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Did You Hear That? Dual Hearing Protection – Part II

- November 13, 2017 by Mike Pettit (View all posts by Mike)
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In Part 1 of this series, I addressed the use of single hearing protective devices (HPDs) and the effects HPDs have on noise attenuation (weakening of noise levels). In Part 2, I’ll address the use of dual HPDs, and their …  Read more …

How to Select Chemical Resistant Gloves

- June 21, 2017 by Linda Schafer (View all posts by Linda)
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In my last blog, I discussed selecting the proper glove. However, choosing gloves for chemical hazards is more complicated and requires some research to ensure the appropriate glove is chosen. Skin contact with chemicals can result in local effects such as …  Read more …

The Right Glove for the Right Protection

- June 12, 2017 by Linda Schafer (View all posts by Linda)
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Exposure to harmful chemical and physical agents can result in injuries to workers. Many of these injuries can be prevented through the use of appropriate protective clothing. Choosing the right work glove is extremely important because different gloves provide protection …  Read more …

Chemical Inventory: An essential tool in your hazard control toolbox!

- November 17, 2016 by Glenn Ingraham MS CIH (View all posts by Glenn)
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An accurate chemical inventory is an essential part of preventing chemical-related mishaps that can result in illness and injury, as well as property loss. To prevent injury and loss, the storage, use, and proper disposal of Hazardous chemicals must be …  Read more …

Respiratory Mastery – The Pre-use Fit Check

- September 9, 2016 by Glenn Ingraham MS CIH (View all posts by Glenn)
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Airborne containments can pose a serious threat to workers’ health. To prevent injury and illness from those contaminants, employers must determine the severity of the threat, and if needed, provide controls and personal protective equipment (PPE) to reduce that threat. It …  Read more …