On dangerous or risky job sites, and within certain environments, personal protective equipment (PPE) must be worn at all times. It makes perfect sense, because the gear is designed specifically to mitigate severe or fatal accidents. Helmets, for example, protect the head from falling objects, overhead fixtures, and much more.
In the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic, we have introduced FR face coverings, to help keep you protected from the virus without compromising your FR safety. But many of you have been wondering if it is safe to breathe through FR-treated fabric for extended periods of time. We’ve released a new technical briefing to answer your concerns.
Companies tend to lose more time and money on hand-related injuries than any other type of work hazard. Regardless of the job, professionals and managers need to protect their hands by choosing the right safety gloves.
In this article, we’re going to talk about how you can keep yourself warm and protected from the cold of winter. We’ll devote specific attention to the different levels of warmth protection that today’s winter gear has to offer and show you the basics of how to make the right choice for you.
PPE for hearing protection can prevent hearing loss, however it can also prevent effective communication on the jobsite. By investing in communication devices with integrated hearing protection, you can maintain worker safety and improve productivity.
COVID-19 cases are on the rise in many areas of the United States, so it’s a good time to evaluate your PPE protocol to help ensure workers are properly protected on the job and not bringing potential toxins home with them.
PPE gloves play a significant role in industrial plants not only in the fight against COVID-19 but also to protect workers against hand exposure to harmful substances, chemical or thermal burns, electrical dangers, bruises, abrasions, cuts, punctures, fractures and amputations.
As cases of COVID-19 have soared throughout the U.S., the mental and physical cost has been damaging for employees in high-hazard industries such as manufacturing, warehousing/logistics, food processing and healthcare.
Among the articles in the March 2021 issue of ISHN magazine, we discuss fall prevention in regards to the musculoskeletal system, look into building a culture of safety, learn about NFPA 652 compliance and consider advancements in materials manufacturing.