Employees can be exposed to a large number of hazards that pose danger to their eyes and face. OSHA requires employers to ensure that employees have appropriate eye or face protection if they are exposed to eye or face hazards from flying particles, molten metal, liquid chemicals, acids or caustic liquids, chemical gases or vapors, potentially infected material or potentially harmful light radiation. Many occupational eye injuries occur because workers are not wearing any eye protection while others result from Read more ⇒
All PPE clothing and equipment should be of safe design and construction, and should be maintained in a clean and reliable fashion. Employers should take the fit and comfort of PPE into consideration when selecting appropriate items for their workplace. PPE that fits well and is comfortable to wear will encourage employee use of PPE. Most protective devices are available in multiple sizes and care should be taken to select the proper size for each employee. If several different types Read more ⇒
A first critical step in developing a comprehensive safety and health program is to identify physical and health hazards in the workplace. This process is known as a “hazard assessment.” Potential hazards may be physical or health-related and a comprehensive hazard assessment should identify hazards in both categories. Examples of physical hazards include moving objects, fluctuating temperatures, high intensity lighting, rolling or pinching objects, electrical connections and sharp edges. Examples of health hazards include overexposure to harmful dusts, chemicals or Read more ⇒
By Michael A. Pinto, CSP, CMP As an instructor for mold remediation and indoor air quality investigation classes I am frequently asked about the effectiveness and appropriateness of using ozone generators during mold remediation. Many students are coming from the fire restoration industry where ozone generators are often used to remove smoke orders from contents. For other students the questions about the effectiveness of ozone for mold work are prompted by equipment vendors who indicate that ozone generating machines are Read more ⇒
NEW! Revolution LGR Dehumidifier – Call for pricing! Item No. 400983. The Revolution packs state-of-the-art LGR technology into the most compact design ever achieved for the restorative drying industry. Stackable and easy to transport, the Revolution’s space-saving design lets restorers pack more drying power into their trucks, saving extra trips and boosting profitability. Model #F413. 12.5″ x 17.6″ x 21.5″. 65lbs. 6.2 amps. 115V. 121-180 CFM. ETL Listed. Water removal 80 pts./day | 38 L/day at 80°F/60% RH (AHAM). 139 pts./day | 66 Read more ⇒
Inline Bio Hazard Protection Kits carry the products you need for your Personal Protection. Our kits come with: Dupont Tychem QC122TYL Taped Seam Coverall Suits, North 5400 Full Face Respirator, 3M 8511 N95 Particle Respirator w/Valve, Raven PF 6mil Black Nitrile Gloves, Uvex Stealth Googles and Chemtape. *Duffle Bag Not Included.