1. Verifying the absence of voltage

    New technology improves how tests are conducted
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  2. Combating the 'Rodney Dangerfield Effect' in Gas Detection

    Unfortunately for the individual user and the companies that mandate these monitors, there needs to be a correction. If not, there can be some dire consequences.
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  3. Planning for emergency evacuations

    Cut through the chaos to account for all employees & visitors
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  4. Connecting Millennial Workers To a Future Promising Enhanced Safety

    Two forces are at work shaping the future of workplace safety: millennials and connectivity. This article looks at developments igniting this twin dynamic. - By Prabhu Soundarrajan
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  5. Protective Clothing: Match workwear to your hazards

    FR, AR, CP, FR/CP — the alphabet soup of protective clothing acronyms is overwhelming in and of itself. And when safety depends on choosing the right products, making sense of the acronyms and the various types of workwear they represent is paramount.

    A variety of standards and regulations, such as OSHA 1910.132, OSHA 1910.269, NFPA 2113 and NFPA 70E, require workplaces to perform hazard assessments and ensure employees have adequate protection against the identified risks. But with so many types of protective clothing available, how do you know which products are right for your work environment?

    The basics

    Once you’ve determined the hazards that employees may encounter on the job, you’ll need to identify the workwear that will best protect against those hazards. You may find that you only need one type of protection, or you may need protection against multiple hazards all at once.

    If there are multiple hazards present, it is
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  6. Customers Better Understand Electrical Codes and Standards

    PITTSBURGH--(BUSINESS WIRE)--May 15, 2018--Power management company Eaton announced today an educational program focused on electrical codes and standards to help industrial, commercial and residential customers apply best practices to enhance safety – even beyond the code. In the series of educational articles, Eaton’s industry experts aim to help customers reduce risk by providing perspective on key aspects of the electrical codes that impact safety and operational reliability. The educational program supplements the theme of the 2018 National Electrical Safety Month, “Understanding the Code that Keeps Us Safe,” with an in-depth look at critical National Electrical Code (NEC®) updates.

    Eaton's “For Safety’s Sake” blog series is designed to help contractors, homeowners and building owners better understand the underlying electrical codes designed to reduce hazards.

    “For more

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  7. Training begins for emergency handlers at airport

    Ahmedabad: A training programme to enhance the preparedness of handlers at the airport to respond to emergencies related to chemical, biological, radiological and nuclear (CBRN) hazards began at Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel International (SVPI) Airport in the city on Monday.

    The programme consists of lectures as well as field training, including live demonstrations of detection and decontamination including use of Personal Protective Equipment (PPE).

    The training programme will also enable the handlers to provide medical first aid and initial psycho-social support, said a statement from the city airport authorities. Experts from Department of Atomic Energy (DAE), National Disaster Response Force (NDRF), Institute of Nuclear Medicine and Allied Sciences (INMAS), and National Disaster Management Authority (NDMA) will deliver lectures and hold demonstrations on various related areas

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  8. In Gas and Oil, It All Starts from the Ground Up

    Different footwear materials have different pros and cons for workers in this industry.
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  9. Honeywell issues hard hat recall

    Smithfield, RI — Honeywell Safety Products has issued a voluntary recall of approximately 82,500 hard hats, stating that the equipment may provide insufficient protection from impact and put wearers at risk of head injury.

    According to the April 24 recall notice, Fibre Metal E2 Cap and North Peak A79 models are affected. The Fibre Metal E2 hard hats have manufacture dates of April 2016, May 2016, December 2017 or January 2018. The affected North Peak A79 equipment has a No. 4 mold identification and was manufactured between April 2016 and January 2018. Manufacture dates and mold numbers can be found on the underside of the hat brim.

    Affected customers should stop using the hard hats immediately and contact the manufacturer by phone at (888) 212-6903 from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Eastern, Monday through Friday, to obtain a product credit or voucher equal to the price of the recalled helmet. U

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  10. 3 Steps to Build a Business Case

    3 Steps to Build a Business Case for Environmental, Health, Safety, and Quality Software
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