personal protective equipment

Enhancing lab safety

Enhancing Academic Lab Safety

Lab work can be hazardous—and even something as simple as wearing a lab coat can be life-saving.  A University of California, Los Angeles researcher “was not wearing a protective lab coat when the plunger on…


Enhancing Workplace Safety a Necessity (Part Two)

Enhanced reporting requirements from OSHA on workplace injuries and fatalities point even more to the proper use of personal protective equipment (PPE) on the job. While PPE can’t eliminate all hazards, its proper use can…


personal protective equipment

Personal Protective Equipment is a Necessity for Workplace Safety (Part One)

This is part one of a two-part series. Part two covers personal protective equipment that can help mitigate risks. OSHA’s new requirements for reporting severe workplace injuries and fatalities went into effect January 1, 2015. These…


hearing protection

IS YOUR WORKPLACE LOUD? Read How Employers Can Minimize Hearing Loss

Approximately 30 million American employees are exposed to excessive workplace noise, according to the Occupational Safety and Health Administration. Workers run the risk of hearing loss if they are exposed to an average of more…


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