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2012-06-15 02:21:17

FREDERICA, Del., June 15, 2012 /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 the recent wildfires in New Mexico and across the west have created an increased interest in its SCape® CO/CBRN 30 escape mask, which will be available to the public beginning July 2012. The NIOSH-approved respirator is the only one available that protects...

2012-02-07 20:57:52

Head, neck impacts accumulate fastest in fighters who don't wear headgear; Protective padding especially important for young fighters The use of padded headgear and gloves reduces the impact that fighters absorb from hits to the head, according to newly published research from Cleveland Clinic. In their biomechanics lab at Cleveland Clinic's Lutheran Hospital, the researchers replicated hook punches to the head using a crash test dummy and a pendulum. The impacts were measured under...

2012-01-06 10:38:00

FORT WORTH, Texas, Jan. 6, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Innovative Work Wear Apparel Maker Dickies® has reached a new licensing agreement with Cordova, a leading manufacturer and marketer of personal protective equipment. The first line of Dickies-branded gloves from Cordova is expected to appear at participating retailers for the Fall/Winter 2012 season. "We look to our licensees to leverage their best-in-class industry expertise to grow the Dickies brand in new categories and...

2011-12-20 08:00:00

WASHINGTON, Dec. 20, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- The Warrior Protection and Readiness Coalition (WPRC) today applauded both passage of the FY 2012 National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA) and the bill's strong focus on warfighter clothing and equipment budgeting. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20100813/NE50257LOGO) In the bill, Section 1094 requires that for the first time that the Military Departments provide an up-front, specific outline of their annual budget plans for the...

2011-10-14 13:21:00

PITTSBURGH, Oct. 14, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- MSA (NYSE: MSA) of Pittsburgh, Pa., the leading global manufacturer of safety equipment for worker and facility protection, today announced it has completed the sale of its North Carolina-based Paraclete Armor and Equipment business to Protective Products Enterprises, Inc. ("PPE") of Sunrise, Fla. PPE provides tactical ballistic body armor to several branches of the U.S. military and is an affiliated portfolio company of Sun Capital Partners,...

2011-09-09 23:50:00

Breathe Safely, LLC honors the anniversary of the September 11 World Trade Center attacks and upon reflection, wants to announce there are certain things we can learn from the catastrophe. One simple, but effective strategy with a positive outcome, would be addressing the failure of respirator and masks (inward leakage) experienced by Ground Zero first responders and clean up workers. Brainerd, MN (PRWEB) September 09, 2011 Ron Matich, owner of Breathe Safely, LLC, owner of the the...

2011-09-06 14:30:00

WILMINGTON, Mass., Sept. 6, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- UniFirst recently announced that the company has added a new reflective striping option to its most popular Armorex FR(®) flame resistant work shirts, pants, and coveralls to create a new line of combined Flame Resistant/Enhanced Visibility safety uniforms. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20110906/NE63024 ) The new "double-duty protection" safety workwear is designed to help safeguard workers from potential burn...

2011-08-30 14:30:00

LAKE FOREST, Ill., Aug. 30, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Microflex Corporation (Lake Forest, IL), a subsidiary of BarrierSafe Solutions International® (BSSI), a leading provider of latex and synthetic barrier protection products, is excited to announce the certification of Supreno® SE standard cuff nitrile disposable examination gloves under the NFPA (National Fire Protection Association) 1999 Standard on Protective Clothing for Emergency Medical Operations 2008...

2011-08-10 00:00:31

The CSA Certified Steel Toe Covers Now Available Online in Canada through BottomlineSafety.ca Buffalo, NY and Toronto, ON (PRWEB) August 09, 2011 Bottomline Safety Inc., a distributor of the original Wilkuro Safety Toes slip on safety shoes is excited to announce the Wilkuro Safety Toe, sold online through BottomlineSafety.ca, is now CSA Certified and therefore acceptable in all parts of Canada for over the shoe toe protection where puncture protection is not required. Since inventing the...

2011-08-06 00:00:28

EcoStinger sun protection is giving all online participants the chance to receive a free* full body stinger suit with hood for girls and boys valued at $52.90USD and featuring UPF50+ UV protection blocking over 97.5% of the sun UV radiation, chlorine resistance and eco-friendly. No need to fill forms or submit any request. * Conditions applies. Traverse City, MI (PRWEB) August 05, 2011 EcoStinger sun protection is giving all online participants the chance to receive a free* full body...