With the summer of 2020 coming to a close and the COVID-19 pandemic continuing to cause problems, it was time for staff members of Manvel Public School (K-8) in Manvel, ND, to prepare for the upcoming school year. After evaluating the classrooms and facilities, it became clear that changes needed to be made in order to ensure the health and safety of students, parents and teaching staff.
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Residents of Norwood, Massachusetts, are no strangers to the beautiful old building located on 171 Nahatan Street. Playing many different roles throughout history, the community-owned building once served as a local fire hall but is now home to the Olde Colonial Cafe. Over the years, the building’s back door has often delivered something that the restaurant never included on its menu – inches of flood water caused by any heavy rainfall.
When employees at Vaaler Insurance’s headquarters in Grand Forks, ND, returned to the office, it became obvious that some changes needed to be made to the work environment to ensure the health and safety of their team and their customers. Protective shields were an important part of this plan, and the timing couldn’t have been better for their decision makers to learn about PS Public Protection™ and its new line of ArmorBoss™ protective shields.
ArmorBoss™ Shields And Sneeze Guards Qualify For New Economic Resiliency Grant From The North Dakota Department Of Commerce
The North Dakota Department of Commerce has a new grant opportunity for North Dakota businesses that make improvements to their facilities aimed at slowing the spread of COVID-19. Developed to improve customer confidence in the marketplace, the Economic Resiliency Grant will award up to $50,000 per eligible business and up to $100,000 for those with multiple locations. Eligible expenses must be direct investments to reduce the spread of infection, such as improvements that create a distance between customers and employees. This means that grant funds can be used for ArmorBoss™ protective shields and sneeze guards from PS Public Protection™.
The new Hydro1™ line of flood doors serve as both passive flood-protection barriers and normal-use pedestrian/egress doors. Always in place, Hydro1 products are engineered to provide 24-hour passive flood-protection (no human intervention is required to deploy them) while still providing convenient access. Hydro1 Flood Doors feature the lowest leakage rate in the industry, with independent-party-witnessed factory testing to 3′ and 20′ water protection heights (and 50% less leakage than the ANSI/FM 2510 Section 4.3.3 standard).
PS Industries® Incorporated’s newest division, PS Public Protection, is introducing a wide range of solutions to make public spaces and workplaces safer and more prepared for the unknown. PS Public Protection’s first undertaking is the ArmorBoss line of products that allow safe, face-to-face communication to take place while limiting the transmission of germs.
With a potential flood battle lurking around the corner, PS Industries, Grand Forks, ND, took the opportunity to showcase a product that it believes is a better alternative to sandbags.
Can any one gate meet multiple certification requirements around the world?
It’s challenging to choose the best safety gate to protect your crew when working on ladderways and near elevated guardrail openings. No two situations are the same, and all products are not created equal. Plus, it’s not enough to choose a gate that properly fits the opening; it also needs to meet the necessary safety requirements.
A well-run loading dock is an invaluable part of any successful manufacturing facility or warehouse. It not only serves as a gateway for materials coming in and products going out, but it also often provides an important source of ventilation for large spaces filled with heat-generating machines and hardworking people.