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Do You Have the Right Fall Protection Equipment for Leading and Sharp Edge Situations?

This article was originally published in February of 2020 in Modern Contractor Solutions magazine. Working at height can be a risky business. According to U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, “more than 1000 construction workers die every year while on the job.”i U.S. OSHA reported, “Falls are the number one cause of fatalities in construction. Falls cause one of every three construction worker deaths. These falls happen in a split second while workers are on roofs, scaffolds, ladders, bridges, and other work surfaces.”ii That’s why many personal fall arrest systems rely on lifeline materials to perform in hazardous conditions where falls

Call for Submissions: 2022 3M PSD Occupational Health and Safety Scholarship Program

Learn more about the three scholarships in the amount of $5,000 each that will be awarded to outstanding students pursuing an education in a graduate occupational health and safety/industrial hygiene program at universities in the U.S.

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.

Have You Considered the Possible Benefits of PPE Standardization?

Standardization can help with establishing a unified corporate compliance program when it comes to health and safety across multiple job sites and locations.

The Value of Working with a Reputable PPE Manufacturer

Consider a PPE manufacturer who understands the local regulations to support employers in PPE selection as well as look for opportunities to help improve safety and compliance from site to site.

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.

OH&S Magazine Confined Space Feature: Addressing Heat Stress Concerns

Working in confined spaces can be extremely dangerous. The good news is: many accidents and injuries can be avoided.

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.