As you probably know by now in March 2016, OSHA launched the Respirable Crystalline Silica in Construction Regulation (29 CFR 1926.1153). Access this online resource to help learn more about the regulations and access resources and information related to silica.
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Are falls a concern to you or your workers? Do you regularly inspect walking-working surfaces, correct and guard against hazardous conditions? Are you committed to a safe working environment at your company?
Traditionally, snap hooks or connectors used in fall protection help provide a secure connection point. However, workers will frequently anchor these connectors incorrectly. In work environments such as construction, tower climbing, scaffolding and steel erection, the use of connectors that are not rated for transverse loads may present inherent risks.
3M salutes women in the welding profession and supports Women in Apprenticeship Day, which is part of National Apprenticeship Week.
Certain government grants for PPE require CBRN approval, and it is considered a best practice for emergency preparedness and patient decontamination to use a CBRN PAPR system.
3M is proud of being able to help support the Access mission that provides much needed services and employment opportunities for severely disabled individuals, including disabled military veterans.
You’ll work smarter, not harder — and you can keep your several styles of facial hair while doing it. So go ahead and join the Movember movement. It’s a great cause and shows solidarity for men’s health worldwide!
Jamie is this year’s 3M New Occupational Health and Safety Professional Essay Award contest winner, which is open to OHS new professionals who have been working in the field for five years or less.
To ensure the workplace remains safe, companies must adapt to an increasingly diverse racial and ethnic workforce. It is critical that the workplace understands the diversity of its workforce and how workers of different backgrounds approach, comprehend, and practice on-the-job safety.