Respiratory


News & Articles

  • Oregon OSHA Offers Wildfire Smoke and Heat Stress Tips

    With multiple wildfire across the state, the agency has posted tips for indoor air quality concerns, respiratory protection (including voluntary use), and heat stress prevention.

  • Safety Shines Brightly in Indy This Month

    There will be plenty to learn and do at the NSC Congress & Expo in downtown Indianapolis.

  • 3M Personal Safety Division Launches Silica Toolkit

    The company calls it a starting point to help safety managers navigate the dangers of silica for their workers in construction and general industry.

  • New Video Addresses Tank Gauging Hazards

    It relates the experiences of oil and gas workers who are responsible for tank gauging and sampling crude oil through comments by a truck owner/operator, a company operations superintendent, and the widow and son of a man who died of sudden cardiac death while gauging. The video also illustrates engineering and other controls to prevent injuries and discusses the new API 18.2 standard for safely measuring oil levels.

  • DOT Reports on Rulemakings' Status

    DOT's August 2017 Significant Rulemaking Report lists the status of dozens of pending rulemakings, including some the agency has halted and many others it has delayed during the Trump administration's initial months.

  • Construction Company Fined in Asbestos Case

    "Asbestos exposure can cause cancer, lung disease, and other serious respiratory diseases," said Tyler Amon, special agent-in-charge for EPA's Criminal Investigation Division in New York. "In this case, AIREKO Construction avoided hiring trained and certified asbestos abatement professionals. AIREKO did the work 'on the cheap,' willfully putting workers and others at risk."


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Videos

  • 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.

  • Qatar Airways A380: Painting

    Qatar Airways' no. 1 A380 receives its colors in this October 2014 video clip, which includes time-lapse footage of the double-deck jetliner's painting process for workers clad in PPE. The work was performed at Airbus' highly advanced paint shop in Hamburg, Germany.


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