Product and Industry Coverage

Workplace Safety: Why PPE is the Last Line of Defense

Hand safety is often overlooked and injuries to hands and fingers continue to be common workplace occurrences across various industries. Every year, millions of workers get injured on the job, and a significant number of reported occupational injuries are hand related.

Magid Silicone Coated Gloves for Window Manufacturing Last Up to Six Times Longer

Innovative solution for window manufacturers looking for adhesion resistance, high cut resistance, and dexterity ROMEOVILLE, Ill. (August 1, 2022) – Window manufacturers and other industries that work with hot melt and sealant can have it all with Magid’s RepTek Grip® silicone palm-coated gloves providing adhesion resistance paired with high cut resistance and dexterity. Hot butyl […]

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Why Roof Hatches Can Be Dangerous Fall Hazards

Falls are far too common, and the results are often devastating. According to the National Safety Council, falls killed 42,114 people at home and work in 2020, making it the second most common cause of unintentional death in the United States. In addition, during that same period, 211,640 workers were hurt badly enough in a workplace fall to need days away from work. This article is sponsored by Diversified Fall Protection.

First Impact Glove with Low-Profile Impact Protection AND a Crinkle Latex Palm

Magid’s Flex Series expands with a new palm coating that delivers superior wet and dry grip ROMEOVILLE, Ill. (June 30, 2022) – Magid Glove & Safety has expanded its T-REX® Flex Series® Lean lineup with the new TRX449. Lean impact protection means no more overprotecting with thick TPR, or under protecting with non-impact gloves. The […]

Frontline Workers Say Management Feels “Out of Touch” with Their Roles

KANSAS CITY, MO., June 15, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — A new survey has revealed more than 1 in 3 frontline workers (40%) feel management is “out of touch” with their role based on the communications they receive from HQ. The YouGov data commissioned by SafetyCulture represents the views of American, British and Australian “frontline workers” – individuals who must “physically show up […]

SafetyCulture invests in groundbreaking IoT player Inauro

KANSAS CITY, 6 June – Global workplace operations company, SafetyCulture, has today announced a USD $2.1M investment into data and IoT software company, Inauro. This latest investment continues SafetyCulture’s support of emerging technologies which enhance frontline processes. Launched in 2020 by co-founders Craig Kesby and Angus Kennard, Inauro was created to realize the value of […]

ASSP announces 2022 Outstanding Safety Educator

PARK RIDGE, IL (May 16, 2022) — Lora Cavuoto, a widely respected educator in the occupational safety and health field and member of the American Society of Safety Professionals (ASSP) for seven years, is ASSP’s 2022 William E. Tarrants Outstanding Safety Educator. Cavuoto, Ph.D., CPE, is an associate professor in the Department of Industrial and […]

United Rentals Announces Confined Space Safety Week Digital Learning Series

Webinars Examine How to Create a Safe Working Environment for Workers in Confined Spaces STAMFORD, Conn. – April 20, 2022 – United Rentals, Inc. (NYSE: URI) today announced a Confined Space Safety Week digital learning series which takes place the week of May 9th. The webinars will review steps that utilities and contractors can take […]

SafeStart Human Factors Conference Announced

SafeStart announces that they will host their second SafeStart Human Factors Conference—the first-ever conference designed by and for those that want to benchmark, share best practices and discover innovations and new research in human factors. The conference will be held Tuesday, November 8, 2022 – Wednesday, November 9, 2022, at the Embassy Suites by Hilton […]