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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2015 ISHN Readers' Choice and ASSE Safety Attendee Choice Awards now accepting submissions

ISHN's 2015 Readers' Choice Awards and the ASSE Safety 2015 Attendee Choice Awards programs are now accepting submissions. Just one product entry will qualify your company to win both awards programs.

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Renovation work results in respiratory illness

Fourteen workers renovating an old house in Quebec, Canada developed a respiratory disease from inhaling hazardous materials, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), which warns employers to provide appropriate protective equipment during such work.

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Mapa Professional has just launched new Grip & Proof gloves

This range of products initially developed in 2013, offers now a complete solution for any need. Being and remaining agile with his hands, working comfortably in a dirty and oily environment has never been so easy.

It sometimes happens that an advertising campaign expresses perfectly why and how a product really meets a need and brings plus. "Why choose a Formula One car to represent our product?"

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NFPA 70E 2015 includes “stunning changes;” effective date expected to be October 10, 2014

The National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) has begun shipping copies of NFPA 70E 2015, according to Hugh Hoagland of e-Hazard, an electric arc flash safety consultancy and training company.

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Finding head & face PPE for metal fabricators

Without doubt, heavy metal fabrication plants are high-hazard work areas.

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Multi-purpose gloves meet multi-tasking needs

Nothing illustrates the law of unintended consequences more clearly than the waves and ripples left in the wake of each new technological advance.

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Dance around slips & falls with the right footwear

Tall stiletto heels are a mainstay on the fashion runways of Milan, Paris and New York.

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When to replace flame-resistant clothing

Flame-resistant (FR) clothing can be expensive to replace, so keeping it in service as long as possible

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11/4/14 2:00 pm EST

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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