May 2020

  • PPE: PROTECTIVE APPAREL: Stories from the Field
  • PPE: HAND PROTECTION: Five Things Health & Safety Managers Should Know about PPE Standards
  • PPE: RESPIRATORY PROTECTION: Reducing Silica Exposure Amongst Stone Countertop Workers
  • IH: CHEMICAL SAFETY: Bringing Process Safety Management into the Digital Era
  • IH: CHEMICAL SAFETY: Upping Your Industrial Hygiene and Chemical Management Game
  • INDUSTRIAL HYGIENE: Airborne Dust Exposure and Hypersensitivity Pneumonitis 
  • INDUSTRIAL HYGIENE: Investing in PID: Protecting Workers Now and for the Future
  • INDUSTRIAL HYGIENE: Industrial Hygiene for the Non-Hygienist 
  • IH: COMBUSTIBLE DUST: Frequently Asked Questions about Controlling Dangerous Dusts
  • COMBUSTIBLE DUST: The Role of FR Garments in Mitigating Combustible Dust Hazards
  • EMERGENCY SHOWERS & EYEWASH: Safeguarding Employees with Dependable Eye/Face Washes and Safety Showers
  • TRAINING: FIRE SAFETY: Recognizing and Mitigating Static Electricity Hazards
  • DEPARTMENT: Breakthrough Strategies 

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Features

Five Things Health & Safety Managers Should Know About PPE Standards

Five Things Health & Safety Managers Should Know About PPE Standards

By Bill VanMullekom

PPE standards equip health and safety managers with tools to make informed choices about the right product for the job, and keeping up with them is a feat of its own.


Reducing Silica Exposure Amongst Stone Countertop Workers

Reducing Silica Exposure Amongst Stone Countertop Workers

By Carly Engels Johnston, Erik Johnson

Silica is threatening the health of many countertop workers—here’s what you can do to reduce their risk.


Frequently Asked Questions about Controlling Dangerous Dusts

By Brian Richardson

Here are the most frequently asked questions about controlling dangerous dusts in order to maintain a safe work environment.


Industrial Hygiene for the Non-Hygienist

Industrial Hygiene for the Non-Hygienist

By Tom Burgess

Keeping workers healthy with vigilance and common sense.


The Role of FR Garments in Mitigating Combustible Dust Hazards

The Role of FR Garments in Mitigating Combustible Dust Hazards

By Scott Francis

FR garments also play a vital role in effective combustible dust hazard prevention.


Upping Your Industrial Hygiene and Chemical Management Game

Upping Your Industrial Hygiene and Chemical Management Game

By Dave Risi

Industrial hygiene is crucial for controlling chemical hazards by enacting deliberate and systematic protective measures.


Airborne Dust Exposure and Hypersensitivity Pneumonitis

Airborne Dust Exposure and Hypersensitivity Pneumonitis

By Dan Corcoran

Not all airborne dust particles are the same. Here are ways you can differentiate between particulate exposures and hazards for your workplace. 


Bringing Process Safety Management into the Digital Era

By Sean Baldry

Why worry about reporting if you can prevent the release in the first place?


Safeguarding Employees with Dependable EyeFace Washes and Safety Showers

Safeguarding Employees with Dependable Eye/Face Washes and Safety Showers

By Ryan Pfund

The need for sufficient and properly working emergency eyewash and shower devices in workplaces is real and pervasive.


Investing in PID: Protecting Workers Now and for the Future

Investing in PID: Protecting Workers Now and for the Future

By Lohrasp Seify

Photoionization detectors (PIDs) are gas detection technology that can help businesses address this risk from the start, maintaining the highest level of short- and long-term safety for workers.


Recognizing and Mitigating Static Electricity Hazards

By Karen D. Hamel

Fire departments respond to nearly 280 industrial incidents involving static electricity each year.


Stories from the Field — Flame-Resistant Clothing

Stories from the Field — Flame-Resistant Clothing

By M.B. Sutherland

Flame-resistant (FR) clothing is a crucial element in keeping workers safe.


Departments

Crossing Over the Gap Between Intent and Actions

By Robert Pater

Words only go so far for inciting a safety culture. You need to act.


Bulwark CP