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Grace Industries Announces Worker Safety Monitoring and Alerting System

October 2, 2023

Grace Connected Safety® uses the new Grace Cloud ConnectTM Monitoring and Alerting Engine, supporting Grace Lone Worker System, with features including Fall Detection & Suspension Trauma Prevention products. Grace Cloud Connect solves the safety monitoring problem for workers in fixed or remote locations, who are working alone or at heights. Using cloud connectivity via ethernet,…

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ABCDs of Fall Safety for Construction Workers

September 29, 2023

By Rick Pedley, Contributor Trips and falls are one of the most common workplace injuries and can happen on all kinds of job sites, which is why OSHA requires that fall protection is provided to construction workers who are working six feet above the ground. Even the most careful construction workers aren’t immune to accidents.…

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STUDSON Introduces Safety Helmet at ASSP Safety Conference and Expo 2023

September 27, 2023

The SHK-1 Full-Brim Safety Helmet Offers Improved Head Protection for Those Working in Outdoor Environments In pursuit of creating the safest and most technologically advanced industrial safety helmet, North American safety helmet innovator STUDSON announced its new SHK-1 Full-Brim ANSI Type II Safety Helmet at ASSP Safety 2023. The new full-brim helmet represents the first…

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Fall Protection Training Requirements, Construction – Regulation 29 CFR 1926.503

September 12, 2023

Enforcement from October 2021-September 2022 Total citations: 1,752 Total inspections: 1,687 Total proposed penalties: $3,503,863 Most Frequently Violated OSHA Standard Ranking – Number 8 Industries most often violating fall protection training requirements in construction standard: Construction: 1,698 violations, 1,637 inspections, $3,391,341 in proposed penalties Wholesale Trade: 15, 14, $26,916 Administrative and Support and Waste Management…

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Fall Protection – Regulation 29 CFR 1926.501

September 12, 2023

Enforcement from October 2021 through September 2022: Total citations: 5,834 Total inspections: 5,675 Total proposed penalties: $35,423,443 Most Frequently Violated OSHA Standard Ranking – Number 1 Most-cited Industries: Construction ($34,361,482 in proposed penalties; 5,834 citations; 5,675 inspections) Wholesale Trade ($390,898; 36; 33) Manufacturing ($192,446; 33; 32) Administrative and Support and Waste Management and Remediation Services…

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Malta Dynamics Harness Offers Comfort and Safety

July 21, 2023

The Malta Dynamics Comfort Maxx Steel Harness has an upgraded D-Ring configuration, pre-installed trauma relief straps, and sewn-in belt. This product features improved padding, strategically positioned to deliver optimal comfort even during extended wear and a custom, standing D-Ring with dual lifeline connection. With the integration of sewn-in lumbar support designed to accommodate heavy tool…

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Final Days of Discounted Rate for SafetyFOCUS

June 26, 2023

The SafetyFOCUS in-depth education experience from the American Society of Safety Professionals (ASSP) helps workplace safety and health professionals expand their knowledge through collaborative learning to keep workers safe in all industries. But the opportunity to secure a discounted rate for the fall session concludes next week when early bird registration ends June 29. The…

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STUDSON Introduces Safety Helmet at ASSP Safety 2023

June 8, 2023

The SHK-1 Full-Brim Safety Helmet from STUDSON Offers Significantly Improved Head Protection for Those Working in Outdoor Environments In pursuit of creating the safest and most technologically advanced industrial safety helmet, North American safety helmet innovator STUDSON announced its new SHK-1 Full-Brim ANSI Type II Safety Helmet at ASSP Safety 2023. The new full-brim helmet…

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Registration Opens for Fall Session of SafetyFOCUS

May 22, 2023

Registration has opened for the fall session of SafetyFOCUS, the semi-annual in-depth education experience from the American Society of Safety Professionals (ASSP). The hybrid event will take place Sept. 18-22 in Arlington, VA, and online, helping workplace safety and health professionals expand their knowledge through collaborative learning and engaging discussions on a broad range of topics.…

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Three Trends in Safety for Fall Protection

May 2, 2023

By: Aaron Conway, Contributor Did you attend the 2023 ProMat Show? If you were there, you already know that the material handling industry is continuing to grow and change rapidly. Being on the ProMat show floor was exhilarating; booths featured robots in many forms, forklifts and AGVs, software demonstrations, equipment and machinery for facility operations…

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