Prepare for Seasonal Heat Stress: The OSHA NEP and Tips for Employers
Heat stress is often a significant concern for workers in outdoor industrial environments, such as construction, working at height, and oil and gas, especially during the summer months. With temperatures rising, the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) has implemented a National Emphasis Program (NEP) on Outdoor and Indoor Related Hazards. Read the full blog to learn more.
OSHA’s New National Emphasis Program To Prevent Falls: What It Means Across Industries
On May 1, 2023, the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) introduced a National Emphasis Program (NEP) focused on fall prevention. This program aims to “significantly reduce or eliminate unprotected worker exposures to fall-related hazards in all industries that can result in serious injuries and deaths.”
Frequently Asked Questions: Temporary Horizontal Lifelines
Temporary Horizontal Lifelines (THLL) are a type of anchorage connector that allows workers to walk back and forth across an area where there was not an anchorage point or anchorage connector available before. Here are answers to some of the most frequently asked questions about temporary horizontal lifelines.
MSA Hard Hat FAQs: Download the Guide
Whether you are using a Type 1 or Type 2 MSA hard hat, following proper care and use recommendations can help keep its protection capabilities in place. Download our to get answers to the most frequently asked questions about the care and use of MSA hard hats.
New Technologies in Gas Detection: Driving connected workers, worksites, and workflows for improved safety.
Ensuring compliance and accountability is not only challenging, it can also lead to operational inefficiencies. Thankfully, advanced technologies can make a difference by helping you simplify safety, curb risk, and boost productivity. Learn more about how the MSA Connected Work Platform is a viable solution.
Occupational Health & Safety 2022 New Product of the Year Awards: Three MSA Products Recognized
Three MSA products were recognized with Occupational Health & Safety (OH&S) magazine’s 14th annual New Product of the Year Awards.
What Is a Gas Detection Wearable: Top Questions About Connected Safety Technology
While PPE has not traditionally had the capabilities to help prevent human error, the latest safety innovations, such as gas detection wearables, can help. But what is a gas detection wearable? What are the benefits? We have the answers.
Quiz: Test Your Fall Protection I.Q.
Ready to see how much you know about fall protection? Take our quiz to find out!
How to Help Prevent Heat Stress in Industrial Work Environments
At outdoor jobs with high sun exposure such as construction, working at height, and oil and gas, dangerous conditions due to heat stress are prominent – especially during the spring and summer months. Heat stress can impact both worker safety and productivity. Learn more about how the new MSA V-Gard C1™ Hard Hat can help prevent heat stress.
Differences in Shock, Impact, and Penetration Testing for Hard Hats
When choosing a hard hat, it’s important to understand the testing each type of hard hat is subject to in order to provide the highest possible level of protection.