Current Headlines

  1. Newburyport, Massachusetts Company Improves Chemical Safety After EPA Settlement
    10/2/2019

    A Newburyport, Massachusetts company that makes chemicals for the pharmaceutical industry signed an agreement with the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) to make the company safer for employees and the environment.

  2. Cintas Ignites Fire Extinguisher Education In October
    10/1/2019

    In 2017, approximately 120,000 non-residential fires in the U.S. caused $2.8B worth of property damage, according to the National Fire Protection Association (NFPA).

  3. Nightstick Responds To Firefighter Need For Hands-Free Lighting
    10/1/2019

    Listening to feedback from fire departments who need a rugged, lightweight, hands-free lighting solution with a powerful piercing beam, Nightstick created the NSP-4640B FORGE and XPP-5465R FORGE IS helmet lights.

  4. ASSP Adding Virtual Participants To Classroom Safety Training
    9/30/2019

    There are many reasons why the American Society of Safety Professionals (ASSP) is considered a leader in occupational safety and health education.

  5. New Illicit Drug Tool-Kit For First Responders
    9/30/2019

    First Responders are often on the frontlines after calls for help where illicit drugs may be present. The National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH) this month released a new virtual Tool-Kit and provides resources to help keep these workers safe when arriving on scene where illicit drugs, including fentanyl, are present or suspected to be present.

  6. MSA G1 Self-Contained Breathing Apparatus Certified As Compliant With New NFPA Performance Standards; Company To Begin Shipping Immediately
    9/30/2019

    MSA Safety Incorporated (NYSE: MSA) today announced that its next generation G1 Self-Contained Breathing Apparatus (SCBA) has received U.S. government approval from the National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH) and certification from the Safety Equipment Institute (SEI) as compliant to the 2018 Edition of the National Fire Protection Association's (NFPA) 1981 performance standards.

  7. U.S. Department Of Labor Approves New Respirator Fit Testing Protocols To Protect Workers From Airborne Contaminants
    9/25/2019

    The U.S. Department of Labor’s Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) recently issued a final rule that provides employers with two new fit testing protocols for ensuring that employees’ respirators fit properly.

  8. AeroDefense Receives SAFETY Act Designation From Department Of Homeland Security
    9/24/2019

    The United States Department of Homeland Security (DHS) recently named AeroDefense’s AirWarden™ Drone Defense technology the recipient of the Developmental Testing and Evaluation (DT&E) Designation under their SAFETY Act (Support Anti-Terrorism by Fostering Effective Technologies Act of 2002). U.S. Congress created the SAFETY Act in the aftermath of the September 11th attacks to encourage the creation and use of Qualified Anti-Terrorism Technologies (QATTs) and provide sellers of these products and services liability protections. The

  9. NSC Releases New Employer Opioid Toolkit, Calls On Employers To Take Major Action To Address Opioid Overdose
    9/18/2019

    Recently the National Safety Council (NSC) made specific asks of the American business community and unveiled a new toolkit that employers can use to address the opioid crisis.

  10. Everbridge Expands Its Wearable Device Ecosystem And Strategy For Employee Safety
    9/9/2019

    Everbridge, Inc., the global leader in critical event management and enterprise safety software applications to help keep people safe and businesses running, recently announced a partnership with RiskBand, a leading provider of wearable, live-monitored safety devices for organizations and their workers.