Articles Tagged with ''Respiratory Protection''

Low profile Half-Mask ELIPSE Respirator

Mine & Process Service, Inc. (MPS, Inc.) has introduced the ELIPSE Half-Mask Respirator for the mining industry. Its low profile design keeps the weight below 5 oz with filters installed, and allows for maximum visibility.


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Fighting Ebola: A Grand Challenge for Development

How NIOSH is helping design improved PPEfor healthcare workers

The current Ebola epidemic in West Africa is the largest in history and is unprecedented in many ways, including the large number of healthcare workers who have been infected while treating patients. The large scale of the epidemic, as well as the two healthcare workers who contracted Ebola while caring for the first case in the United States, has directed particular attention to the personal protective equipment (PPE) used by healthcare workers to reduce their risk of infection.


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Survey: Most EHS pros use OSHA PELs for respiratory protection

According to an exclusive Industrial Safety & Hygiene News magazine subscriber survey, the overwhelming majority of safety and industrial hygiene personnel use OSHA’s permissible exposure limits (PELs) to monitor hazardous substances and as part of their overall employee respiratory protection efforts (85 percent).


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Guide to controlling asthma at work

Unlike at home, you may have less control at work over your exposure to certain irritants and allergens that can be harmful if inhaled and can cause asthma symptoms (coughing, wheezing, and shortness of breath). Here are four steps to prevent asthma symptoms at work.


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Nextteq offers patented all-in-one irritant smoke generator

The VeriFit® Irritant Smoke Generator revolutionizes respirator fit testing

Nextteq’s VeriFit®  Irritant Smoke Generator integrates all the necessary components of a traditional irritant smoke fit testing kit into one convenient device, and offers users cost and safety advantages compared to other qualitative fit test kits.


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Sights, signs & symbols from the National Safety Congress & Expo held in San Diego, CA, September 15-18

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Changes to NFPA 70E® – What You Need to Know

NFPA ® for Electrical Safety in the Workplace is revised every three years, providing the most up-to-date requirements for safe work practices to reduce exposure to electrical hazards. This program analyzes several significant changes in 70E ® and is designed to clarify the reasoning behind the changes, and assist in determining how the changes impact employees and employers.

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Check out the February issue of ISHN, which features articles about hand protection.

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