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May 2008 Blog Posts (3)

Q&A on New OSHA Standards for PPE

On November 15, 2007, the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) issued a new paragraph to existing standard 29 CFR 1910.132, Personal Protective Equipment. The new paragraph (h) Employer Payment for Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) requires employers to provide required PPE at no cost to the employee. The change applies to general industry, construction, shipyard, longshoring and marine terminal workplaces. The following questions and answers are intended to help clarify how… Continue

Added by Safety Community on May 27, 2008 at 4:17pm — No Comments

Frequently Aasked Questions About Personal Protective Equipment (PPE)

By Nelson Schlatter

Technical Applications Chemist

Ansell Healthcare




Proper hand protection is especially important in a chemical processing facility to prevent injuries and related costs and to boost productivity. Below are questions often asked by managers and others in chemical processing facilities, with responses provided to their inquiries.



Could you provide safety guidelines for using disposable nitrile gloves in a laboratory… Continue

Added by Safety Community on May 15, 2008 at 11:30am — No Comments

This is what it's all about

Last year was my first time attending the National Safety Council's annual Congress & Expo (known to most in the industry as just "NSC" or the National Safety Show). I was working at the Ansell booth and I enjoyed the opportunity to meet and interact with so many diverse safety professionals as they came by to play the U game challenge, check out technology demos or find out about the latest in protective gloves.



I remember seeing people meet up who hadn't seen each other since… Continue

Added by Lara Kretler on May 13, 2008 at 4:56pm — 1 Comment

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****WARNING**** Despite the fact that this is a life event portrayed by actors, it's graphic. This video should be part of…Continue

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Safety update: OSHA announces fit-test procedures 1 Reply

Fabricators as well as other workers may be required to use respirators to protect themselves from inhaling fumes, particles, or dust when performing cutting, grinding, welding, coating, or painting,…Continue

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