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2014-01-28 23:33:09

Chemical Management System provider Valdata Systems incorporates automatic respirator maintenance enforcement in its Manufacturing Execution System software. Fairfield, NJ (PRWEB) January 28, 2014 Valdata Systems has added a program enforcing respiratory safety to its popular MES software (Manufacturing Execution System) package. After conducting market research within its customer base, Valdata found a need for respirator usage tracking as an enhancement to its existing resource...

2014-01-09 16:20:14

Air-purifying escape respirator incorporates unique powered ventilation system FREDERICA, Del., Jan. 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- ILC Dover, the manufacturer of innovative protective equipment for the most demanding applications including spacesuits for NASA and gas masks for the military, announced today that their SCape(® )CO/CBRN escape mask has received Factory Mutual approval for use in Class I,II,III, Division 2 areas. The user-friendly escape mask incorporates an integral...

2014-01-04 23:01:10

InventHelp, a leading inventor service company, is working to submit the Air Accelerator to companies for their consideration and possible feedback. Pittsburgh, PA (PRWEB) January 04, 2014 People who work in construction, OSHA, etc., often use full-face masks. However, it can be uncomfortable to wear these masks for long periods due to inadequate air flow. "My design solves this problem," said an inventor and construction worker from Chicago Heights, Ill. Ideal for construction...

2013-11-27 16:21:53

PITTSBURGH, Nov. 27, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Global safety equipment manufacturer MSA (NYSE: MSA) today announced that the company, along with other manufacturers of respirators and self-contained breathing apparatus (SCBA), received notification on November 21 from the National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH) that errors were made by the government when testing and certifying respirators. As a result, the certifying organization intends to examine their testing...

2013-09-16 16:25:23

TSI Incorporated hosted the first Respiratory Protection Roadshow workshop in a series of four to be held around the country this year. The highly-attended event included Program Administrators and Fit Testers from healthcare, emergency services and general industry. SHOREVIEW, Minn., Sept. 16, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- TSI Incorporated, a manufacturer of precision measurement instruments, hosted the first Respiratory Protection Roadshow workshop in a series of four to be held around...

2013-09-03 08:27:43

Minimal Contact Mask Offers New Level of Comfort SAN DIEGO, Sept. 3, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- ResMed, an innovator and pioneer in developing products for the treatment of sleep-disordered breathing and respiratory conditions, today announced a new nasal mask, the Swift(TM) FX Nano, for use with positive airway pressure (PAP) therapy. This mask, available now throughout the U.S., represents a significant breakthrough for the nasal mask category. (Photo:...

2013-06-03 08:28:07

Pursuit of Simplicity Yields Mask to Encourage Compliance BALTIMORE, June 3, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- (SLEEP 2013 BOOTH #900) -- ResMed, an innovator and pioneer in developing products for the treatment of sleep-disordered breathing and respiratory conditions, today announced the launch of the Quattro Air full face mask. This ground-breaking new mask for use with positive airway pressure therapy will begin shipping on June 7. ResMed made the announcement at SLEEP 2013, the annual meeting...

2013-05-29 16:21:06

Industry-Leading Escape Masks Provide Highest Level of Protection From Terrorist Attack, Accidental Contamination and Fires FREDERICA, Del., May 29, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- ILC Dover, the designer and manufacturer of NASA's space suits and a wide range of engineered film and fabric products, announced today that their Chief Engineer, Tony McKee, will be giving a presentation covering the latest in escape mask protection at the 11(th) International Symposium on Protection Against...

2013-05-15 16:28:22

TSI is pleased to announce that industry recognized instructor, Dr. Roy McKay of the University of Cincinnati, is again teaming up with TSI to offer the most comprehensive respiratory protection training in a one-day course at various locations throughout the country. SHOREVIEW, Minn., May 15, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- TSI is pleased to announce that industry recognized instructor, Dr. Roy McKay of the University of Cincinnati, is again teaming up with TSI to offer the most comprehensive...

2013-02-14 23:02:12

Many organizations such as: clubs, fraternities, sororities, companies, sales groups, retail stores, schools & colleges, have events where attendees are required to wear blindfolds as eye covering for a variety of reasons such as: games, teaching, hearing tests, initiations, simulation of effects of blindness, taste testing and much more. Freehold, NJ (PRWEB) February 14, 2013 Many organizations such as: clubs, fraternities, sororities, companies, sales groups, retail stores, schools...


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2010-12-03 16:24:27

A goaltender mask, referred to a goalie mask, is worn by an ice hockey, inline hockey, and field hockey goaltenders in order to protect them from injury. In 1959, Jacques Plante was the first to create and use a practical mask. It was made of fiberglass that was contoured to his face although it eventually morphed into a helmet/cage combination. However, the single full fiberglass mask is much more popular option due to its safety. This mask changed the way goaltenders played since it...

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2010-10-26 18:19:25

A gas mask is designed to go over the face to protect the wearer from inhaling "airborne pollutants". The mask seals the nose and mouth and many times covers other soft tissues of the face. Some have respirators. Most gas masks provide protection from gaseous and particulate and are often used by riot police and rioters alike. They are also used by graffiti artists to protect them from the fumes. The original design had two small glass eye windows that were thick in order from keeping the...

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