Industry News 12/13

GORE ISSUES FIREFIGHTER PRODUCT SAFETY ALERT FOR FIRE-RELATED SEAM TAPE W. L. GORE & ASSOCIATES INC. has issued a firefighter product safety alert, along with information about enrollment in a product remediation program. The alert is in response...


The Carolina Star program recognizes companies for exemplary safety and health programs in the workplace. One criteria of the program is that worker injury and illness rates and lost/restricted workday rates must be at least 50% below the national rate for the company’s industry.

“As a premier manufacturer of safety devices, it is important that we hold ourselves and those around us to the highest standards of health and safety and that we live these values on a daily basis,” said Andrew Chrostowski, vice president and general manager for Scott Safety.