Construction

Guardhat Doubles Revenue as Companies Prioritize ESG, Worker Safety Investments

January 27, 2022

Guardhat, a pioneer of end-to-end connected worker solutions, announced it doubled revenue in 2021, year-over-year, and ended the year with over $30M in orders under contract. Industrial organizations sought its unified platform to keep frontline workers safe and connected. The Guardhat Platform has quickly become the platform of choice among high-risk industrial operations – including the oil…

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FAD Equipment Store Customers Laud New Load Cell Apps

January 25, 2022

Users of Crosby Straightpoint load cells can download two new Bluetooth apps to capture data. The HHP and COLT3 Android or iOS apps are free-to-download and can be activated with a free activation code. The HHP is for use with the Bluelink, ChainSafe, and Towcell, while the COLT3—with new elevator function—is for use with the…

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Safety Professionals Turn to ASSP for Knowledge

December 15, 2021

In addition to being a leading resource for occupational safety and health conferences, industry standards, education courses and networking opportunities, the American Society of Safety Professionals (ASSP) is the place to go for books and technical publications that cover every facet of workplace safety. And now is when safety professionals worldwide can find the best…

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Protective Industrial Products Inc. Acquires Bisley Workwear – A Leader in Innovative and Ethically Sourced Safety Apparel

December 3, 2021

Protective Industrial Products, Inc. (“PIP®”), a global leader in hand protection and PPE for the industrial, construction, mining and retail markets, proudly announces that a definitive agreement has been signed to acquire DJG Corporation Pty Ltd., the parent company of Bisley Workwear (“Bisley”), headquartered outside of Sydney, Australia. The transaction is expected to close towards…

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Dunlop Presents RigPRO: the Ultimate Work Boot

December 3, 2021

Dunlop announced its new work boot: the Dunlop RigPRO. This boot is the ultimate construction boot, keeping workers safe to maximize their productivity while being extremely durable to lower the total cost of ownership. From concrete floors to slippery surfaces to tall ladders, workers need boots that help them stay on their feet no matter…

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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.…

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New and Revised Standards Help Employers Better Protect Workers

November 5, 2021

As a global leader in the development of workplace safety and health standards, the American Society of Safety Professionals (ASSP) has published several new and revised voluntary national consensus standards that help employers minimize on-the-job risks to better protect their workers. “Standards lead organizations big and small in the same direction to achieve safer and…

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Trelleborg Unveils New Innovation Area on its Virtual Showroom

November 2, 2021

Trelleborg Wheel Systems has added a new Innovation Area to the Virtual Showroom it successfully launched in March. The Innovation Area puts the latest technical advancements right at the customer’s fingertips. They will discover cutting edge solutions such as premium compounds engineered to provide professionals with increased productivity, safety, and sustainability, including ProTEX, ProHD and…

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Choosing Hand Protection for Construction Jobsites Is No Small Task

October 13, 2021

5 Key Questions and Tips for Making The Glove Selection Process Easier By Mary Padron, Contributor Hand protection solutions for the construction industry are continuously advancing through the blending of high-performance fiber technologies with synthetic coating configurations. The innovations often produce improved task-specific gloves, such as cut-resistant gloves with higher ratings that also demonstrate upgraded…

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Vibration-Reducing Gloves, What Can They Do?

October 13, 2021

Hand Arm Vibration (HAV) is a hidden danger that slowly degrades the health of the workforce.  Fortunately, there are many countermeasures that can be implemented to secure the health and productivity of the workforce. Hand Arm Vibration Syndrome (HAVS) is caused by an over-exposure to vibrations, such as when using handheld power tools. Symptoms include…

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