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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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Weekly news round-up

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Fatalities in the cell tower industry, another train derailment spills oil and chemical safety were among this week’s top EHS-related stories as featured on ISHN.com.


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PPE or ordinary clothing? Court rules on “donning and doffing” case

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The U.S. Supreme Court ruled that for legal purposes, protective items are not different from ordinary clothing, so workers at a U.S. Steel Corp. plant do not have to be compensated for the time they spend “donning and doffing” them.


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3M Introduces Rugged Comfort Respirator for harsh working environments

New faceseal properties help improve respiratory protection and enhance usability
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3M has expanded its family of respirators to include the 3M Rugged Comfort Half Facepiece Reusable Respirator 6500 Series. Designed with comfort, durability and stability in mind, the 6500 Series respirator is built tough enough to withstand long hours and extreme conditions, yet be comfortable to wear.


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Today is N95 day!

Focus is on importance of respiratory protection in the workplace
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The National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH) has designated today as “N95 Day” – a reference to the most common particulate filtering facepiece respirator, which filters at least 95% of airborne particles (but is not resistant to oil).


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Respirator options for emergency situations

By Alex Gaggin
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With any process involving hazardous materials, the primary goal is to prevent the release of the substance.


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New Pureflo-supplied air respirators

Three welding lens options available
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New Pureflo- Supplied Air Respirators for grinding, welding and painting. Respirators are NIOSH approved with ANSI Head, Eye - Face Protection, along with three welding lens options, optional left front window, QR Suspension, APF of 1000.


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Top Products of the Week

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Here are the week's top products as featured on ISHN.com:


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Magid expands Precision Safety line with two new respirators

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Magid’s popular family of Precision Safety® Disposable Respirators is joined today by the IR1950N95 Disposable N95 Respirators and IR2FRN95 Disposable FR N95 Respirators. Offering customers more options for cost-effective protection, the IR1950N95 delivers enhanced comfort and breathability, while the IR2FRN95 excels in environments where light flame and spark are a risk.


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Pureflo-supplied air respirators

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Interactive Safety Products, Inc. now offers Pureflo- Supplied Air Respirators for grinding, welding and painting.


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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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