Josie Larsen is Market Analyst at RPB Safety LLC. Established in the 1970s, RPB Safety specializes in supplied air respirators, airline filters, monitoring equipment & safety essentials that advance your safety and increase your productivity.
Crystalline silica is an abundant natural material found in soil, stone and sand. It is also present in many construction materials such as brick, mortar and concrete. It becomes respirable when any of the afore-mentioned materials are cut or broken down into fine particles.
Inhalation of toxic gases can kill you. It’s important that you perpetually monitor your breathing air to ensure that you and your employees are breathing air that is safe and free of such gases all the time.
If there is any one thing that creates a win-win with respiratory protection, especially in terms of return on investment, it is comfort. We will discuss how comfort improves safety and productivity, and explore some of the best ways to ensure comfort.
Keeping up with the ever-accelerating pace of technological advancements can be difficult. This article will look at some of the latest advancements in respiratory PPE, then analyze principles that underpin effective PPE and give your company a competitive advantage.
NIOSH's "Prevent Heat-Related Illness" poster states "Wearing PPE increases your risk for heat-related illnesses". Incorporating climate control into your employees' PPE could be the best way of preventing heat-related illness.