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The Reality of Epoxy Sensitization

Have you ever gotten, or heard of someone who’s gotten, a skin rash when working with epoxies? Well, that skin rash could well have been a form of epoxy sensitization.

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OSHA Recordkeeping Requirement Changes for 2015

The Occupational Safety and Health Administration’s (OSHA) recordkeeping requirements have been in place since 1971 (29 Code of Federal Regulations CFR Part 1904). The requirements were updated in 2002 to make it easier for employers to comply. OSHA has again updated the recordkeeping rule for 2015 to include two key changes.

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Live Your Life, Just Do It With Sun Protection

It seems everyone these days knows someone who has cancer. There are very few cancers in which you can take steps to decrease your chance of getting them. As far as we know, you can’t help if you get breast cancer or prostate cancer, for instance.

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Inspecting Personal Fall Protection Equipment

Fall protection continues to be a focus across every industry where workers are performing tasks at height. OSHA shined a spotlight on the issue during the summer months with its National Safety Stand-Down and focus on fall protection safety.

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Choosing the Right Respirator for the Job

Take a breath through your nose. When you take that breath, feel the air passing through hairs that filter and attempt to clean your air. Next, your air is warmed by blood vessels and is moisturized by your mucous membranes (as well as your sinuses) in order to adapt the air to the existing conditions in your lungs.

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Injection Injuries: Liquid Bullets

Injection Injuries - -Injection Injuries - -even the phrase will make a grown man flinch. The airless spray equipment that makes your job easier can make your life quite painful if you don’t follow some simple safety precautions.