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OHS Announces 2023 Industrial Hygiene Award Winners

Now in its third year, the annual awards program recognizes companies for their outstanding achievements in industrial hygiene.

Occupational Health & Safety is pleased to announce the winners of the third annual Industrial Hygiene Awards.

A total of 25 products in 21 categories were selected as winners for the program, which honors the outstanding product development achievements of health and safety manufacturers whose products are considered particularly noteworthy in their ability to improve industrial hygiene.

With more and more companies seeking out the best ways to ensure workplace conditions are safe, the 2023 Industrial Hygiene Awards saw an increase in the number of superior solutions being submitted. An independent panel of highly qualified judges carefully reviewed and scored each entry. The judges’ combined scores dictated the winners of each category.

“As my first awards program with OH&S, it was gratifying and educational to learn about so many top-tier industrial hygiene products,” OH&S Executive Editor David Kopf said. “Thanks to every company that entered and many thanks to our anonymous panel of judges for sharing their expertise, experience and time in reviewing and scoring all our entries.”

The winners of each category for the third annual Industrial Hygiene Awards are:

Drug Testing: Intercept i2he Oral Fluid Drug Test from OraSure Technologies

Education & Training: MSA Training from MSA Safety

Emergency Preparedness & Response (two winners): Halo Eye and Eye/Face Wash from Bradley Corp.; SAFER One from Industrial Scientific Corporation

Environmental Protection & Monitoring: SAFER One from Industrial Scientific Corporation

Ergonomics: Werner ProForm SP Full Body harness with SwitchPoint technology from WernerCo

Exposure Assessment: DustTrak DRX Aerosol Monitor from TSI

Facility Safety: VeriSafe 2.0 Absence of Voltage Tester from Panduit

Fire Safety: SUPERA FR180ST from Superior Glove

Gas & Vapor Detection: G-6 Single-Gas Wearable from Blackline Safety

Hand Protection (two winners): VersaTek Adaptive Coating from Magid; PowerForm PF-12WG from SW Sustainability Solutions

Health and Safety/Cleanup: PIG Microbial Oil Stain Remover from New Pig

Hearing Conservation & Noise Reduction (two winners): Salux from Examinetics; SHOEBOX PureTest from SHOEBOX, Ltd.

Heat Stress Protection: The SlateSafety BAND V2 from SlateSafety

Heat/Cold Stress: Apparel: V-Gard C1 Hard Hat from MSA Safety

Heat/Cold Stress: Equipment: V-Gard C1 Hard Hat from MSA Safety

Indoor Air Quality: 3/8 NPT HollowStream Liquid Atomizing Spray Nozzle from EXAIR

Infectious Disease Control: Vaask fromVaask

IoT – Connected Devices: Bodytrak 01from Bodytrak

Mobile Apps: Altec Sentry Microlearning from Altec Sentry

Risk Assessment & Management (two winners): Cority Industrial Hygiene Essentials Solution from Cority Software Inc.; VelocityEHS Control of Work from VelocityEHS.

Ventilation: VelociCalc 9600 series Multi-Function Ventilation Meters from TSI

Winners will receive physical awards as well as brand recognition in the April/May issue of Occupational Health & Safety magazine and in an upcoming OH&S Industrial Hygiene eNewsletter. They are also featured on Occupational Health & Safety’s industry-leading website, ohsonline.com.

Industrial Hygiene Product Showcase

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    M-Power Defense System™ Impact 3 Glove

    Sacrifice Nothing: Experience next level impact protection with the M-Power Defense System™ from Magid. Heavy-duty back-of-hand protection with a unique ventilated honeycomb design that offers extreme protection with 9 times more airflow and maximum flexibility. Try the unbeatable combination of lightweight Impact 3 protection and amplified grip! You can have it all. Try it FREE! 3

  • Combustible Dust Testing & Process Consulting

    Combustible Dust Testing & Process Consulting

    Industrial Hygiene hazards should include potential combustibility hazards. Our labs provide testing for combustible dust, vapor and chemical reaction hazards. Fauske & Associates uses testing data to solve process safety issues and mitigate potential accidents in the chemical and nuclear industries. Custom solutions include site assessments, testing, engineering, consulting and training. 3

  • Ventis® Pro5

    Ventis® Pro5

    The Ventis Pro5 is the most flexible connected gas monitor on the market, giving you the power to protect workers from up to five gases, manage worker safety from remote locations, and simplify team communication to take the guesswork out of gas detection. It automatically shares real-time gas readings, man-down, and panic alarms between peers – meaning the entire team knows who is in danger and why. By sharing real-time data, workers can also maintain continuous communication without the need for additional infrastructure or devices. Visit us at AIHce booth #927 to learn more! 3