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…


Milwaukee Expands Its Workwear Line Up with Performance Driven Apparel

February 8, 2022

Milwaukee Tool enhances their lineup of workwear with the new Hybrid Work Tee, WORKSKIN™ Performance Fitted Hat, WORKSKIN™ Performance Neck Gaiter, and color expansion of the WORKSKIN™ Lightweight Performance Shirt. With continuous innovation, Milwaukee® delivers products that are jobsite built to conquer real work. Hybrid Work Tee The Hybrid Work Tee is a comfortable and…


SHOWA Group To Triple Domestic PPE Glove Production Capacity With Major Facility Expansion, DHHS Funding

February 4, 2022

SHOWA Group, a fully integrated manufacturer of industrial, household and medical PPE gloves, announced a major facility expansion that will triple production capacity to meet growing government and industrial demand for “Made in America” PPE gloves. The phased buildout of two additional facilities will increase SHOWA’s annual domestic production capacity to 1.2 billion gloves by the…


Milwaukee Updates Its Personal Protective Equipment Customization Process to be Offered in House

February 3, 2022

Milwaukee Updates Its Personal Protective Equipment Customization Process to be Offered in House Milwaukee Tool continues to expand its support for its personal protective equipment with the industry’s first interactive customization process. This new interactive, real-time design tool offers best in-class user experience with Milwaukee® Head Protection and Safety Vests customization. Milwaukee® Customization will allow…


Breathe Easy in Hard Applications

December 23, 2021

Working with sharp materials, abrasive surfaces, light oils, chemicals, and other caustic conditions requires a glove that protects while it breathes and offers long-wearing comfort. Brass Knuckle® SmartCut™ BKCR4420 gloves offer A4 cut resistance with double-coated protection that combines slip resistance and permeation protection in a surprisingly dexterous glove. These gloves deliver high cut resistance…


Radians Meets Winter Demand for Women’s PPE with Introduction of Type O and Type R Bomber Jackets

November 10, 2021

Women’s PPE is a growing niche market in the industrial sector as more females enter construction and other trades. Radians, a top-tier PPE manufacturer, is helping meet the demand in women’s PPE with the recent introduction of its two new bomber jackets: the SJ910B-1ZGW Women’s Bomber Jacket and the SJ930-3 Women’s Hi-Vis Quilted Bomber Jacket.…