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.
April 28, 2015 - Kirk Key has developed what it calls “a reduced size mechanical bolt interlock for smaller stature breakers”.
March 16, 2015 - Ontario’s IHSA announced that all of its one-day Working at Heights: Fundamentals of Fall Prevention courses will meet the requirements of the Working at Heights Training Standard released by the Prevention Office of the Ontario Ministry of Labour (MoL) as of April 1, 2015.
March 12, 2015 – 3M has released its newest fall protection full body harness line developed with 3M’s stain repellent, Scotchgard Protector.
January 9, 2015 - GlenGuard FR, G&K Services and Workrite Uniform Co. unveiled a new line of vented, enhanced visibility workwear with flame-resistant (FR) protection.
January 7, 2015 - Available now from Electrolab (a player in workplace safety training) is a new employee safety program that deals specifically with encouraging employees to speak up when they see a co-worker engaged in unsafe behaviour so as to prevent injuries and fatalities.
December 10, 2014 - Available now from Electrolab Training Systems is “Cold Stress: Working Safely in Cold Weather”—a new program that aims to help employees understand and recognize the effects of cold stress.
September 22, 2014 - Worn on the outside of clothing, HD Electric says its V-Watch personal voltage detector alerts workers to the presence of electrical fields or energized equipment.
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