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Hearing Protection Construction: When Should You Wear It

Janet CornettJuly 26, 20180

A guide for protecting workers from noise in construction. Permanent hearing loss is a common result of prolonged exposure to high levels of noise. Once incurred, this type of hearing loss cannot be corrected by

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Usage and Limitations of PPE (Important Things to Remember!)

Janet CornettJune 28, 20180

Personal Protective Equipment or PPE is worn to prevent workplace accidents, injuries, and illnesses, and to minimize exposure to work-related hazards. Types of Personal Protective Equipment [PPE] Hard Hats Face Shield Ear Plugs Muffs

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Protecting the Hands of Construction Workers

Janet CornettApril 20, 20180

Each year, as many as one million workers in the United States are faced with serious hand injuries. Ranging from injuries as minor as cuts, to incidents where workers were subjected to fractures and

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Compliance Timeline: General Industry Standards for Walking-Working Surfaces and Personal Protective Equipment (Fall Protection Systems)

Matt LumanJanuary 24, 20170

The Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) recently updated and aligned its Walking-Working Surfaces and Personal Protective Equipment (Fall Protection Systems) standards for general industries. Roughly 112 million workers will be affected by the

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Keeping the Ladies Safe

F Marie Athey OHSTMarch 3, 20140

In one of the worst work-related disasters in United States’ history, a fire accident in New York City which involved the Triangle Shirtwaist Company killed 146 out of 500 employees in 1911. The clothing

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