Safety articles on Personal Protection

Worker Using Portable Grinder, Wearing Face Shield, Sparks Flying
Personal Protection

PPE is Important: Hazards That May Cause Eye Injuries

Each day about 2000 U.S. workers have a job-related eye injury that requires medical treatment. That's why wearing required eye protection at work is critical.

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Safety glasses with a respirator and work gloves.
Personal Protection

Workplace PPE: Protect Your Eyes and Avoid Injuries on the Job

Eye injuries are one of the most common workplace incidents across all industries. Are you doing everything you can to protect your eyes on the job?

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Industrial Worker Using Eye Wash Station
Personal Protection

Understand Your Rights Regarding PPE in the Workplace

Learn more about the most important points to discuss during your next safety meeting or toolbox talk on eye safety and preventing eye injuries on the job.

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Two Industrial Workers Wearing Hard Hats
Personal Protection

Hard Hat PPE Rules Aren't Just For Construction Sites

Throwing on a hard hat when you are in the warehouse or headed to a job site is a great habit, but it's also important to know why it's required.

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Worker Wearing Hearing Protection
Personal Protection

OSHA Standards for Hearing Protection: Avoid Hearing Loss

Workers exposed to high levels of noise can suffer permanent hearing loss. Understand responsibilities and rights when it comes to hearing protection.

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Healthcare Worker Holding Two Kinds of Hearing Protection
Personal Protection

Damaging Decibels: Tips to Prevent Hearing Loss

Prolonged exposure to sounds that measure 85 decibels and higher can damage your hearing. Get valuable tips for protecting your hearing at work.

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Worker Wearing Various PPE
Personal Protection

Use Other Safety Controls First, PPE is the Last Defense

PPE is often used as the only protection for serious safety risks, but there are 4 other controls to be implemented first. PPE is the last line of defense.

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A worker wearing personal protective equipment that covers most of their body.
Personal Protection

PPE Body Protection Designed to Protect Workers on the Job

Employees should be trained to know when whole-body personal protective equipment is required to protect workers from on-the-job hazards.

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Industrial Worker Wearing Safety Glasses
Personal Protection

5 Key Elements of a Great Corporate Eye Safety Program

Here is a guide of the five key elements that will ensure the best safety and return-on-investment for any corporate prescription eye safety program.

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