"We've long been at the forefront of new technology DIR gloves," said Andy Olson, 
associate product director, Ergodyne. "These next-generation work gloves represent a 
huge step forward in the quest to combat impact-related hand injuries in the world's 
toughest applications."

Honeywell announced it has significantly expanded the number of Uvex  safety eyewear 
products featuring  Uvex HydroShield anti-fog lens coating - from 10 to 51 - to deliver 
maximum protection in more styles for more work environments.  

Today's production environment is a pressure cooker, with many demands unrelated 
to daily order-filling and throughput requirements. Food & beverage manufacturing in 
particular is under the gun, with the stringent documentation and verification required 
for food safety adding to stress levels.

Genuine Parts Company announced Thursday that Motion Industries, the company's 
Industrial Parts Group, has acquired Braas Company, a multi-regional distributor of 
products and services for industrial automation and control customers.

Vallen Distribution, Inc. launched its branding; a milestone in the ongoing merger of 
predecessor companies Hagemeyer North America and IDG. Those two companies 
joined forces in 2014, both subsidiaries of  Sonepar USA.

A significant part of the demand in the global welding safety market will arise from the 
construction and manufacturing sectors, which jointly accounted for nearly 50% of the 
overall market in 2015.


Lisa Levy, OSHA's office director in Hasbrouck Heights, NJ, said in a statement that falls 
cause the most construction worker deaths and that Frame Q is acting irresponsibly by not providing its employees with the appropriate protection. 

Twenty-two million workers are exposed to potentially damaging noise at work each year. Exposure to sustained loud noise kills the inner ear's nerve endings, and leads to permanent hearing loss that neither surgery nor medicine can correct.

For more information on policy related topics, contact ISEA's Government Relations Director
Dan Glucksman  at 703-525-1695.


RS Components (RS), the trading brand of Electrocomponents plc, the global distributor for engineers, is extending its portfolio of  safety equipment from 3M with two new products 
that are designed to protect employees from high levels of noise.


Send company events and important announcements to include in the MID to  Lydia Baugh.  
For policy related questions, please contact Dan Glucksman  at 703-525-1695.

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