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MSHA warns coal mine operators about winter hazards
Real life survival stories using AEDs
5 gas detection misconceptions
The footwear you choose has health benefits
Too much emphasis on behavior-based safety?
5 steps to building a safety culture
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What skills do business sustainability leaders need?
Identifying, developing, and retaining quality resources has always been critical to long-term business sustainability. However, some experts now believe traditional subject matter expertise will not be the limiting factor in the future…Read more>>

MSHA warns coal mine operators about winter hazards
The Mine Safety and Health Administration (MSHA) has launched its annual "Winter Alert" campaign to call attention to the numerous hazards colder weather typically brings to... Read more>>


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Real-life stories of survival using AEDs
If you are in the safety business, most likely you are well aware of the function of an automated external defibrillator (AED) and its value in saving lives...Read more>>

Sponsor: OLFA


The new OLFA SK-10 concealed blade safety knife with tape slitter is designed to reduce workplace bodily & product injuries. Smartly engineered, the cutter features a unique blade adjustment design that allows for 4x’s more cuts per blade, vs. a fixed single-edge blade for higher blade productivity.

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5 gas detection misconceptions
In recent years, portable gas detectors have shrunk in size and cost while many new features have been added: automatic time-weighted average (TWA) and short-term exposure limit (STEL) calculations, data logging…Read more>>

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Lead them to Safety.
Honeywell can help.

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The footwear you choose has health benefits
...A well-made pair of boots is a tool to hold up to the rigors of the construction site, provide protection, and reduce foot and back pain. Features such as a supportive insole are crucial to...Read more>> 

Sponsor: Bullard

Bullard introduces the EVAHL PAPR for Hazardous Locations

Bullard-EVAHL The Bullard EVAHL is the latest in PAPR technology for Hazardous Locations. EVAHL is a NIOSH approved PAPR certified by CSA International for Hazardous Locations Class I, Division 2, Groups A, B, C, D, T6; Class II, Division 2, Groups F, G; and Class III. EVAHL can be used in multiple hazardous locations which may exist due to flammable gases or vapors, flammable liquids, combustible dust, or ignitable fibers or flyings. Learn more at or 877-BULLARD.

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Too much emphasis on behavior-based safety?
Much (perhaps too much) of the safety literature of the last few years has focused on employee driven "behavior-based safety" peer observation programs. The fact remains, however, that safety is a line management responsibility. Implied in that responsibility is the need (obligation?) to…Read more>>

Morse: New Drum Handling Videos Now Online!

morse_1_20A new Can Tumbler video and a Pail Handler video are the latest product demonstration videos - now just a click away!

Videos demonstrate cutting edge drum handling products in concise, informative videos. Forklift attachments, drum rackers, rotators, palletizers, vertical lift pourers and below-hook drum carriers. Also at the website are over 100 products. Handle steel, fiber, plastic drums, and cans - move, lift, pour, agitate, mix, roll/rotate, tumble, palletize, rack and more.

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5 steps to building a safety culture
Organizational culture has a much stronger power on employees’ motivation than strategy does. Culture fuels growth. It’s the secret sauce of strategy. Without the sauce, the strategy isn’t… Read more>>


Most popular articles from this month's ISHN Magazine:
Can introverts take the lead?
Secure your tools when working at heights
FR layering systems keep your skin dry
How to control flammable liquid vapors
Insulated garments keep the cold out
Workers need a thorough understanding of NFPA 70

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Free 12-page Safety Engineer’s Guide to Tool and Instrument Tethers


From Hammerhead Industries, manufacturer of over 3,000 Gear Keeper® tethering solutions. Solve tool attachment problems and select effective tethering solutions to significantly improve productivity and safety. Guide includes a four-step tutorial for selecting the correct tether for every application. Descriptions of dozens of popular lanyards and tethersare also included.

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New! Hoist Jugs Safely!


Carrying water or electrolyte replacement drinks? The Jugger-Naut from Ultra-Safe allows you to lift full or empty jugs safely to elevated work areas with a crane. The design facilitates linking three together for convenience. Once unlinked, the jugs may be secured to prevent falling. Simply attach the hook to a perimeter cable.
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