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Why Choose a Powered Air-Purifying Respirator

In a crisis like the COVID-19 pandemic, when typical disposable masks are in short supply, you might find yourself considering other respiratory product options. One of those options may be powered air-purifying respirators (PAPR). Read this blog post to learn more why PAPR could be the best choice for you.

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3 Elements of a Successful Gas Detection Program

Safety professionals recognize that gas detection is a critical part of their safety program. Having a solution one can trust brings peace of mind that workers and worksites are safeguarded. Read this blog post to learn how to have a successful gas detection program.

What Are Elastomeric Half-Mask Respirators and How Can They Help You?

Recently, everyone has become familiar with N95 disposable half-mask respirators. But you may not realize that there are other respiratory protection options with CDC, FDA and OSHA approval, including elastomeric half-mask respirators. Check out this blog post for answers to some of the top questions about elastomeric half-mask respirators and their benefits.

Why the ANSI 87.1 Standard Matters When Choosing Proper Eye and Face Protection as Hard Hat Accessories

This blog article covers tips for choosing hard hat accessories for eye and face protection that follow ANSI Z87.1-2020 Standards for design and testing.

What You Need for a Respiratory Protection Program: The Seven Key Elements to Include

The fundamental goal of a respiratory protection program – whether new to your team or not – is to protect workers from harmful atmospheres as part of a hierarchy of controls within their workplace. Learn more about the seven key elements to include in your program.

Everything You Need to Know About the Dropped Objects Standard

Any time people work at height, dropped objects are possible – and they can pose a real danger to other workers or bystanders on the ground. In fact, OSHA includes “struck by object” among its “Fatal Four,” the top causes of more than half of construction worker deaths. Read this blog post about the creation of ANSI/ISEA 121-2018, American National Standard for Dropped Object Prevention Solutions, the guidelines it includes for tool tethers and containers, and how to choose the right equipment for the job.