The safety world is always changing, evolving, finding new ways to protect.
Check out these new products, published in the June 2015 issue of EHS Today, that are designed to keep you even safer than before.
Access Control Barriers
AutomationDirect’s is now offering access control barriers and accessories for body protection. The Contrinex YCA 50-series safety light curtains are active optoelectronic protective devices designed for protection and safety when machine design and process are inadequate and open access might be required during operation. Backed with a one-year warranty, Contrinex access control barriers and accessories are cULus, CE and RoHS compliant.
Casella CEL Inc.
Casella CEL’s new dBadge2 is the world's first shoulder mounted, cable-free noise dosimeter with Bluetooth 4.0 communications to Apple or Android mobile devices. Available in three models, the dBadge2 package come with the free Airwave app that captures every metric needed for worldwide noise exposure regulatory requirements, reducing the time and costs typically associated with personal noise monitoring and increasing quality assurance of noise exposure data.
As part of its new Deb Stoko Global Product Range, Deb Group offers a full range of Sun Protect products, including individual tubes and 1 liter cartridges for dispensers. Designed specifically for industrial outdoor workers, this product offers high-performance protection from the sun's harmful UV-A (aging) & UV-B (burning) rays.
Flame Resistant Colorfast Fabric
GlenGuard FR offers the best protection-to-weight ratio available on the market, ensuring comfort without sacrificing safety. Its fabrics have proven their capabilities within the FR apparel market – incorporating durability and comfort while surpassing government safety requirements. Because its colors are made with solution-dyed fibers – meaning that the color is introduced when the fiber is produced, rather than dying the fabric after it’s woven – they will maintain their vibrancy throughout the lifetime of the garment.
Explosion Proof Lights
Larson Electronics is offering newly designed Class 1 Division 1 explosion proof string lights with a portable power transformer, which inverts high voltage input to low voltage output for powering the hand lamps. The EPL-SL-8X75-12V-TXF explosion proof string light set contains a total of eight work lights that are equipped with aluminum hooks and connected in series along 80 feet of 16/3 SOOW explosion proof cord.
Flame-Resistant Denim Fabric
Mount Vernon FR
Mount Vernon FR continues to expand its selection and variety of flame resistant denim fabrics with the introduction of Phoenix TC denim. Phoenix TC denim is a new Tencel and cotton blend, developed to enhance the softness and comfort of FR jeans without a tradeoff in durability. Bulwark, a leading manufacturer of FR apparel, is adopting this new technology in upcoming denim jeans.
Schmersal’s latest RFID-based electronic safety sensor, the RSS16, is designed for application in safety circuits of hinged, sliding or removable safety guards. This series is available in a magnetic latching variation with a special actuator. This version provides a latching force of approx. 9 lbs (40 N), and allows the switch to be used as a door stop for small to medium sized safety guards.
Used by more than half the Fortune 1000 to lower costs and reduce injuries, the Slice safety box cutter features an auto-retractable slider button, unique ergonomic j-hook style handle and a high-tech ceramic blade that lasts up to 10 times longer than steel and is infinitely safer compared to dangerous metal blades.
UltraSoft AC delivers unsurpassed Pima cotton comfort when comfort is a concern for your employees. The exceptional softness found in UltraSoft AC derives from a blend of 88 percent Pima cotton/12 percent high tenacity nylon, as well as advanced softening technology. The UltraSoft AC line is guaranteed flame-resistant for the life of the garment in either high-temperature industrial or home washing procedures. It also offers enhanced protection from electric arc and flash fire exposures, as well as multipurpose protection from electric arc flash, flash fire, molten ferrous metal and welding exposures.