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Fact or Fiction: 4 Myth About Respirators

October 2, 2017

Respirators are a critical piece of safety equipment for those who work in environments with toxic substances. While their use may seem simple on the surface, a lot goes into selecting, using, and maintaining respirators. Here we separate fact from fiction and set the record straight about respirator usage. Fact or Fiction: Facial hair doesn’t […]

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5 Ways to Prevent Slips, Trips, and Falls at Work

August 11, 2017

Slips, trips, and falls are a significant cause of workplace injury and death. According to the National Safety Council, they account for 15 percent of all accidental deaths per year; second only to motor vehicle accidents. Slips, trips, and falls can happen practically anywhere, in any workplace. There are a number of unsafe conditions that […]

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5 Signs of a Heat Stroke

July 18, 2016

Did you know a heat stroke can increase the body’s temperature to 106 degrees in as little as 10 to 15 minutes? Working in extreme heat can be more than uncomfortable, it can lead to serious injuries and illnesses. Before you go to work, know the signs of a heat stroke. A heat stroke is the MOST serious […]

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