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.
Facing the Fears of Fentanyl Exposure: Protecting Law Enforcement
Fentanyl has been linked to many drug overdoses and deaths. For first responders like police officers and paramedics, accidental exposure to the drug can prove to be quite harmful.