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2014-10-29 12:29:59

ATLANTA, Oct. 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- COOLSHIRT SYSTEMS, International Enviroguard, and Nocturnal Product Development announced a joint venture to produce a new hazardous material suit with built-in cooling: one designed to improve the efficiency of health care workers and to protect them from heat-related risks in treating infectious diseases, such as Ebola. Typically, workers in HAZMAT suits can only spend limited time caring for patients before heat builds up and forces them to...

2014-10-28 08:35:35

Cantel Medical subsidiary Crosstex International, Inc., a leading U.S. manufacturer of face masks, is producing fitted masks at maximum capacity in response to healthcare worker concerns in light of Ebola threat. LITTLE FALLS, N.J., Oct. 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The CDC recently revised their Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) recommendations for healthcare workers caring for Ebola Virus Disease (EVD) patients to include the use of N95 or PAPR respirators and full coverage of all...

2014-10-22 23:09:33

Danny Crossman, CEO of Impakt Protective, maker of the Shockbox sports helmet sensor, and Matt Owen, Founder of InVinci-Bull Riding equipment announced the partnership with the two protective equipment brands at the Professional Bull Riders 2014 World Finals (PBR) event in Las Vegas, NV this week. Lamoni, IA (PRWEB) October 22, 2014 As the developers of the leading Bull Riding helmet in North America and the official Bull Riding helmet of the National Intercollegiate Rodeo Association...

2014-10-06 12:34:04

DALLAS, October 6, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The report "Ballistic Protection Market by Type (Personal Protective Equipment, Vehicle Armor), By sub-type (Soft Armor, Hard armor, Personal Protective Head Gear), & by Application (Defense, Homeland Security, Commercial) - Global Forecasts & Analysis to 2014 - 2020", published by MarketsandMarkets, the global Ballistic Protection Market was valued at $7.91 Billion in 2013 and is expected to reach $11.03 Billion by the end of...

2014-09-30 16:28:26

INCREASED DEMAND FOR EBOLA PROTECTIVE SUITS LEADS TO EXPANDED MANUFACTURING OUTPUT AND INVENTORY AVAILABILITY MESQUITE, Texas, Sept. 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- International Enviroguard Systems, Inc., a leading provider of protective clothing, announced the increased availability of protective garments for protection of healthcare workers involved with dealing with patients infected with the Ebola Virus. These garments include the brand names ViroGuard® and CSP1® and offer...

2014-09-22 16:30:15

DUBLIN, September 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets ( http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/plt3dg/ppe_market_in_the) has announced the addition of the "PPE Market in the Nordic Region 2014-2018" [http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/plt3dg/ppe_market_in_the ] report to their offering. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130307/600769 ) PPE products are used for employee safety purposes during on-site work in different industries...

2014-09-18 16:24:37

LONDON, Sept. 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- About PPEPPE products are used for employee safety purposes during on-site work in different industries such as Automobile, Construction, Healthcare, Energy, and others. The major types of PPE products are listed below:- Protective Clothing- Hand Protection Equipment- Foot Protection Equipment- Respiratory Protection Equipment- Fall Protection Equipment- Skin Protection Equipment- Eye Protection Equipment- Ear Protection Equipment- Head...

2014-09-16 00:20:56

OTTAWA, Sept. 15, 2014 /CNW/ - Health Minister Rona Ambrose today announced that Canada will make available for donation over $2.5 million in personal protective equipment (PPE) to the World Health Organization (WHO) to aid in the global response to the Ebola outbreak in West Africa. Recently, the WHO reported a shortage of equipment in the affected countries and has appealed to member states for donations for use by front-line workers in the affected countries. Personal protective equipment...

2014-08-28 08:21:20

Officer Greg Milburn of the Indianapolis Metro PD recognized for his bravery in the line of duty POMPANO BEACH, Fla., Aug. 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Point Blank Enterprises ("Point Blank" or "PBE"), the worldwide leader in the production of soft body armor and related protective solutions, will be honoring Officer Greg Milburn from the Indianapolis Metro Police Department, recently shot in the line of duty and saved by his Point Blank body armor. In a special Saves Recognition...

2014-07-07 12:28:40

WASHINGTON, July 7, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Fun outdoors this summer can turn downright dangerous and result in a trip to the emergency department for kids and parents who are not careful. Each year, nearly 12 million children and adolescents under 18 years old visit the ER for injury-related reasons. "Kids are playing outdoors, being active, playing sports and getting exercise and that's the way it should be," said Dr. Alex Rosenau, president of the American College of Emergency...


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