PPE

How to compare inherent vs. treated FR fabrics

In a well-known marketing campaign, cotton was coined “The Fabric of Our Lives” largely because of its prevalence in many apparel choices.


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Arc flash fall protection

New OSHA requirements for electric utility workers kick in April 1, 2015
An arc is an electrical phenomenon that occurs when flowing current leaves its intended conductor, traveling through air to another conductor or to ground.


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Sound reasons: Preventing hearing loss

Hearing — and our ability to listen — defines our relationships and shapes our personalities.


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Dance around slips and 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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How to develop a fall protection plan that meets OSHA’s steel erection standard

OSHA’s steel erection standard 29 CFR Subpart R 1926.760, encompasses new construction, alteration or repair of “structures” when the erection of steel takes place.


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One size doesn’t fit all: women’s PPE needs

Over the past 20 years, the face of America’s construction workforce has changed.


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DragonWear® introduces new Squall FR Glove Liners

DragonWear®, the fire resistant clothing line of True North Gear®, is introducing new Squall Fire Resistant Glove Liners. The Squall FR Glove Liners are blended with Merino Wool and Flame Resistant Rayon to wick away moisture and give you lightweight warmth either as stand-alone or under your primary work gloves.


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Elvex® Quattro™ reusable ear plugs - now with 27 NRR!

The Quattro™ reusable earplug has a softer feel, improved design and a 27 NRR!  Our 4 flange contoured design delivers superior fit, comfort, easy insertion/removal and hygienic handling.


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3M names Jose Varela Vice President of Personal Safety Division

Innovation and safety solutions provide the power to protect workers

3M has named Jose Varela vice president and general manager of 3M’s Personal Safety Division. In this role, Varela will oversee 3M’s global safety business and more than 40 major platforms, including respiratory protection, hearing protection, fall protection, protective eyewear, head and face protection, and reflective materials.


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PIP latest innovations

Protective Industrial Products, Inc. is proud to introduce its latest product innovations: PIP’s has partnered with Hellberg Safety AB to produce its exclusive line of SECURE™ Hearing Protective Ear Muffs. Our goal is to offer customers a lineup of products that are comfortable, affordable and stand up to the task.


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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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2014 October

This issue features articles about PPE safety and OSHA standards

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Safety Engineering, 4th Edition

A practical, solutions-driven reference, Safety Engineering, 4th edition, has been completely revised and updated to reflect many of today’s issues in safety.

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