A guide to respirators for abatement and mold remediation includes product and ordering information on respirators, filters, and cartridges. The Half Facepiece respirator 7500 series ultimate reusable mold remediation respirator kit and powered air purifying respirator kit are among the products featured. 3M 3M.com/occsafety Write 317 on PE card
Risk Management Planning Handbook: A Comprehensive Guide to Hazard Assessment, Accidental Release Prevention, and Consequence Analysis takes businesses with more than 100 hazardous or toxic materials onsite through the process of creating an effective risk management plan and explores the requirements for everyday decision making. ABS Consulting, Inc. absconsulting.com Write 318 on PE card
The fifth edition of the Official OSHA Safety Training Handbook contains information on workplace safety, health, and compliance issues. Twenty-two topics are covered, including workplace security and materials handling equipment. Easy-to-understand language, charts, and full- color illustrations assist in the understanding process. J.J. Keller & Associates, Inc. jjkeller.com Write 319 on PE card
Videos motivate employee to stay safe
A host of videos covering a wide range of topics are designed to encourage workers to act safely on the job and follow approved practices. The High-Impact Series uses reenactments of actual workplace injury scenarios to deliver the message, and the "Don't be a Dummy Series" also looks at those who have fallen down on their commitment to safety. Videos on OSHA compliance training, personal protection, safety attitudes, and emergency preparedness are available as well. American Training Resources atr-inc.com Write 320 on PE card
Metric Mat series pressure-sensitive safety mats are available in more than 100 standard sizes with four different configurations, reducing the need for "specials." The mats provide a reliable guarding solution in robotic applications and are also suited to perimeter guarding applications that require ease of access. Scientific Technologies Inc. sti.com Write 321 on PE card
An automatic fire detection and suppression system detects and extinguishes fires inside mission-critical electrical enclosures and control panels, such as PLCs, MCCs, and switch gear. The Firetrace Electrical Fire Suppression systems offer a polymer tubing that ruptures when exposed to a flame and can be routed anywhere within a cabinet. Firetrace International firetrace.com Write 322 on PE card
Safety Congress & Expo moves to West Coast
The 90thannual Safety Congress & Expo 2002 runs October 4-11 in San Diego and features more than 200 educational sessions with many advanced level sessions. The Expo, which begins on October 7th, showcases more than 700 exhibiting companies. For advance registration pricing via the internet only through Sept. 20, visit congress.nsc.org . Those unable to pre-register can register onsite.
NFPA Conference to be held in Atlanta
The 2002 Fall Education Conference of the NFPA (National Fire Protection Association) will take place November 16-20 at the Hyatt Regency-Atlanta. More than 40 hands-on career development seminars, including the latest techniques and technologies designed for fire protection and life safety professionals worldwide, will be presented. A two-day preconference seminar is planned on NFPA 5000 Building Construction and Safety Code, the first building code developed through an open consensus-based process that is accredited by the American National Standards Institute (ANSI). October 25th is the deadline for advance registration, but those who register by September 27 will be eligible for a chance to win a trip for two to Las Vegas. For updated information or to register online, visit www.nfpa/meetings and click on the Fall Education Conference icon.
Executive level safety courses
The American Society of Safety Engineers offers a new educational program titled Executive Program in Safety Management, designed for experienced safety professionals to maximize their program performance. The seminars will be held in Las Vegas, November 20-23, and Orlando, January 27-February 2, 2003. To register for these seminars call 847-699-2929 or register online at www.asse.org .
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Before the calendar turned, 2016 already had the makings of a pivotal year for manufacturing, and for the world.
There were the big events for the year, including the United States as Partner Country at Hannover Messe in April and the 2016 International Manufacturing Technology Show in Chicago in September. There's also the matter of the U.S. presidential elections in November, which promise to shape policy in manufacturing for years to come.
But the year started with global economic turmoil, as a slowdown in Chinese manufacturing triggered a worldwide stock hiccup that sent values plummeting. The continued plunge in world oil prices has resulted in a slowdown in exploration and, by extension, the manufacture of exploration equipment.
Read more: 2015 Salary Survey