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Does Lone Worker Monitoring Make the Buddy System Obsolete?

May 09, 2017

Most of us are familiar with the “buddy” system. In elementary school (and especially on field trips) it worked like this: Everyone pairs up with a “buddy.” That means you two are responsible for ensuring each other’s safety. Simple and efficient, right? Maybe not... ...Read More


The Hazards of Confined Spaces

April 24, 2017

If you work in the industrial field, you’ve probably heard dozens of stories about worker fatalities due to falls, toxic atmospheres, and uncontrolled energy. All of these incidents, and more, can occur in confined spaces such as tanks, manholes, tunnels, trenches, and sewers. If a confined space is “permit-required,” it can pose even more threats. ...Read More

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Fit Testing Applications: What’s Required?

April 17, 2017

If your job requires you to wear a respirator, it’s for a good reason; they are a great defense for preventing the breathing in of contaminated air and hazardous substances. However, a respirator is useless if it does not fit your face. ...Read More