Protective Eyewear Selection

Curious to learn more about protective eyewear? Do spectacles provide splash resistance? Have you ever wondered about the purpose of different lens colors and coatings? In this first episode of season 2, co-hosts Mark Reggers and Laurie Wells, along with special guest Katie Aune, a Specialist Application Engineer and Certified Safety Professional in 3M’s Personal Safety Division, discuss eye protection in the workplace. 

Fall Protection Safety Tip: Importance of inspecting, fitting, and adjusting your Full Body Harness before each use

It is essential that the users of a full body harness receive proper training and instruction, including detailed procedures for the safe use of such equipment in their work application.

Fall Protection Safety Tip: Are You Prepared in the Case of a Fallen Worker?

Equipping harnesses with suspension trauma safety straps is an easy and effective way to help delay and possibly help prevent the onset of negative symptoms brought on by orthostatic intolerance resulting from a fall from height while in a full-body harness.

Global Science of Safety Podcast: Science of Fit – Hearing Protection 

Welcome back to the Science of Safety Podcast. This time the podcast co-hosts Mark Reggers and Laurie Wells along with their guest, 3M’s Skye Liu, a Senior Specialist in China, to discuss the importance of fit for hearing protection. Fit and noise reduction are related and are key aspects of hearing protector selection and use. Tune in to learn more about fit for earplugs and earmuffs, fit testing methods, factors that can affect fit, best practices, and much more. The first global season of the Science of Safety Podcast is presented by the 3M Personal Safety Division. This is a

Fall Protection Safety Tip: What Do the ANSI/ASSP Z359.11-2021 Safety Requirements for Full Body Harnesses Changes Mean for You?

Read up on what the ANSI/ASSP Z359.11-2021 Safety Requirements for Full Body Harnesses changes mean for you.

Global Science of Safety Podcast: Science of Fit – Respirator Protection

Learn more about the importance of fit for tight fitting respirators.

Fall Protection Safety Tip: Inspection and Product Life for Fall Protection Products

Learn about some useful recommendations when it comes to fall protection inspection of equipment and gear.

Global Science of Safety Podcast: Fall Protection Fundamentals – DEFs

Continue the discussion on the ABCs of fall protection in the second part of this series, but this time with a focus on the DEFs (descent and rescue, education, and fall protection for tools).

Fall Protection Safety Tip: How do Impact Indicators Work on Fall Protection Harnesses?

Find out why it is important to use the impact indicators properly on your fall protection harnesses.

Global Science of Safety Podcast: Fall Protection Fundamentals – ABCs

Learn more about how the hierarchy of controls is used in assessing the hazards and risks of situations that involve heights, and the ABCs (anchorage, body support, connectors) of fall protection.