Supplier News

  1. 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.

  2. 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.

  3. 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

  4. 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

  5. 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

  6. 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

  7. HID Global Helps Hospitals Keep Doctors, Nurses And Staff Safe From Workplace Violence With New IoT-Based Duress Badge
    2/12/2019

    HID Global, a worldwide leader in trusted identity solutions, recently announced its new BEEKs Duress Badge Beacon that addresses the growing need to protect doctors, nurses and other caregivers from threatening situations that arise in the hospital environment

  8. Hamilton-Ryker Uses Virtual Reality To Assess And Train Workers On Forklifts
    2/12/2019

    Virtual Reality (VR) is revolutionizing training, and Hamilton-Ryker's (H-R) newest division TalentGro® is taking full advantage of this new technology. The company is using VR Forklifts to assess proficiency and provide training to both temporary employees and clients' direct employees

  9. NIOSH Releases Software Tool For Hazard Recognition Training In Mines
    2/12/2019

    Mineworkers can now challenge themselves to identify workplace hazards with a preview release of EXAMiner software from the National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH).

  10. Former U.S. Marine And Firefighter Invents Glow-In-The-Dark Technology For First Responders And All U.S. Buildings For Visible Exits In A Disaster
    2/12/2019

    Imagine searching for an exit in a smoke-filled hotel or trying to leave a stadium after a terror attack