PPE

Bollé Safety Partners With SourceAmerica for Assembly in U.S.

September 9, 2021

Bollé Safety and SourceAmerica have teamed up to create job opportunities for people with disabilities at a nonprofit agency – New Hope, based in Texas. This effort is the first time that Bollé Safety, the Global PPE Eyewear Specialists has ever assembled in the United States. “At Bollé Safety, we are driven by a relentless…

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Thousands of Overlooked Brain Injuries the Focus of Helmet Partnership Between Minnesota-Based Ergodyne and Mips

September 2, 2021

Ergodyne, a leading safety work gear innovator headquartered in St. Paul, announced a major partnership with Mips, a world-leading helmet safety technology company, to be among the first to integrate the Mips® safety system into industrial safety helmets. “Traditionally, hard hats and safety helmets have been focused on protection from direct, linear impacts. Though incredibly important, these…

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Ergodyne Continues to Grow Head Protection Line with New Bump Cap Insert + Hard Hat Safety Light

September 2, 2021

Ergodyne announced the expansion of the Skullerz® head protection line to include a breathable bump cap insert and red hard hat safety light. From low lights to low ceilings, the latest innovations continue to push head protection into new realms of worker safety. The Skullerz 8945F(x) Bump Cap Insert is the next generation of the best-selling 8945 insert,…

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Milwaukee Rounds Out Lineup of Winter Dipped, Polyurethane, and Nitrile Gloves

September 1, 2021

Milwaukee Tool continues to expand its glove line, now offering a full range of 1 through 5 ANSI Cut Level Rated gloves for its Winter Dipped, Polyurethane and Nitrile styles. Adding to the current line of Cut Level 1 and 3 Winter Dipped Gloves, Milwaukee® will now offer these gloves in Cut Levels 2, 4, and…

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Bullhead Safety Announces New Neck Gaiter and Hinged Thermal Balaclava

September 1, 2021

Bullhead Safety™ announced its Winter Liners High-Visibility Yellow/Green Thermal Neck Gaiter. It is a high-visibility yellow/green thermal neck gaiter is made from soft 250 g/m² fleece material. It features an integrated cinch strap with an adjustable cord lock that provides a secure fit. One size fits all. Each item is individually packaged in a polybag…

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Eye and Face Protection – Regulation 29 CFR 1926.102

September 1, 2021

Ranking: 9 A Workplace Story Barry Weatherall did wear personal protective equipment (PPE) while he prepared chemicals used for cleaning copper pipes. The plumbing and heating engineer added a neutralizing element to sulfuric acid and then left the immediate area to write a work procedure report while the chemicals neutralized. He removed his safety glasses,…

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Fall Protection Training Requirements, Construction – Regulation 29 CFR 1926.503

September 1, 2021

Ranking: 8 A Workplace Story From a Massachusetts FACE Occupational Fatality Report: Three hours into his shift on a cold January day in Massachusetts, a laborer/carpenter lost his balance and fell 24 feet from an exterior second story wall to the frozen ground below. EMS and local police and state police arrived within minutes. The…

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Respiratory Protection, General Industry – Regulation 29 CFR 1910.134

August 31, 2021

Ranking: 3 A Workplace Story A California Fatality Assessment and Control Evaluation (CA/FACE) Program report: A bathtub refinisher, working alone in a small apartment bathroom, died of methylene chloride exposure while using the chemical to remove paint from a bathtub. The victim was not wearing any respiratory protection. The bathroom had a small, open window…

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Fall Protection – General Requirements – Regulation 29 CFR 1926.501

August 31, 2021

Ranking: 1 A Workplace Story From a National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH) Fatality Assessment and Control Evaluation (FACE) report: On a hot April day in North Carolina, a crew was installing sheets of plywood and roof trusses on a residential roof. One of them, a 22-year-old Hispanic worker, was temporarily out of…

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OHD to Increase Health and Safety while Fit Testing with Release of PURE Adapters

August 23, 2021

OHD, LLLP is proud to present the next generation of fit test adapters for users who utilize OHD’s controlled negative pressure technology (Fit Tester 3000, Quantifit®, QuantiFit2®). The OHD PURE Adapter allows users to dial up their program based on the specific situation, climate and application. The revolutionary new PURE Adapter allows users to fully…

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