PPE

Innovative PBI Lightweight Gold 40 cal Suit

PBI Lightweight Gold™ 40 cal is the lightest weight, most breathable and most comfortable, Hazards Risk Category (HRC) 4 arc flash system available. Developed by PBI Performance Products, Inc., this unique system combines a proven PBI Gold® outer shell and the original Chambray™ thermal liner, featuring PBI G2 batting.


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How well do you think you are protected?

Understanding proper use and disposal of protective gowns for healthcare workers

The prevalence of infectious diseases, such as Hepatitis B, Hepatitis C, HIV, SARS and avian flu, have raised the concern of hospital personnel over the possibility of acquiring such infections. Healthcare workers (HCWs) in or outside hospitals who have contact with patients, body fluids, or specimens may easily acquire infections from or transmit infections to patients, other personnel, or loved ones.


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ISHN 2014 Readers' Choice Awards — Winning products announced

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
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

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
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

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


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Why should PPE be ergonomic? Top five reasons

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

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

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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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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