Michigan Army National Guard fields Transportable Black Hawk Operations ...
Brillantes said, “With the T-BOS, we can put the pilots through a variety of difficult scenarios, including flying in protective masks and clothing. This allows the pilots to adapt to changes in perception using personal protective equipment without ...
Cashflow: Hall-Fast Industrial Supplies Ltd
Hall-Fast commenced trading in August 2006 and now supplies more than 134,000 standard items including specialist fasteners, access and handling equipment, workwear, tools and personal protective equipment (PPE) to the automotive and general ...
Breaking Bad with EOD, Military's Bomb Squad
Marines.mil (press release)
We set up blocks so they didn't just send their robot in there – forcing them to utilize their PPE [personal protective equipment].” Identifying important variables in the room, donning the appropriate PPE and correctly employing the various tools at ...
Breaking Bad with EOD – The Military's Bomb Squad
OSHA Cites Illinois-Based Metal Company for Nearly 40 Violations
Occupational Health and Safety
The other-than-serious violations include failure to conduct personal protective equipment assessments, failure to provide a written emergency evacuation plan, failure to post load rating signs, failure to maintain records of crane and rope inspections ...
Predictions for the Global Chemicals, Materials and Food Industry
The leading industries identified in 2013 were: construction and utilities, transportation, foods and beverage, personal protective equipment, and food, drug, and cosmetics. Frost & Sullivan has also identified the top Technologies and Markets to Watch ...
If you've found yourself in the position of pondering whether or not a workplace injury was caused by your employer’s negligence, then you’re not alone. There are an innumerable amount of workplace injuries, ranging from minor to extremely serious, that happen every day.
What commonly leads to…Continue
Posted by Lee Kirton on December 6, 2013 at 7:46am
The safety and reliability of mobile-elevated work platforms (MEWPs) is something that has become a recent point of contention within the construction industry. Used commonly in fields of construction, manufacturing and maintenance, work platforms serve to make working from height in these professions easier, faster and more practical. However, recent media headlines have shed uncertainty on the overall safety of scissor lifts, cherry pickers and low-level access platforms, reporting a 65%…Continue
Posted by Jon Scopter on November 28, 2013 at 5:04am
Posted by Safety Community on November 21, 2013 at 2:00pm
Processing and applications of PP woven fabric.
Firstly,beginning from heating of PP resin. Small trace of Calcium Carbonate and pigment are added to the PP resins during the heating phase. When the resin melts, it is extruded as a flat film. In the slitting unit, the flat film is slit into tape yarn followed by stretching and annealing, them the PP fibers are finished, these fibers are then converted into fabric by using various types of circular looms. Lastly the process of …Continue
Posted by Tony Lew on November 18, 2013 at 7:51pm
New technology is helping to provide gloves with the cut protection and flexibility needed to perform everyday tasks for workers in fast-paced manufacturing environments and shrinking the cost of injury in the process. While experienced workers are more hesitant, education can communicate the features and advantages of the new products.
For more information, check out the full…Continue
Posted by Safety Community on November 18, 2013 at 9:30am
Posted by Safety Community on November 14, 2013 at 3:00pm
Do work gloves have to be bulky to prevent against cuts? The answer is no.
Some gloves are made with engineered yarn that protect against cuts while offering a breathable feel. Gloves with this material can prevent your employees from working without gloves. However, training and acceptance by employees are also important factors.
To learn more about these lightweight, durable gloves, read the…Continue
Posted by Safety Community on November 11, 2013 at 1:30pm
As a society we make different choices or judgment calls on a daily basis, and we often use our discretionary ability to help us make the most acceptable and prudent choice. For example, many people choose to utilize the assistance of a safety helmet when operating a bicycle. We do not choose to use a safety helmet because it makes us look more stylish or because it adds to the comfort of the ride, instead we mainly choose to wear safety helmets to enhance safety. This is a reasonable choice…Continue
Posted by Tony Ferraro on November 10, 2013 at 4:04pm
Workers in a variety of fields can be at risk for electrocution and should use proper equipment and necessary steps to prevent electrical shock. Through proper care and usage of rubber insulated gloves, workers can prevent against shock and get hours of comfortable wear out of their gloves.
To read more about the risks and solutions of electrical shocks, visit the…Continue
Posted by Safety Community on November 7, 2013 at 11:30am
Written by: Wayne J. Harris – International Health and Safety Practitioner
Now let’s imagine that you have managed to convince the CEO of the business to invest time and money in developing and implementing a new safety management system. You have trained everyone from the top management down in their…
Posted by Wayne Harris on November 5, 2013 at 9:12pm