Protective Industrial Products, Inc. (PIP) is pleased to announce it has recently broken ground on a multimillion dollar expansion of its PRI Industries, Inc. (PRI) manufacturing facility in Chaska, MN.
The 2015 edition of the National Fire Protection Association 70E standard presents two methods for selecting the correct personal protective equipment when working inside the arc flash boundary. How do I determine what method to use?
Bunzl acquired Steiner Industries Inc., a personal protection equipment distribution business based in Chicago which is principally engaged in the sale of safety gloves and work-wear to distributors in the U.S., who supply the welding and industrial sectors. The majority of products sold are own label. Revenue in the year ended Nov. 30, 2014 was $17.9 million.
The U.S. Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OHSA) has cited a construction company and its manager for asbestos-related violations and imposed fines of almost $2 million. Safety regulators are increasingly taking asbestos violations very seriously.
OSHA has had a busy year passing several new rules, many of which will affect healthcare. While many citations issued by OSHA fall under the general duty clause, these new rules-some already passed and others under review-may give inspectors specific ammunition to work with when citing workplaces for hazards.
One year after a
respirable coal dust rule went into effect, sampling results are showing that mines are complying with reforms and better protecting coal miners from
black lung disease, the Mine Safety and Health Administration recently announced.
According to a new study from the National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH), recycling of used electronics (E-scrap) is an emerging area of concern as a source of occupational exposures among workers and a source of take-home exposures.
The Brockville 3M team is developing new technology that will improve the performance of cartridges used in full- and half-face respiratory protection that shields workers from harmful airborne contaminants.
The 80 cameras from Scott Safety will allow firefighters to search for people trapped in smoke-filled rooms as well as finding hot-spots in a fire which could be hidden behind a wall or in a roof space.