A look back at the 2017 NSC Congress & Expo


‘Best in Show’ New Product Showcase Awards

After more than 4,500 votes were cast, the results for the 2017 “Best in Show” New Product Showcase Awards were revealed Sept. 26 during the 2017 National Safety Council Congress & Expo in Indianapolis. The showcase provided exhibitors with the opportunity to highlight more than 125 of their newest and most innovative safety products, services and technologies. Voting was available both online and onsite. The winning products:


Company: MSA
Product: ALTAIR 4XR Multigas Detector
Description: The MSA ALTAIR 4XR Multigas Detector provides (optional) real-time event notification using Bluetooth connectivity. This tough and reliable four-gas monitor with MSA XCell Sensors is among the fastest in the world and – when paired with the ALTAIR Connect App – can text alarm notifications to supervisors, team members or other users.


Company: Werner Co.
Product: ProForm F3 Harness
Description: The Werner ProForm F3 Harness delivers function, fit and freedom. It is constructed with lightweight materials to deliver maximum comfort and unrelenting safety performance. In the event of a fall, simply pull the patented relief cords to deploy the built-in seat and achieve the Gravity Override position, reducing the potential hazards of suspension trauma. New WebAlert2 adds a weather-resistant coating to inspectable webbing. The addition of an integrated SRL bumper protects the lower back when wearing personal SRLs.


Company: Conney Safety Products/WESCO
Product: Karbonhex Dusk Mechanic Gloves
Description: Extremely close-fitting and lightweight with hexgrip profile enhancements to key fingertip and palm grip points, these gloves have added anti-abrasion zones on the form-fitting rear. They have optimal comfort and feel, offering versatile pinpoint precision handling. Key features include hand-hugging superior fit, highly dexterous for performance-precision handling; ultra-thin (0.5 mm), yet durable, high-
dexterity synthetic palm and fingers; silicone-raised hexgrip matrix to fingertips and palm for enhanced grip; silicone-
reinforced stretch Lycra back for ease of movement; and fingertips that allow workers to use touch-screen devices.

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