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.

Listen to What You Can Learn at 3M Hearing Loss Prevention Seminars

We offer one-day Hearing Loss Prevention Seminars free of charge as part of our effort to help educate employers about protecting their workers’ vital sense of hearing through the adoption of safe workplace practices.

Spring and Summer ARE Approaching: Time to Start Thinking About Construction Safety

Even though it might not feel like winter is over just yet, now is a good time to evaluate your safety program and inventory to ensure you have the right Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) for your workers to help prevent common injuries.

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.

Do You Know How to Comply with the OSHA Silica Regulation?

Have you taken the necessary steps to comply with the new OSHA silica standard? 3M has resources developed by safety professionals and certified industrial hygienists to help you on the journey to comply with new US OSHA 29 CFR 1926.1153 regulation.

Check out our Complimentary Silica Regulation Online Resources

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.