May. 22, 2013
EU-OSHA - that‘s not an old Japanese Samurai war cry but stands instead for the European Agency for Safety and Health at Work. It was set up to promote safe healthier and more productive places of work in Europe - through campaigns, preventive measures, partnerships and research projects. In particular it promotes a culture of risk prevention. Matthias Erler of GIT-SECURITY.com spoke with Christa Sedlatschek, Director of the agency. moreNov. 29, 2012
Ansell has added a new glove to its Hyflex series: the Hyflex 11-518.
Providing wearers with a barehand-like sensation without compromising cut protection or performance, the ultralight glove is rated for EN Cut Level 3 protection, making it ideal for precision handling and assembly of sharp, dry, ultra-fine parts. moreJun. 14, 2012
During economic downturns, every department is asked to save money to weather the storm until economic conditions improve. Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) departments are not usually exempt from cost-cutting measures. This article offers guidance regarding where to find savings within your gas detection instrument fleet without compromising safety or instrument performance. moreMar. 06, 2012
Risk assessing the evacuation process for disabled employees and those with mobility problems within commercial premises requires a pro-active approach by employers. A European Directive and several local legislations clearly specifies that an employers' duty of care now extends to providing reasonable provision and adjustment for disabled members of staff.
moreJun. 18, 2010
Rychiger, with its head office in Steffisburg in the Bernese Oberland, belongs to the leading international manufacturers of customer-specific filling and sealing machines. Their safety is monitored by various components from the Swedish company Jokab Safety whose key products are electronic safety modules and magnetic locks with an integrated safety sensor. Various safety relays and adaptors provide contact expansion, switching delay, and time-saving wiring via M12 connectors.
moreApr. 09, 2010
Most employers are already highly aware of the need to provide a safe and healthy workplace to protect their employees against potential health and safety risks. But the responsibilities toward employees with disability and those classified as mobility impaired are really different to the responsibilities toward all other employees. Heiko Baumgartner met Barry Scholes, Managing Director of Evac+Chair, in Birmingham to discuss the developments in this field.
moreJan. 15, 2010
With ever more improved sensors, modern detection technology for flammable and hazardous gases enables the design of highly reliable gas detection systems. The foundation for planning any system is well-considered matching of the components, which are based on various technologies, to specific local conditions.
Gases are usually invisible to the unaided eye, and are often odorless. Still, they need not pose an invisible hazard to people or the environment, thanks to advanced gas detection technology that uses stationary as well as mobile solutions. moreJan. 14, 2010
The Micro IV single-gas detector is the successor to the proven Micro III. The key features of the previous model have been retained, and there is now some impressive added functionality.