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Only Cintas can offer Carhartt FR Rental Workwear in a dependable, affordable program customized for your business. The latest offering includes the Carhartt FR ANSI 3 Workshirt.
When it comes to motor vehicle records checks, no news isn’t necessarily good news. Running an annual MVR check in the hopes that nothing has changed in the past 12 months is no longer good enough. Without regular MVR monitoring that flags violations closer to when they actually occur, fleet operators can remain exposed.
ARI’s responsive MVR monitoring automatically checks for new violations, DUI and DWI convictions, invalid licenses, and other infractions sooner and without manual scheduling. When an infraction is found, the system reacts by automatically assigning online training targeted to the driver and the specific infraction.
All MVR events are tracked through the ARI Driver Scorecard. MVR data is analyzed along with telematics, risk, claims and fuel data to provide a comprehensive view of driver behavior. The Driver Scorecard assigns a risk score, highlighting those drivers who may require extra training or attention, as well as those who pose significant risks to their organizations. ARI’s responsive monitoring, coupled with reactive training and comprehensive scorecarding, can help identify and mitigate risk sooner.
Milwaukee Tool continues to deliver productivity-enhancing solutions for the trades with the new 102x77 Spot Infrared Imager. With instant start-up for scanning large areas quickly, a high-resolution image on-screen and precise single-spot measurement, the new imager is ideal for fast, accurate troubleshooting.
Designed for the professional tradesman, the 102x77 Spot Infrared Imager provides users with unmatched visibility into maintenance issues so they can quickly diagnosis the problem. Exclusive DUAL SENSE Pixel Technology allows the imager to individually optimize pixels to eliminate the blurring of hot and cold details in crowded areas. Equipped with 56:1 single-spot performance, a 15-second image hold and an infrared range of 14 degrees to 646 degrees Fahrenheit, users are able to scan, target and receive one simple on-screen temperature reading from a long distance or up close for greater detail.
Backed by a five-year warranty, the 102x77 Spot Infrared Imager confirms Milwaukee’s continued commitment to delivering solutions that save time, increase productivity and address frequent user frustrations.
Milwaukee Tool www.milwaukeetool.com
The new Honeywell Salisbury Premium Light Weight Lift Front Hood and Face Shields deliver industry-leading comfort and safety on the job, plus CE certification.
The new 40 cal/cm2 Premium Light Weight Lift Front Hood doubles the vertical peripheral vision of – and is 30 percent lighter weight than – standard arc flash hoods. A new bracket design improves CO2 and heat ventilation. Its dual lens offers increased protection against fogging and scratches.
Vision, ease of wear and safety are emphasized in both of the new 10-cal/cm2 and 12-cal/cm2 face shields with anti-fog coatings and new technology frames that reduce neck strain, lower CO2 levels and improve comfort for users.
Honeywell Salisbury www.salisburybyhoneywell.com
HD Electric Co., a Textron Inc. company, now offers its new Underground Cable Fault Tester, the UCT-8, a lightweight one-piece tool that is used to test underground, de-energized, primary-shielded voltage cables for faults.
Test results for underground DC leakage are clearly displayed as an analog bar graph along with an indication of a good or faulted cable. A self-contained, 8-kV high-voltage source powers the tester using a 9-V lithium battery, making the UCT-8 a compact, single hot-stick operation tool for testing cable. There also is an integrated safety circuitry that detects cables that have not been properly de-energized, alerts the user of the problem and shuts down the test to prevent system damage. An automatic shutoff feature helps the battery to last longer.
HD Electric Co. www.hdelectriccompany.com
Honeywell Salisbury TriPro Ground Sets feature one of the most compact designs available within the utility industry for efficient and easy installation in live-front pad-mounted transformers and switchgear.
Youngstown Glove has introduced the world’s first FR Rain Glove featuring Outdry technology. This glove is specifically designed for use in heavy rain conditions while also being loaded with safety features. The FR Rain Glove is cut resistant, puncture resistant, flame resistant and arc rated to 53 cal. It is made of a waterproof-treated goatskin outer shell, Outdry membrane and 100 percent Kevlar liner. The palm is reinforced with suede leather to increase grip in wet conditions while also increasing the durability of the glove.
Youngstown Glove http://ytgloves.com/gloves/flame_resistant
Utility crews are often faced with setting outrigger-enabled equipment on sloped or uneven ground. ProStack Cribbing from DICA has been developed with an interlocking design that safely provides additional height under outrigger floats when setting up in uneven ground conditions.
ProStack Cribbing has three basic parts: a base outrigger pad, interlocking cribbing blocks and a high-friction top grip pad. The base ProStack Outrigger Pad is manufactured with a pyramid-shaped surface that interlocks with the cribbing blocks. On top of the base pad, operators stack layers of two 6-inch-by-12-inch-by-24-inch cribbing blocks with the pyramid-shape surface that lock into the base pad. Lastly, a ProStack Grip Pad is placed on top of the stack to protect the pyramid surface on the cribbing blocks and provide a high-friction surface for the outrigger foot.
ProStack is available in three cribbing kit options that include a DR36-2, DR42-2 or DR48-2 base outrigger pad, along with four cribbing blocks and one grip pad. ProStack individual parts also are available for purchase, including Cribbing Wedges, which can be used on sloped surfaces to establish a level foundation under the ProStack Outrigger Pad.
Greenlee Textron Inc., a Textron Inc. company, has introduced the G6 Turbo puller to improve contractor speed and efficiency. Capable of pulling 6,000 pounds of force, the G6 Turbo model pulls up to 60 percent faster than the competition, according to the company.
The 120-volt AC drive motor can pull 6,000 pounds of maximum force and 4,000 pounds continuously. Dual capstans on the G6 Turbo puller deliver faster pulling speeds across the entire load spectrum of the pull. Control boards monitor the current draw of the G6 Turbo puller motor and protect it from over loading the puller. Built-in spring-loaded pins allow for quick changeovers and easy setup, and eliminate the hassle of loose pieces.
The G6 Turbo puller is equipped with features to reduce downtime and injuries. A footswitch safely controls motor power without the operator placing themselves in front of the rope. The 125-pound G6 Turbo puller is built on a dolly, making it easier to move the unit from worksite to worksite. Handles on the dolly and the boom allow operators to easily and ergonomically adjust for height. A gearbox feature prevents rope and cable tension from pulling back into the conduit when the operator stops pulling. Setup time is faster and easier than other pullers on the market.
Greenlee Textron Inc. http://greenlee.com/g6
Since 1975 Korman Signs Inc. has been designing, manufacturing and distributing highway and construction signage systems. Our 100,000-square-foot facility in Richmond, Va., serves as home base for the production of MUTCD traffic signs and NCHRP-350-approved work zone products including ALPOLIC composite signs, 3M roll-up signs, Type II and III barricades, and portable sign stands. Other products include LightHawk signal backplates, interstate guide signs, signposts, post accessories and pavement markings. We also manufacture a full spectrum of fleet markings and decals.
Our full line of work zone traffic control devices is centered on our uniquely designed portable stands and roll-ups signs. The stands feature a two-stage dual spring that ensures the sign’s visibility at all times and provides stability in high-wind conditions. Sign stand models are available in ultracompact, compact, full-size and heavy-duty variations with steel or aluminum legs. Our reflective roll-up signs feature four heavy-duty cloth pockets along with a set of ribs for bracing. All signs come with a 3/8-inch-thick vertical rib to minimize sign deflection when used with ultracompact sign stands. When used together, the reflective roll-up signs and stands create a safe work environment for everyone.
Korman Signs Inc. www.kormansigns.com
Crane Industry Services LLC offers lineworker, supervisor and emergency management training for utility and construction crews working in electrical utility applications.
ICEpodz-FR is cooling technology offering the only tested and approved PPE preventive solution to heat. The two-component cooling system was tested by Hugh Hoagland of ArcWear, using ASTM F2621-12 standards and achieving an ARC2 8.7cal/cm² rating. ICEpodz-FR is field tested, endorsed and currently used by utility workers, fire and rescue, electricians and more. The product is designed to function in the harsh conditions of the work environment, delivering immediate cooling through intermittent preventive use and for longer wear if heat illness occurs. Unlike evaporative cooling towels and phase-change products, ICEpodz-FR is the only product on the market that combines effective dry frozen cooling with an FR-rated protective sleeve. The tested and approved ARC2-rated PPE delivers rapid heat relief even in high humidity, with a proven track record of reducing the risk of heat-related illness and injury. Its sleek design features and anatomical design ensure maximum skin surface contact. Lightweight, durable, effective and nontoxic, ICEpodz-FR uses neodymium magnets to secure around the neck and comes in navy, khaki or high-visibility yellow. Dynamic custom branding is available and comes with a manufacturer warranty.
Workrite Uniform Co. has expanded its selection of Dickies FR products to include two additional denim pant styles, a new plaid shirt and a balaclava. These new items are now available for wear trials and/or purchase.
The new denim pant styles combine FR protection with the popular look and relaxed fit of the Dickies X-Series. They include a lightweight option featuring 1 percent Spandex for added comfort and an option with a higher arc rating that is designed for harsher work environments. Both options are built with double-stitched seams and bar-tacks at stress points for added durability.
The new plaid shirt is made from lightweight, 5.3-ounce GlenGuard fabric, which is solution dyed instead of piece dyed to better retain color through laundering and sun exposure. The shirt is available in two different color combinations: navy/tan and cool blue/medium gray.
Each of the two jean styles and the shirt are UL certified to NFPA 2112 and built to withstand industrial laundering.
The balaclava, made from TenCate Tecasafe Plus fabric, features a double-layer hood and a single-ply bib in the front and back. It stretches to fit the face opening under most standard hard hats.
Workrite Uniform Co. www.workrite.com
The MDI Compact Collapse & Wrap Sign System consists of an MDI Compact sign and a WindMaster sign stand (each sold separately). Once the sign is mounted to the stand, it becomes one unit, and if desired, the sign can stay in place in the stand. To store, the sign quickly collapses using the single trigger release button and wraps around the upright on the stand. The rapid deployment significantly improves safety and efficiency in the work zone. Setup takes less than 20 seconds. An optional flag bracket is available.
MDI also offers collapsible cones with a carrying case. The five-piece set features retroreflective exterior bands and internal illumination. Cones are 30 inches tall when extended and only 2.5 inches by 15.5 inches when collapsed. Each cone weighs 8 pounds and extends and retracts in seconds. Other features include internal flashing or steady-on illumination; sturdy rubber base; and a carrying case to store the cones. This product is MUTCD compliant in height and color.
MDI Worldwide www.mditrafficcontrol.com
Designed for use in construction, general industry, ladder climbing and confined space, the FallTech Journeyman FLEX aluminum and steel harnesses are rated to 425-pound capacity and comply with OSHA regulations and ANSI standards. New design elements – including proprietary CamLock torso adjusters – allow quick and secure adjustments with strategically positioned hip D-rings to optimize work positioning. Available with aluminum or steel hardware, the harnesses offer enhanced padding with air-mesh linings for added comfort throughout the day.