Graphics Products Releases Cool Animated Arc Flash Safety Video
BEAVERTON, OR -- Graphic Products has released a video about calculating arc flash PPE that underscores the importance of electrical safety.
PDS HeatSeeker Shares 5 Tips to Increase Safety in Electrical Systems
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React Mobile Establishes Employee Safety Protection Program
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AIHF Seeks Trustee for Future IH Profession Students
FALLS CHURCH, VA -- The Board of Trustees of the American Industrial Hygiene Foundation (AIHF), seeks nominations for the position of "Member-at-Large Trustee." This position serves a one-year term, which will commence at the annual Board of Trustees meeting on Sunday, Oct. 23, 2016.
NSC Announces its 2016 Class of Rising Stars of Safety
ITASCA, IL -- The National Safety Council announced its seventh class of NSC Rising Stars of Safety – a group of future leaders dedicated to making workplaces safer. The 43 honorees have promoted a cycle of continuous improvement within their organizations and created initiatives focused on measureable outcomes.
NEMA Revises the Premiere Guide to Motors and Generators
ROSSLYN, VA -- The National Electrical Manufacturers Association revised NEMA MG 1-2016 Motors and Generators. It contains practical information concerning performance, efficiency, safety, testing, construction, and the manufacture of ac and dc motors and generators.
UL EHS Releases Workplace Violence Prevention Suite
FRANKLIN, TN -- To help keep employees as safe as possible, UL EHS Sustainability, provider of workplace health, safety and sustainability solutions, has expanded its online library of violence prevention materials and course offerings.
Disaster Prep and Recovery Blog Launched by Law Firm
NEW ORLEANS -- Jones Walker LLP announced the launch of Disaster Prep & Recovery, a blog focused on assisting individuals and companies impacted by a disaster and providing timely insights and updates on recent local, state, and federal developments.
NEMA Cautions against Electrical Damage in the Wake of Storms
ROSSLYN, VA -- As gets underway, the National Electrical Manufacturers Association (NEMA) offers critical guidance materials for electrical safety before, during, and after the storms. Electrical manufacturers recommend preventive measures and follow electrical safety guidelines, particularly in regards to flooding, power outages, and downed power lines.
Philips Celebrates 20th Anniversary of Its First Public Access AED
AMSTERDAM -- Royal Philips announced the 20th anniversary and 1.5 millionth sale of its HeartStart line of automated external defibrillators (AEDs), the first AED designed for the layperson.
|Taking Lockout Best Practices
to a New Level
BY TODD GROVER
The American National Standards Institute
(ANSI) has long been on the
forefront of identifying how to protect
people from the hazards of the unexpected
start-up of machinery and the
unplanned release of energy. ANSI
was the first to define best practices
for the control of hazardous energy
sources in machinery with the
Z244.1 Standard published in 1982
and reaffirmed in 1987.
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