Tag Archives: PPE

Respiratory Protection and Understanding Disposable vs Reusable Products

Understanding the different options when selecting Respiratory Protection: Disposable Protection This is PPE which is designed for ‘once off use’. They have a certain number of hours safe use, which could be 1 shift (8hours) or even less and then must be disposed of and a new unit used. Pro’s: This is a low-cost unit […]

What is the Use of Respiratory Protection

As seen above, Respiratory Protection is a part of Personal Protective Equipment  (PPE) used to keep one safe when working in a harmful/dangerous environment. As with ANY PPE used – It should always be the last resort. The Hierarchy of control measures go from most desirable option to least – We will use COVID19 as […]

Understanding the Hierarchy of Fall Protection

You would think that the first and most important piece of equipment that should be issued to someone who needs to perform a duty at heights is, without a doubt, a Safety Harness and Lanyard. Simply issuing PPE equipment isn’t necessarily the “safest” course of action though. There are two important factors that need to […]