Category: Personal Protective Equipment

No safety technology is changing as fast as that employed in PPE. The devices of just a few years ago are now obsolete by replacements that are lighter, easier to use, and more protective. These resources alert you to developments in the field, and equally important, supply training ideas to get your workers to use their PPE, and use it correctly.

Free Special Report: Does Your PPE Program Meet OSHA’s Requirements?

Infographic: PPE Enforcement Procedures

OSHA provides PPE enforcement guidance (CPL 02-01-050) that outlines its interpretations of its general industry PPE standards (29 Code of Federal Regulations Part 1910, Subpart I) and procedures for enforcing them. Here’s what you need to know about PPE enforcement procedures.

Back to Basics: OSHA’s PPE Requirements

Back to Basics is a weekly feature that highlights important but possibly overlooked information that any EHS professional should know. This week, we examine OSHA’s requirements for personal protective equipment. When engineering controls, administrative controls, and work practices aren’t enough to protect your employees from exposures to a safety or health hazard, you have to provide […]

Back to Basics: Head Protection

Back to Basics is a weekly feature that highlights important but possibly overlooked information that any EHS professional should know. This week, we examine guidance on head protection. It’s no revelation that workplace head injuries are a major safety concern. Are you providing the proper head protection for your employees? The hard hat has been […]

3 Essential Tools for Maintaining Air Quality in Mold Remediation

Although molds are an important part of the environment, their growth indoors can wreak havoc and cause serious issues. And these problems happen fast. Unforeseen incidents like pipe leaks, and natural disasters like floods, can create standing water, which enables mold to grow in as little as 24 to 48 hours. Because of its rapid […]

EHS On Tap E188: The Growth of Wearables and Connected PPE

On episode 188 of EHS On Tap, Beemal Vasani, head of commercial strategy and business development at Ansell, talks about the growth of wearables and connected PPE.

EHS On Tap E187: Dealing With Cold Weather Work Hazards

On episode 187 of EHS On Tap, Dr. Andrew MacPherson, clinical professor in the Department of Emergency Medicine at the University of British Columbia, talks about dealing with cold weather work hazards.

EHSDA Shorts: Best of 2023, Part 2

As we near the end of the year, we’re taking a look back at some of our highlights from 2023. For our latest EHSDA Shorts feature, we are sharing some insights from some of our favorite guests this year. Leading By Example On this episode of EHSDA Shorts, we hear from Christina Roll, Casualty Risk […]

EHS On Tap E186: The Need for Inclusive PPE

On episode 186 of EHS On Tap, Amy Roosa, founder and CEO of The Safety Rack, talks about the need for properly fitting PPE for women.

Glove 101: Types of Safety Gloves

Safety gloves are important for hand protection when on the job, but PPE only works if worn. If gloves are uncomfortable or get in the way of the job, workers will be discouraged from wearing them and therefore risk injury. The sheer number of factors to consider when choosing safety gloves can be a daunting […]