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.
What is the Difference Between Type 1 and Type 2 Hard Hats?
All industrial protective hard hat are either Type 1 or Type 2 based on ANSI and CSA standards for impact resistance and direction. A hard hat can only have one designation for impact properties. Read the full blog to learn more about the different types.
Fall Protection Safety for Warehouse Workers: How the V-TEC® io1 “Smart” SRL Provides a Solution
With the new V-TEC® io1 – a first-of-its-kind “smart” SRL – workers are immediately alerted with an audible alarm and flashing light if they are not attached properly in the lift. Read the full blog post to learn more about the V-TEC io1 and how it can help keep warehouse workers safe.
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.
What Are Elastomeric Half-Mask Respirators and How Can They Help You?
Recently, everyone has become familiar with N95 disposable half-mask respirators. But you may not realize that there are other respiratory protection options with CDC, FDA and OSHA approval, including elastomeric half-mask respirators. Check out this blog post for answers to some of the top questions about elastomeric half-mask respirators and their benefits.
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.
Respiratory Product Cleaning Guide: COVID-19
It’s critical to keep up with safety and equipment cleaning information for COVID-19. Read our blog post and download the guide for the cleaners that may be used for Respiratory Protection Equipment based on CDC guidance, including SCBA, APR, PAPR, and related accessories.
APR Types & Protection Levels Recommended by CDC for COVID-19
By now most people are familiar with the disposable half-mask respirators commonly called “N95s” in the healthcare setting. But a much broader array of respiratory products are available that meet United States Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) guidance for protection against COVID-19. Download the guide to MSA’s NIOSH-approved respirators and filter configurations that meet CDC’s guidance.