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Haws exhibits at ASSE and SHE

In the month of June, Haws exhibited at two safety expo’s: Safety and Health Expo in London and the ASSE (American Society of Safety Engineers) Expo in Denver, Colorado. Below are some photos highlighting our displays at the successful shows.

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Six Emergency Response Habits Employees Need to Develop

[via OHS Online] Six Emergency Response Habits Employees Need to Develop Employees need to refresh their training and have drills regularly so they will be able to rely on both their knowledge and their experience when emergencies happen. By Karen D. Hamel    Jul 01, 2017 If safety glasses, ear plugs, and steel-toed shoes are required […]

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A Legacy of Innovation

By Stephanie Kilroy One hundred and ten years ago, Luther Haws created a drinking solution that would become the first product for Haws Sanitary Drinking Faucet Company. Luther saw children drinking from a common cup on a playground at a public school; as a result, he invented a bubblerhead drinking faucet. This innovation sparked what […]

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Dangers of exposing ag workers to chemicals at point of use

[via Industrial Safety & Hygiene News] Every day handlers and applicators transfer potentially hazardous chemicals and concentrates such as pesticides, herbicides, insecticides, fungicides and liquid fertilizers from large drums into smaller containers or mixing tanks. This transfer process can have serious consequences if manual “tip-and-pour” techniques or poorly designed pumps are used. Whether the chemicals […]

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How ASSE Safety 2017 Innovations Enhance Employee Safety

Authors: Scott Francis, Midwest Regional Market Manager, Westex by Milliken and Samantha Hoch, Marketing Communications Strategist, Haws®     We believe when it comes to safety, you should not have to compromise. Leaders in the safety industry design innovative, yet functional, equipment to protect workers while on the job. From emergency response equipment to flame resistant (FR) […]

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TRADESHOW: Join us @ Safety & Health Expo in London. Your entry is on us!

Haws Switzerland AG  invites you to join us at the Safety & Health Expo June 20-22, 2017 at Excel London. Safety & Health Expo, organized by UBM EMEA, is the UK’s leading global health and safety event, providing visitors with CPD accredited education, the latest health and safety products and services, valuable networking opportunities and much […]

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ANSI Z358.1 | Safety

Haws AG- Switzerland provides tempering solution for Belgium facility

Haws AG – Switzerland recently hosted an onsite Factory Acceptance Test (FAT) for a large oil & gas company from Belgium. Testing was held onsite in the Burgdorf office with the Haws engineering and production teams as well as the Belgium distributor, Vandeputte – Safety Experts, and the customer project team members. Testing included electrical, […]

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ANSI Z358.1 | Safety

WHITE PAPER: The Value of Wireless Alarms and Monitoring Systems on Emergency Equipment

Federal safety regulations set forth by the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) and The American National Standards Institute (ANSI) make the importance of safety equipment in potentially dangerous working environments clear. However, the stringent guidelines for emergency showers and eyewashes don’t extend to the inclusion of mandatory alarm and electronic monitoring systems on this equipment. […]

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VOTE IN THE ISHN READERS CHOICE AWARDS!

VOTE IN THE ISHN READERS CHOICE AWARDS! Remember to make your voice heard and vote in ISHN’s Readers’ Choice Awards! Voting is online only and runs through May 1 at http://awards.ishn.com. One lucky voter will be selected at random each week to win a $50 American Express gift card! You can vote up to once per […]

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Huge Fine for Pesticide Worker Safety Violations

[via EHS Daily Advisor] A global chemical and seed manufacturer was recently fined millions by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) for violations of several rules related to pesticides, including the Worker Protection Standard (WPS). This company ran afoul of its responsibilities when it comes to what the EPA considers the most dangerous pesticides: restricted […]

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ANSI Z358.1 | Safety

ANSI Compliance, Safety & Health for Food Processing

From the oil industry to mining, agriculture to research, any working environment that puts employees in close proximity to occupational hazards such as potentially harmful chemicals must make workplace safety a priority. The food processing, meat packing, and poultry processing industries are no exception. INDUSTRY RISKS In addition to physical hazards like high noise levels, […]

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Emergency Response is a Matter of Time

Written and published by: Ryan Pfund, Occupational Health & Safety Magazine January 1, 2017 In an emergency, the faster the response, the better the outcome. An emergency safety plan that anticipates every work site emergency and improves emergency response time is every facility manager’s and employee’s best protection. It’s difficult to think clearly and logically […]

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