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The Loner M6 is an employee worn device for safety monitoring. It monitors lone workers in the field, inside facilities, between sites, and while driving.

Loner M6 Employee Safety Monitoring by Blackline

Loner M6 Employee Safety Monitoring by Blackline

The Loner M6 is an employee worn device for safety monitoring. It monitors lone workers in the field, inside facilities, between sites, and while driving.

Ladder Safety Leash by Super Anchor Safety

The Ladder Leash tie off strap helps secure ladders from movement for ladder safety,

Aquarion Eyewash Station by Encon

The Aquarion Self-Contained Eyewash is a portable eyewash station for when plumbed, potable water is not available.

Pressure-Sensitive Safety Mat by Rockford Systems

The Pressure-Sensitive Safety Mat encases conductive plates which provide stop/restart signals when pressure is applied or released.

LED Innovation For Warehouse Facility

Preferred Freezer Services, one of the largest public refrigerated warehousing companies in the world, chose LED lighting to address employee, energy, and maintenance concerns.

Question Of The Week: Fleet Management With GPS

This article from Robert J. Hall, President of Track Your Truck, addresses how technology tools may help improve fleet management.

New Product Flash: EcoLifts From JLG

These low level vertical lifts require no batteries, hydraulics, oil, or controls.

Question Of The Week: How Can I Address Safety Concerns For Older Workers?

A facility executive whose organization employs a significant number of older workers wants to know what steps to take to address that population's specific safety concerns.

New Product Flash: OfficeIQ From Humanscale and Tome Software

This new sensor technology complements workplace wellness programs and fosters employee productivity and health.

New Product Flash: Cordless Vacuums From TTI Floor Care

This M-PWR line of products from Hoover and Oreck brands are powered by lithium ion batteries.

Question Of The Week: Barriers To Green Cleaning?

Five challenges (real or perceived) that prevent many facilities from transitioning to green cleaning programs

WEB EXCLUSIVE: You Could Eat Off The Floor!

At a manufacturing plant in Dallas, the facility manager relies on principles of Lean Six Sigma to foster a clean and safe environment.

July Is Eye Injury Prevention Month

According to OSHA, more than 1,000 eye injuries occur in American workplaces every day.

OSHA Hazard Communication Standard Revised

The final rule on the standard was issued on March 26, 2012 and became effective on May 25, 2012.

OSHA Videos Demo Safe Respirator Use

The agency has posted a series of 17 videos to help workers learn about the proper use of respirators on their jobs.

NEW SERVICE SPOTLIGHT: NIOSH Lift Calculator by Humantech

This app for the iPad and iPhone was designed to calculate the risk associated with manual material handling tasks.

New OSHA Inspection Program For Chemical Facilities

The program replaces OSHA's 2009 pilot Chemical Facility National Emphasis Program which covered several OSHA regions in the U.S.

Drug Safety In Healthcare Facilities Highlighted

Recently, NIOSH, OSHA, and The Joint Commission reminded healthcare facilities on safe practices for handling antineoplastic drugs.

NEW PRODUCT FLASH: Custom Printed Safety Vests

These employee garments from American Safety Vest increase the visibility of the wearer.

NEW PRODUCT FLASH: Drive-Thru Unit From Berner International

This air curtain product is designed to keep car fumes away from workers at drive-thru windows, save energy, and create comfort.

Hearing Protection Labeling

The National Hearing Conservation Association recently submitted input to the EPA on pending legislation addressing the labeling of hearing protection devices.


This product from Mechanix Wear, Inc. helps protect facilities maintenance staff.

NEW PRODUCT FLASH: The Roller Coaster 2000-XT

The Roller Coaster™ 2000-XT from Highway Products aids workers in sliding cargo out of truck beds.

NEW PRODUCT FLASH: Quiet Dose From Howard Leight

This personal dosimeter measures and records a worker’s actual in-ear exposure to noise.

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