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January 2013 Blog Posts (9)

Ansell and Child in Hand Announce Completion of Critical Community Projects in Haiti

January 30 2013, Iselin NJ – Ansell, a global leader in protection solutions, announces that its industrial and medical products have been delivered to Haiti in support of its community rebuilding efforts.  Working with Child in Hand, an organization committed to…

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Added by Safety Community on January 30, 2013 at 10:09am — No Comments

Super Bowl Food and Party Safety Tips

For a full version with pictures and more email me at keno@plateautel.com



SUPER BOWL FOOD AND PARTY SAFETY TIPS

This next weekend millions of Americans mark Super Bowl Sunday with friends and family, making it the second highest day of food consumption in the United States after Thanksgiving, USDA's Food Safety and Inspection Service is offering some practical food safety tips to help prevent food borne illnesses. With the high flu and strep throat this season being prepared for… Continue

Added by Ken Oswald on January 28, 2013 at 10:27am — No Comments

ISQEM Free OHS downloads

ISQEM are now starting to add free OHS downloads to its website. We will be adding new documents including procedures, forms, PowerPoint presentations and other items on a weekly basis.  It is our attention to make an internationalsuite of OHS documentation which can be adapted and used around the world in different countries.

 

If you would like to submit a free download…

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Added by Wayne Harris on January 26, 2013 at 8:09am — No Comments

Alcohol and Drugs in the Workplace

Work places contain many hazards and it is essential that all employees and subcontractors maintain the highest possible state of alertness. Most companies have policies and practices to ensure workers are fit for duty. The use of drugs and alcohol will adversely affect the ability of a person to work in a safe manner; it decreases competency to a level that is unacceptable. Having alcohol or drugs in one's system or consuming these while at work is breaking the rules set out by most…

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Added by Joel Joshi on January 21, 2013 at 1:25pm — No Comments

Performance At Your Fingertips: Why gloves need tactility

Laura Proctor, senior marketing manager of HyFlex/Industrial Gloves at Ansell Protective Products, talked with  about why gloves need tactility.

Many customers contact us with questions about tactility. They want to know the definition of tactility and why it’s so important in work…

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Added by Safety Community on January 10, 2013 at 10:16am — No Comments

Managing Cost-to-Wear Can Trim PPE Expenses

Bill Bennett of Ansell Protective Products sat down with EHS Today to discuss how managing cost-to-wear can trim PPE expenses.

How much does it cost? 

These are familiar words as companies drill down through expenses in a continuing quest to improve the

bottom…

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Added by Safety Community on January 10, 2013 at 10:10am — No Comments

Meeting the Needs of Next-Generation Workers

Lara Proctor, Director of Customer Marketing—Industrial for North America at Ansell Protective Products Inc, discusses how the needs of next-generation workers vary by age and also by personal preferences with Occupational Health & Safety.

When we consider the next generation of plant workers, we typically think of younger…

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Added by Safety Community on January 10, 2013 at 9:58am — No Comments

Ansell Contributes to Superstorm Sandy Relief and Recovery Efforts

Ansell, a global leader in protection solutions, announces that it has delivered thousands of products to community organizations in areas affected by Superstorm Sandy.   The Ansell medical and industrial business units have made donations to aid relief and recovery efforts in New York and New Jersey.

 

“As a global company with operational headquarters in New Jersey, we wanted to take the opportunity to assist communities affected by this natural disaster,” said Robert…

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Added by Safety Community on January 9, 2013 at 4:28pm — No Comments

Preventing and Thawing Frozen Pipes Safely

Preventing and thawing frozen pipes safely (EMAIL Version with picture please contact me keno@plateautel.com. Thanks )



What can we do to help safely thaw these frozen pipes and prevent it from freezing during cold winter weather? Water has a unique property in that it expands as it freezes. This expansion puts tremendous pressure on whatever is containing it, including metal or plastic pipes. No matter the "strength" of a container, expanding water can cause pipes to break. Pipes… Continue

Added by Ken Oswald on January 2, 2013 at 11:22am — No Comments

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