By Al Baker
The New York Times
Added by Safety Community on February 7, 2011 at 11:16am —
By Meron Berkson
CBS 7 News
Safety is an important factor when it comes to working in the oil fields.…
Added by Safety Community on January 3, 2011 at 4:30pm —
Ansell Limited introduces PowerFlex® 80-813 gloves, a fresh-to-market line of hand protection that combines flame resistance, cut protection and ergonomics. PowerFlex 80-813… Continue
Added by Safety Community on November 23, 2010 at 2:46pm —
Added by Safety Community on May 21, 2010 at 9:57am —
Ansell Limited, a global leader in hand protection, is pleased to introduce HyFlex® 11-830, an ergonomically designed glove that incorporates Zonz™Knit Advanced Comfort Technology for unprecedented comfort and fit.
“Ansell developed HyFlex 11-830 to present workers with a glove that offers… Continue
Added by Safety Community on May 19, 2010 at 12:55pm —
In today’s economic environment many companies are striving to reduce costs in every aspect of their plant operations. Decision makers often target personal protective equipment (PPE) for cost-cutting measures and implement changes without fully understanding the impact on worker safety. Continue
At the same time companies are trying to reduce their PPE expenditures, OSHA is stepping up enforcement activity and adding inspectors. Companies can achieve cost…
Added by Safety Community on February 17, 2010 at 10:00am —
Hand protection products help keep relief workers safe
RED BANK, NJ - As aid pours into Haiti for victims injured and displaced by the recent earthquakes, the massive cleanup is just beginning. Ansell is assisting with the relief effort by shipping gloves for medical workers and work crews involved in the search for victims and removal of debris.
Earlier this month, Ansell shipped exam gloves to Haiti, working with Direct Relief International (… Continue
Added by Safety Community on January 27, 2010 at 5:33pm —
As you may know, the Safety Community hosts monthly chats about a variety of safety topics. We wanted to get your ideas in order to improve the chats; be sure to leave a comment if you have additional thoughts!
Added by Safety Community on July 27, 2009 at 4:00pm —
Barbara Monk of Odessa, Ontario says there have been few times during her 21-year career that her hands have not been covered with cuts and nicks. As a journey level construction electrician and member of the International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers, Monk typically works on new construction and retrofit projects.
As part of her job, Monk strips insulation from electrical wires and cables to make electrical connections and uses a hack saw to cut cable and conduit. She… Continue
Added by Safety Community on June 25, 2009 at 1:58pm —
The economy has a few companies and individuals rethinking their tradeshow spend, approach, attendance, etc. Here's your chance to share with other OSC members how you're adapting to this kind of economic situation. Feel free to leave comments below to let others know what you’re thinking!…
Added by Safety Community on May 13, 2009 at 1:30pm —
38-214T gloves from Ansell Healthcare protect workers from phenol chloroform and a variety of dangerous chemicals. The thin-mil Viton® over butyl gloves are comfortable and provide the dexterity and tactile sensitivity lab workers need.
Ansell developed ChemTek
38-214T gloves in response to a request from the University of California, San Francisco (UCSF) for a thin laboratory glove that could be used with phenol and chlorinated solvents.
UCSF is… Continue
Added by Safety Community on February 26, 2009 at 10:30am —
Ansell is making safety and lab managers’ job a little easier by introducing an enhanced version of Ansell’s SpecWare®
Online Chemical Application and Recommendation Guide. The online tool, available at www.ansellpro.com
, allows users to accurately search for the right protective glove specifically for chemical applications.
minimizes user time and the number of clicks required to get from the search criteria to the Ansell… Continue
Added by Safety Community on February 25, 2009 at 10:00am —
Enter the Ansell iPhone Sweepstakes to win a brand new iPhone 3G!
To enter, visit www.safetycommunity.com
, become a member, upload your photo, post two original blog posts to your membership page, and complete the… Continue
Added by Safety Community on August 15, 2008 at 12:30am —
Please fill out the form located here
to be officially entered in the Ansell iPhone Sweepstakes.
Added by Safety Community on August 13, 2008 at 7:30am —
On November 15, 2007, the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) issued a new paragraph to existing standard 29 CFR 1910.132, Personal Protective Equipment. The new paragraph (h) Employer Payment for Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) requires employers to provide required PPE at no cost to the employee. The change applies to general industry, construction, shipyard, longshoring and marine terminal workplaces. The following questions and answers are intended to help clarify how… Continue
Added by Safety Community on May 27, 2008 at 4:17pm —
By Nelson Schlatter
Technical Applications Chemist
Proper hand protection is especially important in a chemical processing facility to prevent injuries and related costs and to boost productivity. Below are questions often asked by managers and others in chemical processing facilities, with responses provided to their inquiries.
Could you provide safety guidelines for using disposable nitrile gloves in a laboratory… Continue
Added by Safety Community on May 15, 2008 at 11:30am —
Added by Safety Community on February 15, 2008 at 1:30pm —
1. DETAILS: NO PURCHASE NECESSARY TO ENTER OR WIN. The Ansell iPhone Sweepstakes ("Sweepstakes") is sponsored by Ansell, 200 Schulz Drive, Red Bank NJ 07701 (“Sponsor”), begins at 12:00:01 AM ET on August 15, 2008 and ends at 11:59:59 PM ET on September 19, 2008 ("Sweepstakes Period").
2. ELIGIBILITY: Sweepstakes open only to legal residents of the 50 United States and the District of Columbia who are at least 18 years old and have reached the age of majority in their state of… Continue
Added by Safety Community on February 14, 2008 at 4:00pm —