Respirators are the last line of defense. This is something we say about all personal protective equipment, respirators included. What we mean is that if the respirator fails, there is no other defense between that chemical or biological hazard and the health of your people. And you won’t know if your respirators will fail unless Read more about The proper fit testing protocols are important[…]
I don’t typically like to discuss politics, but what the heck. This story is related to safety, so let’s go for it. A Fox News reporter, Lawrence Jones, went to the Southern border to cover the border immigration issue. He was issued a bulletproof vest by Border Patrol and instructed that they could not guarantee Read more about AOC and other Democrates hate OSHA. Here’s why.[…]
This week we are talking about PPE. 3 Minute Toolbox Thursdays is a free audio program covering a variety of OSHA related topics. 3MTT is designed to help you comply with OSHA’s requirement of providing a safety talk once every 10 days. We release a new 3MTT every Thursday at 4:30am PST. If you would Read more about 3 Minute Toolbox Thursdays – Worn Out PPE[…]
Today’s episode is eye protection. 3 Minute Toolbox Thursdays is a free audio program covering a variety of OSHA related topics. 3MTT is designed to help you comply with OSHA’s requirement of providing a safety talk once every 10 days. We release a new 3MTT every Thursday at 4:30am PST. If you would like to Read more about 3 Minute Toolbox Thursdays – Eye Protection[…]
Objections to wearing hearing protection Overcoming objections is hard enough, but when it comes to safety personal protective equipment, those objections can be twice as hard. The good news is there aren’t unlimited objections to deal with. Just a few and once you get a handle on those, you can over come just about every Read more about Common objections to wearing hearing protection[…]
We love our Kneegard pants, but we wanted to see what they could really stand up to. So, we put them through a series of tests, including: towing a truck and shooting a framing nail into someone’s knee. You won’t believe what these pants can stand up to. Watch the podcast here.
A common issue among those that instruct special education courses is being bitten by students. The obvious solution is to purchase a bite sleeve, but you can’t find bite sleeves by searching catalogs or on the web because they are listed as Arm Guards. I think Kevlar arm guards are the best. Here’s a spot Read more about If I am a special education teacher and keep getting bitten, where can I purchase a bite sleeve?[…]