September 19, 2018 - CBS ArcSafe has introduced its latest remote switch actuator (RSA) for Eaton's Series G - LG frame moulded case circuit breakers (MCCBs). Dubbed RSA-230B, the portable device allows technicians to remotely close or trip the circuit breaker from up to 300 feet away, while stationed safely outside the arc-flash boundary.
August 28, 2018 — Cementex recently released the updated UltraLite series of arc flash PPE task wear, available in 11- and 12-cal/cm2 and 40 cal/cm2. The UltraLite features a standard colour gray, which reflects sunlight for heat reduction in outdoor applications and allows for easier identification of contamination, as well as any dirt or debris that may compromise the garments’ safety.
February 8, 2018 - Through its eCommerce-enabled website, Lenco Training & Technical Services is now offering The Electrical Room and The Lockout Box.
June 1, 2017 - Werner says it has developed new fall protection products to protect workers in high-risk environments: the ProForm F3 harnesses, which feature a patented relief cord system. This allows the user to relieve possible deadly pressure on femoral arteries and pressure on the clavicle, typically caused by harness straps in a post-fall condition, according to Werner.
March 29, 2017 - Brady has announced its Safety Lock and Tag Carrier, which can hold up to 12 safety padlocks and keys, as well as lockout hasps and lockout procedure tags.
March 29, 2017 - Carhartt is adding eight new women’s styles to its flame-resistant (FR) line. The new assortment includes a jacket, a denim pant and canvas pant, a coverall, a woven shirt, and three knit shirts and is “purpose-built for women working in the electric utilities and oil and gas industries”.
November 21, 2016 - The remote switch actuator (RSA) for the Merlin Gerin insulated case circuit breaker (ICCB) has made its debut from CBS ArcSafe, a manufacturer of remote racking and switching solutions for low- and medium-voltage switchgear.
November 2, 2016 - The Canadian Centre for Occupational Health and Safety (CCOHS) has released a mobile app that provides instant access to workplace health and safety advice and information.
October 21, 2016 - MSA has launched the Latchways 10-ft cable personal fall limiter (PFL), featuring multiple spring radial energy-absorbing technology. This new design eliminates the need for an external energy-absorber outside of the housing, the company says, making it the “smallest self-retracting lanyard on the market in its class”.
October 18, 2016 - Wieland Electric Inc., manufacturer of electrical interconnect technology, has developed a compact DIN rail-mounted universal safety relay, the SNO4083 series, for monitoring a range of machine safety functions, including emergency stops, elevator access control and heating/burner installations.
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