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Personal Protective Equipment

PPE is one of the best ways to protect employees from many hazards. Furthermore, OSHA is strict about enforcing its PPE standards, so you don’t want to chance violations.

Take action now to provide employees with the best PPE protection. BLR’s FREE special report, Personal Protective Equipment, informs you about:

  • OSHA requirements
  • Hazard assessments
  • Employee training requirements
  • Steps for effective employee protection
  • And more

Don’t wait another minute. Make sure you stay in compliance with OSHA’s PPE requirements and help keep your employees safe with this FREE Best Practices Report from BLR and Grainger, a supplier that can provide you with high-quality, dependable products you can trust to keep employees and work sites safe.

Combustible Dust

It’s just dust, and it doesn’t seem that it could be dangerous, let alone explosive. But any combustible material (and some materials normally considered noncombustible) can burn rapidly when in a particulate or finely ground form.

Fire and explosion from combustible dust pose immediate and deadly risks to health and safety. If your company is potentially affected by these hazards, please take action now to prevent tragic consequences.

Confined Spaces in the Workplace

Confined spaces can be awkward and uncomfortable work areas. Not only that, many workplace hazards are generally even more hazardous when they’re in confined spaces. That’s why OSHA requires special precautions and written permits for most confined space tasks.

There are more than 4.8 million permit-required confined spaces throughout U.S. workplaces. According to OSHA, 20 workers die each year in confined spaces and many, many more are injured. No one enjoys working in these areas, but it’s sometimes necessary to perform repairs, maintenance, and other tasks.

Download this free Best Practices report, Confined Spaces in the Workplace, and learn about the best protection against confined space hazards to give you the confidence that you are complying with OSHA regulations and doing all that is possible to keep your employees safe.

Ensuring Accurate Hazardous Gas Detection

Exposure to excessive levels of toxic gas or an oxygen-deficient environment can cause your workers serious illness and even death. Gas explosions are often catastrophic, injuring or killing personnel and destroying property. Could you be putting your workers at risk?

Gas-monitoring instruments are designed to protect pesonnel from these unseen hazards. However, it is vital to worker safety that these instruments are maintained and calibrated properly.

Download this FREE Best Practices report, Ensuring Accurate Hazardous Gas Detection, and learn the importance of gas monitoring systems and proper instrument testing and calibration. Help keep your employees safe with tips from this helpful free report. You’ll also learn:

  • 3 Calibration Rules for a clear path to health and safety
  • The key to accurate readings
  • Causes of calibration drift
  • When to bump test and when to calibrate

Safety Monitoring of Lone and Remote Workers

There are many employees in the workplace who work alone or in remote areas where injuries and illnesses can occur. Lone workers are found in a wide range of situations and include those who work by themselves or in an environment where help is not readily available in the event of injury, illness, or an emergency.

Are you taking the proper precautions in identifying hazards for lone workers and reducing their risk for injury? If not, your workers could suffer delays in emergency response or medical assistance. In addition, there are some high-risk activities where safety regulations require that at least one other person be present.

Stay in compliance and help keep your employees safe with this Free Best Practices Report.

50 Tips For More Effective Safety Training

This Safety Report is a time- and work-saving reference packed with effective training information. Topics covered include: Back Safety, Bloodborne Pathogens, Forklifts, Hazardous Waste, Lockout/Tagout, Sexual Harrassment Safety, Violence in the Workplace, plus much more.

2016 EHS Salary Guide

This report will help you evaluate if you are being paid a fair amount for the responsibilities you are shouldering. In addition, EHS managers can find the information to keep their departments competitive and efficient—an easy way to guarantee you are paying the right amount to retain hard-to-fill positions but not overpaying on others.

12 Ways to Boost Workplace Safety

Managing safety training, enforcing safety rules, and monitoring employee performance is a big responsibility. Follow the 12 suggestions in this special report and learn how to provide the guidance and leadership your employees need.

Proven Strategies To Increase The Value of EHS

This safety report will help EHS professionals enhance the value of their programs and performance in the eyes of executive management. In addition, it identifies and links key EHS functions and associated business values, outlines existing methods for enhancing the business value of EHS, and offers practical tools and techniques for selling EHS initiatives to management.

Does Your Program Meet PPE Requirements?

Making sure your employees use required PPE is a tough responsibility that you can’t dodge. This exclusive safety report will make it lighter by providing you with four essential steps.