PPE http://ecmweb.com/taxonomy/term/6641/more en ISEA Proposes Voluntary PPE Conformity Assessment Standard http://ecmweb.com/ppe/isea-proposes-voluntary-ppe-conformity-assessment-standard <div class="node-body article-body">The voluntary standard, designated as ISEA 125 with the intent to gain ANSI approval and become ANSI/ISEA 125, would establish criteria for the conformity assessment of safety and PPE that is sold with claims of compliance with product-performance standards</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://ecmweb.com/ppe/isea-proposes-voluntary-ppe-conformity-assessment-standard" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://ecmweb.com/ppe/isea-proposes-voluntary-ppe-conformity-assessment-standard#comments PPE Safety Thu, 02 May 2013 18:07:00 +0000 30001 at http://ecmweb.com Safety: Respirators http://ecmweb.com/ops-amp-maintenance/safety-respirators <div class="node-body article-body"><p> Not all respirators are the same. When you read work instructions, MSDS sheets, or product container labels, don&#39;t gloss over the word &quot;respirator.&quot; Determine what kind of respirator the situation demands.</p> <p> Select a respirator not on the basis of comfort, but on the basis of what it&#39;s in the air that you need to keep out of your lungs:</p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://ecmweb.com/ops-amp-maintenance/safety-respirators" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://ecmweb.com/ops-amp-maintenance/safety-respirators#comments PPE Ops & Maintenance Fri, 19 Apr 2013 19:13:00 +0000 29571 at http://ecmweb.com Safety http://ecmweb.com/ops-amp-maintenance/safety-4 <div class="node-body article-body"><p> What&#39;s even more effective than wearing the correct personal protective equipment (PPE) when exposed to potential dangers? Not being exposed to those dangers in the first place. To do this, follow the &quot;Don&#39;t Be There&quot; rule.</p> <p> If you aren&#39;t there when something goes wrong, you&#39;re not exposed to the resulting consequences. Practicing this rule does incur some cost. For example, you&#39;re going to have to invest a little time to walk around a transformer yard rather than cut through it. But this investment pays off over time.</p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://ecmweb.com/ops-amp-maintenance/safety-4" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://ecmweb.com/ops-amp-maintenance/safety-4#comments PPE Ops & Maintenance Tue, 22 Jan 2013 20:19:00 +0000 25991 at http://ecmweb.com