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NFPA issues safety alert on SCBA facepiece lenses

Firefighters died while still “on air”
August 8, 2012

The National Fire Protection Association has issued a safety alert on self-contained breathing apparatus (SCBA) facepiece lenses, recommending that fire departments, fire academies, and emergency service organizations inspect all lenses before and after each use.


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Have a great hearing conservation program?

Nominate your company for an award
August 7, 2012

Nominations are now being accepted for the 2013 Safe-in-Sound Excellence in Hearing Loss Prevention Awards. ™ The awards are given by NIOSH in partnership with the National Hearing Conservation Association to recognize excellence in hearing loss prevention.


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Bob Marczak joins ERB Safety as Regional Sales Manager

August 2, 2012

ERB Safety a leader in development, manufacture and supply of safety products announces the addition of Bob Marczak as Regional Sales Manager.


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Respiratory protection requirements

Follow these 11 essential steps
August 1, 2012
An employer must evaluate workplace contaminants before beginning a respiratory program.


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In a flash…

Labels, PPE, NFPA compliance training & visual access are keys to prevent arc flash
August 1, 2012
The nature of electricity is unlike anything else: invisible and unpredictable.


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Protective eyewear can ward off injuries in young athletes

Doctors warn of spike in sports-related eye injuries with start of training season
July 30, 2012

With the summer drawing to an end and the school year around the corner, pediatric eye specialists at the Johns Hopkins Children’s Center and The Wilmer Eye Institute are sounding the alarm on a preventable yet all too common occurrence — sports-related eye injuries.


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No escape line for Texas well drillers

July 29, 2012

OSHA has cited Horizontal Well Drillers with three repeat and one serious safety violation for exposing workers to hazards at a drilling site in Jacksboro.


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New study shows differences in PPE use across the globe

July 25, 2012

 A booming manufacturing sector combined with a relatively recent focus on workplace safety make China the biggest potential market for PPE, according to a comprehensive new market study conducted by 3M. 


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RADIANS just broke ground on its 36,000 square foot warehouse expansion

July 25, 2012

Radians, Inc., a  leading manufacturer of high quality personal protective equipment, is pleased to announce the expansion of their Memphis headquarters by the addition of a new 36,000 square foot warehouse.


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ISHN FREE Webinar Weds. July 25, 2012

July 18, 2012

From Dave Johnson, ISHN Editor: Learn about 3rd-party certified NFPA 2112 FR clothing and the most recent information from OSHA on the hazards of flash fire. Review the cost of burn injuries and the realities of FR vs. Non-FR clothing. 2pm Weds July 25. To register or for details, click here.


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