AR) and Flame Resistant (FR) High Visibility Safety Vests. From the power plant, through transmission and distribution, it is Milwaukee’s goal to improve reliability and productivity for linemen by offering solutions that help increase confidence on the job. Milwaukee’s new AR/FR High…


Novel Cushioning System Made of VESTAMID Soft Foam for Safety Shoes

February 25, 2022

Safe, comfortable, and stylish. This is how BIG Arbeitsschutz GmbH believes footwear for the workplace should be. The activeBumper cushioning system developed using VESTAMID® PEBA has raised the bar setting a new standard for safety shoes. Safety shoes are usually worn all day and every day. A common aspect of the safety shoe across models…