Gloves for hand protection

January 28, 2014

OSHA says that the employer shall ensure that each affected employee uses appropriate hand protection and other protective clothing where there is exposure to hazards such as skin absorption of harmful substances, severe cuts or lacerations, severe abrasions, punctures, chemical burns, thermal burns, harmful temperature extremes, and sharp objects.

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Glove selection guideline

January 27, 2014

Skin contact is a potential source of exposure to toxic materials; it is important that the proper steps be taken to prevent such contact. Most accidents involving hands and arms can be classified under four main hazard categories: chemicals, abrasions, cutting, and heat. There are gloves available that can protect workers from any of these individual hazards or any combination thereof.

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Deadline for ISHN's Readers' Choice and ASSE Safety 2014 Attendee Choice Awards is Feb. 1

One entry puts you both awards programs
January 3, 2014

Enter your best-of-the-best product(s) in any of ISHN’s 50+ EHS categories. Public voting begins in March – and you’ll have a chance to win one or both contests in each product category you enter!

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39th Annual National Hearing Conservation Association Hearing Conference

March 13-15, 2014, JW Marriott Las Vegas Resort & Spa; Las Vegas, NV 89145
January 2, 2014

104 million people are exposed to harmful noise levels

January 2, 2014
As the nation continues to focus on health care prevention through reform, one cause of serious illness and even death gets ignored — environmental noise pollution.

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Protecting the hearing-impaired

Modern HPDs and hearing aids form a good team
January 2, 2014
The OSHA Noise Standard does not discriminate between workers with and without hearing loss, or those who wear hearing aids and those who do not.

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High-level impulse sounds

How well will your hearing protector perform?
January 2, 2014
In the U.S., hearing protection is sold with a Noise Reduction Rating (NRR) required by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency.

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Contain industrial noise with acoustic curtain walls

January 2, 2014
It can be easy to underestimate the importance of hearing protection when working with and around machinery and processes that can cause much more immediate injury.

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Make time to evaluate your respiratory protection program

January 2, 2014
Respiratory protection is covered under 29 CFR1910.134.

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Stay comfortable in winter work

January 2, 2014
Already demanding work sites become even more challenging during the winter months.

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