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.

Walking the Walk…Tips for Complying With the Final OSHA Walking-Working Surfaces Rules

Are falls a concern to you or your workers? Do you regularly inspect walking-working surfaces, correct and guard against hazardous conditions? Are you committed to a safe working environment at your company?

New Snap Hooks Can Help Improve Making Comfortable and Secure Connections

Traditionally, snap hooks or connectors used in fall protection help provide a secure connection point. However, workers will frequently anchor these connectors incorrectly. In work environments such as construction, tower climbing, scaffolding and steel erection, the use of connectors that are not rated for transverse loads may present inherent risks.

National Women in Apprenticeship Day: Saluting Women Who Weld

3M salutes women in the welding profession and supports Women in Apprenticeship Day, which is part of National Apprenticeship Week.

Cap 1 vs. Cap 2 Cartridges for CBRN – Tips to Help You Make an Appropriate Choice

Certain government grants for PPE require CBRN approval, and it is considered a best practice for emergency preparedness and patient decontamination to use a CBRN PAPR system.

Access: Supports for Living and 3M: Hearing the Call to Support Our Military On and Off the Field

3M is proud of being able to help support the Access mission that provides much needed services and employment opportunities for severely disabled individuals, including disabled military veterans.

Go Ahead, Welders: Embrace Movember

You’ll work smarter, not harder — and you can keep your several styles of facial hair while doing it. So go ahead and join the Movember movement. It’s a great cause and shows solidarity for men’s health worldwide!