Articles Tagged with ''Respiratory Protection''

Respiratory Protection: The average OSHA fine is $629.58

OSHA penalized employers $1,746,465 for violations of its respiratory protection standard 1910.134 in fiscal year 2013, from October 1, 2012 to September 30, 2013.


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Hanford nuke cleanup site workers sickened; exposure monitoring shows no problems

A series of toxic chemical exposures at the Hanford Site is prompting stepped up safety measures at the vast nuclear cleanup site in southeastern Washington, according to documents obtained by KING 5 News.


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Ebola: OSHA, NIOSH & health/safety pros off the national radar

“I had a reporter call me,” said an attendee at this week’s American Industrial Hygiene Association (AIHA) annual Fall Conference, held in Arlington, VA. “He said he had spent three hours at the Congressional Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) hearing last week, where CDC Director Tom Frieden was grilled, and not once was OSHA or NIOSH mentioned, according to this reporter. He wanted to know why.”


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Calling all respirator manufacturers

NIOSH to hold meeting on Standard Application Procedure Oct. 22

The National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH), National Personal Protective Technology Laboratory (NPPTL) is holding a meeting for all respirator manufacturers on Wednesday, October 22, 2014 at the NIOSH Pittsburgh site. Remote participation, via Adobe Connect, will be available.


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Bullard launches SparxLift welding helmet for supplied air

Bullard’s SparxLift Welding Helmet is NIOSH approved for use as a Supplied Air Respirator (SAR) system. The SparxLift SAR system, offering six flow control options, provides respiratory protection and ANSI/ISEA Z87.1-2010 high impact face protection in a single package for welders and grinders.


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Common eye hazards and how to avoid them

Each day about 2,000 U.S. workers have a job-related eye injury that requires medical treatment, according to NIOSH.


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Slips, trips & falls; natural disasters and storms; and fire top three employee safety concerns, according to survey

According to the third annual workplace safety survey by Staples, Inc. , the top three safety concerns for employees are


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Once again NIOSH promotes N95 Day

N95 Day is a time to recognize the importance of respiratory protection in the workplace and familiarize your respiratory protection customers with the resources available to help them make educated decisions when selecting and wearing a respirator.


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Tomorrow is N95 Respirator Day!

Join NIOSH Twitter chat for Q&A

The N95 respirator is important to the health and safety of workers in many different industries. This type of respirator forms a seal against the user’s face, preventing penetration around the edges, and the filter protects workers against at least 95 percent of airborne particles.


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Fit testing software by TSI, Inc.

TSI Incorporated has introduced FitPro+™ Fit Test Software for the PortaCount® Respirator Fit Tester.


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Eye Injuries: You rarely see them coming. Practical Solutions for reducing injuries to the eye.

The 3M Eye Injury Reduction webinar will provide an examination of how to help solve eye injuries in the workplace. This issue continues to challenge virtually every industry, and the solution is often times multifaceted. 3M will share some new tools and approaches to help you in solving this issue.

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