OSHA Safety Equipment Education Blog

Top Tips for How To Calibrate a Gas Detector

Top Tips for How To Calibrate a Gas Detector

As crucial as safety equipment is, it won’t do you any good if it isn’t operating correctly. Here are some top tips for how to calibrate a gas detector.

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Confined Spaces and Gas Detection Equipment

Confined Spaces and Gas Detection Equipment

As gas hazards are of the most common dangers workers face in small spaces, you must consider the requirements for confined spaces and gas detection equipment.

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A Guide To Harness Shelf Life

A Guide To Harness Shelf Life

A common question when investing in safety harnesses is when you should replace them. To help answer that question, we offer readers a guide to harness shelf life.

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Fall Protection and Confined Spaces

Fall Protection and Confined Spaces

With the help of OSHA, workplace hazards and regulations have been firmly established to make sure safety is not only the top priority for employers but to help guide them in protecting their employees as best they can.

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OSHA Rescue Requirements for Confined Space Retrieval

OSHA Rescue Requirements for Confined Space Retrieval

OSHA has plenty of standards that you must adhere to when someone gets trapped on the job. Here are the OSHA rescue requirements for confined space retrieval.

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How Organic Vapor Respirator Cartridges Work

How Organic Vapor Respirator Cartridges Work

A key to a construction worker’s safety is wearing respirator. Discover how organic vapor respirator cartridges work by reading the article ahead.

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Guard Rail Fall Protection Basics

Guard Rail Fall Protection Basics

OSHA names falling from heights as one of the most common causes of workplace injury and fatalities. Given the increased amount of cell tower, HVAC, solar panel, and general maintenance work taking place rooftops, it is both vital and mandatory that proper fall protection is provided.

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How to Remote Test Atmospheric Conditions of a Confined Space

How to Remote Test Atmospheric Conditions of a Confined Space

We find that some entering confined spaces are not fully aware of both the requirements to test the space before entry is made (a remote test) and the ways to perform such a test. In this short article, we hope to clear up any confusion.

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Understanding Fall Arrest and Free Fall Distances

Understanding Fall Arrest and Free Fall Distances

We recently received a question concerning the difference between Fall Arrest Distance and Free Fall Distance. A safe fall protection program depends on knowing what both of these are.

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Heating a Confined Space, Work Tent, or Medical Tent

Heating a Confined Space, Work Tent, or Medical Tent

The work must continue even in cold and inclement weather. In many cases, inclement weather can be remediated by the use of work tents. But what about the cold?

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