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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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Milwaukee Tool Releases the Latest Addition to Their Workwear Category

December 19, 2022

Milwaukee® expands its lineup of trade-dedicated workwear solutions with the introduction of the WORKSKIN™ Warm Weather Hardhat Liner. The custom-built fabric is engineered to be breathable and wick moisture away from the body. This unique solution dries quickly and keeps users cool while working in warmer conditions. Constructed with flatlock seams and a 4-way stretch…

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Ergodyne Urges Millions of At-Risk Workers to “Check Your Head” With Launch of New Above-The-Shoulders Protective Gear

December 15, 2022

Don’t put your neck on the line without protecting what’s above it. That’s the advice from workplace safety advocate Ergodyne as it announced its latest salvo in the battle against the so-called “above-the-shoulders” injuries threatening millions of workers annually—including brain trauma, eye injuries, and the approximately 22 million U.S. workers currently exposed to hazardous occupational…

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Nightstick Has a Helmet Light for Every Brand and Style of Helmet

October 12, 2022

Nightstick, a global manufacturer of innovative, professional portable, safety-rated LED lighting has created multiple mounting options for a wide range of intrinsically safe and non-rated helmet lighting for virtually every style and brand of helmet. Mounting choices include: Slot Mount; Rubber Strap; Zero Band; Cap Lamps; Below Brim; Above Brim; and Multi-Strap. Kits include slotted…

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New Cementex Arc Rated Face Shields

October 7, 2022

Cementex, the safety tool specialists, highlights the Cementex 17 Cal/cm2 Arc Rated Face Shield (AFS-180) with hard hat. The AFS-180 features a molded shape to provide minimal distortion with exceptional Visible Light Transfer (VLT). This face shield will be included in the Category 2 Contractor, UltraLite and Feature Series PPE kits. They are in stock…

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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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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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Radians Launches a Dielectric Cap Mount Earmuff that Provides Greater Flexibility for Safety Helmet and Hard Hat Users

August 2, 2022

Top-tier PPE manufacturer Radians® recently added a climbing style safety helmet called Titanium™ to its head protection line. Now it has launched a dielectric cap mount earmuff that fits Titanium and most other slotted hard hats. This new earmuff attachment (NRR 25 dB) and Titanium provide a dual safety solution when head and hearing protection…

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Revolutionizing Workplace Safety, The New Line of Type II+ WaveCel Hard Hats Launches for Heavy Industry Workers

June 28, 2022

WaveCel, the award-winning helmet technology that first appeared in the sports industry, has launched its new line of Type II+, full-brimmed hard hats – the WaveCel T2+ MAX ($189) vented hard hat for all-day wear and the WaveCel T2+ PRO ($169) non-vented hard hat for electrical jobs. In over 50 years, WaveCel, LLC is the…

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HexArmor Partners with Guatemala-Based Titon Ideas to Release First-of-its-kind Safety Helmet Suspension System

June 10, 2022

HexArmor®, a global industrial personal protective equipment (PPE) manufacturer, has partnered with a Guatemala-based engineering and innovation company, Titon Ideas, to combine HexArmor’s industry-leading safety helmets with Titon Idea’s first-of-its-kind, patented suspension system technology, Kinetix™. “Kinetix is a brand-new, concept for the industrial safety market,” said Juan Pablo Alfaro, co-founder and CEO, Titon Ideas. “It was…

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