Man wearing disposable gloves donning a respirator

Everything Employers Need to Know about Respirators and Masks

Respirators. N95 masks. KN95 masks. By now we’ve all become at least somewhat familiar with the personal protective equipment (PPE) that is being used by healthcare workers, businesses, family caregivers, frontline workers, and many of us to help prevent the…

Personal protective equipment, glove, respirator and safety glasses

Personal Protective Equipment: 4 Steps Employers Must Take When Using PPE to Mitigate Hazards

The use of personal protective equipment (PPE) goes way back in time. It can be traced to the eighth century B.C in the famous poem “Homers Odyssey”. In the poem, there was a brief description of Laertes using gloves to…

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Common Hazards the Joint Health and Safety Committee (JHSC) Should Look for During Inspections: Warehouse Sector

Every workplace has hazards. However, there are hazards that are more common depending on which sector your workplace falls under. This month, we are featuring the Warehouse Sector. We will discuss common hazards to look for to give JHSCs an…