PPE

What is a safety program policy?

April 18, 2014
In conducting OSHA training, I’ve found a common misconception about what a safety program policy is.


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Over-confidence in protection & rescue – Conduct a personal risk assessment

April 15, 2014
A corollary to over-confidence in equipment is having too much confidence in our personal protective equipment (PPE).


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True Flex Knee Pad

Used in the most extreme work environments
April 14, 2014

Patent Pending True Flex Knee Pad® is light weight, extremely durable and uniquely designed to flex with the natural motion of the knee-stay in place.


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Ergodyne announces new Fire & Rescue Glove with bloodborne pathogen protection

April 4, 2014

Ergodyne has announced today the expansion of their ProFlex® Glove Line to include the ProFlex® 730OD Performance Fire & Rescue Gloves with OutDry® Bloodborne Pathogen Protection. This revolutionary glove utilizes an OutDry® bonded membrane - eliminating the need for an insert and providing protection from water and disease carrying bloodborne pathogens.


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Safety tips & different welding techniques

April 3, 2014

Welding is the result of a combination of heat and pressure to melt materials joining them with a filler material. It can be performed in many ways using different energy sources gas flame, electric arc, laser, friction, ultrasound & electric beam. Arc welding is a basic welding process which requires a power supply, electrodes, welding rods, shielding gas, and proper safety equipment.


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Ergodyne announces new flame resistant apparel line

April 2, 2014

Ergodyne has announced today the expansion of their CORE Performance Work Wear® Line to include Flame Resistant (FR) apparel. A revolutionary launch of seven garments, the new FR apparel offers dual-hazard solutions in both flash fire and electrical arc flash applications.


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Wiley X® adds new Romer 3 glasses to its versatile, rugged changeable series

New-for-2014 model provides advanced vision protection with multiple lens choices
April 2, 2014

The new-for-2014 Romer 3 has joined the popular Changeable Series of performance protective eyewear from leading manufacturer Wiley X®, Inc. This new style is an ideal choice for military and law enforcement, hunters, shooting sports enthusiasts and others who require state-of-the-art eye protection, clear vision and the ability to select from a range of lens options to best suit environmental conditions.


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Radiation, fumes, burns & flying debris: Pick the best welding protection

April 1, 2014
More than 100 different welding processes can be applied by today’s workforce of over 350,000 welders, cutters, solderers and brazers, according to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS), and each presents its own safety hazards.


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Gloves that make the cut: What influences cut resistance

April 1, 2014
Cut-resistant gloves are designed to protect hands from direct contact with sharp edges such as glass, metal, ceramics and other materials.


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Welding fumes

March 31, 2014

Synonyms vary depending upon the specific component of the welding fumes. Physical Description: Fumes generated by the process of joining or cutting pieces of metal by heat, pressure, or both. Properties vary depending upon the specific component of the welding fumes.


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