How to properly wear ear plugs

Hearing protection plays a critical role in many industrial workplaces. Heavy-duty equipment and machines are often loud and could cause significant damage to workers' hearing. Companies may invest in ear plugs that could limit exposure to excessive...Read Full Article

Roofer's kit gives workers convenience

Workers can perform projects on roofs with the assurance that they are using excellent fall protection - the NS® Bucket Roofer's Kit with Fall Protection Harness and Lanyard. Offer the NS® Bucket Roofer's Kit with Fall Protection Harness...Read Full Article

Enhance hand protection in high-risk work environments

Safeguard workers' hands with reliable Microflex® Ultra One® 13 Mil Powder-Free 11" Latex Gloves. This durable hand protection can make an immediate difference for workers in food service and manufacturing, EMS, automotive, lab, and...Read Full Article

Training event to be held by OSHA to improve federal worker safety and health

The Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) has planned a three-day training event for federal agency staff to take place July 31 to August 2, 2012. The series of seminars will help staff members that are responsible for keeping federal...Read Full Article

EPA commemorates new system to clean up groundwater at Superfund site

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Regional Administrator Shawn M. Garvin recently commemorated the opening of a new water treatment plant in Hereford Township, Pennsylvania, which will remove contamination from groundwater at the...Read Full Article

Transportation Deputy Secretary gives update on pipeline modernization project

U.S. Department of Transportation Deputy Secretary John Porcari joined Pipeline and Hazardous Materials Safety Administrator Cynthia Quarterman and Michael Coleman, the mayor of Columbus, Ohio, to discuss plans to update the region's aging...Read Full Article

The hidden dangers of hand tools

A hand tool is defined as an item that is manually powered to complete a task, and includes axes, chisels, and hammers. Hand tools are used in construction, manufacturing, agriculture, and many other industries. Using hand tools can cause arm,...Read Full Article

Northern Safety Recognized By Eastman Chemical For Third Year

July 10, 2012, Frankfort, NY – Northern Safety and Industrial has received Eastman Chemical’s prestigious Supplier Excellence Award for 2011. This is the third consecutive year that Eastman has honored Northern Safety with a Supplier...Read Full Article

It's dangerous - crystalline silica exposure

Crystalline silica is found in granite, clay, and sand. Workers chipping, cutting, drilling, polishing, cleaning, or grinding materials that contain crystalline silica, create silica dust. Breathing silica dust can lead to life-threatening...Read Full Article

Plastic dot string knit gloves an economical option to protect workers' hands

Trying to find dependable hand protection at a great price for workers completing projects indoors and out? These NS® Standard Plastic Dot String Knit Work Gloves can provide the perfect solution. NS® Standard Plastic Dot String Knit Work...Read Full Article

NOAA issues excessive heat warnings

In response to the intense heat wave that has moved in over the U.S. Midwest, Plains states, and the East Coast, the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) continues to issue and update excessive heat warnings, first started in June...Read Full Article

Engineers develop improved way to identify, measure bridge damage

A group of civil engineers at Kansas State University has developed an improved method for detecting and measuring the amount of damage a bridge has suffered, which could keep bridges safer and prevent collapses. Hayder Rasheed, associate professor...Read Full Article

Alert oncoming traffic with this triangle kit

Provide drivers with a Highway Traffic Safety Warning Triangle Kit for use in the event of a breakdown, flat tire, or accident while on the road. This Highway Traffic Safety Warning Triangle Kit helps alert oncoming traffic to vehicles stopped...Read Full Article

Mercury and Air Toxic Standard under EPA review

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency is currently reviewing the technical aspects of the pollution caps for new power plants under the Mercury and Air Toxics Standards. The review is a common process for major standards, and will not...Read Full Article

Energy Star National Building Competition held by EPA

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) announced on July 25, 2012, that it had kicked off its Energy Star program's third annual 2012 National Building Competition: Battle of the Buildings. A record 3,200 buildings across the country...Read Full Article

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