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A Matter of Accuracy: Calibrating & Using Personal Sampling Pumps

February 5, 2024

By: Tim Turney, Contributor According to a recent collaborative study between the World Health Organization (WHO) and the International Labor Organization (ILO), the majority of work-related deaths over a 15-year period can be attributed to respiratory and cardiovascular diseases.[1] Air sampling pumps are crucial pieces of a kit that offer employers a tool to effectively…

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Four Ways to Help Keep Workers Connected — and Safe — in 2024

February 5, 2024

By: Timothy Thompson, Contributor As we step into 2024, the industrial world is becoming even more complex and challenging. The constant evolution of technology, regulatory standards and operational demands make it vital for companies to stay ahead of the curve to ensure safety and efficiency. One area that’s gaining momentum is connected worker solutions. Connected…

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Grace Industries announces the release of Grace Connected Safety®, a Connected Worker Safety Monitoring and Alerting System

January 8, 2024

Grace Connected Safety® uses the new Grace Cloud Connect™ Monitoring and Alerting engine; supporting Grace’s Lone Worker, with features including Fall Detection & Suspension Trauma Prevention products. Grace Cloud Connect™ solves the safety monitoring problem for workers in fixed or remote locations, who are working alone or at heights. Using cloud connectivity via ethernet, Wi-Fi,…

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Leverage Mobile Apps & Technology For Lone/Remote Workers

November 21, 2023

By: Gen Handley, Contributor Whichever industry you’re in, chances are high that you will be required to work alone at some point. This might be in a remote location of a large facility/plant or a rural area. Regardless of your job, there may be times when you’re alone and, as a result, more vulnerable to…

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Out of Sight, Never Out of Mind: Keeping Remote & Lone Workers Safe

September 26, 2023

By: Cindy Pauley, Contributor Employers have a duty to protect all workers, including those working alone or remotely. OSHA defines a lone worker as “an employee working alone, such as in a confined space or isolated location.” An isolated location doesn’t just include being out of earshot or being on a distant work site. It…

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EGA extends use of wearable technology to ‘Beat the Heat’ in the UAE summer

August 10, 2023

Emirates Global Aluminium, the largest industrial company in the United Arab Emirates outside oil and gas, today announced that the company has expanded the use of Kenzen, a wearable technology platform, to 350 employee volunteers to ‘Beat the Heat’ this summer. Heat-related illness is a hazard for anyone working outside in the UAE summer, and can…

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The Future of Silica Monitoring: Not What It Used to Be

August 1, 2023

By: Patrick Bescoby, Contributor Thanks to major advancements in real-time technology, protecting workers from dangerous silica dust just became simple, easy and much more effective. With new silica monitoring technology, you can now reduce costs, improve business efficiency and save lives—all in real time. Who is at Risk? It is estimated between 40-50 million workers…

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Improving Workplace Safety with Wearable Technology

August 1, 2023

By: Dr. Kevan Orvitz, Contributor In today’s fast-paced and demanding work environments, safety is a top priority. With many hazards, such as heavy machinery, hazardous chemicals and physically demanding tasks, safety managers are responsible for the safety and well-being of their employees. Fortunately, with the emergence of cutting-edge technology, practical solutions are now available to…

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Location Tracking: Integral to Lone Workers’ Safety

August 1, 2023

By: Gen Handley, Contributor In 1887, German physicist Heinrich Hertz first created electromagnetic waves. This was significant for several reasons, but within an occupational-safety context, Hertz’s work is the primary reason we have accurate location tracking through wireless transmissions—whether that’s local wi-fi networks accessible almost everywhere, or cellular GPS and satellite technology that can locate…

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Sensidyne’s Advancements in Air Flow Calibration and Factory Service Programs

July 17, 2023

Sensidyne® is launching a new product called the Gilian® Go-Cal™ Pro air flow calibrator. What are the superior performance benefits for users of this new device? Portability with 1% accuracy is key for most end users – it’s 1% accurate* across the entire range of flow rates: Low 5-600cc/min, Standard 500-5000cc/min, High 3-30LPM. Beyond that,…

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