Importance of Proper Respiratory Protection in the Workplace

3 min read Everyone knows that when working directly with toxic chemicals or other hazardous materials, it is essential to wear proper respiratory protection. What most people don’t realize, however, is that in many different environments, this same type of protection is still a good idea. In many different work environments, there is often dust, vapors, mist, fumes, gas, and other unhealthy contaminants in the air around us. While these types of contaminants may not cause a serious …

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Noise in the Workplace

2 min read When working in a facility with many people and machines it is almost impossible to keep it even reasonably quiet. In many facilities the noise levels are so high that it can cause hearing problems to those who are exposed to it on a regular basis. What makes nose so dangerous is the fact that most people don’t even notice that it is causing harm until it is too late. In addition, most people get …

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Why Hearing Protection is Important

2 min read Hearing protection is one of the most important, and often overlooked, safety tools in any facility. OSHA reports that about 30 million people in the United States are exposed to potentially hazardous noise levels in the workplace each year. When people who are working in these environments don’t wear proper hearing protection, they risk experiencing hearing loss or other long term hearing problems. This is why it is so important for all facilities to not only provide …

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Absorbent Spill Kits

3 min read Having absorbent spill kits available so people can quickly respond to potentially hazardous spills is an important part of any facilities overall safety strategy.  Whether the products used in a given area are directly dangerous like acid or they just cause an unsafe environment like a slippery floor or increased risk of fire it is important to have a good spill kit on hand.  Not only do you need the kit to be easily accessible, however, …

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