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Many U.S. health protections lag behind or don’t exist

February 3, 2014
Where do U.S. workplace conditions stand among other countries and how do these conditions influence the health of our nation? Let’s take a snapshot of conditions.


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No job is too difficult wearing gloves

February 3, 2014
The anatomy of the human hand is complex, exact and intricate — a structure able to allow an unequalled array of movement.


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Science wars: Are you a solider for truth?

Evaluate the evidence and make your risk determination
January 2, 2014
In November 2013 the American Council on Science and Health ridiculed Scientific American for publishing junk science.


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Make time to evaluate your respiratory protection program

January 2, 2014
Respiratory protection is covered under 29 CFR1910.134.


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5 gas detection myths you cannot live with

January 2, 2014
It is essential that oil and gas companies educate their fleets on the proper use of increasingly advanced gas detection technologies


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Options for a zero-tolerance approach to dust accumulation

November 4, 2013
Combustible dust risks are not new. In 2003, there were three catastrophic dust explosions that killed 14 workers.


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OSHA’s Michaels still touting I2P2

October 31, 2013

In a press tele-conference last week, OSHA chief Dr. David Michaels once again took the opportunity to promote the much-ballyhooed and controversial Injury and Illness Prevention Plan (I2P2). “Certainly, we encourage employers to adopt and embrace I2P2,” he said. “In the VPP (Voluntary Protection Program) thousand of companies have adopted the principles of I2P2. So we know it works."


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Emergency laboratory safety shower decontamination booth

October 4, 2013

When safety is a priority, HEMCO Emergency Showers provide protection for those working with hazardous chemicals. Easy to use, and an economical way to ensure facilities such as industrial, laboratory, or academic are prepared for chemical exposures.


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Data acquisition in your gas detection program

October 2, 2013
Today, the introduction of calibration and docking stations has provided gas detector users the tools needed to further simplify the calibration process. Here are three questions to consider in choosing equipment to calibrate your instruments.


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Respiratory protection in six simple steps

September 5, 2013
Six steps may be taken when addressing respiratory conditions to ensure the health and safety of workers and compliance with OSHA regulations


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