Category: New Safety Products
New Safety Products
Qualified Worker
by , on October 13, 2015
Trim on the Market Today There have been flame-resistant and arc rated reflective trims on the market for many years, but the most common ones were sew-on trims which made garments bulky.  While these were used for firefighters, the heat-sealed trims were not flame-resistant other than “taking on the characteristics of the fabric underneath” which...
by , on January 14, 2015
  NFPA 70E 2012 and 2015 do not allow even wedding rings to be worn when doing electrical work. I have often heard people complain about not being able to wear their wedding ring when working as an electrician.  Some worker’s never wear a rings and while the spouse may understand and support you there may...
M125 detail HiRes - Red
by , on November 21, 2014
Introducing Tyndale’s Tattersall Work Shirt Tyndale’s NEW Tattersall Work Shirt (M125T) is a nice new woven plaid AR shirt on the market. There are only a few plaid woven fabrics on the market so for style this is a nice new product with a difference.   This product complies with ASTM F1506 to meet NFPA 70E AR Category...
by , on October 28, 2014
We’ve made a list of 9 Safety Conferences that you should attend to learn about electrical safety, NFPA 70E and other standards. These are the top safety conferences that YOU should attend.  You can never learn too much.  Do you have a favorite conference that you’ve attended?  Be sure to share or comment below!  This list...
GlenGuard Lightweight FR
by , on October 14, 2014
G&K Services, Inc. has announced their new line of coveralls, and knitted work shirts developed to help combat heat stress. Their new vented flame resistant (FR) uniforms and FR knit garments feature enhanced visibility striping that will offer added protection in limited light conditions. “Heat stress is a very real concern for people whose jobs require...
by , on October 10, 2014
In Britain a new product has been on the rise in the world of PPE: Battery powered high visibility clothing, powered by what they call Fhoss Technology®.  This technology could make a big impact for worker visibility on an international level.  Equipped with a hidden battery pack, Fhoss ( the company behind the product )...
by , on May 16, 2014
As a service for you, e-Hazard has compiled a side-by-side table comparing the new OSHA 1910.269 standard with the previous version. Changes are illustrated with highlights, and variations are also noted. e-Hazard is passionate about giving you tools and information to keep you current on the latest standards. OSHA 269 Table Comparison (PDF) Note the...
by , on April 30, 2014
For years, the safety industry has been searching for lighter-weight protection that would stand up to the hazards of arc flash. Now PBI Performance Products introduces the PBI Lightweight Gold 40-cal suit, the newest HRC 4 suit on the market in the lightweight category. PBI says, “This product sets a new standard for arc flash...
by , on February 26, 2014
By Brad Gradwell The management of arc flash hazards has improved over the past 10 years in the USA through the adoption of safe work practices and personal protective equipment.  However, incidents will continue to occur despite these improvements.  The proceedings of the 2014 IEEE IAS ESW indicate there is an increasing focus on hazard...
by , on February 14, 2014
On February 5, 2014, ANSI/ISEA 125 was approved and released as the American National Standard for Conformity Assessment of Safety and Personal Protective Equipment. The ANSI/ISEA 125 standard offers a systematic conformity assessment model for use by suppliers, manufacturers, and users of personal protective equipment (PPE) to demonstrate that their products meet a certain standard of performance. Three levels of conformity assessment...

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