Occupational Safety & Health Administration (OSHA) News

Kistler O’Brien Fire Protection Unveils New Offering To Its Robust Fire Safety Training Program

Kistler O’Brien Fire Protection is excited to welcome a new offering to its robust Fire Safety Training program, its first-ever Live Virtual Fire Training, a convenient and productive way for business owners to achieve peace of mind! As many know, in the last year, working remotely has become a necessity for businesses everywhere. Whether it is a portion of an organization or the entire staff, having the ability to continue operations remotely has made a significant change for many busine...

American Fire Sprinkler Association Announces New On-Demand Online Training Platform

The American Fire Sprinkler Association (AFSA) is proud to announce a new online learning platform offering 24/7 access to CEUs and/or CPDs from AFSA educational events, including live webinars. AFSA On-Demand offers fire sprinkler contractors and other professionals the access to the best in specialty education anytime. AFSA On-Demand Featuring the most sought-after thought leaders in fire protection, AFSA On-Demand offers a superior learning experience in a unique and user-friendly format. M...

OSHA And NIOSH Highlight Heat-Related Occupational Risks Faced By Workers And The Key Methods To Mitigate Them

It’s tougher to beat the heat on job sites than at backyard barbecues. Teammates need to be informed and equipped to take preventative measures against heat stress, such as finding shade, drinking plenty of water, wearing loose and light clothing, and/or taking regular breaks. Heat-related occupational Risks Safety professionals know that exposure to hot conditions presents a real threat to teammates. According to the most recent U.S. Heat Fatalities Map from the Occupational Safety and...

MSA Safety Incorporated’s Advantage 290 LS Air-Purifying Respirator Without Exhalation Valve Approved By NIOSH

Global safety equipment manufacturer, MSA Safety Incorporated has announced that its next-generation Advantage 290 LS Air-Purifying Respirator (APR) is the first of its kind, designed without an exhalation valve, to receive approval from the National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH). Advantage 290 LS APR An elastomeric half-mask device, the Advantage 290 LS Respirator covers a wearer’s nose and mouth and utilizes twin filters to provide respiratory protection. The U....

MSA Safety Supports OSHA’s 2020 National Safety Stand-Down Week By Organizing Free Virtual Safety Seminars

In the COVID-19 era, where digital tools and virtual platforms have become more important than ever before, global safety equipment manufacturer, MSA Safety Incorporated has announced that they will host free, online safety seminars from September 14 to September 18, 2020. Free, online safety seminars The sessions are being conducted by MSA Safety to support National Safety Stand-Down week, an annual week-long event, organized by the U.S. Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA), t...

MSA Announces SVFC And GEVFD As The Latest Recipients Of The 2020 Globe Gear Giveaway

MSA, DuPont, and the National Volunteer Fire Council (NVFC) are helping volunteer fire departments obtain much-needed gear through MSA’s and DuPont’s Globe Gear Giveaway. In 2020, 13 departments will each receive four new sets of turnout gear and four new helmets to help enhance the safety of their firefighters. The first 500 applicants also received a one-year NVFC membership, courtesy of MSA. The latest recipients of MSA’s and DuPont’s 2020 Globe Gear Giveaway are the...

IEP Technologies Assists The Dairy Industry By Giving Whey Protein Dryer Explosion Protection

When a prominent U.S. manufacturer of processing equipment for the dairy industries had concerns about mitigating the consequences of dust explosions for a recent project, they turned to IEP Technologies for assistance with specifying the optimum explosion protection system solution for their customer – a Toll Manufacturer of dried whey protein products. The process equipment manufacturer had previously collaborated with IEP on various projects in Europe, however this was the first opport...

Hannay Reels Makes A List Of The Five Best Reels For Work Trucks And Their Characteristics And Functions

If the user’s 9 to 5 (or midnight - 8 a.m., for that matter) is in any field that employs work trucks, they surely have a sense of how limited space can be, and how vital it is to have the truck outfitted with dependable equipment. Whether the truck is used in the utilities, fueling or construction industry, it most likely needs to be equipped with a hose reel. Hannay Reels offers a variety of durable, dependable reels for a variety of work truck applications. With everything from flexibl...

MSA Safety Puts Spotlight On Construction Safety To Support OSHA’s National Safety Stand-Down Week

According to the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA), falls continue to be the leading cause of fatalities in the construction industry. To help combat this sobering, but preventable, statistic, global safety equipment manufacturer MSA Safety Incorporated announced that it will conduct free fall protection training sessions, from May 6 through May 10, during OSHA's annual National Safety Stand-Down. OSHA-compliant fall protection training As part of this week-long safety blitz...

National Fire Protection Association Announces Hosting NFPA Conference & Expo 2019 In San Antonio, Texas

The National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) will host its annual Conference & Expo at the Henry B. González Convention Center in San Antonio, Texas, from June 17 – June 20, 2019. This comprehensive event brings together thousands of the industry’s renowned professionals who will attend more than 120 educational sessions and special events addressing the latest issues, challenges and trends in the world of fire, electrical, and life safety. NFPA Conference & Expo...

MSA Safety To Showcase Their Innovative Fall Protection Harnesses Called The V-Series At The NSC Congress And Expo 2018

According to the United States Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA), fatalities caused by falls from elevation continue to be a cause of death for construction employees. So for industries that are inherently dangerous and require men and women to work at heights, the demand for comfortable and technology-driven fall protection equipment and services has never been greater. To provide workers at height with new options to help protect them at work, global safety equipment manufa...

Streamlight Appoints Travis Bridgette As The Southeast Regional Sales Manager For The Fire And Industrial Markets

Streamlight®, a provider of high-performance lighting tools, announces that Travis Bridgette has joined Streamlight as Southeast Regional Sales Manager for the fire and industrial markets. In his new role, Bridgette will be responsible for driving sales and working with independent sales representatives and distributors with an emphasis on end-user activity to increase revenues and market penetration within their designated territory. Industrial-Grade supplies “We are pleased that T...

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