What are Isocyanates? Respiratory Protection to Consider

The health effects associated with isocyanate exposure can include skin irritation, eye irritation, chest tightness and difficulty breathing; workers should use proper PPE.

Helping Prevent Accidents Between Forklifts and Pedestrians

Forklift accidents continue to be a concern on many work sites across the globe. The hard and unfortunate fact is forklift accidents result in approximately 20,000 injuries and 100 people being killed a year.1 Let’s explore some ways forklift and pedestrian accidents occur and how to help avoid injuries resulting from these accidents. The top causes of forklift and pedestrian accidents include:2 Operator and pedestrian negligence Speeding/rushing Distractions while operating a forklift or by the pedestrian Poor maintenance Environmental factors Engineering Controls Engineering controls to help prevent these accidents include separation techniques, such as building dedicated pedestrian aisle ways, interactive

What is Diacetyl? The PPE You Should Consider for Coffee Processing

Don’t worry. We aren’t here to tell you that you need to give up your coffee drinking. But, there are respiratory hazards coffee roasters and processing facilities should consider.

Flood Protection and Above the Shoulders PPE

With floods come hazards such as mold or airborne dusts containing harmful substances. Consider what personal protective equipment (PPE) you may need to help safely clean-up after the storm.

A Quick Primer on USP 800 and Respiratory PPE

Those just getting started or those who have not begun making preparation, these considerations may help make the process more manageable.

‘Cause it’s Gonna Get Loud!

Have you ever thought about the effect loud sound has on your hearing and what you can do to protect yourself from suffering hearing loss? You may not realize how many common noises you are exposed to that rise above recommended safe levels. More importantly, hearing damage is completely preventable.

Make Sure You Have the Right Fall Protection for Leading and Sharp Edge Situations

If you work on a leading or sharp edge, make sure you understand the hazards of both and the safety equipment you need to perform the job in compliance.

Are Smartphones Smart to Use on a Job Site?

Expanding the ability to both hear and communicate with fellow workers while protecting against dangerous levels of noise is the purpose behind communication-enhanced hearing protection.

ANSI Approves New ISEA 121 Standard for Fall Protection for Tools

The new ANSI/ISEA 121-2018 standard establishes the minimum design, performance testing and labeling requirements for equipment solutions that reduce dropped objects incidents in industrial and occupational settings.

Is an Integrated PPE Solution the Right Fit for Your Welding Needs?

Have you thought about an integrated solution? This option may help when metalworking tasks change, you can remain protected without having to change your gear.