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WHY ‘HANDYMAN’ DUST MASKS ARE INEFFECTIVE FOR WORKER SAFETY

 

6/9/17   Tough working environments may expose your workers to several respiratory hazards—gases, welding fumes, smoke, paint, dust, chemical sprays and asbestos. Merely popping down to the nearest hardware store may not give you the best solution for their protective needs. Read more...

 

 

REINFORCING THE IMPORTANCE OF HEARING PROTECTION

 

 8/12/17 Some workers will offer objections wearing hearing protection devices (HPDs). Handling their concerns appropriately can help you convince non-compliant staff members to observe your company’s OHS standards. Here are some of the most common objections to HPDs and suggestions on how to address them: Read more...

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

  

BASIC DONNING AND DOFFING PROCEDURES FOR CHEMICAL OVERALLS

 

18/12/17 Disposable overalls are required for work environments where chemical, biohazard or dangerous dust exposure is a risk. Higher-grade versions of these suits, such as Esko’s Titan 380 and 450 also protect against chemical jets and sprays. While an approved chemical coverall will provide ample protection, careless donning and doffing procedures can still leave you vulnerable. You must make sure that you consistently follow proper decontamination procedures. Professionals should already be familiar with the process but it is still important to revisit the guidelines. Here is a look at the basic procedure: Read more...

 

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