Expose workplace hazards with reliable hard hat flashlight and headlamp

Employees who work where light is needed will appreciate the Streamlight® Septor® 3 AAA Hard Hat Flashlight and Headlamp, while employers appreciate the rugged ABS plastic case and unbreakable polycarbonate lens that ensure...Read Full Article

Nanomaterial safe practices document released by NIOSH

The National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH) recently released a new document that outlines safe practices for working with engineered nanomaterials in labs and other settings. "General Safe Practices for Working with...Read Full Article

Office of Environmental Management completes groundwater contamination cleanup

The Department of Energy's (DOE's) Office of Emergency Management (EM) in Oak Ridge, Tennessee, recently removed one of the region's largest sources of groundwater contamination. EM successfully completedthe Tank W-1A project at...Read Full Article

ASSE begins largest expo on record

On June 3, the American Society of Safety Engineers (ASSE) started its Safety 2012 Expo at the Colorado Convention Center in Denver, marking the opening of the largest expo ASSE has ever held. The event features more than 500 exhibitors showing off...Read Full Article

Hard hat helps protect workers

Protect workers with confidence by providing the NS® Power Shell® Adjustable Hard Hat with Pinlock Suspension. This cap style hard hat delivers high-quality head protection, while giving companies the opportunity to maintain...Read Full Article

Updates to standards for oil and gas industry issued by EPA

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has released updates to the Clean Air Act Standards for Flares and Process Heaters, based on input from stakeholders. The new flares and process heaters used at oil refineries will help maintain public...Read Full Article

NIOSH takes nominations for hearing loss prevention awards

The National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH) is teaming up with the National Hearing Conservation Association (NHCA) to award employers who have instituted the best workplace hearing conservation programs. The organizations are...Read Full Article

EPA provides $6.75 million in Brownfields grants for Massachusetts cleanup

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is awarding $6.75 million in Brownfields grants to help communities in Massachusetts assess, cleanup, and redevelop contaminated sites. The funds are part of the $17 million the EPA has issued in...Read Full Article

NSC promotes employee wellness during National Safety Month

The National Safety Council (NSC) announced on June 3, 2012 that it had launched its Employee Wellness week in celebration of National Safety Month, a time set aside every year to educate and encourage safe workplace behaviors that can prevent...Read Full Article

EPA turns attention to contaminated projects in Minnesota

U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Regional Administrator Susan Hedman recently stood alongside Duluth, Minnesota Mayor Don Ness to announce that $850,000 in funds would be given to the community to help clean up contaminated sites, create...Read Full Article

Rubber palm coated work gloves support workers in cold environments

Businesses can minimize the effects of extreme wind, rain, sleet, snow, and other inclement weather conditions on workers' hands by providing employees NS® Ruf-flex® Thermo Cold Temperature Rubber Palm Coated Work Gloves. These gloves...Read Full Article

NIOSH celebrates first anniversary of Total Worker Health™

The National Institute of Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH) recently celebrated the first anniversary of its Total Worker Health™ (TWH) program, and the agency says it has accomplished many things. First announced in June 2011,...Read Full Article

Earthquake preparedness in the workplace discussed by NSC

The National Safety Council (NSC) recently discussed how workplaces can prepare for earthquakes, including what tools to keep on hand and plans that should be made. The NSC office building in Washington, D.C. was affected by last year's...Read Full Article

Latex gloves help protect workers from a variety of chemicals

Give employees reliable hand protection with NS® 13" Neoprene Over Natural Latex 28-Mil Safety Gloves. These gloves include an array of features that help make them an effective choice for chemical protection in industrial, laboratory,...Read Full Article

Help keep work crews safe with a surveyor's vest

Give employees the ability to work safely any time in high-traffic areas by providing them with the NS® Class 2 Surveyor's Vest. This traffic vest is equipped with 3M Scotchlite™ Reflective Material striping, and is designed to...Read Full Article

Cut resistant work gloves can also help minimize hand fatigue

Employees working in assembly, manufacturing, and other types of industrial settings can be more productive with Showa® Best® 541 Cut Resistant Polyurethane Coated Gloves. This ANSI Level 2 cut protection provides several benefits that help...Read Full Article

WHO declares diesel engine exhaust a carcinogen

The International Agency for Research on Cancer (IARC), an arm of the World Health Organization (WHO), announced on June 12, 2012, that it now classifies diesel engine exhaust as a carcinogen to humans based on sufficient evidence that exposure is...Read Full Article

Cleaning tissues help workers keep lenses dirt-free

Increase safety in manufacturing and industrial facilities, and at worksites with Bausch & Lomb Sight Savers® Non-Silicone, Anti-Fog Pre-Moistened Safety Glasses Lens Cleaning Tissues. Bausch & Lomb Sight Savers® Non-Silicone,...Read Full Article

Ointment packets can help limit on-the-job infections

Equip a workplace or worksite with handy antibacterial support by providing the Water-Jel® Triple Antibiotic First Aid Ointment Packets. The Water-Jel® Triple Antibiotic First Aid Ointment Packets, 144/Dispenser Box allows employees to...Read Full Article

Lightweight safety glasses deliver sporty look at economical price

When seeking versatile eye protection that works well indoors and out, N-Specs® Riptide® Sport Safety Glasses with Indoor Outdoor Lens offer a great looking solution. N-Specs® Riptide® Sport Safety Glasses with Indoor...Read Full Article

Maximize chemical splash protection with nitrile gloves

When a wet or dry grip is important to maximizing workplace safety, consider the NS® Chemical Resistant 11 Mil Nitrile Gloves. A top seller, these unlined gloves provide tactile sensitivity, while protecting against chemicals including...Read Full Article

Offer great protective clothing for warm work environments

Disposable, durable safety clothing doesn't get any better than NS® ActivGARD® 100 General Purpose Standard White Coveralls. A consistent top seller, these coveralls offer a comfortable option to protect against particulates in a...Read Full Article

Increase a cabinet's storage space with an extra shelf

Increase the ability to effectively manage flammable liquids, and get additional space with this NS® Extra Shelf for 60-Gallon Flammable Liquids Safety Storage Cabinets. Based on the height of containers in a storage cabinet, it's easy to...Read Full Article

Work gloves provide workers extra safety

Help limit finger, hand, and wrist injuries at workplaces by providing NS® Select Grade Double Leather Palm Work Gloves with Safety Cuff to workers. With an extra layer of select grade leather sewn on the palm, thumb, and index finger, these...Read Full Article

Red Cross releases first aid application

The American Red Cross announced on June 14, 2012, it had officially launched its first aid app, giving smartphone users access to information that could potentially save lives. The app is the first of many to be developed by the Red Cross, and...Read Full Article

New highway to be completed with DOT funds

U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT) Secretary Ray LaHood announced on June 13, 2012, that $150 million in credit assistance would be provided to California to complete construction of the Presidio Parkway. The project will replace the current...Read Full Article

Shoulder leather makes hand protection an ideal choice

Rugged, versatile hand protection is available to workers at an affordable price with NS® Select Shoulder Leather Palm Work Gloves with Safety Cuffs. An ideal glove for construction, maintenance, farming, and general purpose use, NS® Select...Read Full Article

Choose hairnets to help prevent product contamination

Help manage product contamination with NS® ActivGARD® Disposable 21" Polypropylene Hairnets. Lightweight, breathable NS® ActivGARD Disposable 21" Polypropylene Hairnets help eliminate product contamination in a...Read Full Article

University details what to include in a farm first aid kit

With farms around the country getting busier, the risk of accidents increases, warns North Dakota State University (NDSU's) Agriculture Communication. To be ready for the increased risk of injury, all farmers should have a well-stocked first aid...Read Full Article

Companies reach deal with EPA to remove contaminated mud

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency announced on June 18, 2012, that it had reached an agreement with 70 companies to remove approximately 16,000 cubic yards of highly contaminated sediment from the Passaic River in Lyndhurst, New Jersey. The...Read Full Article

NHTSA presents highway safety awards for 2012

On June 15, 2012, at the 30th Annual Lifesavers Conference, the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) presented its highest Public Service Awards to 15 safety professionals and organizations. NHTSA holds the conference each year to...Read Full Article

Washington Roundtable to be held by ISEA in Washington in August

The International Safety Equipment Association (ISEA) has announced its Washington Roundtable will be held at the Renaissance Arlington Capital View Hotel in Arlington, VA, on August 21, 2012, where experts will gather to discuss safety in confined...Read Full Article

Bridge project in Ohio clears environmental review

On June 20, 2012, FHWA Administrator Victor Mendez announced that the U.S. Department of Transportation's Federal Highway Administration (FHWA) has given Indiana and Kentucky the authorization to proceed with the $2.6 billion Ohio River Bridges...Read Full Article

Increase workplace safety with high-quality disposable vinyl gloves

Workers handling food or delicate equipment and tools will find daily tasks are easier with NS® FlexShield® Vinyl 5 Mil Powder-Free 9 1/2" Premium Disposable Vinyl Gloves. Laboratory and food service workers will appreciate a...Read Full Article

Safety officials issue alert on silica exposure in hydraulic fracturing

The Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) and the National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH) issued a hazard alert on June 21, 2012, to ensure employers with hydraulic fracturing businesses take the necessary steps...Read Full Article

Ergonomic sport utility gloves can help workers complete daily tasks

Sport utility means high performance and NS® Hydraulix Sport Utility Gloves provide high performance hand protection with superior comfort, dexterity, and a great grip and fit. NS® Hydraulix Sport Utility Gloves are ergonomically...Read Full Article

DOT announces funding for 47 TIGER 2012 Projects

U.S. Transportation Secretary Ray LaHood announced on June 22, 2012, that 47 transportation projects in 34 states and the District of Columbia will be given nearly $500 million from the U.S. Department of Transportation's (DOT's) Transportation...Read Full Article

Beat the heat with tips from ASSE

With summer officially here, the hot weather has increased the risks involved in working outdoors. To prevent heat-related work injuries and illnesses, the American Society of Safety Engineers (ASSE) has compiled a list of safety precautions for...Read Full Article

Additional brownfields grants awarded by EPA

The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) announced on June 25, 2012, that it will provide a total of $1.3 million in brownfields redevelopment grants to the city of Texarkana, Texas, to clean up contaminated areas. "These brownfields grants will...Read Full Article

String knit work gloves combine abrasion resistance and affordability

Provide employees affordable, high-quality hand protection that delivers effective abrasion resistance - NS® Premium String Knit Work Gloves with Plastic Dots. Safeguard workers' hands with NS® Premium String Knit Work Gloves with...Read Full Article

Avoid bumps and scrapes with Quick Fit gloves

Choose NS® Mechanics Quick Fit Gloves and help protect workers' hands from minor injuries. Workers will appreciate the comfortable, stretch knit Spandex® that is fast drying, breathable, and flexible, making movement...Read Full Article

Tackle heavy-duty work with double leather palm gloves

Tough jobs require gloves that can deliver great protection, durability, and comfort. Start saving more with longer lasting NS® Heavy-Duty Grade Double Leather Palm Work Gloves with Gauntlet Cuff. When it comes time to offer hand protection to...Read Full Article

Tough hand protection assures durability

Looking for form-fitting comfort in hand protection? Choose Showa® Best® N-DEX® 8 Mil Low Powder 10" Disposable Nitrile Gloves with Rolled Cuffs to safeguard workers' hands while delivering a tight grip. Provide three times the...Read Full Article

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