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).
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 some fundamental concepts for respiratory protection selection.
respirator assembly after the respirator has been evaluated in the laboratory and found to comply with all requirements of Title 42, Code of Federal Regulations, Part 84, and after the manufacturer’s quality plan is determined to be satisfactory.
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 PPE and other measures can be taken to protect those who engage in welding and grinding applications.
This comprehensive guide explores PPE options as well as engineering controls (physical workplace changes) and administrative work
practice controls that should be evaluated first to protect workers from silica hazards.