Tracy Haas Depa

Assistant editor, handling vendor- and product-related news.

tracy.haas@nsc.org

ARTICLES

Safe guidelines for use: Space heaters

Winter is coming, or so whispers that chill of cold air making its way through your office. To keep warm, you may be considering using a portable space heater at your desk.

Before you plug it in, know that portable electric space heaters can present a “major workplace safety hazard,” according to Electrical Safety Foundation International.


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Trends in personal protective equipment 2018

PPE manufacturers and industry insiders discuss technological advancements, what their customers want to know, and what's on the horizon
Personal protective equipment manufacturers speak with Safety+Health about current trends in PPE, the challenges their customers are facing, and new technologies that are here or on the horizon.
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Trends in ... hand protection

The influence of technology
Work-related hand injuries are common: In 2014, 36,540 wrist injuries and 119,810 hand injuries requiring days away from work were recorded, according to the 2017 edition of “Injury Facts,” a National Safety Council chartbook.
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Trends in ... foot protection

Take steps to protect workers

Foot injuries caused nearly 44,000 employees to miss work in 2014, according to the 2017 edition of “Injury Facts,” a National Safety Council chartbook. Here, foot protection industry insiders discuss new products and technology, as well as how workers can help keep their feet safe on the job.


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Trends in ... lone worker devices

Wearable devices and monitors provide an extra level of protection for lone workers – employees who often perform solo work at a location. Here, industry insiders share their thoughts on new technologies and how employers can help keep their workers safe.


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