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Meeting OSHA Requirements for Working at Heights While Maintaining Worker Comfort: One Transmission Company’s Solution

Read this blog article to learn more about how a major North American transmission company partnered with MSA Safety to find a solution to meet OSHA standards while maintaining worker comfort and ease of use.

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Beyond Compliance: 10 Essentials for a Gas Detection Program

The must-haves for a successful gas detection program go beyond compliance. Read this blog article to learn 10 key things to keep in mind when developing a gas detection program.

Why Facepiece and Cylinder Compatibility Matters for SCBA

SCBA that allow for the use of the same cylinder across multiple platforms throughout your fleet, can be integrated with other NFPA products, and a facepiece that allows for APR use is key to ensuring your respiratory protection program is comprehensive. Read this article to learn more about facepiece and cylinder compatibility.

Revision Highlights to CSA Z259.2.2-17 For Self-Retracting Devices

On August 1, 2019, the CSA’s new standard—CSA Z259.2.2-17—went into effect, with significant updates and revisions incorporated. This blog article covers the highlights of the revised standard. Read the full article to learn more.

Are You Ready for National Safety Stand-Down? 5 Things You Can Do to ‘Walk the Talk’

For the seventh year, OSHA is sponsoring National Safety Stand-Down. This voluntary event, being held September 14-18, 2020, is designed to raise fall hazard awareness in order to stop fall fatalities and injuries. National Safety Stand-Down is also your opportunity to “walk the talk.” Here are 5 things you can do during National Safety Stand-Down to show workers how much safety matters.

Which Self-Retracting Lifeline is Best for Leading Edge?

Leading Edge is an application where in the event of a fall, the lifeline of the self-retracting lanyard (SRL) may come in contact with an exposed edge, or sharp edge. Understanding the differences between Overhead SRL and SRL-E is key to making sure you are using the right safety equipment for your working at heights application.