Product and Industry Coverage

Kenzen Launches Body Heat Sensor System for Predictive, Preventive Worker Safety

Smart PPE patch monitors and relays real-time stress indicators to protect workers against heat injuries and death May 7, 2020 (NEW YORK)—Kenzen, a smart personal protective equipment (PPE) innovator focused on physiological monitoring and the prevention of heat injury and death among workers, has launched a real-time worker heat monitoring system. The cloud-based software-as-a-service (SaaS) […]

Workers’ Compensation Safety Specialists Release Back-to-the-Workplace Safety Guidance

(Portland, Maine)—As states begin to lift restrictions on employers in various segments of the economy, MEMIC, a workers’ compensation insurance specialty company, has released an employer guide for safety procedures. The MEMIC Pandemic Recovery Safety Planning template includes forms to assist with preparation, training, and documentation and is available to all employers at memic.com/workplace-safety/covid-19-resources. “Planning […]

Industrial Scientific Introduces Lone Worker Monitoring Solution

The TGX Gateway enables live monitoring for workers in remote locations. PITTSBURGH, PA—6 May 2020—Industrial Scientific, a leader in gas detection and connected safety, is pleased to announce the expansion of its connected safety portfolio to include the new TGX Gateway. The TGX Gateway wirelessly connects lone workers in the field to safety contacts, ensuring […]

Verdantix Says Spending on Industrial Hygiene and Occupational Health Software Will Reach $400 Million in 2025 as COVID-19 Drives Firms to Prepare for Future Outbreaks

The global market for industrial hygiene and occupational health (IH/OH) software will grow from $253 million in 2020 to $403 million in 2020, according to a new study from independent research firm Verdantix. The forecasted annual growth rate of 10% will be driven by emerging regional adoption of environment, health, and safety (EHS) software and […]

Coronavirus News Hub for EHS Pros

Lion Technology has compiled a list of news updates related to the coronavirus pandemic that supply chain managers; environmental compliance officers; Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) safety personnel; hazmat logistics employees; and other environment, health, and safety (EHS) workers need to know.

Avetta Named One of Spend Matters’ ’50 Providers to Know’ for Third Year in a Row

Spend Matters Lists Avetta as a Procurement Provider You Should Know Supply chain risk management company named one of the “50 Providers to Know” for the third year in a row. April 22, 2020—OREM, Utah—Avetta, a global provider of supply chain risk management connecting organizations with qualified and vetted suppliers, contractors, and vendors, announced that […]

C-Suite Series: Finding the Silver Lining

As we move beyond crisis control, many organizations are finding silver linings, rising to the occasion, and looking toward a future beyond COVID-19. The pessimist complains about the wind. The optimist expects it to change. The leader adjusts the sails. John Maxwell Like many leaders, I spent much of the last 3 weeks reaching out directly […]

Bullard Healthcare Solutions for COVID-19

INFORMATION ON COVID-19, brought to you by Bullard. The coronavirus is a family of viruses that cause respiratory illness and include the common cold, severe acute respiratory syndrome (SARS), Middle East respiratory syndrome (MERS), and COVID-19. Common ways to protect yourself and others around you from a coronavirus include: Limit close contact with others by practicing social […]

How to Clean a Gas Detector

Personal gas monitors are lifesaving instruments that must be worn in your breathing zone to be effective. The Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) defines the breathing zone as “a hemisphere forward of the shoulders within a radius of approximately six to nine inches,” so a collar, a lapel, or an outside breast pocket is usually […]