Jennifer Yario

Managing Editor

ARTICLES

Trends in ... Women’s PPE

Just say ‘no’ to alterations
Faced with wearing personal protective equipment that was designed for men, some women may make the decision to alter PPE to achieve a better fit. If you’re one of those women, stop right there. Experts say PPE never should be altered.
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Trends in ... head and face protection

A construction worker is on the ground floor of a house being built, hanging drywall. Above him, another worker pounds away on the roof. Without warning, the at-height worker unintentionally drops a tool he was using, which hits the ground-floor worker in the head on its way down.
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Trends in ... eyewashes and showers

Conduct inspections regularly
You’re at work and a chemical splashes in your eye. Your next move: Find the nearest eyewash station, which – if properly placed – should be within a 10-second walk from where the incident occurred, notes Isabel Ferreira, product marketing manager, first aid and eyewash, for Smithfield, RI-based Honeywell Industrial Safety.
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2017 Training Survey

Safety+Health asks: How much do you spend on safety training?
How much do employers spend on worker safety training? Who gets trained, and what methods are used? Safety+Health presents the results of its second annual training survey.
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