OSHA Updates on PPE

OSHA Updates on PPE

This week Summit Safety Group looks at some OSHA updates and what they look at when performing a walkthrough in a facility. Specifically, what they are looking at in regards to personal protective equipment used in any given situation. The video points out that offering personal protective equipment to employees is not sufficient to pass

PPE Frequently Asked Questions

PPE Frequently Asked Questions

Reviewing PPE and Making Better Decisions Buying personal protection equipment (PPE) for your facility isn’t always as easy a job as it sounds. The days of just purchasing some hard hats and calling it good are long in the past, and with so many different items to consider, it is important that you have a

Proper PPE for Face Protection

Proper PPE for Face Protection

When it comes to staying safe in the workplace, there is nothing more important than proper face protection. The human face is quite vulnerable to a wide range of threats, and the results of an injury can be absolutely devastating. Some injuries that wouldn’t be an issue if they happened on other parts of the

Fall Protection Safety Plan

Fall Protection Safety Plan

On the job falls are one of the leading causes of workplace injuries, but many safety managers don’t emphasize fall protection as much as they should. This is actually fairly understandable, given that most employees might not consider their jobs to be especially filled with falling hazards: If you don’t spend your days on ladders,

Why Workers Avoid PPE & What You Can Do About It

Why Workers Avoid PPE & What You Can Do About It

Personal Protection Equipment, or PPE, is both a necessity and a major hurdle for many workplaces. PPE keeps workers safe and usually covers things like hard hats, safety vests, safety goggles or glasses, headphones, and gloves (thought it is certainly not limited to this list). The biggest problem with PPE is compliance, far and away;

Medical PPE

Medical PPE

Medical PPE (Personal Protective Equipment) is not only useful for medical professionals, but also for the general population as well. The intent of medical PPE is not much different than that of other forms of PPE in that it is used to provide a barrier between something harmful and the human body. However, one of

Personal Protective Equipment, Ensuring Full Protection at Work

Personal Protective Equipment, Ensuring Full Protection at Work

Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) are all items including clothing, worn at the workplace to protect individuals from various health and safety risks. The equipment may feature hard hats, gloves, goggles, respirators, footwear, safety harnesses, lab coats, and high visibility safety vests. The items worn depend of the nature of the work carried out. Selection Criteria