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May 9, 2016 471 Views

VIDEO: How to Set Up a Perimeter Monitoring Kit

It’s that time of year again: construction season!  Which means perimeter monitoring has again become necessary to measure worker exposures to noise, dust, gas emissions, and provide documentation that you've implemented procedures to keep the surrounding community safe from these issues.

RAECO Rents perimeter monitoring kits include several pieces of equipment, packaged together for your particular measurement tasks. But before they're used in the field, you'll still need to connect the components together.

April 29, 2016 450 Views

Elevated Respirable Particulate Levels on Train Platforms at Union Station

Last summer, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency conducted an air quality study at Union Station in Chicago. The results showed elevated concentrations of respirable particulate matter (PM2.5) in ambient air on train platforms and nearby streets.

April 20, 2016 402 Views

VIDEO: Where can I get a fit test in my area?

Fit testing does NOT require any special certification, you just need the equipment to do it.

So, the answer is simple: you can get a fit test anywhere.

April 15, 2016 478 Views

The Dos and Don'ts for Wearing Procedure Masks and N95 Respirators in Non-surgical Healthcare Settings

Have you ever seen a healthcare worker wearing a procedure mask around his or her neck?

procedure mask is a disposable mask that protects the user from infectious droplets that can occur when a patient coughs, sneezes, laughs or talks. It is supposed be worn securely over the wearer's mouth and nose.

How about N95 respirators: have you ever see a nurse criss-cross the ties to make the mask fit better?

March 10, 2016 367 Views

Using Portable Aerosol Monitors to Balance Savings and Safety

Saving money is a key objective in many of our customers' minds.

But sometimes, a saving in one area can lead to issues elsewhere.