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How Distributors Can Ensure Worker Safety During National Safety Month

May 31, 2024

Since its establishment in 1996, the National Safety Council has designated June as National Safety Month. This initiative aims to heighten awareness about safety and health risks, specifically focusing on reducing workplace deaths and injuries. According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, there was a 5.7 percent increase in fatal work-related injuries in 2022 compared…

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NFPA 70E – Standard for Electrical Safety in The Workplace

January 2, 2024

“OSHA requires protective measures to prevent worksite injuries. DuraLabel recommends adding arc flash labeling to your overall safety and visual communication program. Arc flash labeling does not eliminate the requirement for work permits, training and planning when working on energized equipment. Effective hazard communication improves personnel safety, plant productivity and efficiency.” DuraLabel 1-888-326-9244 (U.S./Canada), www.duralabel.com…

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NFPA 660 – Consolidated Combustible Dust Standards

January 2, 2024

“Maintaining effective housekeeping is a crucial and potent defense strategy against various workplace hazards, including the potential dangers associated with combustible dust. NFPA 660 not only advocates for cleaning techniques like vacuuming, but also establishes precise design criteria to guarantee that equipment is capable of handling the challenges posed by the collection of combustible dust.…

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OSHA 1910.151 – Medical Services/First Aid: Focus on AEDs

January 2, 2024

“Preparing for medical issues at work is critical for safety leaders across all industries. Employees can be reluctant to help in these situations if they are not sure what to do. ZOLL Public Safety products are designed to offer bystanders the equipment and guidance they need to manage a variety of medical emergencies. ZOLL automated…

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OSHA 1910.29 – Criteria and Practices for Fall Protection Systems and Falling Object Protection

January 2, 2024

“Safety Rail Company manufactures the SRC360 Mobile Railing System, a free-standing, non-penetrating railing system that complies with OSHA 1910.28 and 1910.29. As a passive fall protection system, it works 24/7 and requires no significant training or worker compliance. In low-slope, commercial roofing applications, the SRC360 is an ideal solution for active fall hazard areas and…

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OSHA 1910.138 – The Standard for Hand Protection

January 2, 2024

“The OSHA 1910.138 statute is instrumental in defining that the proper glove protection should be chosen when hazards are present. This selection process is a complex one when consumers realize the multiple hazards that a workforce can be exposed to, along with the vast amount of hand protection options in the market. At SHOWA, resources…

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OSHA 1910.212 – Standards for Machine Guarding and General Safety Guidelines

January 2, 2024

“Employee safety is the first priority overall, not just a tagline, so everyone returns back to their families every day as they left them. PowerSafe Automation’s mission is to provide a safer working environment for team members through innovative engineered solutions while relying less on administrative policy controls or exceptions.” Learn more about PowerSafe Automation at…

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OSHA 1910.136 – Safety Standards for Foot Protection

January 2, 2024

“OSHA’s Foot Protection standard is foundational to what we do. For over 100 years, Lehigh has been an innovative supplier of safety footwear. We continuously evolve our program with unique services, product, and technology to give companies the most efficient, cost-effective, trackable, and manageable way to keep their workers protected and productive.” Lehigh CustomFit –…

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OSHA 1926.501 – The Duty to Provide Fall Protection

January 2, 2024

“Complying with OSHA Fall Protection 1926.501 doesn’t have to be overwhelming. Gorbel has trained experts to help you develop a comprehensive fall protection plan. Gorbel and your local dealer can help you define your fall protection program, identify fall hazards and determine whether eliminating, preventing or controlling falls is your best solution. After installing a…

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ANSI/AIHA/ASSP Z88.10-2010 – Respirator Fit Testing Methods

January 2, 2024

“OHD is honored to develop and supply technologies that help organizations protect the health and safety of their employees and maintain compliance. We truly value all efforts that serve to protect our most valuable assets: our people.” – Dr. Stephanie Lynch, CSP, Senior Research and Technology Manager at Occupational Health Dynamics (OHD). 205-980-0180. www.ohdusa.com A…

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