A fall at work can be terrible. But, a fall from heights in the midst of an already dangerous job can be devastating. Do you know how to properly inspect your fall protection gear to ensure it is secure, compliant with OSHA regulations and comfortable?
Many young people get summer or afterschool jobs that involve farm work, construction, landscaping or theme parks, all of which can damage hearing. Prolonged exposure to high-noise volumes or even short exposures to high-level impulse sound can damage sensitive structures in the inner ear and cause noise-induced hearing loss and/or ringing in the ears. Learn more about how to protect loved ones from hearing loss.
Wrists, ankles, knees and torso. Those are the key locations where runners, bikers and construction workers should wear reflective material to help be the most visible.
Workers and safety managers can now trade in their old equipment for more than 170 DBI-3M™ SALA® and Protecta® Fall Protection Products and receive cash rebates.
There is mounting research that links strong workplace health and safety programs with less recordable injuries. This month’s ISHN magazine has an article “Welding a Stronger Workforce Takes Teamwork” by our own, Tom Reinholt, a Segment Marketer for Heavy Manufacturing in the US for the Personal Safety Division of 3M.
This article first appeared on ISHN.com on April 1, 2017 and is reprinted with permission.
We invite you to join us on April 25th and 26th for 3M’s Southern California Safety Showcase, with two days of events, demonstrations and training opportunities to help you achieve compliance.
While disposable respirators look similar to masks used during surgery and other medical procedures, the two are designed for very different purposes.
There are many elements of workplace health and safety; fall protection is just one piece of a complete system. In this article, we take a look at some of the changes beyond the OSH Act that have helped lead to this marked improvement.
If your crew works with silica, you’ve probably heard about OSHA’s updated construction regulation that goes into effect starting mid-2017. However, you may not be clear on the details and what it means for your team.