Items Tagged with 'Personal protective equipment'


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Bulletin warns firefighters about facepiece ‘crazing’

Tumwater, WA – Thermal stress caused by intense heat during live fires, including live-fire training exercises, could cause the facepiece lenses on firefighters’ self-contained breathing apparatus to worsen rapidly and fail, warns a new hazard bulletin from the Washington State Department of Labor and Industries.
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Trends in personal protective equipment

PPE manufacturers weigh in
What are some of the recent trends in worker protection? Safety+Health, with the help of the International Safety Equipment Association, invited PPE manufacturers to weigh in on this question.
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