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Wrapping Up NSC San Diego

September 19, 2014 5:26 pm | by Mike Hockett, Associate Editor | Blogs | Comments

Here are the product trends I felt were most prevalent by the end of the expo, as well as the booths I was particularly impressed by.                                 

OSHA's Top 10 Violations For 2014 Announced

September 17, 2014 10:28 am | by National Safety Council | News | Comments

The U.S. Department of Labor’s Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) has...

Grainger And National Safety Council Launch New Safety Campaign

September 16, 2014 10:22 am | by Grainger | News | Comments

The National Safety Council and Grainger, the National Founding Sponsor, has launched the ...

10 Low-Tech Ideas To Protect High-Tech Secrets

September 10, 2014 2:27 pm | by Fred Mendelsohn, Partner at Burke, Warren, Mackay & Serritella, P.C., in Chicago | Articles | Comments

A few practical low-tech steps can significantly...

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NSC Announces 2014 Class Of Rising Stars Of Safety

September 10, 2014 2:01 pm | by National Safety Council | News | Comments

Honorees will be recognized at the 2014 NSC Congress & Expo on Sept. 16 in San Diego.                                              

Home Depot Confirms Breach In U.S., Canada Stores

September 9, 2014 9:12 am | by Marley Jay, Associated Press | News | Comments

The news comes nearly a week after a website that focuses on cybersecurity reported a possible hack of Home Depot's data.                                     

Home Depot Probes Possible Credit Card Data Breach

September 3, 2014 9:39 am | by Anne D'Innocezio, AP Retail Writer | News | Comments

Hackers have broken security walls for many retailers in recent months, including Target, grocery store chain Supervalu, P.F. Chang's, and the thrift store operations of Goodwill.                     

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Top Distractions in the Warehouse: 10 Proactive Ways to Eliminate Them

August 28, 2014 12:23 pm | by Jerry Matos, Product Specialist at Cherry's Industrial Equipment | Articles | Comments

While not all distractions can be eliminated in a warehouse, they can surely be reduced to improve the safety and efficiency. Here are 10 distractions to consider and address.                     

So You've Been Hacked... Now What?

August 27, 2014 4:04 pm | by CNN Money | Videos | Comments

Laurie Segall explains the simple steps you can take if one of your online accounts has been compromised.                                         

Cutting Emissions Pays For Itself

August 27, 2014 3:41 pm | by MIT | Articles | Comments

Just how large are the health benefits of cleaner air in comparison to the costs of reducing carbon emissions?                                        

NTN, NCIS Conduct Raid To Fight Counterfeit Bearings

August 11, 2014 10:24 am | by Jack Keough, ID Contributing Editor | News | Comments

NTN Bearing has announced the results of a joint raid that it participated in with the Naval Criminal Investigative Service.                                    

5 Things Employers Should Know About Prescription Painkiller Use

August 6, 2014 4:52 pm | by National Safety Council | News | Comments

Twenty-three percent of the workforce has misused prescription painkillers, according to the National Survey on Drug Use and Health, making opioid use a serious threat to employee safety.                  

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New Bill On West Blast Would Delay New Rules

August 6, 2014 10:56 am | by Paul Weber and Nomaan Merchant, Associated Press | News | Comments

Republicans and industry groups welcomed the revisions a month after slamming the first draft of the bill as overzealous.                                     

RPM Intl Agrees To $797.5M Deal On Asbestos Claims

July 28, 2014 10:35 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

Rust-Oleum's parent company plans to spend nearly $800 million as part of a preliminary deal to fund a trust that resolves asbestos personal injury claims.                

Protection for High Particulate Environments

July 25, 2014 10:44 am | by Honeywell | Product Releases | Comments

The eyewear’s large unilens design offers a wide field of unobstructed peripheral vision while its soft foam subframe ensures a comfortable, gap-free fit.

Oil Eater Expands Line Of Floor Cleaners

July 11, 2014 9:46 am | by Oil Eater | Product Releases | Comments

Designed to keep waste to a minimum, this 38 lb. economy size tub of powder can be used in a mop bucket, auto scrubber, or even in spray bottles for pennies per use, says the company.

How Can Heat Illness Be Prevented?

July 10, 2014 3:09 pm | by Julia Dozier, OSHA Training Center | Blogs | Comments

Thousands of workers become sick from exposure to heat every year, and some even die. Heat illnesses and deaths are preventable, and employers must take responsibility for protecting their employees while they are working under conditions of excessive heat.

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Locks Meet Installation Standards For Hurricane Regions

July 10, 2014 11:43 am | by Kaba Access Systems | Product Releases | Comments

Both the E-Plex 2000 and PowerPlex 2000 Series Mortise locks with deadbolt and auto-deadbolt are certified for use in the highest level High Velocity Hurricane Zone areas, including Miami-Dade and Broward counties of Florida.

Flammable Liquid Storage Cabinets

July 10, 2014 11:39 am | by JOBOX | Product Releases | Comments

The cabinets feature double wall construction, durable powder-coat paint, and two-and-a-half-inch thick doors.

Portable Work Light

July 9, 2014 2:59 pm | by Larson Electronics | Product Releases | Comments

The LED light head on this unit produces a brilliant flood pattern of light that is ideal for illuminating enclosed areas such as warehouses or construction sites where a portable, reliable light source is needed, says the company.

Aircore Harness Provides Wind Turbine Workers With Fall Protection Safety

July 1, 2014 2:09 pm | by Honeywell | Product Releases | Comments

The advanced design of the new AirCore Wind Energy Harness combines lightweight comfort with superior fall protection for workers who build and service wind turbines.

Peel & Stick Solution For Slippery Ladders

July 1, 2014 9:47 am | by GripAll | Product Releases | Comments

LavaRungs are a peel and stick anti-slip traction product, pre-formed with a radius to fit around round stock ladders and scaffolding rungs.

Senator Wants To Tighten Controls On Radioactive Material

June 30, 2014 10:42 am | by Hope Yen, Associated Press | News | Comments

A U.S. senator is urging the Obama administration to tighten procedures after a congressional audit found security problems at companies using radioactive material.                

New Pallet Safety Gate

June 20, 2014 12:47 pm | by FabEnCo, Inc. | Product Releases | Comments

Customers can now order specialized “clamp-on” or “bolt-on” self-closing Pallet Safety Gates from FabEnCo that come equipped with impact-resistant bumpers to protect materials being transported by a forklift from damage.

Cut-Resistant Gloves

June 20, 2014 12:44 pm | by Revco | Product Releases | Comments

The GX102 cut-resistant mechanic’s glove features HPPE lining for superior cut-resistance and protective finger guards for metacarpal protection.

Your Motto: Be Prepared

June 20, 2014 11:51 am | by Anna Wells, Executive Editor - @industrialanna | Blogs | Comments

The scary thing about emergency preparedness is that you need to be prepared for anything. For many industrial companies, this applies not only to protecting your equipment and your productivity, but also your people.             

Industrial Strength Dry Dust Control

June 19, 2014 10:09 am | by Tennant Company | Product Releases | Comments

The S30 provides innovative indoor and outdoor sweeping performance with optimized dust control in both light and heavy dust applications using its patented SweepMax Plus cyclonic system, says the company.

Feet First: Best Practices To Ensure Safe Flooring

June 19, 2014 9:56 am | by Anna Wells, Executive Editor - @industrialanna | Articles | Comments

According to OSHA, slips, trips, and falls constitute the majority of general industry accidents. They cause 15% of all accidental deaths, and are second only to motor vehicles as a cause of fatalities.               

Trapped Key Interlock Systems

June 18, 2014 11:07 am | by Kirk Key | Product Releases | Comments

Kirk’s interlock systems protect personnel and equipment by ensuring a pre-determined safety sequence is followed each time hazardous equipment is accessed in the power industry.

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