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Optimal Optics & Coverage for Almost Any Application

November 12, 2012 6:02 am | Product Releases | Comments

Honeywell Safety Products has unveiled its Uvex Pheos safety eyewear, which combines streamlined styling with advanced materials to deliver high-performance protection.

Several Cut, Puncture & Impact Resistances

November 12, 2012 5:57 am | Product Releases | Comments

AutomationDirect’s safety gloves and sleeves offer several levels of cut, puncture and impact resistance, and are available in sizes from extra small to extra-extra large.

The GateKeeper™ Safety Gate

November 12, 2012 4:55 am | Product Releases | Comments

Rite-Hite's GateKeeper mezzanine safety gate is a reciprocating barrier that creates a controlled access area in which workers can safely load and unload from elevated platforms.


Incident Report: Averting Disaster

November 9, 2012 10:22 am | by Krystal Gabert, Editor, Food Manufacturing | Articles | Comments

Last year’s plant safety and food contamination incidents shocked food processors into action. Food Manufacturing reviews the biggest disasters of 2011.

Learning from 2012 FDA Warning Letters

November 5, 2012 7:14 am | by MIKE ROZEMBAJGIER, Vice President of Recalls, Stericycle ExpertRECALL™ | Blogs | Comments

Regardless of whether the recent surge in warning letter issuances has led to a medication shortage, those within industries regulated by FDA should learn from such occurrences.

Gas Shortage Causing Backups at Stations

October 31, 2012 10:49 am | Videos | Comments

CNBC's Brian Shactman reports from Long Island, where drivers are lining up around the block to fill up their tanks.

Beer Bombs

October 31, 2012 8:37 am | by DAVID MANTEY, Executive Editor, Product Design & Development (PD&D) | Blogs | Comments

The only negative data to come out of the study -- other than the whole hypothetical nuclear holocaust business -- was that beer suffered greater flavor changes than soft drinks.

A Safer Way to Transport Materials

October 30, 2012 12:07 pm | Videos | Comments

Sichelschmidt Forklift Corp.’s ex-protected trucks have been designed from the outset for operation in potentially explosive zones.  


Three Simple Complexities of Data Protection

October 30, 2012 8:00 am | by DENNIS WENK, Symantec | Articles | Comments

There is little disagreement that data has value. In fact, digital data seems to be the new world currency. So protecting valuable data assets is a central concern for business continuity management. 

In Workshops, Fields, Egyptian Children at Work

October 30, 2012 7:41 am | Product Releases | Comments

It's early in the morning, and 13-year-old Ezzat is hard at work in one of Cairo's pottery workshops in an ancient part of the Egyptian capital. He sorts through the day's production. In the same area of workshops, three barefoot boys under the age of 12 carry clay pieces from inside the factory out into the sun to dry.

Explosion-Proof Luminaires

October 26, 2012 10:12 am | Chem Info | Product Releases | Comments

RIG-A-LITE’s XP LED series luminaires are available in 2- and 4-foot lengths, each with multiple lumen packages.

Infrared Lighting that’s Portable

October 25, 2012 11:57 am | Product Releases | Comments

Larson Electronics’ now offers the EPL-21-IRLED as an explosion-proof, portable, infrared LED light for low-voltage power requirements.  

Genes Sneakers, Part 2

October 19, 2012 11:22 am | Blogs | Comments

Imposing a uniform rate for insurance without taking advantage of any of the data that allows companies to predict risk is like blindfolding a man and then telling him to go find his car keys.


Genes Sneakers, Part 1

October 19, 2012 11:11 am | Blogs | Comments

Just as it’s illegal for you to print money, but perfectly legal for the government to do so, there may come a time when the government deems it necessary to analyze your DNA for reasons of “efficiency.”

Automating the Creation of Employee Safety Cards

October 19, 2012 9:05 am | Chem Info | Product Releases | Comments

3E Co. offers a new Safety Card module for its 3E Online® MSDS Safety Data Sheet (SDS) management platform that enables the quick and easy creation of safety cards, informing employees of the risks involved with product usage, level of protection required and emergency procedures.

Colorful Label Compliance

October 15, 2012 1:08 pm | Product Releases | Comments

Epson America has designed its ColorWorks™ C831 wide-label printer to aid in complying with Globally Harmonized System labeling standards.

Don’t Like Gaskets? Get Rid of ‘Em!

October 15, 2012 12:36 pm | Product Releases | Comments

BWAY Corp. now produces the Tri-Seal gasketless open-head plastic pail cover without a gasket because it implements a watertight/airtight seal.

The Global State of Information Security

October 10, 2012 1:09 pm | Blogs | Comments

PwC U.S. released the 2013 Global State of Information Security Survey with key findings on information security issues facing the industrial products industry. 

Fukushima Revisited; Lessons Learned

October 9, 2012 12:33 pm | by KARL STEPHAN, Consulting Engineer, Texas State University, San Marcos | Blogs | Comments

As the earthquake struck, automatic shutdown procedures were followed, and after the earthquake, operating reactors were still under control. The problems came with the tsunami.

An Ounce of Prevention Is Worth a Pound of Cure

October 8, 2012 10:58 am | by DON HSIEH, Director of Commercial and Industrial Marketing, Tyco Integrated Security | Blogs | Comments

Although food recalls are primarily a public health concern, it’s also an economic issue. What are these costs, and how can companies prevent or mitigate the cost of recalls?

Collecting Contaminants Efficiently

October 5, 2012 8:37 am | Chem Info | Product Releases | Comments

Airflow Systems Inc.’s DT-3000V2 downdraft table is designed to provide high-efficiency, source-point collection and filtration of powder, dust, fumes, smoke and other contaminants produced during industrial processing and production operations.

Hershey Visitors Create a Safe Candy Bar

October 4, 2012 1:16 pm | by Eriez Manufacturing Co. | Articles | Comments

Rare-earth magnets demonstrate metal detection to Hershey plant visitors while keeping the “Create Your Own Candy Bar” attraction safe and contaminant-free.

Providing Ductless Mobility

October 4, 2012 10:58 am | Chem Info | Product Releases | Comments

Air Science’s self-contained Mobile EDU fume hood is excellent for classroom demonstrations and industrial training.

Spotlight on Safety

October 4, 2012 10:54 am | Product Releases | Comments

Approved under both UL and ATEX safety standards, the EXPRL-91 intrinsically safe LED flashlight from Larson Electronics’ is an ideal portable light source for workers in hazardous locations within both the U.S. and European Union.

Where’s the Concern over Work-Related Deaths?

October 3, 2012 12:42 pm | Blogs | Comments

The U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics' preliminary results of the national census of fatal occupational injuries show that 4,609 people died from on-the-job injuries in 2011.

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