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Jan 05, 2017
NFPA: First Responder Protective Clothing and Equipment Lessons Learned from Ebola Patient Response

http://www.nfpa.org/newsandpublications/nfpa-journal/2015/january-february-2015/features/ppe

The National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) journal recently interviewed Bill Haskell of NIOSH regarding the planned revisions to NFPA 1999, Protective Clothing for Emergency Medical Operations.

Source: NFPA

Nov 01, 2014
Oregon OSHA Fact Sheet Plus: Personal Protective Equipment

http://osha.oregon.gov/OSHAPubs/factsheets/fs03.pdf

OR-OSHA standards require employers to assess the workplace to determine if hazards may necessitate the use of personal protective equipment. This fact sheet illustrates how to perform workplace hazard assessments.

Source: Oregon OSHA

Dec 01, 2012
Selecting Work Boots plus infographic

http://www.aboutboot.com/best-work-boots/

This website uses an infographic to understand ASTD labeling of footware as well as assisting in selection of footwear for specific jobs an tasks.

Source: About Boots

Jan 01, 2004
Occupational Safety and Health Answers: Chemical Protective Clothing and Glove Selection

http://www.ccohs.ca/oshanswers/prevention/ppe/gloves.html

Chemical protective clothing should not be considered as a replacement for engineering control methods. This website addresses questions and answers related to the safe and proper use of protective clothing.

Source: CCOHS

Dec 01, 2002
OSHA Eye and Face Protection eTool

http://www.osha.gov/SLTC/etools/eyeandface/index.html

OSHA's Eye and Face Protection eTool provides compliance assistance information to employers and employees, helps implement requirements for a hazard assessment, and aids in the selection of eye and face protective equipment. It applies to occupational and educational operations involving potential eye and face hazards.

Source: OSHA