Welding Fume: A Few Important Things to Consider

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.

Hearing What He Has to Say: Elliott Berger Retirement Interview

This month we say goodbye to one of our esteemed Division Scientists, Elliott Berger, as he retires from 3M.

Welcome to the World of Virtual Reality Safety Training

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.

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.

Five Things to Consider When Implementing Your Ladder Safety Efforts

The OSHA regulations and ANSI standards impacting ladder safety are changing. If you use a climbing ladder system, these changes likely apply to you.

Volcanoes: Protecting Yourself from Ash, Gases and Other Hazards

While volcanic eruptions are rare, the impact can be severe not just on everything it touches, but on the people living near the volcano.

Why Pick a PAPR?

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.

Changes to Certain Intrinsically Safe Standards and How Harmonization Works

Insights for health and safety managers regarding how the latest changes to intrinsically safe standards impact new products.

Valley Fever: Taking Precautions if You Work Outdoors

Cases of Valley fever have been increasing, but many are not aware of this fungal agent and that it can be quite dangerous. What is Valley fever and what PPE should you consider?

Growing Worker Safety Concerns in the Medical Marijuana Industry

As more marijuana grow operations open, there are a growing number of workers who are being employed in cannabis production. Have you assessed the hazards as well as health and safety risks that your workers might be exposed to and what personal protective equipment may be able to keep them safe? Let’s explore this issue.