May 13, 2016 - MSA Safety says its new Latchways Mini personal fall limiter is “a compact, lightweight self-retracting lanyard” that uses multiple spring radial energy-absorbing technology to eliminate the need for an external energy-absorber outside of the housing. According to MSA, this also makes it the smallest SRL (self-retracting lifeline) available.
May 12, 2016 - National Safety Apparel (NSA) features a variety of flame-resistant and arc flash stocked head protection with many styles, fabrics and protection levels.
May 4, 2016 - Workplace safety trainer Electrolab tackles slips and falls in its latest DVD release: “Stairways and Ladders: A Safe Step”. This program deals specifically with how to prevent slips and falls by discussing how to use, place, maintain and climb both stairs and ladders safely.
April 29, 2016 - GenTent safety canopies—weatherproof covers for portable generators—are now available in Canada via Amazon and Amazon Prime (with free shipping).
February 24, 2016 - The ArcGuard Active 40 cal/cm2 suit, the new addition to National Safety Apparel’s ArcGuard arc flash PPE line, is made from a lightweight flame resistant and arc rated fabric.
February 10, 2016 - Brady’s new Safeflex universal cable lockout features a non-conductive red nylon cable that the company says is ideal for electrical shutoff points and corrosive environments.
February 8, 2016 - Brady has released its new thermal transfer (THT) printable tags, which the company says can fit more information and also include barcodes. Users can import data, such as data from an Equipment Isolation spreadsheet, into LabelMark software. This data can then be printed onto tags without having to re-enter data, Brady explains.
February 1, 2016 - Electricians, contractors and other industry professionals now have double the options for 3M brand safety gloves. From cut resistance, to winter wear, to touchscreen finger and thumb tips, three new gloves from 3M help “increase versatility, protection and convenience for a host of applications and environments”, 3M says.
November 11, 2015 - CBS ArcSafe has a new remote switch actuator (RSA) for General Electric EntelliGuard G circuit breakers. It allows technicians to remotely charge, close, or trip the circuit breaker from a safe distance of up to 300 ft.
October 28, 2015 - Injuries occurring from improper position and movement are common in most workplaces, says Electrolab Training Systems, a safety-training provider. Along with CLMI Safety Training (formerly known as Comprehensive Loss Management, Inc.), Electrolab is releasing a new three-part DVD series that deals specifically with injuries to the back, knees and shoulders, and discusses simple techniques employees can use to avoid the pain of these common injuries. Each topic covers common stresses, injury prevention techniques, stretching and exercise, Electrolab says.
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