Commercial building and facilities management resources for corporate facility executives, building operators and facility managers in all industry and service sectors. PPE articles below.
Vortec Personal Air Conditioning Vests (PACs) circulate cool air to minimize temperature-related stress and fatigue, thus improving comfort and productivity.
The SecureFit Protective Eyewear 600 Series is an expansion of the SecureFit Protective Eyewear line that offers more features and deeper personalization.
Stokoderm Frost is designed to prevent skin dryness for those in cold working conditions.
The Lifesaver Emergency Shower Head is a safety shower head line with a spray engine that delivers water quickly but comfortably.
Originally developed at OSHA's request, NFPA 70E helps companies and employees avoid workplace injuries and fatalities due to shock, electrocution, arc flash, and arc blast.
OSHA has published a Notice of Proposed Rulemaking updating a National Consensus Standard in its Eye and Face Protection Standards.
The new guidelines were evaluated and approved by a panel of experts—consisting of emergency physicians and nurses with expertise in infectious disease and disaster preparedness—appointed by ACEP's president.
Personal protective equipment can be incorporated as preventive measures.
According to OSHA, more than 1,000 eye injuries occur in American workplaces every day.
Employee protection is a serious issue with no leeway for error. Find out how well you did on the quiz.
How many wrong answers are permissible? In the workplace: zero. Employee protection is a serious issue with no leeway for error. For answers to the quiz, check back on 5/2/12.
It doesn't take all that much effort for the proactive facility manager to benefit from—rather than panic at the thought of—an OSHA inspection.
OSHA is proposing to issue an interpretation of the term “feasible administrative or engineering controls” as used in the general industry and construction occupational noise exposure standards and to amend its current enforcement policy to reflect the interpretation. Comments are due 12/20/10.
OSHA is updating the references in its regulations to reflect more recent editions of the applicable national consensus standards that incorporate advances in technology.