Across The Wire

  1. California Adopts New Workplace Safety Regulation To Protect Hotel Housekeepers From Injury
    3/13/2018

    California has adopted a new workplace safety and health regulation to prevent and reduce work-related injuries to housekeepers in the hotel and hospitality industry

  2. DEKRA Launches New Technology To Elevate Workplace Safety
    2/28/2018

    DEKRA Organizational Safety & Reliability, a global leader in safety at work, has launched a new technology, Exposure Based Safety™ (EBS), a standard beyond Behavior-Based Safety

  3. ALI Launches Second Annual National Ladder Safety Month
    2/26/2018

    The American Ladder Institute (ALI)'s second annual National Ladder Safety Month has officially begun. For the entire month of March 2018, ALI will promote ladder safety through the provision of multiple helpful resources that everyone can share and utilize – for free

  4. Honeywell Introduces Simple, Cost-Effective Way To 'Connect' Safety Equipment
    2/20/2018

    Honeywell (NYSE: HON) announced today a simple cost-effective way for companies to improve productivity and regulatory compliance by connecting their existing inventory of personal protective equipment (PPE) using Honeywell's cloud-based Safety Suite software and specialized electronic tags

  5. Modjoul Inc. Announces Solution For Forklift Driver Safety
    2/15/2018

    Modjoul Inc., a data invention and modeling startup, recently developed an analytics solution to measure indoor forklift driver safety by tracking driver actions and identifying risky behaviors that could lead to safety incidents.

  6. DQE Sentry Shield™ Powdered Substance Protection Kits Delivers Hazardous Opioid Exposure Protection
    2/14/2018

    Opioid use in the United States is increasing dramatically. The effects of increased encounters with opioids on law enforcement and first responders can be deadly. According to the United States Drug Enforcement Administration, "Since fentanyl can be ingested orally, inhaled through the nose or mouth, or absorbed through the skin or eyes, any substance suspected to contain fentanyl should be treated with extreme caution as exposure to a small amount can lead to significant health‐related complications, respiratory depression, or death"

  7. Portsmouth, Virginia Firefighters Receive Second Set Of Turnout Gear
    1/24/2018

    A 2010 study completed by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and the National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH) revealed that firefighters exhibited greater numbers of cancer diagnoses and cancer-related deaths

  8. Summit Companies Acquires Alliance Fire Protection, Establishing A Presence In Arizona
    1/19/2018

    Summit Companies ("Summit"), a leading fire and life safety service and installation company, announced today that it has completed the acquisition of Arizona-based Alliance Fire Protection Co. and Alliance Fire Protection Special Systems, Inc. ("Alliance"), establishing a new region for the company in Arizona. Summit Companies is owned by management and CI Capital Partners

  9. MCR Safety & LineDrive Align To Increase Worker Safety Nationwide In 2018
    1/17/2018

    LineDrive is excited to announce the expansion of our partnership with MCR Safety. Effective January 1, 2018, MCR Safety and LineDrive aligned to provide wide-ranging safety solutions throughout the United States

  10. LyondellBasell Safety Experts Host Global Faculty Workshop To Teach The Teachers About Process Safety
    1/11/2018

    LyondellBasell (NYSE: LYB), one of world's the largest plastics, chemicals and refining companies, has teamed up with the American Institute of Chemical Engineers (AIChE) to teach college professors from around the world about process safety so they can in turn better prepare their students for entering the chemical industry