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  1. OSHA Regulations for Protective Clothing

    OSHA Regulations for Protective Clothing

    If you are an employer in the industrial or manufacturing industry, then OSHA requires you to protect your workers from hazardous conditions in the workplace. If you are unable to control a hazardous environment, then you should protect your workers with personal protective equipment (PPE).

    Some examples of hazards that PPE can protect workers from include:

    •            Chemical splashing

    •            Toxic inhalation

    •            Burns & skin/organ deterioration

    •            Long-term & short-term exposure to harmful substances

    Employer Responsibilities

    As an employer, you are responsible for the care of your employees in hazardous industrial or manufacturing conditions where

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  2. What is ANSI Sizing? Does it matter?

    What is ANSI Sizing? Does it matter?

    ANSI sizing is a national standard for limited-use and disposable coveralls. The standard provides minimum sizing, packaging, and labeling requirements for limited-use and disposable clothing.

    To understand the concept, it’s important to understand what ANSI is and what they do. ANSI stands for American National Standards Institute. It was established in the early 1900s as a method of standardizing electronics and electrical products and services. Today, it applies to a much more extensive range of systems, processes, and products intended for industrial and consumer use. An American National Standard is intended as a guide to aid the manufacturer, the consumer, and the general public. These sta

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