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Awards Voting Continues

As announced last week, voting in the Top Products section of the inaugural PaintSquare Prestige Awards, honoring the people and products that make the protective, marine and industrial coat...


Voting Begins for Industry Awards

The fall issue of PaintSquare Press is on its way to readers this week, and with it comes the opening of voting in the Top Products section of the inaugural PaintSquare Prestige Awards, hono...


Moveable Anchor System for Personnel Protection

Manufacturer MSA has announced the launch of the MSA Beam Trolley, a moveable anchorage designed to support personnel or material in building construction, oil and gas and other industries.


Moveable Unit Aids in Fall Protection

Safety products manufacturer MSA (Cranberry Township, PA) has announced availability of its new MSA Beam Trolley, a moveable anchorage designed to support personnel or material.


MSA Unveils Fall-Protection Equipment

MSA (Cranberry Township, PA) has rolled out three new fall-protection products for construction and related industries.


New Fall Protection Devices Available

Safety products manufacturer MSA has announced the release of three new fall-protection products.


Monitor Alerts Crews to Jobsite Risks

From noise levels to airborne particulates and UV rays, a new workplace monitoring tool aims to help reduce health risks from worksite exposures.


Tool Automates Jobsite Safety Monitoring

A new technology developed in the U.K. could change the way onsite worker safety is handled, automating some monitoring jobs and alerting workers and safety managers if something is amiss.


Hands-On Safety Training Center Opens

A new safety training center made to provide hands-on training to painting contractors and others has opened in near Pittsburgh, PA.


Safety Center Offers Real-Life Scenarios

A Pennsylvania-based global manufacturer of safety products has announced the opening of its new high-tech safety training center.


APE to Buy Corrosion Specialties

APE Companies, of Deer Park, TX, is expanding its reach and capabilities through the acquisition Corrosion Specialties Inc.


Tool Tracks Remote Equipment Data

Tampa-based electronic safety equipment manufacturer Keytroller has announced the release of its new remote equipment monitoring tool.


Which Brands Do You Prefer?

Contractors and facility owners, do you have a favorite brand you turn to time and time again on the job? Fill out our survey anonymously and share your thoughts about the coatings and equip...


Safety Precautions Fail on Irish Bridge

Routine maintenance work on a bridge in Limerick, Ireland, turned tragic when three workers fell into the water, despite the safety precautions that were in place. Two of the three men peris...


Stay Steady on Wind Energy Work

Safety in the fast-growing wind energy industry was at the forefront of a recent event in Illinois.


CMU, Volvo Seek Road Site Safety

Safety on road construction sites is a major concern, so two industry leaders partnered to come up with a solution that uses situational awareness of equipment operators and the surface work...


Shipper Racks Up Violations

A marine terminal operator’s safety hazards were so egregious that a state agency briefly shut down part of its operations and cited the company with what the agency said is one of its large...


Builder Fined $153K in Latest OSHA Case

A Florida-based contractor has been fined more than $153,000 for willful, serious and repeat violations after federal workplace safety officials found employees at risk.


$500k OSHA Case is Bricklayer’s Latest

HAVERTOWN, PA--A Pennsylvania masonry contractor with a history of safety infractions and unpaid fines is facing new penalties of nearly $500,000 for willful and repeat hazards at two worksi...


U.S. Fall Safety Campaign Underway

WASHINGTON, DC—Millions of American workers are participating in a nationwide effort this week and next to raise awareness about falls in construction.


Workers Stand Down for Fall Safety

WASHINGTON, DC—Thousands of employers nationwide are temporarily halting construction work this week and next to speak directly with their workers about falls—the industry's leading cause of...


Falling Tape Measure Kills Worker

A New Jersey construction worker was struck and killed by a one-pound tape measure that fell some 400 feet at a nearly completed apartment project in Jersey City.


FL Contractor Faces $228K in Fines

A Florida carpentry company faces $228,690 in proposed penalties for failing to provide fall protection at four work sites, according to federal regulators.


Stand-Down Harnesses 1M Against Falls

From a military base in Seattle, WA, to a YouthBuild event in Braintree, MA, to a stadium in Atlanta and a rebar maker in Longview, TX, more than one million U.S. construction workers are ge...


1M Workers Pledge to Stand Down

From Palo Alto, CA, to Daytona Beach, FL, more than one million U.S. workers are expected to take a break from working at heights this week to talk about falls—the leading cause of death in ...


Roofer Fined $154K in Electrocution

A Florida commercial and residential roofing contractor is facing four federal safety violations and $154,000 in penalties in the electrocution of a worker last year, according to authoritie...


3M Updates Fit, Comfort in New Eyewear

New protective eyewear from 3M self-adjusts for a comfortable and secure fit, the company says.


Spider Introduces Team for Large Projects

Spider, a division of SafeWorks LLC, has launched the Spider Systems Group, a team that provides access and fall protection expertise for the “most complicated, mission-critical” projects.


Temporary Lifeline Supports Many Sites

The SpiderLine Temporary Horizontal Lifeline System, newly upgraded by Spider, is designed for safe, reliable fall protection on rooftops, building construction sites, and other elevated sur...


Spider Improves Lifeline System

Spider, a division of SafeWorks LLC, has revamped its SpiderLine lifeline system for workers on bridges, building construction, rooftops and other elevated surfaces.


Rooftop Protection Made for Easy Use

A new fall-protection system from Rigid Lifelines is designed for easy installation and compatibility with almost any rooftop material, the company said.


NYC Safety Sweep Nets $1M in Fines

New York City building officials drove home their annual construction safety push this week with news of almost $1 million in fines issued against nearly 900 low-rise construction sites acro...


 
 
   

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