PPE

Hidden Hazards: How to Fit and Wear a Fall Arrest Harness

Fall protection. It seems like it should be a no-brainer. If someone’s working at heights, they need a fall arrest harness (and a fall arrest system). And yet: OSHA 1926.501...

Give Employees a Hand: A Guide to Safety Gloves

Do you know what type of injury resulted in almost 43% of the injuries causing days away from work in 2018? It’s hand and finger injuries. Yes, cuts, burns, and...

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How to Get Started with Your Respiratory Protection Program: Part 2

Like canned food, duct tape, and Jeeps, respirators owe their modern-day usage to wartime. Before World War I, respiratory protection wasn’t a priority, despite thousands dying from respiratory issues. During...

The Safety Shoes & Steel Toe Boots Selection Guide

The human foot is one of the most complex parts of the body. There are 26 bones, 33 joints, and over 100 ligaments, muscles, and tendons in each foot. To...

How to Get Started with Your Respiratory Protection Program: Part 1

We’re nearly a year into the COVID-19 pandemic and masks have become a necessary part of life for billions of people worldwide. While the average person may be new to...

The Best Way to Manage PPE for Employees

The new shipment of personal protective equipment has arrived, and your safety team has distributed the PPE to all employees. A few days later, as you make your rounds, you...

How to Choose the Right Eye Protection for Your Team

If your team is exposed to hazards to their eyes and vision, it’s your job to provide the appropriate eye protection. While OSHA makes that much clear, the agency is...

COVID-19 Face Masks: A Survey of US Construction Companies

For the past two months, construction companies have been equal to the challenge of supplying coveted N95 face masks to healthcare organizations. But will the construction industry be able to...