Safety

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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Face shield protects during grinding, cutting, brazing

October 12, 2004

The new DP4 face shield from Sellstrom Mfg. Co. combines a clear window with a flip-down shade 5 IR window and provides uninterrupted protection for grinding, cutting, and brazing.Other available...

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Safety light curtain designed for automated material transport areas

October 12, 2004

SICK Inc. has introduced its C 4000 entry/exit safety light curtain for advanced safety applications. It is designed for use in areas where material is automatically transported into a hazardous zone...

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Safety, health bulletin focuses on fall protection

October 12, 2004

The Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) has issued a safety and health information bulletin to prevent fatal accidents and injuries for workers using wire form anchorage connectors...

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New workplace fatality data released

October 12, 2004

Commenting on workplace fatality data released Sept. 22, U.S. Assistant Secretary of Labor for Occupational Safety and Health John Henshaw said, "American workers remain safer than they were just a...

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NIOSH DVD focuses on preventing workplace violence

October 12, 2004

A new training and educational DVD from the National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH) provides employers, employees, safety professionals, and others with recommendations and...

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Welding hazards affect nonwelders too

October 12, 2004

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Although a fully clad welder can appear somewhat overdressed, each piece of protective clothing is necessary to ensure personal safety. Welders who shun safety equipment often have scars or health problems as reminders of shortcuts they took.

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Preventing welding-related fires

October 12, 2004

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Before welding, professional and hobbyist welders must be knowledgeable about potential fire hazards and safe practices. They also must examine the work area and adjacent areas, welding equipment, and consumables for hazards and take appropriate measures to ensure safety.

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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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ASHI, OSHA to educate, train workers to respond to workplace emergencies

September 14, 2004

The American Safety and Health Institute (ASHI) has joined with the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) to educate and train workers to respond to workplace emergency situations.ASHI...

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Metals plant faces fines for failing to safeguard workers from cadmium

September 14, 2004

Ansonia Copper and Brass Inc., Ansonia, Conn., faces $55,500 in fines from the U.S. Labor Department’s Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) for failing to safeguard workers...

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OSHA issues final respiratory protection rule, adds fit-testing protocol

September 14, 2004

The Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) has revised its Respiratory Protection Standard and added a new fit-testing procedure to help workers and employers select proper-fitting...

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SMACNA aligns with OSHA

September 14, 2004

The Sheet Metal and Air Conditioning Contractors National Association (SMACNA) has signed an alliance with the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA). The alliance will address fall...

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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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