Articles by Marty Lorkowski

Shifty & Dangerous

Toxic confined space hazards are not always recognized
By Marty Lorkowski
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A confined space is defined as an area large enough for an employee to enter and perform work.

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Know your limits

Counter chlorine with the right respiratory protection
By Marty Lorkowski and Maureen Paraventi
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Greenish-yellow gas with a pungent, irritating odor, chlorine is used effectively for reducing the toxicity of wastewater and treating drinking water.

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Armed against hex chrome fumes

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Proper respiratory protection presents challenges for welders. Learn what level of protection is needed for each unique application.
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Effective respiratory protection

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Regardless of the hazard, the foundation for choosing any respiratory PPE is identifying the specific or potential hazards of the environment in which an employee will be working.
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ASSE Safety 2014 Review

A gallery of photos from the sprawling Orange County Convention Center in Orlando, where ASSE’s annual professional development conference was held June 8-11. All photos courtesy of the American Society of Safety Engineers.

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Welding: It doesn't have to be a grind. The latest in respiratory protection and PPE for welders and grinder

Attendees of this webinar will gain knowledge of hazards and appropriate PPE for welding applications, regulatory drivers that are changing the landscape of PPE within welding applications and the latest product technologies being offered in welding PPE.

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