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.
October 22, 2015 - Thanks to a partnership with Westex by Milliken, Wrangler has announced a flame-resistant (FR) “advanced comfort” jean, the newest extension of the brand’s “performance apparel featuring four-way flex technology that allows the jean to move with the wearer for maximum comfort”.
October 19, 2015 - GlenGuard says it has taken its patented “no melt, no drip”, arc flash and flash protection, flame resistant fabric and raised the bar to create Hi-Vis Style 1400 and Hi-Vis Anti-Stat Style 1500. The new design results in a brighter yellow mesh and a 10% reduction in weight compared to GlenGuard’s Hi-Vis Style 1100 and 1200 Anti-Stat, the company claims.
October 15, 2015 - Workrite Uniform Company, a flame-resistant (FR) clothing manufacturer, has launched a Workrite FR product line featuring 5.3-oz GlenGuard fabric. The line offers “one of the lightest weight Category 2 fabrics currently available on the FR clothing market”, Workrite says.
September 21, 2015 - Carhartt is boasting eight new styles with 360 degrees of reflective striping visibility to meet the safety needs of workers within Canada, it says.
August 17, 2015 - Black Ice and Silver Lining are the newest flame resistant (FR) base layer protection products from National Safety Apparel (NSA).
July 10, 2015 - HD Electric Company has introduced its new PRX-4 proximity voltage detector. It provides utility professionals, arborists and first responders with a safety tool that will alert them to potentially dangerous high voltage in their work areas.
June 22, 2015 - National Safety Apparel (NSA) has released its new arc flash head protection: the ArcGuard faceshield. It boasts features such as high-visible light transmission for increased visibility, an attached see-through chin cup for enhanced peripheral vision, and a lightweight design, according to the company.
June 9, 2015 - CBS ArcSafe had introduced its remote switch actuator for General Electric Q-Line molded case circuit breakers (MCCBs). The new RSA-56C actuator allows technicians to remotely close or open the circuit breakers from a safe distance while remaining stationed outside the arc-flash boundary.
May 21, 2015 - John Wiley Publishing—known for its extensive ‘For Dummies’ collection of how-to books—has published “Electrical Systems Maintenance for Dummies” by Lynn Hamrick of Shermco Industries.
May 15, 2015 - CBS ArcSafe has a new remote switch actuator for Square D HVL/cc medium-voltage load interrupter switches (LIS). The RSA-27 actuator allows technicians to remotely close or open the switches from a distance while remaining stationed outside the arc-flash boundary.
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