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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Improved earplugs more comfortable, easier to insert

September 14, 2004

Howard Leight® Industries has introduced an improved version of its MAX® earplug designed to be easier to insert and more comfortable to wear while providing an NRR of 33 dB.The new version is...

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Book explains equipment safeguards

September 14, 2004

The Fabricators & Manufacturers Association, International® (FMA), offers Safeguarding Concepts Illustrated, 7th edition, by the National Safety Council.Described as a must-have manual for any job...

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Bifocal safety glasses combine style, protection, magnification

September 14, 2004

Wizard Industries has released the Safety Sport Specs, which combine a sporting look, comfort, protection, and a built-in bifocal reading segment.The ANSI Z87.1-2003-compliant glasses offer full...

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Portable fume extractor handles light- to medium-duty arc welding

August 10, 2004

The Lincoln Electric Co. offers the Mini Flex, a portable welding fume extractor with primary LongLife-H® and secondary HEPA filters, designed to handle most common light- and medium-duty arc...

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Welding protection products to be rated by new standard

August 10, 2004

FM Approvals a testing laboratory has introduced Approval Standard 4950, "Welding Pads, Welding Blankets, and Welding Curtains for Hot Work Operations." The standard was developed following a...

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OSHA-compliant safety training now available in Spanish

August 10, 2004

Webnettraining, a provider of Web-based, online OSHA-compliant safety and health training, has begun converting programs and tests to Spanish. Participants now will be able to choose to view programs...

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Earmuffs filter harmful noise, allow voices and alarms to be heard

July 13, 2004

Bilsom, part of the Bacou-Dalloz™ Hearing Safety Group, has introduced a new, improved version of its Clarity™ line of earmuffs. The earmuffs feature patented uniform attenuation...

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Dust collection system is self-cleaning

July 13, 2004

United Air Specialists Inc., a Clarcor Company, has introduced a new, compact, versatile collector that the company says can handle almost any manufacturing dust. Model BDC is a self-cleaning,...

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Gloves offer improved chemical, liquid resistance

June 8, 2004

Perfect Fit Glove, a Bacou-Dalloz Company, has introduced the PowerCoat™ line of general-purpose PVC, nitrile, neoprene, and natural latex liquidproof, chemical-resistant gloves. The flexible...

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Autodarkening helmet has 30 percent larger window, improved out-of-position welding

June 8, 2004

Miller Electric Mfg. Co.’s Big Window Elite™ autodarkening helmets feature a 30 percent larger lens window than the company’s standard helmets and four independent arc sensors. The...

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Industrial fan comes with four mounting options

June 8, 2004

Airmaster® Fan Co. offers the 4-IN-1 Direct Drive Mancooler® with four mounting options shipped in one box. Included with the fan is the chain hanging mount, the ceiling mount, the wall mount,...

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Safety relay designed for two-hand applications

May 4, 2004

Norstat Inc. offers the Safe Z.2 series safety relay from Riese Electronic, designed specifically for use with two-hand control applications, such as presses or other hazardous machinery in which a...

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Book offers suggestion for controlling workers' comp costs

May 4, 2004

The Fabricators & Manufacturers Association (FMA) Store offers CompControl – The Secrets of Reducing Workers' Compensation Costsby Edward J. Priz, an insurance expert. Billed as an action guide,...

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Gas mask respirators offered

April 8, 2004

3M offers National Institute of Safety and Health (NIOSH)-approved gas mask respirators for use in chemical, biological, radiological, and nuclear (CBRN) environments.The full-facepiece FR-M40B...

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