The safety and reliability of mobile-elevated work platforms (MEWPs) is something that has become a recent point of contention within the construction industry. Used commonly in fields of construction, manufacturing and maintenance, work platforms serve to make working from height in these professions easier, faster and more practical. However, recent media headlines have shed uncertainty on the overall safety of scissor lifts, cherry pickers and low-level access platforms, reporting a 65%…Continue
Added by Jon Scopter on November 28, 2013 at 5:04am — No Comments
Every worker that uses gloves for day to day tasks have demands for their gloves. In this article in Zero-Excuses, we list the different types of industrial safety gloves and tools to help you choose what type will get the job done efficiently…Continue
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Processing and applications of PP woven fabric.
Firstly,beginning from heating of PP resin. Small trace of Calcium Carbonate and pigment are added to the PP resins during the heating phase. When the resin melts, it is extruded as a flat film. In the slitting unit, the flat film is slit into tape yarn followed by stretching and annealing, them the PP fibers are finished, these fibers are then converted into fabric by using various types of circular looms. Lastly the process of …Continue
Added by Tony Lew on November 18, 2013 at 7:51pm — No Comments
New technology is helping to provide gloves with the cut protection and flexibility needed to perform everyday tasks for workers in fast-paced manufacturing environments and shrinking the cost of injury in the process. While experienced workers are more hesitant, education can communicate the features and advantages of the new products.
For more information, check out the full…Continue
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It is hard to determine the serviceability of gloves and when they should be replaced. One employee may need new gloves every day while his or her coworker can go a full week. This article in AIHA's The Synergist provides a list of tips and factors…Continue
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Do work gloves have to be bulky to prevent against cuts? The answer is no.
Some gloves are made with engineered yarn that protect against cuts while offering a breathable feel. Gloves with this material can prevent your employees from working without gloves. However, training and acceptance by employees are also important factors.
To learn more about these lightweight, durable gloves, read the…Continue
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As a society we make different choices or judgment calls on a daily basis, and we often use our discretionary ability to help us make the most acceptable and prudent choice. For example, many people choose to utilize the assistance of a safety helmet when operating a bicycle. We do not choose to use a safety helmet because it makes us look more stylish or because it adds to the comfort of the ride, instead we mainly choose to wear safety helmets to enhance safety. This is a reasonable choice…Continue
Added by Tony Ferraro on November 10, 2013 at 4:00pm — No Comments
Workers in a variety of fields can be at risk for electrocution and should use proper equipment and necessary steps to prevent electrical shock. Through proper care and usage of rubber insulated gloves, workers can prevent against shock and get hours of comfortable wear out of their gloves.
To read more about the risks and solutions of electrical shocks, visit the…Continue
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Written by: Wayne J. Harris – International Health and Safety Practitioner
Now let’s imagine that you have managed to convince the CEO of the business to invest time and money in developing and implementing a new safety management system. You have trained everyone from the top management down in their…
Added by Wayne Harris on November 5, 2013 at 9:12pm — No Comments
August 22, 2013, Iselin, NJ, - Ansell, a global leader in protection solutions, today announced that the ballots are cast and the results tallied with Ansell HyFlex 11-518 gloves declared the winner in the…Continue
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