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Trends in ... head/face protection

Find PPE that ‘goes the extra mile’
Compliance is key to head and face protection, says Todd Conn, director of new market development at Grand Rapids, MI-based HexArmor. “Look for [personal protective equipment] that goes the extra mile to make their protection secure and comfortable enough to wear so it doesn’t get in the way of an employee doing their job,” he said. “The best PPE is the PPE that the worker does not notice.”
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Facemask use can reduce hog workers’ exposure to MRSA: study

Baltimore — Hog farm workers who regularly wear facemasks on the job may significantly protect themselves and those in their households from exposure to the antibiotic-resistant bacteria Staphylococcus aureus, according to a recent study conducted by researchers at Johns Hopkins University and the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.
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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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Welding mask

Weld-Mask 2 is engineered specifically for the unique hazards prevalent among construction and ship welders, as well as other welders who work in tight, challenging environments.
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Trends in ... head/face protection

Matching the PPE to the hazard
Whether it’s a faceshield to protect a worker from a chemical splash or a welding helmet to block ultraviolet and infrared rays emitted from a welding arc, the importance of head and face protection cannot be overstated. Here, industry insiders discuss what’s new in head and face protection and the importance of using the correct personal protective equipment.
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Faceshield

The faceshield on the AS1200 has been upgraded to feature a premium polycarbonate lens to help improve worker safety by decreasing fogging and scratching.
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Hard hat liner

The 8200 Fireshield Thick N Thin Headliner offers permanent fire-resistant protection with a thin, lightweight hood that fits comfortably under hard hats and has a thick neck warmer to block the cold.
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