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.
We have assembled some of our brightest ladies from our Technical Services department to share some of their thoughts and insights about what women bring to the table when helping ensure safety.
It’s a key part for OSHA Construction Silica compliance to ensure you have a competent person on site, but you may be wondering what it takes to be a competent person as required by the new standard.
Have you taken the necessary steps to comply with the new OSHA silica standard? 3M has resources developed by safety professionals and certified industrial hygienists to help you on the journey to comply with new US OSHA 29 CFR 1926.1153 regulation.
As you probably know by now in March 2016, OSHA launched the Respirable Crystalline Silica in Construction Regulation (29 CFR 1926.1153). Access this online resource to help learn more about the regulations and access resources and information related to silica.
Let us be your guide to better help keep workers healthy and safe by signing up to receive tools and information on the new Respirable Crystalline Silica in Construction regulation, OSHA 29 CFR 1926.1153.
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?
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.
3M salutes women in the welding profession and supports Women in Apprenticeship Day, which is part of National Apprenticeship Week.
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.