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OSHA recommendations to protect workers from hydrogen sulfide exposures

July 15, 2014

Evaluate exposure to know whether H2S gas is present and at what levels. Eliminate the source of hydrogen sulfide whenever possible. If the source cannot be eliminated, control exposures by:


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ISHN/ASSE Safety 2014 Attendee Choice Award winners

June 12, 2014

From arc flash, respiratory, foot, hand and fall protection to gas detectors, training courses and more, attendees at Safety 2014 had a chance to check out cutting edge safety products at ISHN's booth in Orlando's Orange County Convention Center and vote on their favorites. The votes have been counted and the winners have been determined.


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Boston worker crushed by steel beam; company cited

Hazards at Boston Bridge & Steel Inc. include fall, electrical, chemical and mechanical hazards
June 11, 2014

A 46-year-old worker at a Boston steel fabrication shop died on Dec. 9, 2013, when a 12,000-pound steel bridge arch beam that he was spray painting fell and crushed him. An investigation by OSHA found that his employer, Boston Bridge & Steel Inc., failed to ensure that the fallen beam and three similar beams were adequately braced or supported to prevent them from falling while workers painted them.


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3M shares innovative methods and best practices for worker safety at AIHce 2014

3M experts participate in 35+ professional development sessions on hearing, respiratory, eye, face, head, body, and fall protection at AIHce conference
May 27, 2014

To help health and safety professionals stay on top of the latest industry developments and best practices, 3M will have a strong presence at AIHce 2014. The American Industrial Hygiene Conference & Exposition (AIHce) is one of the most important events of the year among occupational and environmental health and safety professionals.


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When to use airline respirators

How to conduct an assessment
May 1, 2014
Airline respirators, also known as supplied air respirators (SAR), are used when air purifying respirators (APR) cannot provide sufficient protection from airborne concentrations of the chemical


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Clearing the air about powered air-purifying respirators

May 1, 2014
Let’s take a look at a few basics that we will call the “ABCs” to help you get started and guide you through the research process.


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Above-the-neck PPE market recovering from recession

One reason: newer workers expect safer conditions
April 18, 2014

The revenue of the total above-the-neck personal protective equipment (PPE) market has steadily regained lost ground since 2010 due to the slow revitalization of US industrial sectors and greater expectations of safety assurances from their employers from the incoming generation of workers.


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TSI introduces FitPro+ Fit Test Software

April 11, 2014

TSI Incorporated, manufacturer of the only proven quantitative respirator fit testing equipment, announces the introduction of FitPro+™ Fit Test Software for the PortaCount® Respirator Fit Tester. The new software is designed for expanded use and ultimate efficiency in respirator fit testing while maintaining the ability to provide the same trusted real-time results.


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Top products of the week

March 30, 2014

Hand protection that takes cut resistance to the next level and respiratory protection that welders can take to a level of 10,000 feet were among the top EHS-related products featured on ISHN.com this week:


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Top products of the week

Larson Electronics, 3M
March 9, 2014

A fall arrest system, respiratory protection for high altitudes and industrial lighting that can illuminate 7 acres of workspace are this week’s top EHS-related products featured on ISHN.com:


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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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ASSEâ??s 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.

6/26/14 2:00 pm EDT

Realizing ROI from Your Gas Detection Program

This presentation will cover why a safe workplace equates to good business, why keeping workers truly safe from hazardous gases requires a complete gas detection program, and how your investment can ensure an ROI to your overall business.

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2014 July

In this month's issue of ISHN, check out the top training companies and find out who the winners of the ISHN/ASSE Safety 2014 awards are.

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