Tag Archives: PPE

Electrical hazards: Keeping employees safe

Electrical hazards, present in a host of industries, claim many lives each year – they’re worth guarding against. Electrical hazards are one of the most universally relevant dangers to warn employees about because they are so ubiquitous. It’s hard to … Continue reading

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Occupational noise exposure: Protecting employees with PPE

Protecting employee hearing is perhaps not as obvious as blocking dangerous machinery, but it’s an important priority in many workplaces. Workplace dangers aren’t always as obvious as moving machinery or extreme heights. Elements as simple as exposure to noise can … Continue reading

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Do you follow proper eye protection protocols?

According to the National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH), about 2,000 U.S. workers injure their eyes during job-related activities, resulting in the need for medical attention. A majority of these injuries result from small particles or objects hitting … Continue reading

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OSHA proposes safety changes to eye and face protection

According to the Federal Register, OSHA has proposed changes to it’s eye and face safety protocols. These changes would affect general industry, shipyard employment, longshoring marine terminals and construction. The changes to these standards are expected to fix inconsistencies within … Continue reading

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Silicosis still a problem for construction workers

According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, prolonged and persistent exposure to crystalline silica, a basic form of soil, sand, granite, or other materials, can cause silicosis, kidney disease and lung cancer. Silicosis, a fatal disease of the lungs, … Continue reading

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