Fun with ANSI Z359: Learn It, Know It, Live It

Fun with ANSI Z359: Learn It, Know It, Live It

So maybe “fun” is an exaggeration. But it is good to stay informed about fall protection standards. This excellent presentation from Capital Safety, created by Craig Firl, outlines ANSI Z359 without being too long winded. In essence, it’s an overview(…)

Be Aware that 2013 NFPA Standards are Here

Be Aware that 2013 NFPA Standards are Here

Standards for SCBAs are undergoing a major change, and first responders need to pay attention. The changes affect both the NFPA 1981 (Standard on Open-Circuit Self-Contained Breathing Apparatus) and NFPA 1982 (Standard for Personal Alert Safety Systems). NFPA 2013 editions(…)

Knowing the Z359.14-2012 Fall Protection Standard

Updated and new safety standards are always good to revisit a few months after they are initiated. The ANSI Z359.14-2012 Fall Protection Standard took effect last fall, but now is as a good a time as any to review it.(…)

New Alycore Ups the Ante When it Comes to Cut Protection

New Alycore Ups the Ante When it Comes to Cut Protection

Finding the right cut-resistant gloves can be a struggle. Confusion regarding testing standards and what material to choose can make it hard to find gloves that offer a high level of cut protection. But Alycore just might change cut-resistant gloves(…)

The Mallory Safety & Supply Field Marketing Summit Hits on All Cylinders

The Mallory Safety & Supply Field Marketing Summit Hits on All Cylinders

Rev-Up, this year’s Mallory Safety & Supply 20130Field Marketing Summit was, in the words of President Tim Loy, “by far the best event that Mallory Safety & Supply has ever had in the history of the company.” The majority of(…)

Product Spotlight: RAE Systems MultiRAE Multi-Threat Monitors

Product Spotlight: RAE Systems MultiRAE Multi-Threat Monitors

RAE Systems has long been a trusted manufacturer of gas monitoring equipment, and trust is paramount when it comes to this type of safety equipment. The most comprehensive units that RAE Systems creates are the MultiRAE family of monitors. The(…)

Wind Turbines Provide Risky Rescue Scenarios

Wind Turbines Provide Risky Rescue Scenarios

The job of a wind turbine technician isn’t for everyone. Doing your work hundreds of feet off the ground is hardly a typical day at the office. And with the added height comes added risk. Robert Siegel, the director of(…)