Personal Protective Equipment News

  • Fall Protection Programs Help to Prevent Worker Injuries and Fatalities

    According to the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA), falls are among the most common causes of serious work-related injuries and deaths. They are also a common cause for costly noncompliance penalties against employers that have failed to follow fall protection requirements. In fact, just a few months ago, OSHA announced proposed penalties of over $1.5 million after a Florida ...


    By Cochrane & Associates, LLC

  • Recofloor vinyl flooring recyclers win Red Letter Days prizes

    Recofloor has named the three winners of its annual Summer Promotion, which was held throughout August to encourage more flooring companies to recycle their waste vinyl flooring through Altro and Polyflor’s scheme. The draw was streamed live on Facebook at the beginning of September. Congratulations to MacGregor Flooring Company Ltd, Hamilton; Branagan Flooring Services, Manchester ...

  • Effort to delay ELD mandate fails on House floor

    In conjunction with the push to pass the remaining appropriations bills, Representative Brian Babin (R-Texas) sponsored an amendment that would prohibit implementing the upcoming electronic logging device mandate that goes into effect December 18, 2017, through the next fiscal year. The amendment failed by a vote of 246-173. In the vote, 67 Republicans sided with nearly all Democrats to defeat ...

  • Fungal Infections and the CDC’s 10 Questions to Protect Your Health Discussed in New Video

    Today, the IAQ Video Network and Cochrane & Associates announced the release of their latest educational video.  Their newest production discusses the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s list of ten questions to help people learn their chances of developing a fungal infection.  “The CDC states that only about 300 out of 1.5 million different species of ...


    By Cochrane & Associates, LLC

  • Preventing Injuries, Fatalities and Costly Noncompliance Penalties with Effective Fall Protection Programs

    Just last month, the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) announced proposed penalties of over $1.5 million for a Florida roofing contractor for repeatedly failing to protect its workers from the risks of dangerous falls and other hazards. Unfortunately, these types of worker injuries and fatalities are all too common. In fact, OSHA reports that falls are among the most ...


    By Clark Seif Clark Inc.

  • Reinforced heating: The new Ventus-X from Lufft for extreme locations

    Summer is drawing to an end and the cold season is approaching. Reason enough for the Lufft sensor company to introduce an upgraded version of the VENTUS ultrasonic wind sensor – the VENTUS-X. The revised sensor is equipped with an enhanced 240-watt heater and is available from now on. To get it ready for the market, Avinor, the Norwegian airport integrator, put the VENTUS-X to the test ...

  • Visit H2O GmbH at IFAT India 2017

    Taking responsibility for our world’s resources is becoming increasingly important in industry today. Many new technologies make a significant contribution to enabling this environmentally conscious approach. Effective processing of industrial wastewater is among these innovations thanks to VACUDEST vacuum distillation systems. These systems protect valuable fresh water resources while also ...


    By H2O GmbH

  • Zero Liquid Discharge production saves money and protects the environment: H2O GmbH at EMO 2017

    Steinen/Hanover, Germany. Sustainability is the hot topic of our time. In a world of dwindling natural fresh water resources, taking environmental responsibility is absolutely essential. This is why H2O GmbH kis following a vision to achieve a ‘wastewater-free future in all industries’. The VACUDEST vacuum distillation system is a sustainable industrial wastewater treatment method ...


    By H2O GmbH

  • Pulsar Instruments and Interserve collaborate on noise safety system

    Leading noise measurement products manufacturer, Pulsar Instruments, has launched a transportable noise safety system, developed in partnership with Interserve Construction Limited, to be used at live construction environments. Interserve contacted Pulsar Instruments as it was looking to identify problems with operatives and activities that can lead to noise-induced hearing loss in a ...


    By Pulsar Instruments plc

  • Protecting Workers from Exposure to Diacetyl and Other Respiratory Hazards

    Last year, the National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH) published the science blog, Coffee Workers at Risk for Lung Disease. It discusses two alpha-diketones, diacetyl and 2,3-pentanedione, both volatile organic compounds (VOCs) that workers can be exposed to when roasting coffee or working with certain food flavorings, such as ...


    By Clark Seif Clark Inc.

  • Seven steps to successful safety usage and handling of chemicals

    The awareness of dangerous potentials in any field of work acitivity will always help reduce the likelihood of harm to people, when they themselves take appropriate safeguard actions.  Notably this requires effective communication of known phenomena and situations and at a level that persons involved can rapidly associate with their specific work activity and workplace.  The following ...


    By Environmental Science Ltd

  • Former head of EPA water program, Philadelphia water commissioner among speakers at AWWA Public Officials event at ACE17

    The former head of the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s National Water Program and the Philadelphia Water Commissioner are among the speakers at the American Water Works Association’s Public Officials Breakfast & Caucus, 8-11:30 a.m. Tuesday, June 13, at the Pennsylvania Convention ...

  • ALLCOT encourages everybody to celebrate Environment World Day through buying second hand products from OLX

    The environment consultant ALLCOT and its partner in Romania, CARBON EXPERT, have signed an agreement with OLX Romania, a global online marketplace which facilitates buying and selling services and second hand goods such as electronics, furniture, household goods, cars and bikes, to celebrate Environment World Day. Specifically, a report has been carried out to know how many CO2 emissions have ...


    By ALLCOT

  • Hot Temperatures and Protecting Workers from Thermal Stressors

    While the first day of summer may still be a few weeks away, outdoor workers in many places are already experiencing hot weather in their daily routines. There are also countless employees routinely working in hot conditions such as indoor occupations that are subject to radiant heat sources, or physical activities and those with physical contact with heated objects. These workers are ...

  • Residential area protected against flooding with new WaReg 3.0

    To provide peace of mind, We at Wapro have designed the WaReg 3.0 to reach the designed flow quickly to initiate regulation and never exceed the outflow requirements. The engineers at Wapro have ensured that WaReg 3.0 is insensitive to debris, sludge and solids normally found in storm water drains. This world-unique product works in real life situations, with all that this encompasses. ...


    By Wapro AB

  • TargetSolutions Makes Key Updates to Two NFPA 1001 Training Courses

    TargetSolutions has recently updated the content and multimedia of two NFPA 1001 training courses that cover various aspects of fire safety. In an ongoing effort to provide the most engaging online training experience possible, TargetSolutions has completed major revisions to a pair of NFPA 1001 training courses: Fire Behavior and Firefighter ...


    By TargetSolutions

  • Solvents and Protecting Workers from Occupational Exposure Risks

    Several years ago, a study published in Neurology by Harvard School of Public Health (HSPH) researchers and colleagues focused new attention on occupational exposures to solvents. The study examined data from over 2,100 retired male utility workers from the French national utility company and assessed their lifetime exposures to fumes from a broad range of solvents.  Researchers ...

  • Protecting Workers and the Public from Solvent Exposure Hazards

    Millions of workers in the United States are exposed to solvents on a daily basis according to the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA). The agency also reports solvents share many chemical, physical and biological properties that warrant national attention be directed to them as a group.  Solvents, as described by the National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health ...


    By Clark Seif Clark Inc.

  • Recofloor names 2017 vinyl flooring recycling award winners

    Recofloor, the UK’s vinyl flooring take-back scheme, celebrated the environmental commitment of its recycling champions at its sixth Annual Awards Event at London’s world-famous Kia Oval cricket ground in March. Flooring companies, contractors and distributors received trophies and certificates in ten ...

  • Protecting Workers and Residents of New York from Exposure Hazards to Solvents

    The Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) reports that millions of workers in the United States are exposed to solvents on a daily basis. The agency goes on to state that solvents share many chemical, physical, and biological properties that warrant national attention be directed to them as a group. Solvents, as described by the National Institute for ...


    By VOETS, LLC

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