Safety Advice: Using a Crane The most common causes for crane accidents in urban environments are easily avoidable with good training, maintenance and plenty of planning.  David Phillips, Manager, Global Business Development & Marketing at Elliott Equipment Company, says that two of the most common types of accidents are tip-overs and electrocution and presents ten tips to help you prevent this for occurring:

Safety Advice: Using a Bucket Truck
A bucket truck is one of the essential tools utilized for up-in-the-air sign installations. But it’s important that these vehicles are used properly—both for the equipment itself and the personnel working in it. Bryan Wilkerson, vice president of... Read More
Gemini Incorporated Earns Governor’s Safety Award
The Minnesota Safety Council has awarded a Governor's Safety Award to Gemini Incorporated for superior performance in workplace safety and health. Gemini is one of 202 employers who were recognized at the Governor's Safety Awards luncheon at the... Read More
IPAF Supports OSHA’s National Safety Stand-Down for Fall Prevention
OSHA is promoting a national Safety Stand-Down during the week of June 2-6, 2014 in an effort to raise awareness among employers and workers in the construction industry about the hazards of falls. The International Powered Access Federation (IPAF) fully... Read More
Explosion Proof Portable Air Chiller with a 32-Gallon Water Tank
Leading manufacturer and distributor of industrial lighting Larson Electronics announces the release of an explosion proof portable air chiller with a 32 gallon water tank. The EPF-AC-24 is a Class 1 Division 2 portable, evaporative cooling system that... Read More
Explosion Proof LED Strobe Light with Magnetic Base and 25-foot Cord
The EPSLED-80-M-25 magnetic mount explosion proof LED strobe light from Larson Electronics is UL rated Class 1 Division 1, Groups C and D, paint spray booth approved, and produces four flashes per second. This powerful and durable magnetically mounted... Read More

Fulham FREELITE™ Photoluminescent Emergency Exit Signs
Fulham is pleased to announce its expanded line of FREELITE™ brand photoluminescent (glow-in-the-dark) emergency exit signs. FREELITE™ photoluminescent emergency exit signs require no batteries or electrical power other than a building’s normal... Read More
IPAF: Keep Safe Distances from Power Lines
IPAF has called on aerial work platform (AWP) operators and managers to always be aware of and keep safe distances when working near power lines, in light of accident data which points to electrocutions as one of the largest causes of AWP-related... Read More
Defender Series MultiPak Safeguards Multi-Panel Digital Displays & Signage
ESP/SurgeX, the industry leader in energy intelligence and surge protection, is proud to announce the Defender Series MultiPak™, a Multi-Stage surge protector and power conditioner specifically designed to safeguard digital signage arrays. Available in... Read More
Four-foot Explosion Proof LED Light Fixture Approved for Paint Booths
Leading supplier of industrial lighting equipment Larson Electronics has announced the release of an explosion proof four-foot four-lamp LED light fixture that is approved for paint spray booths. The EPL-48-4L-LED explosion proof LED light provides... Read More
Gemini Incorporated Receives SHARP Award
A recognition ceremony was held recently for Gemini Incorporated’s Decorah, Iowa manufacturing facilities to present the Safety and Health Recognition Program (SHARP) Award. The company was first awarded SHARP status in September 2008 by Iowa OSHA... Read More


2014 Summer/Fall Buyer's Guide


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