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Choose the Right Ear Protection for Loud Jobs

Choose the Right Ear Protection for Loud Jobs

When working around noisy equipment, ear protection is essential to not causing damage. The Occupational Safety and Health Administration sets the limit to which a worker should be exposed during an 8 hour day to 90 decibels on an A-weighted scale (dBA). The National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH) recommends a more conservative […]

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Skill Builder: Personal Eye Protection Basics

Skill Builder: Personal Eye Protection Basics

Eye protection is, in many situations, the most important piece of safety gear (aka “PPE” for personal protective equipment) that you will use. In many industrial situations, safety glasses are the absolute minimum protection that you must wear at all times. Besides glasses, goggles or even a full face shield may be necessary at times. […]

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