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.
Reusable Half-Mask Respirators: A Safe Solution to Address the Challenges with Disposable Respirators
Elastomeric half-mask respirators, such as the new Advantage® 900, can serve as a solution to many of these challenges while providing healthcare professionals and other essential workers with secure respiratory protection.
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.
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.
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.