This article first appeared on ISHN.com on April 1, 2017 and is reprinted with permission.
OSHA Walking-Working Standards: The Time for Training is Now
We invite you to join us on April 25th and 26th for 3M’s Southern California Safety Showcase, with two days of events, demonstrations and training opportunities to help you achieve compliance.
3M Celebrates International Women’s Day
Women contribute more to science than you might imagine at first. Today, 3M’s Women’s Leadership Forum (WLF) hosts various events organized to celebrate International Women’s Day and 3M takes active strides to foster inclusion of women at every level of the organization.
The Differences Between Disposable Respirators and Surgical Masks
While disposable respirators look similar to masks used during surgery and other medical procedures, the two are designed for very different purposes.
The Evolution of Fall Protection and the Rescue Breakthrough You Should Know About
There are many elements of workplace health and safety; fall protection is just one piece of a complete system. In this article, we take a look at some of the changes beyond the OSH Act that have helped lead to this marked improvement.
A Helpful Guide to OSHA’s New Silica Standard
If your crew works with silica, you’ve probably heard about OSHA’s updated construction regulation that goes into effect starting mid-2017. However, you may not be clear on the details and what it means for your team.
Why Do Disposable Respirators Have a Defined Shelf Life?
If you’re responsible for managing inventories of personal protection equipment, you should be aware that most disposable respirators have a limited shelf life, after which they should no longer be used.
Building a Culture of Safety and Health at Your Worksite
A strong OSH program and culture that emphasizes the importance of keeping workers safe, productive and comfortable can have a great impact on the entire workforce.
The New Fall Protection Code, ANSI/ASSE Z359.1 Overhaul
ANSI/ASSE Z359.1 addresses the means of occupational fall prevention and fall arrest. It is anticipated that this newly overhauled standard will help to increase awareness and provide guidance to the complete ANSI/ASSE Z359 Fall Protection Code.
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.