Body Protection

Reduce the Risk

The Smart Factory reduces insurance costs and increases productivity and profitability by investing in new systems with advanced technology to protect both workers and equipment. Here are some of the latest advances in protective equipment, safety automation and services, and more that can help make your shop become a safer workplace.
Experts
Body Protection: Articles

Hidden Danger: Laundered Shop Towels

Millions of workers may be exposed to potentially harmful metals by using laundered shop towels that retain measurable levels of metals after commercial laundering.

 

Body Protection: Industry News

Forney Industries Receives Small Business of the Year Award

They are recognized for their company culture, treatment of employees, community involvement, innovation, outstanding business practice and participation in many community initiatives.

Rigid Lifelines Supplies Fall Protection to One World Trade Center

The company designed and supplied a total of 1,975 linear feet of fall protection track and the highest self-retracting lanyards in an occupied building to One World Trade Center.

 

Body Protection: Products

Protect Workers from Back Injuries and the Digital Science of PPE

3M offers the V22 ErgoSkeleton and the FLx ErgoSkeleton from StrongArm Technologies that can significantly reduce the risk of injury due to improper lifting.

Warmth, Versatility, Durability in Extreme Working Conditions

Heated jackets, vests and hoodies from Milwaukee Tool redefine layering to increase mobility when working in the shop or on the jobsite.

CAD/CAM Nesting Software Improves Automated Cutting Efficiency and Profitability

ProNest 2017 from Hypertherm contains more embedded cut process expertise in the NC code than any other software, allowing shops to leverage other cutting technologies.