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Sperian Protection Launches Making Safety Personal Video Series


'Making Safety Personal' video series

Smithfield, RI (March 2011) – Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) is Sperian Protection’s expertise; their core focus is creating solutions that improve protection and comfort with the motive to encourage people to be more compliant with safety rules. However, if the use of PPE is not facilitated and PPE is not consistently used as intended, people’s safety is still at risk.

In an effort to provide recognition to safety management and to encourage the use of PPE, Sperian Protection partnered with key clients Baker Concrete and Total E&P France to launch the ‘Making Safety Personal’ video series.

The videos focus on the role of safety management in challenging work environments: the Orange Line, an elevated railway at Miami International airport and natural gas extraction in Lacq, France. The videos showcase the human aspect of safety management and the necessity of PPE. Grant Johnson, Regional Safety Manager at Baker Concrete and Alain Delaire, Safety and Environment Technical Officer at Total E&P France provide testament to the everyday challenges faced in their role, the routines and practices in place to ensure the adoption and consistent use of relevant PPE, and how they manage co-worker relationships. Both have a long tenure with their respective companies and their passion for safety management and their team is apparent; team members have also been profiled to demonstrate the PPE they use to stay safe.

Sperian Protection’s goal is to provide relatable content to the PPE and safety audience on a global level. The video series is currently available to France, Germany, Italy, the United Kingdom and the United States and can be found on Sperian Protection’s YouTube channel: http://www.youtube.com/Sperianglobal

Sperian Protection is now part of Honeywell.

About Sperian Protection

A world reference in personal protection equipment (PPE), Sperian Protection serves the global market providing hearing, eye, respiratory and fall protection, protective gloves, clothing and safety footwear. A historical expert in the PPE industry for more than 50 years, Sperian Protection is committed to offering innovative products adapted to high-risk environments so that workers in the manufacturing and services industries can work with confidence. For more information on Sperian Protection, please visit http://www.sperian.com.

About Honeywell

Honeywell International (http://www.honeywell.com) is a Fortune 100 diversified technology and manufacturing leader, serving customers worldwide with aerospace products and services; control technologies for buildings, homes and industry; automotive products; turbochargers; and specialty materials. Based in Morris Township, N.J., Honeywell’s shares are traded on the New York, London, and Chicago Stock Exchanges. For more news and information on Honeywell, please visit http://www.honeywellnow.com

This release contains certain statements that may be deemed “forward-looking statements” within the meaning of Section 21E of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934. All statements, other than statements of historical fact, that address activities, events or developments that we or our management intends, expects, projects, believes or anticipates will or may occur in the future are forward-looking statements. Such statements are based upon certain assumptions and assessments made by our management in light of their experience and their perception of historical trends, current economic and industry conditions, expected future developments and other factors they believe to be appropriate. The forward-looking statements included in this release are also subject to a number of material risks and uncertainties, including but not limited to economic, competitive, governmental, and technological factors affecting our operations, markets, products, services and prices. Such forward-looking statements are not guarantees of future performance, and actual results, developments and business decisions may differ from those envisaged by such forward-looking statements.


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