Choosing the Right Respirator for the Right Job

When a worker has the exposure to an inhalation hazard potentially causing illness, then the law requires they have respiratory protection. There are a variety of occupations and tasks having respiratory hazards. Many of these hazards comes in the form of: Dust Fumes Gases Toxic Odors Offensive Odors Biological Mists Other chemicals In today’s working

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Holiday Safety Tips

The holiday season is filled with fun, joy, and some stressors. It is common to see people being consumed with having to prepare for the various holiday events and decorations. Throughout the season, it is important to also be mindful of hazards causing injury or illness. This post will highlight common hazards related to the

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Fire Prevention and Protection Regulations

Workplaces of all kinds have hazards or situations where fires can start including flammable chemicals for production activities, welding operations, or even careless workers. In construction, the fire hazards can be brought to the site by any one of the subcontractors working the project. The Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) and the National Fire

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Hazardous Waste Operations and Emergency Response: Know When to Get Help

The term HAZWOPER is short for Hazardous Waste Operations and Emergency Response. This specialized response activity is regulated through the OSHA construction standard 29 CFR 1926.65 and is identical to the 29 CFR 1910.120 General Industry regulation. In the heart of the HAZWOPER standard is the protection of workers having to handle and clean up

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