personal protective equipment

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Flooring company finds success in hearing conservation program

Written by  Linda Johnson Noise hazard can have serious long-term consequences to a workers’ health, but with the right programs and tools the problem doesn’t have to fall on deaf ears. One flooring manufacturer based in the United States tells its story. A recent addition to one U.S. company’s hearing protection program showed how testing … Continue reading »

My First Confined Space Experience

By Dave D. Wagner For those of us who work for manufacturers of gas monitoring instruments, “confined space” is a term that we use and discuss frequently. But when it comes right down to it, most of us have never seen the inside of a confined space firsthand nor experienced a true confined space entry. … Continue reading »

“It’ll never happen to me!” The Workplace Tragedy

Video Below Too often we see fines doled out to companies for safety violations. Even in companies with proper training and gear readily provided and easily accessible this happens. The reason usually comes down to individual choice of a worker to cut a few corners. Nothing will happen now. We secretly pray something unconsciously and … Continue reading »

Safety Culture Requires Us to Lead by Example

The “do as I say, not as I do” approach is not an effective method of leading, particularly when working to improve an organization’s safety culture. In order to establish an effective safety culture, senior management must lead by example. Culture is the atmosphere created by shared beliefs, shared attitudes, practices and a philosophy that … Continue reading »

Blitz Targets Personal Protective Equipment

Ontario will focus on personal protective equipment during an enforcement blitz at workplaces across Ontario. In October, Ministry of Labour inspectors will check on head, eye, foot, respiratory and other protection worn or used by workers at industrial and health care workplaces. They will check that the equipment is: the appropriate choice for protection used … Continue reading »

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