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Cementex Personal Protective Task Wear and Equipment for Worker Safety

May 11, 2020

Ensures  workers are completely safe and prepared for the job Cementex, the safety tool specialists, highlights its UltraLite Series of Arc Flash PPE Task Wear and PPE storage canisters. Cementex’s UltraLite Series Arc Flash PPE Task Wear is designed to combine complete safety with comfort. The 11 cal/cm2 UltraLite garments include a balaclava-hooded long-sleeve t-shirt…


C21HCWE08C3 – VIZABLE® FR Hi-Vis Hybrid Zip Front Hoodie with Liner

October 2, 2018

Be seen in a whole new way with the VIZABLE® FR hi-vis hybrid zip front hoodie with liner. Ideal for cold weather with its waffle weave lining, this zip front hoodie will keep you warm. Working around a flame or arc flash hazard? No worries. The CAT 3, hybrid FR sweatshirt is inherently flame resistant…


Dealing with ANSI Z359 Standards Doesn’t Have to Be Confusing

October 2, 2017

“Falls are among the most common causes of work-related injuries and death,” says the U.S. government’s Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA). Fortunately, fall arrest devices and worker safety protection programs are in place to help keep workers from harm. One of the best protectors? Fall protection systems, which date back to the early 20th…


Introducing a New, ANSI-Compliant Welding System

July 10, 2017

Global safety superstar MSA Safety and Miller Electric Mfg. Co., a leader within the welding industry, have joined forces to cobrand welding products that combine the best of both companies’ products. As a result of this partnership, MSA/Miller Welding Shield and Adapters are now compatible with MSA helmets and accessories.  This means they have been…


Transmission Towers: Fall Prevention & Safety

March 23, 2017

Installed, engineered systems offer best-in-class protection The rules of safety for electric power line work have changed dramatically. Gone, for example, are the days of free climbing. And for good reason: Utility work is a hazardous profession that can result in serious injury or even electrocution. New and revised OSHA fall and arc-flash protection standards,…


Bucket Truck Safety

October 27, 2016

SAFE TRANSPORT While traveling on public roads or streets be sure all local and state/provincial laws and regulations are followed. Refer to your manufacturer’s manual for instructions on preparing the unit for transport. Secure the boom and platform in the transport position.  Make sure that outriggers are up and secured in the transport position.  Make…


Elk River Dielectric Harness

February 23, 2016

Falls are the leading cause of injury and death in work-related accidents. When a fall hazard exist, fall protection equipment is necessary to protect the worker by incorporating a personal fall arrest system or PFAS. One of the PFAS components is a harness. Most harnesses have metal hardware that could cause electrical shock when working around…


Safe Temporary Power and Lighting Strategies For Refinery Turn-around Activities

October 22, 2015

Introduction Periodic shut-down, inspection and maintenance activities (typically referred to as a turnaround) are an essential reality for refineries, and are needed to ensure safe, efficient operation. The scope of the turnaround may vary depending on the processes involved, but even minor activities encompass a wide range of tasks that occur concurrently and must be…


Fleet Innovations Drive Changes in Work Practices

September 7, 2015

New product concepts enable crews to work smarter, not harder Written by: Joe Caywood, Director of Marketing, Terex Utilities, Watertown, South Dakota The secret to being successful on any jobsite is to equip crews with equipment that will help them work safer, smarter, more efficiently and more profitably. In the telecom and utility construction industry,…


Don’t Sacrifice Safety for Productivity

August 28, 2015

By Justin Kissinger, Marketing Manager at Custom Equipment Inc. People are often tempted to make due with available tools and risk bodily injury for the sake of saving time and energy. This temptation applies to nearly all tools and equipment, including those designed to provide access to elevated work heights. For centuries, ladders and scaffolds…