Exploring the Hazards of Welding and Some Helpful PPE Choices You Can Make

Learn more about what PPE and other measures that can be taken to protect those who engage in important welding and grinding applications.

How Productivity Can be Improved When the Right PPE is Employed: Shipbuilding and Welding

This study demonstrated a statistically significant increase in welder productivity (as measured by weld wire applied), as well as positive welder assessments of comfort and improved weld quality, plus an opportunity to reduce the potential for eye injuries when welders used an integrated PPE respiratory PAPR system.

What You Can Do To Help Reduce Silica Dust Hazards

Workers should consider what tools they can use, respiratory protection, and other hygiene practices they should employ to help protect themselves from crystalline silica.

Selecting the Right Personal Protective Equipment for Wildfire Cleanup

Proper use of personal protective equipment (PPE) in the aftermath of a wildfire is a critical component in the safe cleanup of fire debris.

Steps to Help Protect Yourself from the Hazards of Wood Dust

Employers and safety managers must consider the importance of control measures, including using dust-reducing abrasive tools as well as respiratory protection, when necessary.

Hurricanes: Be Prepared with Your Respiratory Protection Ahead of Time

Meeting respiratory protection needs when a hurricane hits – inspection, restocking, respiratory protection program.

Using Emergency Escape Breathing Devices (EEBD) in Immediately Dangerous to Life or Health (IDLH) Situations

Understand why many industries have EEBD strategically located in areas where hazardous conditions may suddenly occur and when breathing air is needed for immediate escape.

Let’s Learn More About How to Evaluate Respiratory Protection Choices

Protection, fit, comfort, quality and durability – these are all key criteria that should be considered when selecting respiratory protection products for your employees.

A Few Quality Considerations When Selecting Respiratory Protection Products

From shelf life to cleaning and counterfeit issues, here are some things to consider when thinking about the quality of the respirators you may be selecting and using.

What is the Difference Between a Qualitative and a Quantitative Fit Test?

Learn more about the science of these U.S. OSHA-approved tests for fit testing of different types of respiratory protection.