Safety Orientation Savvy

Safety Orientation Savvy What importance do you place on safety? By Michelle Garetson July 2000 The first days and weeks in a new job can be very stressful as the new employee tries to get settled and get busy with what he or she was...


NGK Berylco, PO Box 13367, Reading, PA; (610) 921-5015; NGK manufactures Berylco Safety Tools. Made of beryllium copper, hey are high strength as well as non-sparking, non-magnetic, and corrosion resistant. Berylco Tools have been tested and certified by Factory Mutual to be non-sparking.

Nilfisk-Advance America, Inc., 300 Technology Dr., Malvern, PA 19355; (610) 647-6420; www.pa.nilfisk-advance.com; Nilfisk features a complete line of specialized industrial vacuum cleaners and dustless power tools for the collection of hazardous and nuisance materials. The line includes: wet/dry vacuums, air-operated vacuums, explosion-proof vacuums, and three-phase equipment. All units are available with optional HEPA or ULPA filtration.

North Safety Products, 2000 Plainfield Pike, Cranston, RI 02921; (401) 943-4400; www.northsafety.com; North Safety Products manufactures and markets a full line of personal protective equipment and accessories. Product line includes personal protective equipment including eye-face-head, respiratory, hearing, hand, and fall protection products, self-contained breathing apparatus; controlled environment products, dermatological products, and First Aid kits and supplies, protective footwear, lockout-tagout, and protective clothing.

Pacific Scientific, Safety & Aviation Group, 1800 Highland Ave., Duarte, CA 91010; (626) 434-1138; Manufacturer of aviation safety equipment including fire protection, personnel restraints, mechanical/electro-mechanical subsystems, high pressure vessels, pyrotechnic devices, electrical cable accessories, connectors, flexible conduit systems, emergency battery systems, and battery charging technology. Our Aftermarket Service Centers offer global coverage for repair and overhaul using genuine factory parts.

Pelican Products, Inc., 23215 Early Ave., Torrance, CA 90505; (800) 473-5422; www.pelican.com; Manufacturer of high quality, unbreakable, waterproof flashlights that are safety approved for hazardous location use and a full line of protector cases that are unbreakable, watertight, airtight, and corrosion proof. Cases are made of a structural foam resin shell that always looks new, and is unaffected by dents, scratches, and corrosion.

Pyramex Safety Products, 281-A Moore Lane, Collierville, TN 38017; (800) 736-8673; www.pyramexsafety.com; Pyramex is a manufacturer and direct importer of safety products, including safety glasses, head gear, face shields, dust masks, hearing protection, and rainwear.

Safety Storage, Inc., 2301 Bert Dr., Hollister, CA 95023; (800) 344-6539; www.safetystorage.com; Safety Storage Inc. manufactures prefabricated steel buildings, lockers, and secondary containment products for the storage, handling, and use of hazardous materials. Custom-engineered structures also available to contain hazardous maintenance processes, shelter outside equipment, and expand facilities. Non-combustible steel or fire-rated construction. Wide range of environmental and safety options.

SAS Safety Corp., 2401 E. Willow St., Signal Hill, CA 90806; (562) 427-2775; www.sassafety.com; SAS Safety meets the challenges with built-for-the-job safety products second to none. Regardless of the work, SAS offers a comprehensive line of products which include but are not limited to: eye and face protection, eyewash and drench showers, gloves, protective apparel and footwear, hearing protection, first aid kits, absorbents, and respiratory protection.

Stockhausen, Inc. - Skin Care Division, 2401 Doyle St., Greensboro, NC 27406; (800) 334-0242; www.stockhausen-inc.com; Offers a three-point program for occupational skin care. We have five different protective creams, many industrial cleaners, and three aftercare or conditioning products. Our protective cream Arretil helps prevent Skydrol® from penetrating the skin and Solopol and Kresto will clean Skydrol, greases, and oils off with one washing.

Streamlight Inc., 1030 W. Germantown Pike, Norristown, PA 19403-3996; www.streamlight.com; (800) 523-7488; Provides an extensive line of rechargeable and non-rechargeable flashlights designed to meet the performance standards of aircraft maintenance personnel. Streamlight packs non-conductivity and extreme durability into lightweight and surprisingly powerful lighting devices. Many are UL and FM approved to strict safety standards. W.L. Gore & Associates, Inc., 297 Blue Ball Rd., Elkton, MD 21921; (410) 392-3700; www.gore.com;

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