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PPE

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,

Whats Inside Your Safety Toolbox?

Whats Inside Your Safety Toolbox?

I was recently brought into a manufacturing facility to help analyze their overall safety program, and attempt to improve it. The facility was part of a global company. The global company was encouraging all of the local facilities to focus on improving safety, but hadn’t given them much guidance on how this should be done.

How to Handle Workplace Chemicals – Exposure Prevention

How to Handle Workplace Chemicals – Exposure Prevention

Hazardous chemicals are often an unavoidable part of production. Depending on the industry you are in, employees may be routinely exposed to harmful substances and it’s your responsibility to make sure their health and well-being do not suffer as a consequence. While many methods for doing so (wearing personal protection equipment, etc.) are fairly obvious,

Protecting Your Hands In The Workplace

Protecting Your Hands In The Workplace

When we think of personal protection equipment, most people immediately think of goggles, glasses, earmuffs, hard hats, etc. While gloves have been around for a long time and assist us in many daily tasks, we tend to not put enough emphasis on actually protecting hands and fingers in the workplace. ​The Right Glove for the

Arc Flash: Common Beliefs Debunked

Arc Flash: Common Beliefs Debunked

Even though many people know and understand the hazards associated with arc flashes, there are still some people that quite frankly act “untouchable” when it comes to certain safety hazards in the workplace. We all know these people, they are the ones who need multiple reminders to wear safety glasses, rarely utilize hearing protection, and

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

Welding Safety

Welding Safety

Welding is a common practice utilized within many different work environments, all the way from the ambitious underwater welding jobs which involve welding in the water to repair ships or pipelines, all the way to more standardized industrial welding within the manufacturing sector. However, welding involves the use of extremely hot and bright energy which

Personal Protective Wear

Personal Protective Wear

Many people work in industrial environments that may pose safety or health hazards that cannot be fully eliminated, when this is the case personal protective wear is often utilized for further protection. Personal protective wear is also known as personal protective equipment or simply PPE. There is a wide variety of different PPE equipment options

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