The phrases “competent person” and “qualified person” are often used in the safety industry, but confusion persists as to how the two relate to, and differ from, one another.
I was able to achieve 100% support from the company’s health and safety leadership because they listened and believed in my passion about the importance of hearing protection.
If you are not wearing a respirator, or have not been properly medically evaluated, trained or fitted and are using respiratory protection, there is still a chance you are breathing in welding fume.
This month we say goodbye to one of our esteemed Division Scientists, Elliott Berger, as he retires from 3M.
This new option is not meant to replace conventional hands-on training or instruction by in-person trainers, but it can be a beneficial tool used to supplement traditional forms of training.
There is a lot to consider when managing and working in and around confined spaces. In this blog, we address the elements of planning, access, work inside, and rescue.
The OSHA regulations and ANSI standards impacting ladder safety are changing. If you use a climbing ladder system, these changes likely apply to you.
While volcanic eruptions are rare, the impact can be severe not just on everything it touches, but on the people living near the volcano.
Respiratory protection is a necessary part of many jobs throughout many different types of industries. Although there may be a higher capital expenditure when choosing to implement PAPRs into an employers’ respiratory protection program, this expense may be justified.
Insights for health and safety managers regarding how the latest changes to intrinsically safe standards impact new products.