Rent Carhartt clothing
Rent Carharrt rugged apparel, including workshirts, carpenter jeans, five-pocket work jeans, and canvass dungaree pants, to keep workers looking professional while remaining safe and comfortable on the job. Laundry, repair, and replacement services are included. Cintas Corp. www.cintas.com/carhartt.
The rebranded Jackson Safety G60 purple nitrile cut-resistant gloves provide more cut resistance with enhanced dexterity and comfort features. Ideal for applications requiring protection against hand lacerations, the gloves feature a tapered coating on the fingertips for added durability, distinct dotted palm for enhanced grip and flexibility, and Dyneema fabric provides breathability and comfort. Available in sizes from small to XXL. Kimberly-Clark Professional. www.kc-safety.com.
Tie back anywhere on the lifeline
The Miller Turbo T-BAK Personal Fall Protection Limiter features possibly the industry's only self-retracting lifeline that meets ANSI Z359.1 Standard. Featuring an integrated shock absorber with load indicator device, it's designed for anchoring below a user's harness back D-ring for greater safety. Miller Fall Protection/Sperian. www.millerfallprotection.com.
Specially designed harness for women
Designed for female operators of mobile elevating work platforms, the Ladytrac harness takes the pressure away from the chest during a fall, and movies it down the side of the body toward a woman's more muscular outer thighs. Color-coded, quick-release buckles are fastened on the outer thigh instead of the inner thigh. Straps are positioned down the side of the upper body, instead of across the chest. The detachable, lightweight, breathable vest is fitted with Velcro fastenings at multiple points. It is also suitable for males. Tractel Ltd. Fallstop Div. www.tractel.com.
Safety gloves for construction
ProSeries R3 heavy-duty gloves feature a synthetic leather palm with a red silicone pattern for grip and visibility. Reinforced thermoplastic finger tips reduce pinches. Knuckle protection and TPR back-of-hand ribs protect against bumps and bruises. Kevlar along the thumb and index finger reinforces a key wear area. Options include long Neoprane cuffs and short elastic hook and loop. West Chester Holding. www.west-chester.net.
Aviator-style safety glasses
For fashionable, comfortable safety, the gender-neutral Smith & Wesson 44 Magnum and Aviator protective eyewear are ANSI Z87.1-2003 and CSA Z94.3-compliant. Available with several different lens tints, they are suitable for work-zone safety, forestry, and construction. Kimberly-Clark Professional. www.kc-safety.com.