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Respirator Fit Testing

Occupation health and safety regulations refer to seal checks as “fit checks.” A fit check is performed each time the wearer dons the respirator. Testing both positive and negative checks the wearer ensures a proper seal to his/her face. A fit check is not to be confused with a fit test. Each year, the respirator owner must get a … Continue reading »

Employee Eye Protection Programs Save Thousands

A radiation burn from a welding torch, a puncture wound from a faulty nail gun, a blast of compressed air on the eye — these are just a few reasons why safety eyewear is so important in the American workplace. The National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health reports that 2,000 Americans suffer from an … Continue reading »