Today on the podcast, co-hosts Mark Reggers and Laurie Wells discuss silica with guest Shari Smith. Shari is a segment specialist in the 3M Personal Safety Division and also a Certified Industrial Hygienist (CIH) and Certified Safety Professional (CSP).
Learn more about the importance of fit for tight fitting respirators.
Selection of appropriate safety equipment, including personal protective equipment (PPE), is critical to all rescue workers, law enforcement, and other professionals involved in the aftermath of an earthquake.
You protected yourself from the storm, now how do you protect yourself from the aftermath, including mold, exposed materials such as asbestos and other factors such as noise from machinery that may be used to help with the clean-up efforts? Consider what personal protective equipment you may need during clean-up that can go a long way towards helping prevent injury.
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.
Review our white paper for guidance about developing a robust, resilient, and sustainable PPE stockpile program.
Review some of the hazards encountered during smelting and casting applications, as well as other activities associated with the primary metal manufacturing industries, and the PPE available.
Dive deeper into the different types and styles of respirators and concepts such as fit, comfort, and PPE compatibility with part two of this respiratory protection podcast.
Learn more about Lianne McAuley’s experience that tests a firefighter’s physical strength, endurance, and mental fortitude, and is arguably the toughest competition in sports.
Learn some fundamental concepts for respiratory protection selection.