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Common eye hazards and how to avoid them

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Each day about 2,000 U.S. workers have a job-related eye injury that requires medical treatment, according to NIOSH.


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Slips, trips & falls; natural disasters and storms; and fire top three employee safety concerns, according to survey

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According to the third annual workplace safety survey by Staples, Inc. , the top three safety concerns for employees are


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Once again NIOSH promotes N95 Day

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N95 Day is a time to recognize the importance of respiratory protection in the workplace and familiarize your respiratory protection customers with the resources available to help them make educated decisions when selecting and wearing a respirator.


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Tomorrow is N95 Respirator Day!

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The N95 respirator is important to the health and safety of workers in many different industries. This type of respirator forms a seal against the user’s face, preventing penetration around the edges, and the filter protects workers against at least 95 percent of airborne particles.


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Fit testing software by TSI, Inc.

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TSI Incorporated has introduced FitPro+™ Fit Test Software for the PortaCount® Respirator Fit Tester.


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FitTrack Gold by OHD, Inc

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OHD, Inc. has released FitTrackGold™, version 2.0.4.2. FitTrack Gold is software used to operate the OHD Quantifit® respirator fit tester.


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High-altitude upgrade for PAPR by 3M

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Reliable protection and comfort for welders comes standard with the 3M™ Adflo™ Powered Air Purifying Respirator System (PAPR).


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3M Personal Safety Division donates nearly 1 million respirators to help fight Ebola Virus

Project HOPE, MAP International and Direct Relief International to distribute 3M respirators in West Africa
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3M, one of the largest suppliers of personal protection equipment, has donated nearly 1 million respirators to help doctors and aid workers contain the spread of the deadly Ebola virus disease. Project HOPE, MAP International, and Direct Relief International will distribute 3M’s NIOSH-approved N95 respirators to workers in Sierra Leone and surrounding areas.


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ISEA active in IOM workshop on respiratory protection in health care

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Powered air-purifying respirators (PAPRs) are increasingly being used to protect workers in hospitals, clinics, nursing homes and other health care facilities. The use and effectiveness of PAPRs in health care was explored in an August 7-8 workshop in Washington, DC, conducted by the Institute of Medicine (IOM), part of the National Academies of Science.


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NIOSH recommendations for properly putting on (donning) respirators

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Are all brands and models donned the same? No. Not all brands and models are donned (put on) the same way. That is why it is important that you always consult the manufacturer’s user instructions before putting on (donning) a new brand or model of respirator.


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Eeny, meeny, miny, moe: Picking the Proper Respirator

10/8/13
Online
Contact: Adam Thomas

Available On Demand Picking the proper respirator for the right situation can be tricky. Attend this webinar to gain knowledge of OSHA regulations to avoid fines, resources to reference when selecting a respirator, key considerations for specific applications, and key differences between repirator types.

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