How to Prevent & Monitor Heat Stress While Wearing PPE
February 1, 2024
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How to Prevent & Monitor Heat Stress While Wearing PPE

Wearing personal protective equipment (PPE) like gloves, respirators, face shields, surgical gowns, hazmat suits is an important safety precaution for workers in a variety of industries, including emergency response, mining, chemical plants, manufacturing, production, energy, and more. This gear minimizes exposure to external hazards and helps prevent serious injuries or illnesses in the workplace.

Workplace Respirators: OSHA’s Respirator Protection Standard & the Importance of Fit Testing
January 18, 2024
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Workplace Respirators: OSHA’s Respirator Protection Standard & the Importance of Fit Testing

Workers in the United States across a wide range of industries—including pharmaceutical, healthcare, defense, oil and gas, manufacturing, forestry and agriculture, mining, construction, and more—are required to wear respirators as part of national workplace health and safety standards established by the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) and other state or federal regulators.

Combustion Analysis: Readings, Ratings, & Results
June 29, 2023
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Combustion Analysis: Readings, Ratings, & Results

Systems such as boilers, heaters, kilns, furnaces, gas and diesel engines, burners, and stoves require combustion to take place. When installing, repairing, adjusting, or maintaining these systems, it’s important to conduct a combustion analysis in order to ensure the efficiency of the system and the safety of its users.

Construction Site Dust Monitoring: How to Monitor & Control Construction Site Dust Levels
May 11, 2023
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Construction Site Dust Monitoring: How to Monitor & Control Construction Site Dust Levels

Monitoring dust levels is a critical part of maintaining a safe workplace environment for construction workers. Safety and project managers should invest in construction site dust monitoring equipment that provides real-time alerts for when dust levels threaten the health and safety of people at the worksite and in the surrounding communities.

Heat Stress in the Workplace: Updates from Oregon OSHA
April 28, 2023
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Heat Stress in the Workplace: Updates from Oregon OSHA

Workplace heat stress or heat-related illnesses and injuries are dangerous conditions resulting from employees being exposed to extreme heat or high levels of humidity in their working environment. Every employer, supervisor, owner, and manager has a responsibility to monitor and prevent heat stress in the workplace.