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March 28, 2011
The globally certified Yodalex explosion and flameproof combination horn and strobe is one of the lightest and most compact products on the market, says...
http://www.che.com/environmental_health_and_safety/plant_and_personnel_safety/protective_equipment/This-horn-and-strobe-can-be-used-anywhere-in-the-world_7656.html
March 28, 2011
Developed in cooperation with Akao Co., these firefighting suits are made with Triprotech arimid-fiber fabric. Weighing just 2.5...
http://www.che.com/environmental_health_and_safety/plant_and_personnel_safety/protective_equipment/Lighter-more-effective-suits-for-firefighters_7657.html
March 28, 2011
This firm has launched its first Level B style hazmat suit. OneSuit Shield is developed from the firm’s proprietary Coretech Barrier Membrane...
http://www.che.com/environmental_health_and_safety/plant_and_personnel_safety/protective_equipment/A-new-hazmat-suit-for-Level-B_7658.html
March 28, 2011
From eyewear to hazmat suits, this company offers a full line of personal protective equipment for a variety of...
http://www.che.com/environmental_health_and_safety/plant_and_personnel_safety/protective_equipment/Protect-your-workers-and-your-bottom-line_7659.html
March 28, 2011
    Gateway Safety   Swap protective eyewear (photo) comes with temples for use as safety glasses as well as a head strap to make it a...
http://www.che.com/environmental_health_and_safety/plant_and_personnel_safety/protective_equipment/Safety-glasses-that-easily-turn-into-goggle_7660.html
March 28, 2011
Benko Products Elite Series Safety Stairs (photo) deliver enhanced rigidity and longer lasting tread for safe access from a loading rack or dock to...
http://www.che.com/environmental_health_and_safety/plant_and_personnel_safety/protective_equipment/Stable-stairs-ensure-safety-at-the-loading-dock_7661.html
March 28, 2011
    3M   Introduced in September, the VFlex Particulate Respirators 9105, 9105S, N95 (photo) feature V-shaped pleats that expand to help provide a comfortable seal, and to flex...
http://www.che.com/environmental_health_and_safety/plant_and_personnel_safety/protective_equipment/Respirators-with-a-unique-flexible-fit_7662.html
March 28, 2011
Dräger Safety CSP 5900 (photo) is a new single-exposure, disposable, Level A gas-tight chemical protective suit for hazardous materials (hazmat) incidents. The fully...
http://www.che.com/environmental_health_and_safety/plant_and_personnel_safety/protective_equipment/This-hazmat-suit-is-comfortable-to-wear_7663.html
March 28, 2011
    New Pig   This firm has recently introduced the Pig Oil-Only Weighted Blanket (photo) to capture leaks and drips outdoors, even in windy...
http://www.che.com/environmental_health_and_safety/plant_and_personnel_safety/protective_equipment/This-blanket-soaks-up-oily-spills-even-when-its-windy_7664.html
March 28, 2011
This firm has recently completed the launch of its line of high-visibility safety clothing. The new line is suited for workers in public works, road security, building...
http://www.che.com/environmental_health_and_safety/plant_and_personnel_safety/protective_equipment/Clothing-for-when-safety-depends-on-visibility_7665.html
March 28, 2011
The Pilot push-in ear plug for occupational hearing protection features an innovative hybrid design that combines the performance and cost savings of the firm’s Quiet...
http://www.che.com/environmental_health_and_safety/plant_and_personnel_safety/protective_equipment/Ear-protection-thats-comfortable-and-effective_7666.html
March 28, 2011
    Ergodyne   This firm has expanded its N-Ferno Extreme Warming product line with the introduction of two new three-layer FR Winter liners...
http://www.che.com/environmental_health_and_safety/plant_and_personnel_safety/protective_equipment/New-liners-keep-workers-warm-in-very-cold-weather_7667.html
March 1, 2011
Chemical protective garments are available in a wide variety of fabrics and designs that provide varying levels of protection for chemical process industries (CPI) workers, who may be exposed to chemicals in the form of vapors, liquids and particles. While other forms of personal protective equipment — such as safety glasses and hard hats — are highly regulated in the U.S. and Canada, the...
http://www.che.com/environmental_health_and_safety/plant_and_personnel_safety/protective_equipment/Chemical-Protective-Clothing_6444.html
February 1, 2009
Eye injuries of all types occur at a rate of more than 2,000 per day in the U.S., and half of those occur in the workplace. In 2006, the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) reported over 52,000 workplace injuries to the eyes and face, and approximately 70% of those were eye injuries [1]. The need to protect the face and eyes in the workplace is clear. FIGURE 1.  Safety glasses help shield eyes from...
http://www.che.com/environmental_health_and_safety/plant_and_personnel_safety/protective_equipment/Eye-and-Face-Personal-Protective-Equipment_4499.html
January 13, 2009
I would like to draw your attention to a few points on the November 2008 article, Pressure Relief System Design (pp. 40–45): 1. Pressure drop and pressure loss: The inlet pressure “drop” that the author refers to under Relief system piping is non-recoverable pressure loss, and does not include a “drop” in pressure due to elevation increase. It should be labeled as a pressure...
http://www.che.com/environmental_health_and_safety/plant_and_personnel_safety/protective_equipment/Comments-on-Pressure-Relief-System-Design_4473.html
November 1, 2008
  Pressure relief systems are vital in the chemical process industries (CPI) for handling a wide variety of situations. They are used to prevent pressurization above a system’s design pressure; for venting during an unusual or emergency situation; and for normal depressurization during a shutdown, as examples. In some cases, such as when non-combustible gases including steam, air and nitrogen...
http://www.che.com/environmental_health_and_safety/plant_and_personnel_safety/protective_equipment/Pressure-Relief-System-Design_4319.html
July 15, 2008
Workers in the chemical process industries (CPI) would certainly benefit from the "perfect" glove that would be thick enough for thermal insulation, thin enough to promote dexterity and tough enough to protect workers from cuts and abrasion. The glove would also protect against all known chemicals and be offered at a minimal price. This perfect glove, however, does not exist. Processors and...
http://www.che.com/environmental_health_and_safety/plant_and_personnel_safety/protective_equipment/Finding-the-Right-Gloves-To-Fit-the-Application_4014.html
July 15, 2008
Industrial designer Tore Christian Bjørsvik at Sintef Health Research (Trondheim, Norway; edlinks.che.com/7374-545) has developed a safety helmet with a soft, flexible inner layer that...
http://www.che.com/environmental_health_and_safety/plant_and_personnel_safety/protective_equipment/Chementator-A-smart-helmet_4040.html
May 22, 2008
Whether noise is encountered on the job or in the community, most people are at risk of hearing loss if they don’t take precautions. The occupational and environmental health and safety professionals of the American Industrial Hygiene Association (AIHA) believe that noise exposure is an omnipresent issue in our communities and workplaces. Noise in the Workplace: A Pervasive Hazard For millions of...
http://www.che.com/environmental_health_and_safety/plant_and_personnel_safety/protective_equipment/The-Inescapable-Sound-of-Noise_3903.html
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