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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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Do your workplace/traffic safety plans include safety measures for workers who are not your own employees? Do they take into account the safety of those who will be - or could be - at your workplace,…Continue

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I have been at a Highway and Road Construction company for six months. I am developing a (first) complete training program. I am the 1st full time safety hire for this company. I need to develop a…Continue

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Technology and Safety 1 Reply

What are the most useful tools to have at your fingertips? -Toolbox Talks-JSA-JHA-Daily Reports, etc. What is falling through the cracks that could be an easy fix? Safety Managers, Coordinators and…Continue

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Warning sign is a type of traffic sign that guide a hazard ahead on the road. Having proper warning sign on the road provide a healthy environment.Continue

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Workers paticipation in safety management 2 Replies

Workers paticipation in safety management is the aspect which is required to be implemented in the OHSAS 18001 2007 version. , I invite our experience community members to share their views on the…Continue

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