Personal protective equipment

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Effective protection: selecting a respirator

What is the relationship between OSHA permissible exposure limits/maximum use concentrations and assigned protection factors?
What is the relationship between OSHA permissible exposure limits/maximum use concentrations and assigned protection factors?
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Getting workers to wear eye protection

What are the most common reasons why employees fail to wear safety eyewear, and how can we help increase compliance?
What are the most common reasons why employees fail to wear safety eyewear, and how can we help increase compliance?
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Offering workers hearing protection options

OSHA regulations dictate we offer a “variety” of hearing protectors to noise-exposed workers. What is best practice for providing a variety while keeping inventory to a minimum?
OSHA regulations dictate we offer a “variety” of hearing protectors to noise-exposed workers. What is best practice for providing a variety while keeping inventory to a minimum?
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Hearing protection

What are Personal Attenuation Ratings and can they be used in lieu of annual audiograms?
What are Personal Attenuation Ratings and can they be used in lieu of annual audiograms?
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Personal protective equipment

How will recent revisions of certain OSHA rules affect my existing PPE program?
The personal protective equipment program requirements previously based on 1910.269, as well as those contained in the previous 1910 Subpart I, Personal Protective Equipment, are still valid. However, the April 1, 2014, final rule revisions of OSHA 1910.136, 1910.137, 1910.269 and 1926 Subpart V, as well as the new 1926.97, include requirements that must be incorporated into PPE programs.
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