Construction

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.

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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.

Hard Hats, Advancements, and Options in Head Protection – For Construction Pros Podcast

Significant advancements have been made to the hard hat during its 100 year history. But as standards continue to be evaluated and environments and workforce demographics change, the hard hat will still continue to evolve. Our latest blog post features a new “For Construction Pros” podcast discussing what MSA Safety experts predict for advancements in head protection moving forward.

Which Full-Body Harness Features Keep You Coolest?

While environmental and occupational conditions are contributing factors to heat stress, full-body safety harnesses can also be uncomfortably hot. Read this blog article for more about heat stress and what features to look for in a full-body harness to help keep you cool.

Do Fall Protection Harnesses Have a Defined Expiration Date?

Do fall protection harnesses have expiration dates? That’s an important safety question that needs answered. Read the article to learn more.

Your Safety Culture: Real World or Fantasy?

If you could do anything, what steps would take to help increase your company’s safety? Read this article to learn a few common-sense ideas to help you enhance your company’s safety culture.

Complete Head Protection Solutions – EHS Today eBook

Check out the EHS Today Complete Head Protection Solutions eBook guide, sponsored by MSA – The Safety Company, for tips on how to choose the right headgear for the right application.

Understanding the Differences in Fall Protection Safety Training

A fall can occur in a split second without any time for the worker to react. Read this article to learn more about the importance of proper fall protection safety training.

Signs You May Need a New Hard Hat

Do you know the signs of needing a new hard hat? Read this article to learn the signs that your hard hat is reaching its “expiration date”.