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Calling all respirator manufacturers

NIOSH to hold meeting on Standard Application Procedure Oct. 22

The National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH), National Personal Protective Technology Laboratory (NPPTL) is holding a meeting for all respirator manufacturers on Wednesday, October 22, 2014 at the NIOSH Pittsburgh site. Remote participation, via Adobe Connect, will be available.


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ISEA active in IOM workshop on respiratory protection in health care

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

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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3M Introduces Rugged Comfort Respirator for harsh working environments

New faceseal properties help improve respiratory protection and enhance usability

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

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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New Pureflo-supplied air respirators

Three welding lens options available

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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Magid expands Precision Safety line with two new respirators

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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Sights, signs & symbols from the National Safety Congress & Expo held in San Diego, CA, September 15-18

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Changes to NFPA 70E® – What You Need to Know

NFPA ® for Electrical Safety in the Workplace is revised every three years, providing the most up-to-date requirements for safe work practices to reduce exposure to electrical hazards. This program analyzes several significant changes in 70E ® and is designed to clarify the reasoning behind the changes, and assist in determining how the changes impact employees and employers.

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