Articles by Fred Ravetto

Permanent & irreversible

But noise-induced hearing loss is 100-percent preventable
By Fred Ravetto
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Occupational hearing loss is the most common work-related injury in the United States. 


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"Hard-boiled" hard hats have evolved into integrated systems

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Thanks to advances in safety, the hard hat has evolved over the decades. There have been many improvements in the last decade, but the story began almost 100 years ago.
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Keep an eye out

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Whenever practical, avoid the use of straps to create pressure against the worker’s face. The worker will often take the goggle off and allow it to hang around his neck to relieve the...


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Flash & Blast

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In addition to safety clothing, today it is required that electrical workers also use face protection that meets similar standards for protection against arc flash.
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"What did you say?"

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How can you protect hearing but still allow communication in noisy environments?
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Protecting the eyes

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Every day an estimated 1,000 eye injuries occur in American workplaces. Workers not wearing eye protection and wearing the wrong kind of eye protection are the primary causes of such injuries.
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