Items Tagged with 'Personal protective equipment'

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Eye protection

Should a safety director be concerned about employees taking safety glasses home?

Safety directors should be concerned if their employees are not taking home their safety glasses. The American Academy of Ophthalmology states in “Eye Health Statistics at a Glance” that 44.1 percent of eye injuries happen at home.


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DISASTER RECOVERY

After the storm

Using PPE to help protect cleanup and restoration workers
Personal protective equipment may be the best – or only – way to help protect cleanup workers against floodwater-related hazards.
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The right respirator for the job

OSHA requires respiratory protection to be worn whenever work is being conducted in hazardous atmospheres. Although different respirators are required in different atmospheric situations, in all cases training must be provided to employees using such devices.
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