Those most likely to be exposed, such as police and fire personnel, EMTs, ER staff, and forensic lab personnel, should be transitioning to gloves that provide comprehensive protection against fentanyl.
OSHA's lockout/tagout standard, 29 CFR 1910.147, explains exactly why employees must be trained. It also requires different levels of training for three categories of employees.
Each end-use situation must be evaluated for its particular risks.
Catalytic bead LEL sensors need a certain level of oxygen to correctly read combustible gas up to 100% LEL.
The reality is permit required confined spaces are still the leading cause of multiple fatalities in the workplace.
All too often, hand injuries occur when employees are distracted and aren't focused on where they are or what they're doing. It's incredibly important for employers to eliminate as many distractions as possible.
Companies are turning workplace safety into a personal matter. Bringing innovative materials science to PPE is a priority for end users and brands alike.
Every job needs to have not only a job description, but also a hazard analysis, which can change over time.
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The real work of analyzing hand injury trends begins with the physical improvement of the organization's hand safety program after the data has been scrubbed.
Are there "weeds" in your company whose value hasn’t yet been seen and tapped? Can you find ways to turn some of these individuals into powerful Safety proponents?
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