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Safety harness available in four sizes

Pure Safety Group has introduced its Guardian Fall Protection S1 safety harness. Weighing 2.6 pounds, the harness features water-repellent core webbing, dual lanyard keepers and durable rubber web keepers said to prevent loose straps from interfering with a user. The Guardian Fall Protection S1 safety harness also has a three-bar torso adjustment for proper fitting, a chest strap and multiple connection points. The harness is available in four sizes, has five points of adjustment to ensure a comfortable fit and reportedly meets Occupational Safety and Health Administration standards.

Electric tug transports heavy loads

Nu-Star® has made available its Power Pusher,® an electric motorized tug designed to improve worker safety by transporting heavy loads. Featuring a 400-watt motor, the machine reportedly has a 50,000-pound push and pull capacity. A programmable control system with diagnostic features enables a user to adjust speed and acceleration based on each load and the environment. The Power Pusher's transaxle design is said to deliver stable operation over uneven surfaces, and its fingertip controls and compact size enhance maneuverability. Ergonomic handles with hand guards reportedly increase user comfort and safety.