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Electrical Maintenance Safety Devices Improve Arc Flash Safety for Manufacturers

Electrical Maintenance Safety Devices Improve Arc Flash Safety for Manufacturers

It appears manufacturers need to implement more stringent and consistent arc flash safety methods in the workplace. According to a National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) report, 5 to 10 arc flash incidents occur daily, and thousands of workers are treated at emergency burn centers...
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Facts: Occupational Use of Fire Extinguishers

Facts: Occupational Use of Fire Extinguishers

Occupational fire extinguisher safety calls for hand-held suppressors that employees can easily access in the event of a workplace incident. Statistics indicate that portable extinguishers prevent fires from spreading so effectively that sprinkler systems are not triggered.
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How to Overcome Common Objectives to Wearing FR Apparel

How to Overcome Common Objectives to Wearing FR Apparel

The debate of wearing disposable flame-resistant clothing (FR or FRC) daily as opposed to only wearing it for specific tasks or “as-needed” is a heated topic. However, when you consider the science and the cold hard facts, there’s a clear winner.
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New Lead Pipe Removal Safety Measures Issued By NIOSH

New Lead Pipe Removal Safety Measures Issued By NIOSH

Heightened lead pipe removal safety measures are necessary to protect the health and well-being of those tasked with eliminating threats from our communities. To address the ongoing exposure problem, the National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH) published “Workplace Solutions:...
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The State of Manufacturing in 2024

The State of Manufacturing in 2024

Since the U.S. and other countries came to a near economic standstill during the pandemic, growth has been relatively steady, and manufacturing trends show there is plenty of room for human beings alongside AI and automation. After dipping to $5.7 trillion in 2020, future trends in manufacturing...
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Asbestos Protective Workwear Needed to Combat Excessive Airborne Fiber Exposure

Asbestos Protective Workwear Needed to Combat Excessive Airborne Fiber Exposure

A recent study indicates exposure to asbestos cement typically exceeds exposure limits in the U.S. Called “Exposure Hazards from Continuing Use and Removal of Asbestos Cement Products.” Researchers published their findings in the Annals of Work Exposures and Health.
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Cold Weather PPE for Maintaining a Warm Core

Cold Weather PPE for Maintaining a Warm Core

Working in cold weather affects people differently, but excess exposure can result in illness, injury, and loss of life. The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) noted that workplace fatalities increase upwards of 12 percent during winter due to cold stress. But what is particularly concerning...
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Dangers of Start-up and Shutdown Operations

Dangers of Start-up and Shutdown Operations

Chemical plants and refineries shut down for routine maintenance, inspections, repairs, and system changes typically on a yearly basis. When shutdown startup safety measures are strictly followed, corporations minimize the risk of injuries, fatalities, environmental harm, and maximize equipment...
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