Items Tagged with 'Personal protective equipment'

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Eye protection

Are you in danger of becoming an eye injury statistic? According to Prevent Blindness, a Chicago-based volunteer eye health and safety organization, 2,000 workers per day experience a job-related eye injury that requires medical attention. Of those injuries, 10 percent to 20 percent result in temporary or permanent vision loss.
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Incident energy analysis

Can I use the personal protective equipment tables in NFPA 70E, or should I have an incident energy analysis performed?
Can I use the personal protective equipment tables in NFPA 70E, or should I have an incident energy analysis performed?
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Proximity voltage detectors

PRXTM Proximity Voltage Detectors come in three versatile, lightweight and weather-resistant models, allowing linemen to safely and accurately verify voltage without coming in contact with the conductor.
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Trends in personal protective equipment

PPE manufacturers talk innovation, challenges

Safety+Health, with the help of the International Safety Equipment Association, invited personal protective equipment manufacturers to weigh in on the challenges they’ve been asked to tackle, as well as the technological innovations that are here or on the horizon.


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NIOSH launches ‘PPE info’ database

Washington – NIOSH has developed a database it calls a “comprehensive tool” for searching “relevant standards, associated product types, target occupational groups, basic conformity assessment specifications and accredited lab information” related to personal protective equipment.
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Trends in ... foot protection

The importance of ‘common sense and good judgment’
In 2013, foot injuries resulted in 43,570 cases involving days away from work, according to the 2016 edition of “Injury Facts,” a chartbook from the National Safety Council.
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Chemical protective coverall

Tyvek 800 J is a limited-use protective coverall that offers a combination of durability and lightweight comfort in environments that require chemical, liquid or oil protection.
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