All PPE Articles

What on earth is internal PPE?
With 2023 on track to be the hottest year on record, construction firms are looking to new technologies to protect workers from the heat, leading some to coin the phrase ‘internal PPE’.
‘Zero gravity’ tool carrier for aerial platforms
Gravity Joe device can be used to operate tools weighing up to 20 kg
Falls from height: Will your safetyline save you?
Everything you need to know about using temporary horizontal lifelines when working at height
JLG introduces telehandler seatbelt kit
Seatbelt Engagement and Operator Presence retrofit for select models
Should scissor lift operators use PFPE?
In 2007, ALH ran a story that asked, “Should operators use a harness and lanyard when working in a scissor lift?” For today’s take, Genie’s Director of Training Scott Owyen provides an update
Global Covid mandates: How will construction workers be affected?
Different countries around the world have different rules related to Covid and construction
New Toolbox Talks from IPAF
The two short presentations cover pre-check and use of personal fall-prevention equipment (PFPE)
German associations act on Covid safety measures
Three of Germany’s largest construction associations back further Covid-19 safety measures
Ring Power offers Terex safety system
The Terex Positive Attachment Lanyard warning device is now offered as an option by Ring Power Utility Equipment
First orders of SiteZone social distancing device
ESS Safeforce orders 150 updated personnel distancing systems from SiteZone Safety 
TireSocks launches face-covering product
TireSocks has debuted its new FaceSocks mask geared toward the construction industry
ARA releases healthy work practices guide
The guide offers general information on viruses; PPE; cleaning supplies; social distancing; testing employees; cleaning equipment and more.
OSHA guidance for virus protection
Michael Rubin, Partner at law firm Goldberg Segalla, discusses how to protect workers from Covid-19