Safety

ASSP Foundation Receives Second Grant to Advance Workplace Safety

September 27, 2022

The American Society of Safety Professionals (ASSP) Foundation has received a second Susan Harwood education and training grant for $159,967 from the U.S. Department of Labor’s Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA), directly supporting the ASSP Foundation’s development of free workplace safety and health instructional materials on combatting infectious disease. This year’s OSHA grant distribution…

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Watson Gloves Releases New Landfill Biodegradable Nylon Gloves

September 26, 2022

Watson Gloves, Canada’s leading retail distributor of quality gloves currently in its 103rd year of business, is elevating its sustainable glove development by introducing the first landfill biodegradable nylon coated gloves into the market. With biodegradable additive in both the nylon shell and nitrile coating, the landfill biodegradable seamless knit gloves are able to break down…

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OLFA SK-16 Quick-Change Concealed Blade Safety Knife

September 19, 2022

Cutting tough materials has never been easier thanks to the OLFA SK-16 Quick-Change Concealed Blade Safety Knife. The touch-safe blade requires no activation – simply pull through materials to start cutting. The exposed blade is safely concealed within an open cutting channel for easy use. The wider channel opening minimizes resistance and allows for a large range of cutting materials. The…

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U.S. Department of Labor Announces Changes to OSHA’s Severe Violator Enforcement Program to Strengthen Enforcement, Improve Compliance

September 16, 2022

To strengthen enforcement and improve compliance with workplace safety standards and reduce worker injuries and illnesses, the U.S. Department of Labor is expanding the criteria for placement in the Occupational Safety and Health Administration’s Severe Violator Enforcement Program. The new criteria include violations of all hazards and OSHA standards and will continue to focus on repeat offenders in…

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Fallprotec and TieDown Pair Up

September 15, 2022

Fallprotec and TieDown join forces in NSC San Diego with products fitting any request. From passive and temporary systems, guardrails, moveable temporary anchor points, access ladders to permanent solutions, cable lifelines, monorails, and vertical lifelines; combined, the team tackles issues from the construction stage to the periodic maintenance. Standard and custom systems are provided by…

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NOBLELIFT North America FE4P50Q-70Q Lithium-Iron Forklifts – for indoor and outdoor applications

September 15, 2022

The FE4P50Q (5,000lb capacity), FE4P60Q (6,000lb capacity), FE4P70Q (7,000lb capacity) Four Wheel Lithium-Iron Phosphate (LiFe4OP) Forklifts are highly efficient, durable Lithium-iron forklifts. They are designed for indoor and outdoor applications. The mast system, front/rear axles and chassis are engineered to be tough like an Internal Combustion Engine (ICE) forklift, but with all the advantages of…

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KEY-BAK EASY Dropped Object Prevention for Phones and Mobile Devices

September 14, 2022

Tech-Tether™ Mobile Device Sling When your main tool is your mobile device, keep working safe simple, convenient and comfortable. For maintenance, construction, warehouse, delivery and retail, the TECH-TETHER Mobile Device Sling is an easy-to-use device trap with retractable tether. The system surpasses ANSI 121 guidelines and the padded neoprene shoulder strap make it easy to…

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ABB Survey Reveals Re-Industrialization at Risk from Global “Education Gap” in Automation

September 14, 2022

A global ABB survey has revealed a growing trend in U.S. and European businesses towards re-shoring or nearshoring operations to build resilience in the face of global challenges – but at the same time, a significant education gap in the skills necessary for these strategies to succeed. ABB’s 2022 survey of U.S. and European business…

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Dräger’s Powered Air-Purifying Respirator System Supports Wide Portfolio of Headpieces

September 13, 2022

Dräger’s X-plore 8500 powered air-purifying respirator (PAPR) with new headpieces offers a robust system with expanded technical capabilities that increase productivity and total cost of ownership to filter hazardous substances from the ambient air. Designed to support various components and accessories, the new system can be customized to meet diverse application requirements while providing exceptional…

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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…

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