Tag Archives: PPE

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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You Can Replace PPE, You Can’t Replace Yourself

The purpose of personal protective equipment (PPE) is to protect us from potential hazards.  These potential hazards can be prevented when proper PPE is not only available but also in use.  “PPE: From Head to Toe” is one of Mastery’s … Continue reading

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Do You Use the Correct Personal Protective Equipment?

Did you know the Occupational Safety & Health Administration (OSHA) requires the use of personal protective equipment (PPE) in certain work environments? Employers must determine if PPE is required in your work area, however, it’s your responsibility to know where to locate, … Continue reading

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Are you wearing the correct Personal Protective Equipment (PPE)?

Personal Protective Equipment is provided to keep you safe and healthy while working. The various hazards of a job can pose serious risks to your well-being. All PPE is not created equally, so you have to be certain you are … Continue reading

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