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  • The Definitive Guide to Confined Space | Major Safety
    September 15, 2023

    The Definitive Guide to Confined Space Entry

    Is there a definitive guide to confined space entry and confined space equipment? Yes. And we have it for you. There is a lot of information out there. But it is not all helpful. Don’t worry, though. We are here to make your life much easier.

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  • What Has Major Safety Done For You Lately?
    August 11, 2023

    What Has Major Safety Done For You Lately?

    Crucial to our value to you, our customer, is our size. We are a small, family business. Whether you called on us 25 years ago or called on us today, you would be talking to, literally, the same folks. And we actually answer the telephone.
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  • Personal Protective Equipment PPE | Major Safety
    May 5, 2023

    Personal Protective Equipment - 4 Ways It's Improved

    Personal protective equipment (PPE) is safety gear that is designed to protect an individual from dangers to their health and safety. PPE has become increasingly important over the years as insurance costs continue to rise in the industrial and construction industries. The better PPE is at reducing injuries, the lower the costs.
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  • Pureflo PAPR Respirator System
    April 14, 2023

    Why Use a PAPR Respirator System?

    Pureflo PAPR respirator systems are highly effective respiratory protective systems designed to provide maximum respiratory protection to workers in high-risk environments such as manufacturing, healthcare, and pharmaceuticals. They are equipped with HEPA filters that can capture up to 99.97% of airborne particles, including dust, fumes, mists, aerosols, and other harmful contaminants.

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  • Manhole Safety OSHA Requirements
    March 10, 2023

    Manhole Safety OSHA Requirements

    OSHA has specific requirements for manholes and the removal of manhole covers. Even before a manhole cover is removed, these relevant OSHA requirements come in to play. What are these manhole entry requirements? How does one comply with them?
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  • Step-by-Step on How To Use A Ventilation Purge Chart | Major Safety
    February 3, 2023

    A Step-by-Step Guide to Using a Confined Space Ventilation Blower Purge Chart

    A confined space ventilation purge chart is an essential tool for ensuring the safety of workers who enter and work in confined spaces. These spaces, such as tanks, manholes, and silos can be dangerous due to the presence of harmful gases and a lack of fresh air. A ventilation purge chart helps to determine the appropriate time in minutes to properly ventilate a confined space.
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  • Complete Safety Solution Roof Guard Rail System
    January 13, 2023

    Roof Fall Protection Guard Rail Solution

    Guard Rails provides an easy and secure way to keep roof workers safe from falls. Our roof fall protection systems are simple to set up and provide a secure working environment for anyone working at heights.
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  • What is a Confined Space
    December 16, 2022

    What Is A Confined Space?

    The term "confined space" has become a catch-all phrase with a lot of misconceptions around its definition. We want to clear those misconceptions up and bring some clarity to your understanding of what a "confined space" is.
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  • Confined Space Entry in Progress
    October 17, 2022

    All-In-One Confined Space Entry Kit - The Basics

    Many of our customers are just getting started in confined space entry. This can be due to any number of reasons. Some are expanding and pursuing additional job opportunities. Some may have come back to confined space entry jobs after a long hiatus. Whatever the reason, the time has come to make a purchase. What is needed, of course, is high quality and affordable confined space equipment that meets the applicable OSHA and ANSI standards. This is where we come in. 

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  • Fall Protection Rescue Plan
    September 23, 2022

    Fall Protection Rescue Plan

    The need for a fall protection rescue plan is an often overlooked aspect of fall protection safety. When working from height, or even in a confined space, a rescue plan is required by OSHA. Falls happen and winches can fail. What is your rescue plan if this happens?
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