Safety Products

The safety technology area has information for protecting workers directly with personal protection equipment and indirectly with interlocks, light curtains, machine guards, barriers, safety curtains, sensors, and ventilation systems.

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Safety controller has enhanced functions, flexibility

October 11, 2005

SICK Inc. has introduced its UE 100 series safety controllers, which include the UE 440 and 470.The UE 440 is a configurable safety controller for comprehensive implementation of safety applications...

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Safety scanner adapts to dynamic, irregular environments

September 13, 2005

Scientific Technologies Inc.'s OptoShield OS3100 laser light safety scanner adapts to both dynamic and irregular hazardous environments.The scanner features two detection zone sets that can be...

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Press brake safety kit developed by SMACNA

September 13, 2005

The Fabricators & Manufacturers Association Intl.® Store offers the Press Brake Safety Compliance Kit created by the Sheet Metal and Air Conditioning Contractors' National Association...

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Welding protection fabrics are FM-approved

September 13, 2005

Auburn Manufacturing Inc. offers a CD-ROM entitled "Are You Using FM Approved Fabrics in Your Facility," that targets those responsible for hot-work safety practices.The CD gives an overview of the...

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Key modules enhance machine access safety

August 9, 2005

Fortress Interlocks offers access key and safety key modules for its AmGard modular safety gate switches. The safety key module enables an operator to retain the machine activation key while entering...

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Safeguarding system designed for hydraulic press brakes

August 9, 2005

The LazerSafe LZS-003 Safeguarding System from Scientific Technologies Inc. (STI) has been developed exclusively for hydraulic press brakes.The system uses a flat laser light band that continuously...

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Coins promote safety

August 9, 2005

Custom coins from Osborne Coinage can be used in safety programs.Employees who follow safety guidelines can be rewarded with coins that later can be traded in for prizes. Besides motivating individual...

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Grabber cups protect against metal cuts and scrapes

July 12, 2005

Vi-Cas Mfg. has introduced a line of grabber cups designed to protect users from cuts and scrapes when handling sheet metal.The grabbers are available in diameters up to 4.75 in. with a 25-lb. lifting...

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System protects plasma torches from collision

July 12, 2005

MG Systems and Welding’s SureStop magnetic torch collision sensor system is designed to hold plasma torches rigidly in place and protect them from collision damage that results from programming...

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Lotion forms skin-protecting barrier

June 14, 2005

Gloves In A Bottle lotion is designed to turn the skin's outer layer into an invisible pair of gloves, forming a barrier to keep moisture-robbing irritants out while retaining the skin's natural...

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Glove relieves CTS symptoms

June 14, 2005

TherAid Mfg.'s Carpal Glove Orthosis II is designed to relieve the symptoms of carpal tunnel syndrome (CTS) and to prevent the condition in workers not yet suffering from CTS.The noncumbersome gloves...

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Contact mat shuts down machines

June 14, 2005

ASN Safety Solutions' ASK safety contact mat is designed to safeguard hazardous areas in which working machinery can present a potential danger by stopping machinery.Pressure on the mat triggers a...

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System integrates safety interlocks, machine controls

May 10, 2005

Fortress Interlocks has developed eGard, a compact, lightweight system that enables modules, including both mechanical trapped key interlocks and electrical safety gate switch interlocks, and simple...

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Back safety program available on video

May 10, 2005

J.J. Keller & Associates' new video-based training program entitled "Back Safety: A User's Guide" is designed to teach employees how to protect their backs on and off the job.The video teaches...

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New safety, automation catalog available

April 12, 2005

Norstat Inc. has just released its new Machine Safety and Automation catalog.The catalog includes optical and audible signaling devices; mechanical limit, position, foot, and safety switches; safety...

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