Welcome back to the Science of Safety Podcast. This time the podcast co-hosts Mark Reggers and Laurie Wells along with their guest, 3M’s Skye Liu, a Senior Specialist in China, to discuss the importance of fit for hearing protection. Fit and noise reduction are related and are key aspects of hearing protector selection and use. Tune in to learn more about fit for earplugs and earmuffs, fit testing methods, factors that can affect fit, best practices, and much more. The first global season of the Science of Safety Podcast is presented by the 3M Personal Safety Division. This is a
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.
Proper use of personal protective equipment (PPE) in the aftermath of a wildfire is a critical component in the safe cleanup of fire debris.
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.
Review our white paper for guidance about developing a robust, resilient, and sustainable PPE stockpile program.
See more about how different types of protective eyewear models can not only help protect workers but may also increase the comfort level.
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.
Airborne particles and vapors, heat, noise, hazards from falling objects, working at height, and chemical contact are examples of hazards that workers may be exposed to during painting and coating operations.
Learn more about what PPE and other measures that can be taken to protect those who engage in important welding and grinding applications.