OSHA's Accumulated List of Precautions covering Winter Weather Hazards
In addition to cold stress, there are other winter weather related hazards that workers may be exposed to when performing tasks such as driving in the snow, removing snow from rooftops, and working near downed or damaged power lines.
Click For More Info Frostbite and Hypothermia guidelines published by Red Cross
Frostbite and hypothermia are cold-related emergencies that may quickly become life or limb threatening. Preventing cold-related emergencies includes not starting an activity in, on, or around cold water unless you know you can get help quickly in an emergency. Be aware of the wind chill. Dress appropriately and avoid staying in the cold too long.
Click For More Info Study Correlates Indium in Workplace Air with Respiratory Health Effects
The compound indium-tin oxide (ITO), is used to make products such as flat-panel displays, touch screens, solar panels, energy-efficient windows, and many others. Although these high-tech products may benefit the consumer, a growing body of research indicates workers making and reclaiming products containing ITO are at risk for indium lung disease.
Click For More Info MSA Acquires Senscient, Inc.
Transaction Expands and Enhances MSA Technology Offerings in the Global Market for Fixed Gas and Flame Detection Systems
Click For More Info Contractor Groups, Corrections Program Support Trade Up Platform
Trade Up is a platform, formed through cooperative work between West Georgia Technical College,Crane Industry Services, LLC and ELA Consulting Group. The mission of Trade Up is to recruit, train and qualify a skilled labor pipeline for contractors. The intent is mutual benefit for employees seeking rewarding, interesting careers and employers seeking qualified people who are ready, willing and able to work.
Click For More Info OSHA requests information on its safety standards addressing falls in shipyards
WASHINGTON - The Occupational Safety and Health Administration today issued a Request for Information (RFI) as the agency considers updating its safety standards under Subpart E of the Occupational Safety and Health Standards in Shipyard Employment. The standards address falls in shipbuilding, ship repair, shipbreaking, and other shipyard-related employment.
Click For More Info Matheson Tri-Gas Completes Acquisition of U.S. Assets Divested by Air Liquide
MATHESON announced on September 8, 2016 that it has completed its acquisition of certain U.S. assets divested by Air Liquide. The transaction was first announced on June 24, 2016.
In the transaction, MATHESON acquired eighteen (18) air separation units, two (2) nitrous oxide plants, and four (4) carbon dioxide plants and other related assets of Air Liquide. The transaction also included three (3) Airgas retail stores in Alaska.
Click For More Info Upcoming Webinars Productive Aging and Work: Theory, Health Data, Practical Solutions
Recognizing the complex, often interlinked hazards affecting the health, safety, and well-being of today’s workforce, the NIOSH Total Worker Health®program is excited to present a free webinar series aimed at providing the latest research and case studies for protecting the safety and health of workers everywhere. All 90-minute webinars are recorded and are available for on-demand viewing.
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GX-6000 is a game changer that simultaneously monitors up to six gases. It has a
strong internal sample pump, man-down alarm, panic alarm, an LED flashlight and
a large auto-rotating LCD display. The GX-6000 operates as a single-gas PID or a
multifunctional tool utilizing all six channels. It is designed for the nastiest
environments with a water-resistant enclosure. Has an IP-67 rating. With
vibration and loud audible alarm, GX-6000 will easily alert users.
ClixStream™ by CLMI Safety Training provides trainers a way to stream videos from your personal company library of over 250 of CLMI’s best safety & HR programs through the internet. Unlike DVDs, which can often become outdated or which are shipped from location to location, the ClixStream library gives your trainers fingertip access to this comprehensive library. 800-533-2767
— CLMI Safety Training
Alpha Omega Instruments introduces the Series 1300 O2 Deficiency Monitor. Features 4 year sensor warranty, built-in data logger, audible/visual alarms, up to three sensors, factory calibrated. Base price under $1,500.
— Alpha Omega Instruments Corp.
|The Oktolock™ clip is
made in USA with
a strong, flexible plastic that safely secures your cords and
mitigates potential trip hazards. The clip is designed to fit hand
railing or pipes up to 2” in diameter and the 3” diameter lower loop
will hold cords, hoses, welding leads or stingers.
— Glove Guard
Peracetic Acid (PAA) gas detection is now available from Analytical Technology,Inc., Both portable and fixed detectors can provide rapid and reliable detection of hazardous levels of PAA vapor in the workplace. The new PAA sensor provides sensitivity to 0.05 ppm while measuring selectively without interference from hydrogen peroxide, a component of PAA solutions. Sensors are compatible with the ATI PortaSens II portable leak detector as well as the series F12 fixed gas detector.
— Analytical Technology Inc.
Tired of waiting for lab results? See how easy and effective real-time, direct reading dust monitoring can be compared to gravimetric sampling. Look to the TSI DustTrak™ Aerosol Monitors to provide more flexible use and expanded measurement insight for any workplace dust monitoring project. Start saving time and money today
— TSI Incorporated