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Legionnaires' Disease: Safety and Prevention
While not the most common occupational disease, Legionnaires' disease has proven to be one of the more fatal ones - especially to more at-risk individuals. In fact, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), it's estimated that about one out of every 10 people who contract...
New Welding Illness Identified
The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH) have recently identified a new occupational hazard within the metalworking and welding industries known as welder’s anthrax.
The Evolution of Blast Media Shows Need for PPE, Updated Regs
The history of sandblasting reveals that workers are sometimes exposed to health hazards for decades before government entities craft or update safety regulations. The evolution of sandblasting into modern-day materials highlights why frontline workers need to wear media blasting safety equipment.
Viral hemorrhagic fever PPE
Most people have heard of Ebola virus. First discovered in 1976, the deadly virus made international headlines in 2014 through 2016, when an outbreak spread from West Africa and within months progressed into a global epidemic.
What is the Safe Rail Act? Can It Prevent Derailments & Hazardous Materials Contamination?
The Norfolk Southern train derailment in East Palestine, Ohio, was a national wake-up call that made people keenly aware of the dangerous toxic chemicals passing through their communities.
Top 10 Dangerous Jobs in the USA
According to data from the United States Bureau of Labor Statistics, on-the-job deaths are on the rise and currently at highs not seen in years. In fact, the BLS states that there were more than 5,000 fatal work injuries in the United States in 2021, which is nearly a 9 percent increase from the...
H5N1 Protective Clothing and Beyond: Essential PPE for Current and Future Infectious Disease Outbreaks
Right now, there are numerous infectious disease outbreaks going on across the globe, including outbreaks of the deadly pathogens H5N1 and Marburg viruses. As a leading international safety clothing manufacturer, International Enviroguard is dedicated to helping our clients from a wide range of...
Hydrogen Sulfide Safety for Confined Spaces
Fossil fuels are largely responsible for powering the vehicles, tools, appliances, and equipment that we use today, making oil and gas one of the most important industries in the world. However, it's not easy to work at these oil and gas refineries.