In a Kimberly-Clark Professional survey released today, 82 percent of safety professionals said they had observed workers in their organizations failing to wear required PPE during the past year. Respondents also cited compliance as the top workplace safety issue in their facilities—further underscoring the significance of these findings.
Two workers were injured Monday when highly flammable gas used in welding exploded at a West Virginia industrial site, officials said. Fire crews were sent at about 3:20 p.m. to Airgas, a distributor of specialty gases in Poca, outside of Charleston. Putnam County emergency management director Frank Chapman said the explosion involved about 50 tanks of acetylene that were at Airgas waiting to be refilled.
Not all operating environments are the same and the differences in a location's environmental characteristics can have a significant impact on how lighting equipment performs. Differences in humidity, wetness, and temperature ranges, the presence of corrosives, and the presence of flammable or explosive gases and vapors can pose a serious challenge for electrical lighting.
Lift'n Buddy combines the vertical lifting of a small powered stacker with the convenience, versatility, and simplicity of a 2-wheel hand truck.
The super slip-resistant outsole features drainage channels that direct water and oils away from contact points under the foot, similar to a tire tread, helping to increase stability and sure-footing indoors and out.
Cables manufactured by General Cable with a GenClean jacket permit organic remnants to be more readily removed in a wash cycle, which would substantially reduce the environmental conditions conducive to microbial growth.
The WAL-ML-3XM-3G mini light tower from Larson Electronics provides operators with a powerful and easily transported lighting system that offers the power of a full size lighting system in a compact and self powered package.
Think of a scheduled maintenance and plant shutdown project as spring cleaning on a huge scale. Scheduled maintenance at a plant can mean a wealth of opportunities for a distributor. Check out this infographic for a list of supplies plant operators need to get the spring cleaning job done.
Over 80 of the industry’s leading distributors and suppliers were in attendance and each day was filled with meetings, presentations and networking opportunities. DPA distributors met with each DPA partner supplier to learn about their new product opportunities. Distributors also placed orders and took advantage of DPA’s “Show Specials” promotions.
The Gofer Sweeper is an industrial grade, low clearance, battery powered, remote controlled, floor sweeper specifically designed to clean under pallet racking. Warehouses, distribution centers, and manufacturing plants can all benefit from The Gofer Sweeper.
Pre-cut boxes are made with Superior Mark brand floor marking tape, which features beveled edges and recessed adhesive for maximum durability.
In an effort to help the costly and time-consuming cleanup following the devastation Hurricane Sandy left behind, Youngstown® Glove Company has donated 500 pairs of gloves to All Hands Volunteers, an organization committed to providing immediate, effective and sustainable support to communities in need. A National Hurricane Center report has estimated Hurricane Sandy will be the second-costliest storm in the nation's history.
Designed for easy and efficient assembly which meets and exceeds OSHA’s fall protection requirements, SpiderRail™ keeps worksites safe by protecting edges and other fall hazards while giving workers the space and freedom needed for optimal productivity.
The Sixth Wheel Ratchet permits the operator to use an ergonomically correct posture, utilizing body weight while reducing muscle exertion to reduce risk of injuries.
These models have non-corrosive air and fluid paths with machined from high quality stainless steel full-flow swivel and Nitrile non-toxic food grade seals ensuring clean, non-contaminated, safe and reliable transfer of breathing air, potable water or other clean fluids.
The Bumble Bee safety rail system from Hollaender Manufacturing is a highly visible, high performance structural fitting based railing system designed to meet the needs of demanding safety rail requirements.
Adjustable from 7 to 12 feet in height and equipped with a 3000VA generator and two 1000 watt metal halide lamps, this unit will provide over 200,000 lumens of illumination for up to 6 hours on a single tank of fuel.
These products are produced from 100% recycled polypropylene and all of the packaging components are made from 100% recycled materials as well.
Spring and fall herald pleasant weather in many areas, with warm days and cool nights. However, the same combination that makes outdoor activities pleasant can wreak havoc in industrial facilities. Temperature and humidity swings create condensation on concrete slab floors common in many industrial settings. Known as “sweating slab,” this sheen of water can cause big issues with employee safety and product integrity.
The “Oil Absorbent” market is comprised of solely conventional products that perform at maximum to second?rate levels. Products like Polypropylene made from a poly plastic and air, shaped into absorbent pads, spill kits, containment socks and roll pads are the most highly priced absorbents and are most commonly used.