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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.

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