EllisDon Recognized for Exemplary Work in Promoting Health & Safety
MISSISSAUGA, ONTARIO -- EllisDon was presented with Canada's Safest Employer Award at the Safest Employer Gala at Arcadian Court in Toronto.
OSHA and the ASA Renew Alliance to Protect Temporary Workers
WASHINGTON -- The Occupational Safety and Health Administration recently renewed its alliance with the American Staffing Association with the goal of protecting temporary employees from workplace hazards. [FULL STORY]
MSA Wins 'Best in Show' at Safety Conference
PITTSBURGH -- MSA Safety Incorporated announced its new Latchways Leading Edge Self-Retracting Lanyard won Best in Show. [FULL STORY]
CSB Deploying to Site of Chemical Release Kansas
WASHINGTON, DC -- An investigative team from the U.S. Chemical Safety Board has deployed to the scene of a chemical release.
Winners of William M. Carey and Ronald K. Mengel Awards Announced
QUINCY, MA -- The Fire Protection Research Foundation, an affiliate of the National Fire Protection Association, announced winners of the 2015 William M. Carey and Ronald K. Mengel awards.
Dickies FR & Mount Vernon FR Develop New Flame Resistant Jeans
TRION, GA -- Workrite Uniform Co. developed a new Dickies FR denim jean line using Mount Vernon FR’s flame resistant (FR) fabric. [FULL STORY]
Industry Expert Kelly Joins Forces with Bulwark for Consulting
NASHVILLE -- Bulwark, flame-resistant apparel brand, announced it has entered into a consultative agreement with Chuck Kelly, former Director of Industry Human Resource Issues at the Edison Electric Institute.
AIHA Seeks Nominations for the Fellow Award
FALLS CHURCH, VA -- The American Industrial Hygiene Association seeks nominations for its Fellow Award, which will be presented at the 2017 American Industrial Hygiene Conference and Exposition , held June 4-7 in Seattle, Wash. [FULL STORY]
CSB Releases Final Case Study into 2013 Explosion at Plant
BATON ROUGE, LA -- The CSB released its final report into the June 13, 2013, explosion and fire at the Williams Olefins Plant in Geismar, Louisiana, which killed two employees.
OSHA Delays Enforcement of Injury and Illness Tracking Rule
WASHINGTON - The Occupational Safety and Health Administration has agreed to further delay enforcement of the anti-retaliation provisions in its injury and illness tracking rule until Dec. 1, 2016.
The Right Hand Protection
Extremely Important for Workers
Manufacturer of safety and related
products, Impact Products, recommends
workers in a variety of industries wear
protective hand gear (gloves) when performing
their duties. Hand injuries are the
second most common work-related injury
and wearing the proper work gloves can
help prevent the following:
• Lacerations to the skin (cuts, scratches,
• Chemicals contacting or seeping
through the skin;
• Abrasions (serious cuts that can get
• Exposure to hot surfaces that can burn
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