Items Tagged with 'Personal protective equipment'

ARTICLES

Treating eye injuries

Eye injuries on the job are not uncommon. In 2012, 20,300 eye injuries involving days away from work occurred, according to the National Safety Council chartbook “Injury Facts.” What can workers do to help reduce this number?
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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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PPE MANUFACTURERS

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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