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?

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 […]

Tips on How to Create a Hand Safety Culture

By: Superior Glove, leading safety glove innovator Every year, millions of workers get injured on the job, and a significant number of reported occupational injuries are hand related. The good news is that hand injuries are the number one preventable industrial accident across all industries. So, if hand injuries are so preventable, why are they […]

What You Need to Know About Glove Liners for Winter Safety Gloves

By: Superior Glove, leading safety glove innovator Colder weather is just around the corner. Workers need more than just mechanical protection for their hands—they need their hands to stay warm and dry in freezing temperatures to be able to do their job. One way glove manufacturers achieve this is by using liners that serve as […]

Infographic: Foot Protection

OSHA provides guidance on foot protection specifically, along with the corresponding ANSI standards. Here’s what you need to know about foot protection. 

EHSDA Shorts: FR/AR Garment Labels

On this week’s episode of EHSDA Shorts, we hear from Derek Sang, Senior Technical Training Manager at Bulwark Protection, about how to find the information about FR/AR garments from their labels. Tune in to hear his insights.

Back to Basics: Foot 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 foot and leg protection standards. Personal protective equipment (PPE) is a crucial factor in many industries for keeping employees safe. There are different standards for each piece of equipment, such as […]