General Industry

Fall Protection Basics – Watch the Video!

According to OSHA,  fatalities caused by falls from elevation continue to be a leading cause of death for construction employees. Watch our “ABCs of Fall Protection” video to learn more about fall protection basics to help keep you and your team safe.

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7 Tips for Where, When, and How to Choose and Use Self-Retracting Lifelines (SRLs)

For many workers, working on top of an elevated surface or structure is a daily actuality or eventuality. Here are 7 tips for where, when, and how self-retracting lifelines (SRLs) should be deployed for vertical fall arrest protection.

American Rescue Plan Act of 2021: What To Know About the More Than $350 Billion in Funding for State and Local Governments

As part of the ongoing health and economic recovery effort from the COVID-19 pandemic, the United States Congress has passed the American Rescue Plan Act of 2021. Included in the stimulus package are allocations of funds for state and local governments to support these recovery efforts. Read the full blog for more information.

Respiratory Protection for Today’s Needs – EHS Today eBook

Staying informed on facial coverings and breathing apparatus is more important than ever. Download the MSA-sponsored Respiratory Protection eBook from EHS Today to learn more.

Executive Order Provides State and Local Governments with 100% Reimbursement for COVID-19 Related Costs, Including PPE

In response to the COVID-19 pandemic, the presidential administration has issued an executive order, “Memorandum to Extend Federal Support to Governors’ Use of the National Guard to Respond to COVID-19 and to Increase Reimbursement and Other Assistance Provided to States,” effective January 21, 2021. Read the full article for more details.

Employees at Risk of Hearing Loss: What Employers Can Do to Help

According to every major regulatory and protection agency, including OSHA and WHO, workplace hearing loss is 100 percent preventable. Read the full article to learn more about hearing loss in the workplace, how you can help prevent it, and how to help keep your employees safe.

Holiday Safety Tips: The 12 Days of Safety

The holidays are a joyful time to spend with family and friends, but a careless mistake could put a real damper on your festivities. Here are 12 safety tips to keep in mind this holiday season.

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.

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.