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  1. Hiller Offers Bi-Directional Amplification System As A Life Safety Solution
    3/13/2019

    The Hiller Companies, Inc., a century-old fire protection and life safety provider based in Mobile, Alabama, now consults, installs, and trains users on NOTIFIER’s Bi-Directional Amplifiers (BDA).

  2. New App ‘WorkMode' Eliminates Cell Phone Distraction On Safety-Sensitive Worksites
    3/12/2019

    Brooklyn start-up Riveted Labs has launched a new app called "WorkMode" (https://www.workmode.net/) that gives employers the ability to measure their employees' personal smartphone usage while physically at work and on shift.

  3. SWANA Adds New Safety Stickers To Protect Workers
    3/11/2019

    The Solid Waste Association of North America (SWANA) is collaborating with BrandArmor to provide an important new safety decal for the back of waste and recycling collection trucks. BrandArmor has created large, SafetyFirst™ Prismatic Reflective caution decals, which include the familiar warning to Slow Down to Get Around. The reflective decals will be visible up to a distance of 1,800 feet at night.

  4. ISEA Launches Industry-Wide Guidelines To Improve Hand Impact Injury
    3/4/2019

    The International Safety Equipment Association (ISEA) released a new standard — ANSI/ISEA 138-2019, American National Standard for Performance and Classification for Impact Resistant Hand Protection — to improve on the impact performance of industrial gloves. The new standard builds upon the widely used ANSI/ISEA 105-2016, American National Standard for Hand Protection Classification

  5. PK Safety Launches ‘GRIT’ Private Label
    2/26/2019

    PK Safety, The Worker Safety Specialists™, has been providing hard working professionals with expertise in top-quality safety products and services for over 70 years. That commitment to customer service continues with the launch of GRIT, the company’s new private label of flame resistant (FR) clothing

  6. Trimble Announces Next Generation Mixed-Reality Device With Microsoft HoloLens 2 Technology For Front-Line Workers In Construction, Oil And Gas, Manufacturing And Mining
    2/25/2019

    Trimble announced recently a new wearable hard hat compatible device that enables workers in safety-controlled environments to access holographic information on the worksite—the Trimble XR10 with HoloLens 2. In addition, an expanded set of Trimble software and services will be available to provide field-oriented workflows that leverage constructible 3D models and mixed reality to solve daily work tasks.

  7. U.S. Department Of Labor And West Texas Safety Training Center Renew Alliance To Prevent Injuries, Illnesses In Oil And Gas Industry
    2/25/2019

    The U.S. Department of Labor’s Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) has renewed an alliance with West Texas Safety Training Center to help protect the safety and health of oil and gas workers involved in service, transmission, exploration, and production throughout West Texas

  8. Maple Leaf Plants Recognized For Workplace Safety Achievements
    2/14/2019

    Four Maple Leaf Foods (TSX: MFI) plants were recognized on Tuesday by the North American Meat Institute and the National Safety Council with awards for their workplace safety achievements

  9. MSA And JVCKENWOOD Team Up To Offer Firefighters Improved Voice Communication Capabilities
    2/14/2019

    Communicating clearly and effectively is always a challenge for firefighters given the prevalence of loud and often piercing background noise at a fire ground. Overcoming this hazard and making two-way communication between firefighters more reliable is the goal of a new collaborative effort between global safety equipment manufacturer MSA Safety Incorporated (NYSE: MSA) and JVCKENWOOD, a leading developer of critical communication solutions

  10. IBM Helps Organizations Monitor Their Workers' Safety With Watson Iot
    2/13/2019

    IBM Think -- IBM (NYSE: IBM) today announced major collaborations with Garmin Health, Guardhat, Mitsufuji and SmartCone to monitor worker safety in hazardous environments, including those working in construction, mining and factories, using IoT technologies, integrated into wearables. IBM's Maximo Worker Insights will monitor biometric and environmental data to help identify whether employees are experiencing dangers or risk