Across The Wire

  1. NSC Receives Grant From McElhattan Foundation To Speed Adoption Of Technologies To Make Workplaces Safer
    12/6/2018

    The National Safety Council has received a $500,000 grant from the Pittsburgh-based McElhattan Foundation to launch the Work to Zero initiative, which will help educate employers about new technological safety advancements that promise to reduce and ultimately eliminate preventable deaths in the workplace

  2. DEKRA Organizational Safety And Reliability (OSR) Accepting Nominations For 2019 Safety In Action® ICON Awards
    11/7/2018

    DEKRA OSR, a global leader in safety at work, is now accepting nominations for its annual Safety in Action® Conference ICON awards, recognizing outstanding individuals who live workplace safety every day and ensure it is the top priority in their organization

  3. PEC Launches First-Of-Its-Kind Predictive Analytics Tool For Workplace Injuries
    11/5/2018

    PEC Safety announced the launch of PEC Predictive, which empowers Hiring Clients and contractors to predict risk and help prevent workplace injuries

  4. Memphis Fire Department Deploys New Breathing Apparatus Technology
    10/30/2018

    Global safety equipment manufacturer MSA Safety (NYSE: MSA) today announced the deployment of 750 state-of-the-art G1 self-contained breathing apparatus (SCBA) and integrated thermal imaging cameras to the Memphis (Tennessee) Fire Department (MFD)

  5. Blackline Safety Eliminates Hassle And Expense Of Two-Way Radios, Launches 'Push-To-Talk' Feature
    10/18/2018

    No longer will commercial and industrial safety personnel need to purchase, wear or manage separate radios or walkie-talkies. Blackline Safety Corp. (TSXV: BLN) — the leader in connected safety technology — launches 'push-to-talk' for its G7c personal gas detector. With the push of a button, employees can use a single device to collaborate with co-workers just like a traditional walkie-talkie

  6. Introducing RayWear Clothing Company: A New Full-Spectrum Clothing Line Dedicated To Protecting Cannabis Cultivators
    10/15/2018

    RayWear's revolutionary gear protects growers from harmful light radiation created by modern cultivation environments. Currently, cannabis legalization dominates legislation, risking workplace safety

  7. OMRON To Introduce NX-Series Safety Network Controller That Is World's First (*1) To Support Two Industrial Safety Networks
    10/3/2018

    OMRON Corporation, based in Shimogyo-Ku, Kyoto, announced the global release of its new NX-series Safety Network Controller that is the world's first to support two safety protocols: CIP Safety (TM) that is adopted by industrial robot manufacturers and Safety over EtherCAT (R) (FSoE) that provides high-speed response.

  8. New 'Jet-Style' Firefighter Helmet From MSA Now Certified To NFPA Performance Standards
    9/26/2018

    Global safety equipment manufacturer MSA Safety Incorporated (NYSE:MSA ) today announced that its new jet-style fire helmet, called the Cairns® XF1, has received third-party certification as compliant to the 2018 edition of the National Fire Protection Association's (NFPA) 1971 performance standards for structural firefighting

  9. Rave Mobile Safety Expands Corporate Offerings With Rave Guardian Mobile App For Business
    9/20/2018

    Rave Mobile Safety (Rave), a trusted partner for safety software protecting millions of individuals, has launched the Rave Guardian™ for Business mobile app, which equips employees with communication tools and resources to connect with their organization and be better prepared in the event of an emergency

  10. Two Of The Country's Leading Safety Organizations Renew Partnership To Protect Workers
    9/12/2018

    The National Safety Council and the National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH) are renewing their partnership and agreeing to leverage their organizations' expertise, best practices, resources and strategies in order to engage employers in the quest to eliminate preventable workplace deaths