Safety articles on Personal Protection

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Personal Protection

Choose the Best Foot Protection for the Work Environment

You need protection top to bottom and foot protection is important for many jobs. Here's how to choose the best foot protection for your work environment.

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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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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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Assorted Dirty Hard Hats
Personal Protection

Hard Hats are Important PPE in the Construction Industry

Protecting workers from potential head injuries is a critical component of any workplace safety program, especially in the construction industry.

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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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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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A worker wearing a respirator and safety goggles.
Personal Protection

When Respiratory Protection is Required for Maximum Safety

Where toxic substances are present in the workplace and engineering controls are inadequate to reduce or eliminate them, respirators are necessary.

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Construction Welder Wearing Face Shield
Personal Protection

Face Shields: When Workers Need More Than Safety Glasses

Workers should always wear protection for their eyes and when needed wearing a face shield may be crucial to avoid a potentially permanent injury.

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Worker putting on yellow and black work gloves.
Personal Protection

Common Dangers and How Gloves Can Prevent Hand Injuries

If hands are one of our most important assets, then why do more than a million workers end up in the emergency room with hand injuries every year?

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