OSHA Safety Equipment Education Blog

Inspect Your Fall Protection Equipment

Inspect Your Fall Protection Equipment

Fall protection equipment needs inspecting. Inspections are required by the manufacturer and OSHA before each use. These inspections are to be performed by a competent person.

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Fall Protection Rails for Roof Top Ladders

Fall Protection Rails for Roof Top Ladders

The roof top access and exit point for roof top ladders requires fall protection. This is an often overlooked fall hazard. The solution to this fall hazard is so simple. There is really no need to neglect it any longer.

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How To Choose the Correct Lanyard for Fall Protection

How To Choose the Correct Lanyard for Fall Protection

Fall protection equipment is also referred to as a fall arrest system. Knowing what the proper safety gear is can help save you from a fall at work.

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OSHA Gas Meter Calibration Requirements

OSHA Gas Meter Calibration Requirements

The Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) sets requirements on gas meters in order to ensure worker safety by promoting proper alertness.

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The ANSI Safety Vest Requirements

The ANSI Safety Vest Requirements

The ANSI is the American National Standards Institute which is an organization responsible for supervising the development of standards for many things.

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Gas Detection: What Is a 4-Gas Detector?

Gas Detection: What Is a 4-Gas Detector?

When you’re working a potentially dangerous job where toxic gases can be detected, it’s essential that you carry a portable gas detector to maintain safety.

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Best Practices for Calibration Gas Safety

Best Practices for Calibration Gas Safety

When dealing with hazardous fumes, you need to institute the best practices for calibration gas safety, so as not to endanger the lives of workers.

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Confined Space Tripod Inspection List

Confined Space Tripod Inspection List

To keep workers safe, a confined space tripod inspection list must be ready and followed at all times when it is necessary to lower a worker.

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Bump Testing of Gas Detectors

Bump Testing of Gas Detectors

Knowing whether your gas detectors are functioning properly is integral to worker safety. Bump testing of gas detectors ensures operability.

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What N95 and P100 Respirator Ratings Mean

What N95 and P100 Respirator Ratings Mean

With the pandemic still ongoing, knowing what N95 and P100 respirator ratings mean will help you better protect yourself and others around you.

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