OSHA Safety Equipment Education Blog

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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Respirator Filters and Cartridges Explained

Respirator Filters and Cartridges Explained

There are a huge variety of filters and cartridges available for half mask and full face respirators. On top of that, OSHA requires that employers choose correctly amongst all this variety. We can help.

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What's a Powered Air Purifying Respirator or PAPR and Do I Need One?

What's a Powered Air Purifying Respirator or PAPR and Do I Need One?

We find that many are unclear about the value or role of a PAPR in a respiratory protection program. In this article, we provide the fundamentals necessary to help you make an informed decision on whether you need to adopt the use of PAPR's.

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Horizontal Side-Entry Confined Space Rescue Options

Horizontal Side-Entry Confined Space Rescue Options

When dealing with confined space entry rescue applications, few offer as many difficulties as side-entry or horizontal entry confined spaces. The question we commonly get is, "What can we use for rescue in side-entry confined space applications?"

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Ethanol Detection for Breweries

Ethanol Detection for Breweries

As small breweries and wineries open across the country, we have noticed a significant increase in the need for effective and economical ethanol detection. We have the perfect solution for your ethanol detection needs.

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Bluetooth Capable Gas Monitors - Worth It?

Bluetooth Capable Gas Monitors - Worth It?

Recently, more and more confined space gas detector manufacturers are making monitors that are Bluetooth enabled. The million dollar question is: is the Bluetooth feature worth having?

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Electrical Hazards and Confined Space Entry

Electrical Hazards and Confined Space Entry

It's not unusual for our customers to call with this question, "I've been told I can't have a steel cable in a confined space due to an electrical hazard, what do I do?" If there is a risk of electrical arcing in a confined space, one certainly doesn't want a 50 foot long steel cable in the space. We have the solution.

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Major Safety YouTube Channel Launch

Major Safety YouTube Channel Launch

We are proud to announce that we have launched our YouTube Channel. This channel will continue to insure that we maintain our place as the the industry leader in confined space product knowledge and application.

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Understanding Respirator Selection: Full Face, Half Mask, or Hood Respirator

Understanding Respirator Selection: Full Face, Half Mask, or Hood Respirator

What's the difference in protection between a full face or half mask respirator? What about a tyvek hood respirator that is available with some airline systems? Which of these is best suited for a particular application or hazard? Do some offer more protection than others?

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Tech Notes - 5 Tips For Changing Out Gas Monitor Sensors

Tech Notes - 5 Tips For Changing Out Gas Monitor Sensors

Do you replace your gas monitors failed sensors yourself? Maybe you're thinking about changing them out yourself? Keep reading to learn 5 tips to make sensor replacement stress free.

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