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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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Audiologist joins Bacou-Dalloz

January 11, 2005

Brad K. Witt, an experienced audiologist well-known in occupational audiology and hearing conservation circles, has joined the Bacou-Dalloz Hearing Safety Group as audiology and regulatory affairs...

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Safety professionals advised to use e-learning

January 11, 2005

Speaking at the American Society of Safety Engineers (ASSE) Safety Training Symposium & Expo, e-learning expert Dr. Brandon Hall encouraged safety experts to use e-learning as a means to train...

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Tackling the costs of employer-provided health care

January 11, 2005

Editor's Note: This article is adapted from "Health Care Costs: Where Do We Go From Here?" presented by Neil Trautwein, assistant vice president, human resources policy, with the National Association of Manufacturers, at the association's Future of Manufacturing Forum July 21, 2004.

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Gloves are heat-, cut-, and abrasion-resistant

December 7, 2004

Perfect Fit Glove has developed the Carbtex® glove line suitable for welders and automobile manufacturers.Carbtex fiber consists of a proprietary thermoplastic core inside an oxidized outer shell...

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Torch tip kits provide double safety protection

December 7, 2004

Smith Equipment offers a line of Dual Guard™ cutting, welding, and heating outfits. The Dual Guard torch provides double safety protection with an in-head flash arrester and in-tip gas mixing...

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Guide focuses on power press safety

December 7, 2004

The Fabricators & Manufacturers Association Store offers the Power Press Safety Manual, which focuses on power press safety, setup, training, and maintenance safety.Other topics include ergonomics,...

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DOL renews partnership to protect Hispanic workers

December 7, 2004

First created in July 2001, the partnership formalizes a shared commitment by the DOL and the Consulate to educate Hispanics and immigrant workers about their rights and responsibilities in the work...

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Steel and crane company cited for safety violations

December 7, 2004

The U.S. Labor Department's Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) has issued a serious citation to Kaverit Steel and Crane, Edmonton, Alb., following the death of one of its employees...

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OSHA hygienists seek to enhance occupational health

December 7, 2004

Thirty-four industrial hygienists from the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) met in Washington in October to develop ways to enhance workplace occupational health.One of OSHA's...

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OSHA recognizes Homogeneous Metals for safety, health excellence

December 7, 2004

The U.S. Department of Labor's Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) has recognized Homogeneous Metals Inc., Clayville, N.Y., for achieving four years of excellence in worker safety and...

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Controller integrates safety device monitoring, functioning

November 9, 2004

Omron Electronics' F3SX safety controller integrates monitoring and functioning of individual safety devices, such as light curtains, safety doors, and emergency stop buttons, from a single central...

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Book addresses confined spaces safety

November 9, 2004

The Fabricators & Manufacturers Association, Intl.® (FMA) online bookstore offers the Complete Confined Spaces Handbook.The book is designed to aid the development of confined space programs. It...

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Specialty application earmuffs introduced

November 9, 2004

Bilsom® has introduced earmuffs to meet a variety of specialty applications. The Thunder®, Leightning®, and Clarity™ series earmuffs now can mount directly on hard hats or fold away...

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OSHA proposes revised rule on hexavalent chromium

November 9, 2004

The U.S. Labor Department's Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) published a Notice of Proposed Rulemaking (NPRM) for occupational exposure to hexavalent chromium (CrVI) in the October...

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OSHA cites metal container manufacturer

November 9, 2004

The U.S. Labor Department's Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) has issued citations and proposed $114,300 in penalties to Durable Inc., a Wheeling Ill.-based metal container...

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