PPE

  • Resources Available for Fourth Annual Stand-Down

    NIOSH is making a number of resources available for all employers participating in this year's stand-down.

  • California Lab Approved as NRTL

    Many OSHA standards require that an NRTL test and certify certain types of equipment as safe for use in workplaces. They are independent laboratories that meet OSHA's requirements for performing safety testing and certification of products.


News & Articles

  • NIOSH Highlights Noise Exposure of Wildland Firefighters

    To prevent this population of firefighters from developing hearing loss, the authors recommend enrolling all wildland firefighters in a hearing conservation program and that fire agencies maintain fire service-specific hearing loss prevention programs.

  • Taking Strides Toward Safety

    You can use 100 percent dual layer memory foam insoles to alleviate pain and fatigue. Utilizing insoles in your shoes also prolongs the life of protective footwear.

  • Understanding the Modern Single Use Glove

    Glove construction now takes into account long-term usability to reduce finger fatigue, chronic skin conditions, and more troublesome musculoskeletal disorders.

  • Organizations Backing Brain Injury Awareness Day 2017

    More than 3.5 million adults and children suffer an acquired brain injury every year. Traumatic brain injury, a subset of ABI, affects at least 2.5 million children and adults annually in this country, with 280,000 TBI hospitalizations and 50,000 TBI deaths recorded annually.

  • New Stamp Honors Deaf Education Pioneer

    Robert Panara taught English for two decades at Gallaudet College in Washington, D.C. He helped found the National Technical Institute for the Deaf in 1967 and became its first deaf faculty member.

  • ANSI Extends Deadline for Certification Bodies

    Applications for the Pilot Accreditation Program are now due on May 10, 2017.


Products


Webinars


Whitepapers

  • Microflex 93-260: The Thinnest Chemical Resistant Disposable Glove

    Introducing the Microflex 93-260, the new glove that's changing the face of chemical hand protection. With an innovative three layer design, Microflex 93-260 offers the reliable protection workers need when handling chemicals.

  • Break Away From Routine

    With 85% of safety professionals struggling with human factors, you need to go beyond standard procedure. Update your safety playbook using these free guides to tackle human factors that impact PPE noncompliance, distracted driving, back injuries, slips, trips and falls. Download them now!

  • Providing the Best PPE Is No Guarantee: A Guide to Addressing Human Factors in your PPE Program

    Even the best PPE only works when worn—so how do you get workers to actually wear PPE all the time? PPE compliance is greatly influenced by a person’s state of mind, and being in a rush, frustrated, tired or complacent with hazards affects decisions around PPE compliance in critical moments. This paper addresses how to deal with human factors in your safety program to reduce injuries and improve PPE use among employees.


Videos

  • Choosing the Right Footwear for Your Workplace

    There are multiple factors to consider when selecting the most appropriate foot protection. Safety: Consider safety toe caps, metatarsal guards, steel plate soles, sole material and overall construction materials used. Fit: The end of the day is the best time to try on a new pair of shoes or boots; one-third of men are wearing shoes that don't fit properly. Comfort: Your feet should be immediately comfortable, you should not need a break-in period. When feet are comfortable, your knees, hips, and lower back are better aligned and supported. Be aware that no footwear can provide protection against all injuries.

  • 2016 Welding Thunder Competition

    The Welding Thunder Competition was held during FABTECH in Las Vegas in November 2016. The event brought together dozens of schools from around the area to compete against each other in building grills and cooking food on them.

  • INTERCEPT™ Cut Resistance Technology In Action

    Explore Ansell's INTERCEPT™ Cut Resistance Technology and learn how millions of workers around the world are now protected with HyFlex® gloves that will keep them comfortable and safe from common industrial cut risks.


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