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New NIOSH Database Shows 42 Percent of Construction Worker Deaths Involve Falls

Posted on April 19, 2018

Excerpt from Safety+Health magazine on January 30, 2018 A recently created database allowed researchers to determine that, in a 33-year period, falls accounted for nearly half of all construction worker deaths – and more than half of the workers killed lacked access to fall protection – according to the Center for Construction Research and Training … Read More

Here’s How America’s Safest Companies Choose Which PPE to Purchase

Posted on April 9, 2018

Original article by  Stephanie Valentic, EHS Today, Feb. 9, 2018  Q&A: PPE in Construction A plethora of options are available when it comes to personal protective equipment (PPE). Here’s how America’s Safest Companies choose which PPE to purchase. Hats, gloves, fall arrest systems, boots. The wide world of personal protective equipment (PPE) could be intimidating … Read More

Coming Soon: A Glove Impact Standard

Posted on March 19, 2018

Original article by Dave Johnson, ISHN Magazine, Feb 13, 2018 “ISEA standard will measure reduction of peak impact force.” “When you think about it, you spend more time looking at the back of your hand than the palm when working with your hands. The back of your hand is called the dorsal aspect of the hand, … Read More