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News & Articles

  • Biosafety Issues in Focus in AIHce Conference

    For the first time, U.S. physicians' rates of suffering needlesticks and sharps injuries exceeded nurses' rates during 2017, an International Safety Center presenter said during a "Biosafety Issues in IH" session at the AIHce EXP 2019 conference.

  • British Safety Council Calls for UK to Recognize Air Pollution as Occupational Health Hazard

    The British Safety Council’s recently released report, Impact of air pollution on the health of outdoor workers, makes an argument for recognizing air pollution as an occupational health hazard in Britain.

  • OSHA Partnership Signed for Wisconsin Construction Project

    The partners will focus on falls, electrical safety, silica exposure, and safe practices for steel erectors and aerial boom lifts.

  • Pool Chemical Injuries Cause More than 4,500 ER Visits Annually: CDC

    Inhalation injuries are the most common. When CDC examined emergency department visits due to pool chemical injuries during 2015- 2017, the top diagnosis was poisoning due to breathing in chemical fumes, vapors, or gases—as when opening chlorine containers, for example.

  • CSB Asks EPA to Review 1993 HF Study

    In a letter to EPA Administrator Andrew Wheeler, the safety board cited two of its recent investigations. CSB conducted public hearings in both at which members of the surrounding communities expressed concern about the adequacy of the risk management strategies for the use of HF and the effectiveness of community notification procedures in the event of a catastrophic release.

  • Why Pick a PAPR?

    PAPRs are useful and often necessary in many types of hazardous jobs and conditions.


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Videos

  • Chicago Fire Department MSA G1 SCBA In-Service Day: December 14, 2017

    MSA Safety deployed 1,100 state-of-the-art G1 SCBA to the Chicago Fire Department (CFD). The deployment represents the completion of a one-year, multi-phase delivery and training process.

  • MSA Safety Training Center

    MSA customers experienced a whole new safety training experience in 2016. http://us.msasafety.com/training

  • Spirometer Compliance With ATS Standards

    OSHA and MSHA, while regulate the occupational health testing procedures in the United States, use the ATS/ETS standards. Spirometers need to have real-time displays that meet minimum specifications for size and resolution, as well as scale for hard-copy output. This 2016 video reviews the specifications and illustrates how the Benson Medical CCS-200 Plus Spirometer meets them.