This device was designed to protect workers from hazardous energy and prevent exposure to hazardous chemicals by enabling visibility to valve leakage and correct valve positioning.
MILWAUKEE, Wis. (PRWEB) October 10, 2016
Brady (NYSE:BRC), a global leader in industrial and safety printing systems and solutions, today announced that its Transparent Gate Valve Lockout Device won the 2016 Occupational Health & Safety (OH&S) New Product of the Year Award in the “Lockout/Tagout and Machine Guarding” category. This new lockout device features a specially-formulated transparent material to allow for both visual confirmation of the correct valve position and hazardous leak identification while in the locked out state, helping to ensure facility safety.
“Earning this Product of the Year recognition for our new transparent gate valve lockout device is a testament to our commitment to providing our customers with innovative and effective safety solutions,” says Tom Campbell, global product manager, lockout tagout solutions for Brady. “This device was designed to protect workers from hazardous energy and prevent exposure to hazardous chemicals by enabling visibility to valve leakage and correct valve positioning.”
The Transparent Gate Valve Device is made of a rugged, injection-molded polycarbonate to provide chemical resistance. It’s available in five different sizes, accepts shackles up to 3/8-inch in diameter and can handles temperatures from -40°F to 250°F.
The OH&S Product of the Year contest attracted entries in 21 award categories, with an independent panel of three highly qualified judges choosing the winners. To be eligible for the 2016 awards, products must have been introduced to the market between July 5, 2015, and July 4, 2016. Winners will be recognized with awards during the 2016 National Safety Congress & Expo taking place in Anaheim, California October 17-19.
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About Brady Corporation: About Brady Corporation:
Brady Corporation is an international manufacturer and marketer of complete solutions that identify and protect people, products and places. Brady’s products help customers increase safety, security, productivity and performance and include high-performance labels, signs, safety devices, printing systems and software. Founded in 1914, the Company has a diverse customer base in electronics, telecommunications, manufacturing, electrical, construction, medical, aerospace and a variety of other industries. Brady is headquartered in Milwaukee, Wisconsin and as of July 31, 2016, employed approximately 6,400 people in its worldwide businesses. Brady’s fiscal 2016 sales were approximately $1.12 billion. Brady stock trades on the New York Stock Exchange under the symbol BRC. More information is available on the Internet at bradycorp.com.