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Transportation Workzone

IT’S A LONG, STRANGE TRIP

  • A WORD FROM “THE MAN”

    The Transportation and Warehousing sector includes industries providing transportation of passengers and cargo, warehousing and storage for goods, scenic and sightseeing transportation and support activities related to modes of transportation. Establishments in these industries use transportation equipment or transportation related facilities as a productive asset. The type of equipment depends on the mode of transportation. The modes of transportation are air, rail, water, road, and pipeline.

    Subsector 481

    Industries in the Air Transportation subsector provide air transportation of passengers and/or cargo using aircraft, such as airplanes and helicopters.

    Subsector 482

    Industries in the Rail Transportation subsector provide rail transportation of passengers and/or cargo using railroad rolling stock.

    Subsector 483

    Industries in the Water Transportation subsector provide water transportation of passengers and cargo using watercraft, such as ships, barges, and boats.

  • Industry News

    30 JUL

    NIOSH Issues First Approval for Closed-Circuit Escape Respirator Under New Requirements

    NIOSH has issued the first approval for a respirator that complies with the new requirements for closed-circuit escape respirators (CCERs). The approval comes approximately nine months ahead of the deadline established for companies to transition to the new requirements. The new requirements are intended to strengthen emergency respiratory protection for workers relying on the devices during life-threatening escape situations.

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    30 JUL

    OCT Pet-Food Manufacturer Shutting Down After Spending ‘Every Penny’ to Comply with OSH Standards

    NIOSH has issued the first approval for a respirator that complies with the new requirements for closed-circuit escape respirators (CCERs). The approval comes approximately nine months ahead of the deadline established for companies to transition to the new requirements. The new requirements are intended to strengthen emergency respiratory protection for workers relying on the devices during life-threatening escape situations.

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    30 JUL

    OCT Pet-Food Manufacturer Shutting Down After Spending ‘Every Penny’ to Comply with OSH Standards

    NIOSH has issued the first approval for a respirator that complies with the new requirements for closed-circuit escape respirators (CCERs). The approval comes approximately nine months ahead of the deadline established for companies to transition to the new requirements. The new requirements are intended to strengthen emergency respiratory protection for workers relying on the devices during life-threatening escape situations.

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  • SAFETY IN NUMBERS

    Want the straight dirt? You’ve come to the right place. These stats are unacceptable… intolerable…inexcusable. But they’re the cold blooded facts. We won’t sleep until the numbers drop to zero. But for now, keep a tab on top issues and injuries in here.

    Top three work-related injuries are: sprains and strains (with 39,140 cases), soreness & pain (with 14,170), and bruises or contusions (with 8,070 cases. These injuries made up 68% of all injuries in this WorkZone.*

    Of these, 12,020 cases resulted in workers missing three to five days and 37,000 resulted in employees missing thirty-one days or more.*

    There were 677 work-related fatalities in 2012.*

    *U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics

  • BREAKOUT OF THE WORKZONE

    A pulse on your world – and you’re not alone. How many people do what you do? How old is the average Joe or Sally in your field? What are the top companies that employ? And so much more... Read on for all the juicy details.

    5,881,000 people are employed by the Transportation industry *

    Average worker age: 46 **

    Companies in the Transportation industry include (but not limited to): Shipito.com, American Group, SNS Logistics, Coyote Logistics, Logical Solution Services, R2 Logistics and FitzMark Inc., Unigroup Logistics, and Landstar

      *National Safety Council Injury Facts: 2013 Edition
    **U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics

  • WHERE TO CATCH US

    We sell tenacity at every corner of the globe and set up truss in 30+ cities a year to meet with the tenacious gear junkies who use and distribute our product. Come talk shop with us. From San Diego to Orlando, we're booked at the best of 'em. Here is where we'll be in 2014. View our events calendar for more information.

    IADC Conference — Houston, TX
    February 02 - February 03, 2016

    World Of Concrete — Las Vegas, NV
    February 02 - February 05, 2016

    Grainger Show — Orlando, FL
    February 08 - February 11, 2016

    NATE Unite — New Orleans, LA
    February 22 - February 25, 2016

    INDICA — Grapevine, TX
    April 02 - April 06, 2016

    SMG Partnership Conference — Orlando, FL
    April 10 - April 14, 2016

    Fastenal Customer Show — Nashville, TN
    April 12 - April 14, 2016

    Evergreen — Addison, TX
    April 18 - April 21, 2016

    OTC - Offshore Technology Conference — Houston, TX
    May 02 - May 05, 2016

    Minnesota Safety & Health Conference — Minneapolis, MN
    May 03 - May 05, 2016

    DPA Buying Conference — Orlando, FL
    May 11 - May 13, 2016

    ASSE Safety 2016 — Atlanta, GA
    June 26 - June 28, 2016

    VPPPA National Conference — Kissimmee, FL
    August 29 - September 01, 2016

    National Safety Council — Anaheim, CA
    October 17 - October 19, 2016

    ISSA/Interclean — Chicago, IL
    October 26 - October 28, 2016

    STAFDA Show — Atlanta, GA
    November 06 - November 08, 2016

    Fastenal Employee Show — Orlando, FL
    December 08 - December 09, 2016