Category Archives: Safety

Organizations nationwide push for truck side guards for safety

Organizations nationwide push for truck side guards for safety

A rise in cyclist and pedestrian deaths in traffic collisions is spurring a push for safer streets regionally and nationally. A growing coalition of organizations are calling for the implementation of vital safety measures, including side guards on large commercial trucks such as waste haulers, dump trucks and box trucks. The guards prevent people from […]

Elementary school students learn electrical safety at Terex Utilities Safety Town assembly

Elementary school students learn electrical safety at Terex Utilities Safety Town assembly

WATERTOWN, SD — Engineering and safety professionals from Terex Utilities recently visited Castlewood Elementary School in Castlewood, S.D. to teach fourth, fifth, and sixth graders about electrical safety. The presentation included a live demonstration of Safety Town, a portable dollhouse style case equipped to show how electricity travels path to ground, and a hands-on Build-a-Boom […]

Pyramex® Venture Gear™ announces optimal protection for your hearing

Pyramex® Venture Gear™ announces optimal protection for your hearing

Protective safety products innovator Pyramex® announces additional hearing protection from the Venture Gear™ line of products designed to exceed the needs of those who operate in intense situations. The Clandestine and Sentinel Powered Earmuffs give you options for amplified hearing of quiet sounds and protection from loud, harmful noise.

MSHA issues updates to workplace examination standard

MSHA issues updates to workplace examination standard

Source: EHS Today / David Sparkman / Oct. 16, 2018 The Mine Safety and Health Administration (MSHA) has issued enforcement guidance updates to its final rule on examinations of working places in metal and nonmetal mines. Finalized earlier this year, the rule officially went into effect on June 2 but enforcement was delayed until Oct. […]

Why being “OHSA legal” isn’t enough

Why being “OHSA legal” isn’t enough

Go beyond compliance to better protect your employees and business Source: EHS Today / Michael Pardus | Aug 30, 2018 When it comes to chemical exposure protection for employees and downstream users, companies must be compliant with OSHA regulations. In 1970, OSHA created permissible exposure limits (PELs) that remain the rule of law to this day, […]