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New testing helps prevent needlestick injuries

By Maureen Paraventi
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A puncture wound as small as 0.00725" can be deadly — when it’s made by the tip of a hypodermic needle containing dangerous microorganisms.


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Mesh gloves 101: Know their benefits and limits

By Loren Rivkin
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Imagine depictions of King Arthur and his Knights of the Round Table draped in chain mail garments and gloves.


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Chemical contact: All about glove degradation, permeation & breakthrough time

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OSHA’s personal protective equipment standards for general industry (29 CFR 1910.132-1910.138) are in effect.


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Engineering advances create sophisticated hand protection

By Allan Knowles
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It is impossible to ignore the effect of legislation when discussing personal protective equipment (PPE) in the workplace, and in most industrialised nations it is now mandatory for employers to provide appropriate PPE to the workforce.


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Avoid the wrong glove syndrome

Why the right glove for the right job is so important
By Matt Piotrowski
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Selecting the correct hand protection for a specific application is one of the most important and often overlooked aspects of a safety director’s responsibility.


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Lower your risk of hand injuries by 60-70 percent

By Matt Smith
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The National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH) estimates that for every 10,000 full-time equivalent workers, 25 hand injuries occur on average per year.


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Hearing conservation in creative, committed companies

By Jim Banach
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For more than 40 years, noise exposure in the workplace has been regulated in the United States.


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Managing music volume at work: Implement a personal listening device policy

By Theresa Y. Schulz, Lt. Col. U.S. Air Force (retired) Ph.D.
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Personal listening devices (PLDs) have become ubiquitous.


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Foundry fined proposed $56,880 for noise hazards

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OSHA has cited COL-Pump Co. Inc., with 10 health and safety violations, including two willful, for failing to monitor workers’ exposure to noise hazards above 85 decibels at the Columbiana foundry in Columbiana, Ohio, a city of about 6,300 residents. Proposed fines total $56,880, according to the Norwalk Reflector.


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Pureflo-supplied air respirators

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Interactive Safety Products, Inc. now offers Pureflo- Supplied Air Respirators for grinding, welding and painting.


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