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Helping to Understand the New ANSI/ISEA 105 2016 Ratings

Article written by MCR Safety, one of Ritz Safety’s key partners in providing cutting-edge safety equipment. ANSI/ISEA and EN388 cut levels are NOT interchangeable To capitalize on today’s technology and innovation, you need to understand our industry’s test methods. Each test method has unique processes and testing equipment (see diagrams for more explanation). Therefore, it … Continue reading Helping to Understand the New ANSI/ISEA 105 2016 Ratings Continue reading
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2016 Changes to Hand Safety Standards – New ANSI/ISEA 105 Needlestick Test Explained

Originally posted by HexArmor on 1/14/2016 and used with their permission. While there are many standards in hand safety set by both the American ANSI/ISEA 105 and European EN388, one area has been completely missing: hypodermic needlestick protection. Both the ANSI/ISEA 105 and EN388 provide a puncture test that uses a blunt probe to measure the amount of … Continue reading 2016 Changes to Hand Safety Standards – New ANSI/ISEA 105 Needlestick Test Explained Continue reading
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Hand Protection: Cost Should No Longer Be The Deciding Factor

Written by Nick Collins, Marketing Director for Ritz Safety Take a moment and consider this familiar scenario; You have been presented with two glove options for your workforce of about one hundred employees.  Glove option one features durable construction using a top grain leather with minimal dexterity and cut resistance, comes from a trusted glove … Continue reading Hand Protection: Cost Should No Longer Be The Deciding Factor Continue reading
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Is Your Workplace GHS Compliant?

OSHA’s updated Hazard Communication Standard rule changes go into effect on June 1, 2016.  Will your workplace be compliant with the new GHS labeling standards by then? The Globally Harmonized System (GHS) is an international standard for communicating the hazards present in chemicals.  Effective June 1, all workplace labeling must be replaced by GHS pictograms, and … Continue reading Is Your Workplace GHS Compliant? Continue reading
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