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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.

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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.

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.

Five Can’t-Miss Utilities-Related Vertical Hazards Rule Updates

Five things you’ll want to know about the revisions to OSHA’s Electric Power Generation, Transmission, and Distribution standard.

How to Select a Flame Detector

As a safety professional, you want to purchase flame detectors that meet your facility’s needs. Learn what to consider when choosing a flame detection system.

How to Pick the Right SCBA

Finding the right SCBA for the task at hand is always a priority. Learn more about assessing your workplace to determine which class of respirator you need.

Danger in a Flash: What You Can Do About Arc Flash

What is arc flash? Learn what it is, what causes it, and what you can do to help prevent the serious effects of an arc flash.

Rapid Readiness Fall Rescue: 6 Minutes to Trauma

Suspension trauma – an accident that can take your life in just 30 minutes. Learn what exactly it is, how to prevent it, and why you need a rescue plan.