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Navigating Foot Protection on the Construction Site

July 2, 2024

By Tito Warren, Contributor In the dynamic setting of a construction site, construction workers face some of the greatest risks for foot hazards – from falling objects to electrical activity and environmental factors. Feet are susceptible to a variety of injuries including fractures, punctures, sprains, burns, frostbite, and more minor conditions like blisters. Because construction…

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Why Choose Safety Helmets Over Hard Hats?

June 25, 2024

 Ryan Barnes, co-founder and CEO of STUDSON, talks about the evolution of head protection in the construction industry, and the advantages of safety helmets over traditional hard hats. Ryan discusses the innovative new materials STUDSON uses in its safety helmets, as well as barriers to adoption for safety helmets. Information about STUDSON products can…

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Durabook Unlocks New AI Experiences with Upgraded Laptop

June 21, 2024

Laptop is ideal for 3D landscape rendering and architectural illustration, interactive factory floor planning, and real-time analytics Durabook announced a major upgrade of its popular Z14I laptop that makes it the world’s most durable and reliable fully rugged artificial intelligence (AI) PC designed specifically to support demanding AI applications in the field. The Durabook Z14I now features Intel® Core™ Ultra 5 and 7…

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ASSP and SafetyCulture Offer New Training on Mobile Devices

June 18, 2024

The American Society of Safety Professionals (ASSP) has joined with SafetyCulture, a global technology company, to help frontline workers stay up-to-date on federal safety and health standards. A new series of bite-sized refresher training courses are now accessible on any mobile device and can be completed on-site in just 15 minutes. The 27 new courses are designed around standards…

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Successful Premire of CIOSH THAILAND 2024

June 14, 2024

CIOSH THAILAND, the only specialist trade exhibition dedicated to PPE (Personal Protective Equipment) in Southeast Asia, successfully concluded its first edition last week at the Bangkok International Trade & Exhibition Center (BITEC). The event welcomed 3,117 trade visitors and industry professionals, with and international share of almost 20 percent – attendees came 20 nations, including Laos, Indonesia,…

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What’s New in Construction Safety?

June 13, 2024

Evan R. Hardin, Director of Safety, Health & Environmental Specialists for Fastenal, talks about fall protection, head protection and heat stress prevention in the construction industry. Evan covers trends, solutions and best practices for safety managers in this wide-ranging interview. Learn more about Fastenal at www.fastenal.com.

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National Safety Month: Shurtape’s Technology Improves Workplace Safety

June 5, 2024

With construction, transportation, and warehousing jobs overwhelmingly leading the way in workplace incidents, safety leaders often preach that workplace injuries are preventable. Shurtape Technologies, a leader in adhesive tape and consumer home and office products, has been dedicated to coming up with a solution to address this key issue. Maintenance record keeping is a vital part…

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ELOKON and Carroll Technologies Announce Distribution Partnership

May 24, 2024

ELOKON, a global leader in advanced safety and fleet management systems for industrial vehicles, has announced its strategic partnership with Carroll Technologies Group, the leading provider of safety and communication equipment to several important industrial sectors. ELOKON brings to the table its world-class portfolio of forklift safety systems, designed to protect personnel, assets, and infrastructure…

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Use Your Head: Don’t Neglect Eye and Face Protection

May 3, 2024

By Milwaukee Tool, Contributor Eye and face protection is as vital as ever in construction and the skilled trades. In 2020, there were more than 18,000 eye injuries in American workplaces, according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics. Construction workers accounted for more than 2,000 of them, the highest incident rate among all industries. In…

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Stay a Step Ahead of Workplace Hazards: How to Select and Maintain a New Pair of Safety Boots

May 3, 2024

By Kevin Oberle, Contributor Proper safety footwear is key to preparedness on the jobsite. In addition to providing protection, when workers are confident in each step, they are better able to focus on the current task at hand. As a result, having well-maintained and reliable work boots can help prevent injuries and lead to increased…

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