Tag Archives: PPE

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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How to Protect Your Eyes at Work

Though we may not realize, many of our activities involve eye protection; eyeglasses to see more clearly, trendy sunglasses to block the sun and goggles for skiing.  Yet, when it comes to eye safety and protection on the job, why … Continue reading

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