Don’t get Stuck! Planning for the Entry and Exit of a Confined Space

Every time you are going to enter a confined space you need to plan. In fact, one of the most important parts of confined space work is planning.

Setting Up a Successful Hearing Conservation Program: Christine Diestler’s Experience

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.

The Four Elements to Successfully Manage Your Confined Spaces

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.

How Competent is Your Silica Competent Person?

It’s a key part for OSHA Construction Silica compliance to ensure you have a competent person on site, but you may be wondering what it takes to be a competent person as required by the new standard.

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.

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.

The Difference Between Medical Evaluation and Fit Testing

While poor fitting gloves are an inconvenience, a poor fitting respirator is much more. If a tight-fitting respirator doesn’t fit right, it is not just a matter of comfort or convenience – it will not create a proper seal and puts your health at risk.