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The Future of PPE

Nov. 10, 2021
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How to Identify Fake N95 Masks

Feb. 18, 2021
10 million counterfeit masks already have been seized by the government.
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OSHA Approves Additional Respirators for Those at High Risk of COVID-19 Exposure

Oct. 8, 2020
The temporary guidance will help ensure the availability of respirators during the coronavirus pandemic.
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Seattle Hotel Fined for Exposing Construction Workers to Asbestos

Jan. 23, 2018
Seattle Pacific Hotel fined $355,000 for putting hotel construction workers at risk.
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Do You Have Questions about Disposable Dust Masks? We Have Answers!

Oct. 12, 2017
Proper fit, training and evaluations are key to protecting employees from exposure to respirable hazards when using disposable dust masks/respirators.
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Respiratory Protection Selection Made Easy (Or At Least, Less Confusing)

Oct. 12, 2017
When selecting respiratory protection there are several crucial questions safety professionals must be prepared to answer as part of the decision making process.

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We wear our personal protective equipment at work and would never text and operate a machine but we text while driving home from and often don39t remember to wear respirators while sanding or eye protection while mowing the lawn Are we injuryprone or careless
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Between Work and Home: The 21st Century Safety Paradox

May 5, 2017
After following all the safety rules at work, why do we do text and drive on the way home or overreach on a ladder while cleaning gutters? In his new book, safety expert and author...
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The company was issued a serious violation for not ensuring that voluntary use of respirators was done safely During a hazardous situation improper use of a respirator can result in a serious injury or even death
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Spokane Business Fined More than $150k for Exposing Employees to Ammonia Leaks

May 4, 2017
Lack of emergency planning for ammonia leaks put workers at Johanna Beverage Co. of Spokane in harm’s way three times in the past year.
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Are You Ready for OSHA’s New Respirable Crystalline Silica Standard?

Feb. 7, 2017
The first in a three-part series of articles analyzing OSHA’s Respirable Crystalline silica standard, this article from Luis Pieretti, PhD, CIH, CSP, discusses the new PEL and...
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Grainger Experts List Top 10 Safety Questions for 2016 [Photo Gallery]

Dec. 14, 2016
Questions around revised standards and requirements were some of the Top 10 safety questions fielded by Grainger technical product specialists in 2016.