GHS labeling and SDS training deadline is December 1, 2013

The Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) is reminding employers that the first training deadline for the revised Hazard Communication Standard (HCS) is December 1, 2013. The new requirements align the HCS with the United...Read Full Article

Online tool allows easy access to Environmental Impact Statements

The public can now access Environmental Impact Statements (EIS) online, thanks to a new interactive mapping tool developed by the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA). Users can simply click a state to view available EISs, which outline information...Read Full Article

Protecta® Rebel™ 420 lb. capacity self-retracting lifeline supports workers and gear

Provide crews with fall protection strong enough to support workers carrying heavy tools. This aluminum-housed Protecta® Rebel™ self-retracting lifeline is equipped with a 33’ galvanized cable and offers a 420-pound capacity can...Read Full Article

OSHA awards $10.1 million in training grants

On September 16, 2013, the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) awarded 70 organizations with $10.1 million in funding to provide workplace safety and health education programs through the Susan Harwood Training Grant Program. The...Read Full Article

NS® KutShieldz 2 cut-resistant gloves provide high-level protection at a great price

These gloves don’t stop at the 500 gram cut level 2 classification – they contain 923 grams of cut resistance! Safeguard workers’ hands with gloves that offer the industry’s highest cut level 2 protection at the lowest price....Read Full Article

Promote compliance with NS® 7210X N95 respirators

Protect workers exposed to hazardous airborne particles with NS® N95 7210X disposable particulate respirators – a comfortable option that workers will appreciate.  This affordable respirator offers exceptional protection, including...Read Full Article

NS® polycarbonate visors offer affordable, impact-resistant protection

When workers need impact-resistant face protection, choose NS® clear polycarbonate faceshield visors. Durable and affordable, NS® faceshield visors offer excellent safety for an economical price.
 This convenient visor attaches quickly and...Read Full Article

NS® premium russet cowhide welding gloves offer superior safety and comfort

Great for construction sites, manufacturing facilities, and other industrial workplaces, these durable gloves provide employees with superior protection and comfort when welding. Exceptional materials and design make all the difference in NS®...Read Full Article

Protect hands from cuts with NS® Superior® KutShieldz™ Dyneema® gloves

Help employees work confidently with glass, steel, circuit boards, and other sharp items by providing the ANSI level 2 cut protection of NS® Superior® KutShieldz™ cut-resistant...Read Full Article

OSHA launches certificate program for public sector safety

On September 26, 2013, the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) launched a new certificate program that will provide workplace safety and health training to public sector employees. Focused on construction and general industry, the...Read Full Article

Understanding latex, latex allergies, and reducing latex reactions

Healthcare providers, laboratory employees, housekeeping staff, and many other workers rely on latex gloves for protection, and latex gloves to effectively safeguard against infectious materials. Natural rubber latex is a material made from a milky...Read Full Article

Avoid allergic reactions with Microflex® Supreno® EC powder-free nitrile exam gloves

Provide workers with superior hand protection when performing potentially hazardous tasks. Microflex® Supreno® EC nitrile exam gloves are ideal for employees who regularly make contact with chemicals. These gloves offer exceptional...Read Full Article

Maintain optimal vision with N-Specs® anti-fog safety goggles

Protect employees’ eyes from splashes by providing convenient goggles that fit over most prescription eyeglasses. Designed to deliver outstanding eye protection without impairing workers’ vision, these goggles are a great choice for most...Read Full Article

QUIZ: Are you ready for December 1, 2013?

The first compliance deadline for the revised Hazard Communication Standard (HCS) is December 1, 2013. By that date, employers are required by the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) to train their employees on the new label...Read Full Article

Reduce risk and costs with popular Howard Leight® cordless MAX® ear plugs

Workers in large, noisy facilities need premium hearing protection on hand at all times. Howard Leight® Source 500 MAX® ear plug refills make it easy to stay stocked and offer superior safety. With a noise reduction rating (NRR) of 33...Read Full Article

Important information on Powered Air-Purifying Respirator (PAPR) batteries

Powered Air-Purifying Respirators (PAPR) can be a crucial element of many workplace safety programs. When a PAPR’s batteries are charged and in optimal working condition they reduce the risk of illness and injury and ensure the safety of the...Read Full Article

Over 17 million participants in Great Shakeout Earthquake Drills

More than 17 million people in businesses, homes, and schools around the globe registered to participate in the Great Shakeout Earthquake Drills on October 17, 2013. The goal of the event was to promote disaster preparedness by encouraging people to...Read Full Article

Affordable Crews Law® OTG safety glasses are packed with features

Crews Law® over-the-glass (OTG) safety glasses are equipped with great looks, a clear lens, and cool steel colored temples – all at a great price. Clear, anti-fog coated lenses make these glasses a versatile and durable choice for...Read Full Article

Deliver lightweight fall protection with a Protecta® Rebel® self-retracting lifeline

Employees will be confident working at heights when using the Protecta® Rebel® self-retracting lifeline (SRL). This SRL includes a ¾-inch swiveling snap hook, handy carabiner, and a 2.8 lb aluminum housing that makes it the most...Read Full Article

FEMA and NPR to improve emergency preparedness for deaf and hearing-impaired

On October 22, 2013, the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) and National Public Radio’s (NPR’s) technology research and development team, NPR Labs, announced they will cooperate on a new project that will, for the first time,...Read Full Article

OSHA launches new resources to improve workplace chemical safety

On October 24, 2013, the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) released two new online resources that will help reduce injuries and illness among workers exposed to hazardous...Read Full Article

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