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ISHN 2014 Readers' Choice Awards — Winning products announced

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Thousands of ISHN subscribers voted online for today's top safety products in ISHN’s 2014 Readers’ Choice Awards. The results are in and ISHN is proud to share the second-annual list of winning entries.


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When to use airline respirators

How to conduct an assessment
By Carl McMillan
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Airline respirators, also known as supplied air respirators (SAR), are used when air purifying respirators (APR) cannot provide sufficient protection from airborne concentrations of the chemical


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Clearing the air about powered air-purifying respirators

By Grant Rowe
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Let’s take a look at a few basics that we will call the “ABCs” to help you get started and guide you through the research process.


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Stylish FR clothing is a game-changer

New garments drive satisfaction, comfort & compliance
By Jen Scherpenseel and Emily Woodward
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Early generations of flame-resistant clothing (FRC) have been characterized as stiff, hot, boxy and uncomfortable.


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Stiff no more: Uncomfortable FR clothing is a thing of the past

By Mark Saner
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Flame-resistant (FR) clothing has historically been thought of as uncomfortable


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Why should PPE be ergonomic? Top five reasons

By Tony Skelton

For most of us, our work has a pretty sizeable impact on our lives. Our ability to do our job – and to do it well – is something which we all value, for a variety of reasons. As such, it is no surprise that we should also value the equipment which helps us do a good job day in and day out.


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Da Brim PRO Vision reduces sun-related fatigue

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Reduce sun-related fatigue and get noticed in the Da Brim PRO Vision. Stylish hard hat visor offers UPF50+ sun protection without compromising peripheral vision. Withstands 25 mph winds, water resistant, and works with all hard hats.


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Above-the-neck PPE market recovering from recession

One reason: newer workers expect safer conditions
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The revenue of the total above-the-neck personal protective equipment (PPE) market has steadily regained lost ground since 2010 due to the slow revitalization of US industrial sectors and greater expectations of safety assurances from their employers from the incoming generation of workers.


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What is a safety program policy?

By Linda Light
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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

By Mike Williamsen Ph.D., CSP
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A corollary to over-confidence in equipment is having too much confidence in our personal protective equipment (PPE).


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