3M to Acquire Scott Safety from Johnson Controls

3M to Acquire Scott Safety, a premier manufacturer of innovative products including self-contained breathing apparatus (SCBA) systems, gas and flame detection instruments, and other safety devices. Together, we will provide a broader array of products and solutions to customers worldwide, helping workers return home safely and live healthier lives.

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  • Hurricanes, Floods and Hazard Cleanup

    Weather conditions can cause significant flooding. Hurricanes and floods offer safety challenges relative to cleaning, remediation, recovery, restoration, and rebuilding of residential and commercial property. Consult 3M's tools and resources for learning more about personal safety and clean-up in hurricane and flood hazards.

    How to choose the right respirator for hurricane cleanup efforts

  • Zika, Dengue and Chikungunya

    The Zika virus is spread primarily through the Aedes species of mosquito. This is the same species of mosquito that spreads the dengue and chikungunya viruses. The mosquito bites an infected person and subsequently spreads the virus to other people by biting them.

  • Wildfires / Smoke / Ash Exposure

    Proper use of personal protective equipment (PPE) in the aftermath of a wildfire is a critical component in the safe cleanup of fire debris. Selection of PPE depends on both anticipated hazards and the tasks to be performed.


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  • 3M™ Speedglas™ Auto-Darkening Filter Kit 9100XXi

    Sign up now for your chance to win this great welding helmet with our newest lens technology. Contest begins April 2, 2017 and ends December 31, 2017. One winner selected on June 30th, September 30th and December 31st.

  • Demo the 3M Inspection & Asset Management System

    Are you buried under paper checklists and looking for an easier way to manage documentation of your safety and equipment inspections? Or maybe you need a solution to help you keep track of high value tools and equipment on your job site? Register today!

  • Disposable Respirator Stockpile Maintenance Program

    From purchase to disposal to future inventory management, 3M wants to help support you every step of the way with end-user rebates, sustainable disposal options and inventory management tools. Ongoing program.


  • 3M Worker Health & Safety Blog

    Safety Now & Next: A Worker Health and Safety Blog

    Introducing the Safety Now & Next blog. This blog is one of the ways we hope to connect with our customers and the workers we strive to help to keep safe, and to offer better access to our technical resources and services, as well as our catalog of leading-edge personal safety products.

  • 3M Center for Hearing Conservation

    Safety Centers of Expertise: Hearing Conservation

    Your hearing conservation program starts here. With world-class, proven detection, protection, communication and validation products, 3M Hearing Solutions is the partner you'll want with you every step of the way.

    Visit our Center for Hearing Conservation!

    Need Respiratory Guidance? Visit our Center for Respiratory Protection!

  • Customer Testimonials

    Customer Testimonials

    Hear from customers in high-hazard and high-risk industries talk about the 3M™ Adflo™ PAPR System. This system didn’t just change how workers were protected — it changed the way they worked. From welders on the floor to the Director of Health and Safety, you’ll hear exactly why the system was a game-changer and how to demo a system at your facility.

  • 3M safety apps

    Safety and Health Support On The Go

    3M can help support your safety needs wherever you are with our collection of mobile apps and tools.


  • Floods and Hurricane Cleanup Guidance

    It is one thing to survive a major weather event. It is quite another to then begin the process of cleaning up the devastation. Where do you start? You protected yourself from the storm, now how do you protect yourself from the aftermath, including mold, exposed materials such as asbestos and other factors such as noise from machinery that may be used to help with the clean-up efforts?

  • 3M Personal Safety Division and Ironworkers International and IMPACT Forge Partnership Agreement

    3M Personal Safety Division, the International Association of Bridge, Structural, Ornamental & Reinforcing Ironworkers (Iron Workers International) and the Ironworker Management Progressive Action Cooperative Trust (IMPACT) have announced a partnership agreement.

  • Stand Up to Falls: Learn the ABCD’s of Fall Protection

    A fall at work can be terrible. But, a fall from heights in the midst of an already dangerous job can be devastating. Do you know how to properly inspect your fall protection gear to ensure it is secure, compliant with OSHA regulations and comfortable?

  • OSHA Requirements and Regulations Change: Time to Trade in Old Equipment

    A major thing to keep in mind while you are training is to evaluate your inventory to make sure it’s up to date with all the new OSHA Walking-Working Surfaces requirements as well as other regulatory changes you may be subject to.

  • Hearing Protection for Impulse Noise

    On the job, on the range or in the field, law enforcement and security professionals know how important it is to wear hearing protection when exposed to impulse noises.

    Hearing Protection for Impulse Noise Hearing Protection for Impulse Noise
  • Headsets That Work as Hard as You Do

    PELTOR headsets are designed to meet this challenge by providing protective communication solutions that workers can rely on.

    Headsets That Work as Hard as You Do Headsets That Work as Hard as You Do
  • Tips on How to Write your Respiratory Protection Success Story

    You might be doing everything right when it comes to following respiratory protection regulations, but without good records it can be difficult – if not impossible! – to prove it.

    Tips on How to Write your Respiratory Protection Success Story Tips on How to Write your Respiratory Protection Success Story
  • How to Fit, Wear, and Inspect your Fall Protection Gear

    In this article, which first appeared in CoatingsPro Magazine in the May 2016 issue, authors Mark Caldwell and Tim Thompson address the importance of using fall protection equipment—for people and for tools—properly.

    How to Fit, Wear, and Inspect your Fall Protection Gear How to Fit, Wear, and Inspect your Fall Protection Gear

  • At 3M, we work hard to deliver the most effective PPE safety solutions available.

    One of 3M's passions is protecting the health and safety of workers in all types of industries and work environments. This passion drives us to continually innovate across technologies, disciplines and industries, to help keep you and your workers safe and protected.

    We strive to deliver comfortable, well-designed personal protective equipment (PPE). You can buy 3M Worker Health & Safety PPE, confident in the knowledge that 3M is working hard to provide products that your employees will feel good about wearing.

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