OHD Blog

Fit Test Productivity Breakdown

Jul 18, 2018

If your organization is like most, you rarely conduct a one-off fit test. Instead, you block out several days/weeks out of the year to test every respirator, every required employee in your organization. Efficient testing is critical because you are pulling essential people out of their normal job and...

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We're Here to Help - Because YOU Protect Us

Jun 18, 2018

Here at OHD, we strive to provide exceptional customer service for you and your employees. Whether it be fit testing, noise monitoring programs or any of our other safety products, we have deemed it our goal to inform, guide and protect you all along the way.

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Fit Testing: A Complete Return on Investment Breakdown

May 30, 2018

It is respirator fit-testing season. You have only a few days to test several hundred employees and their equipment. You are pulling essential personnel out of the field and inefficiencies in your testing process are expensive. And, if we’re honest, no one is all that happy about having to be there. But respirator testing is a mandatory investment of time and resources, essential to the safety of your employees. You want the maximum return on your investment, in terms of process efficiency, improved results and lower costs. After years of helping clients conduct thousands of respirator fit tests, two factors determine the success of fit-testing programs...

Click Here to download the complete ROI analysis whitepaper.

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Breath Alcohol Technician Training

May 14, 2018

Anyone performing a US Department of Transportation (DOT) mandated breath alcohol test must be trained as a Breath Alcohol Technician (BAT) and individuals performing non-DOT regulated testing are encouraged to do the same. The BAT candidate must understand and demonstrate proficiency in using the alcohol testing protocol detailed in 49 CFR Part 40 and the training must be in accordance with the DOT Model BAT course.

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Volcano on Hawaii Erupts with Life-Threatening Gases

May 8, 2018

You never know where you might be and what you might be doing when you need a tight fitting mask that has a proper seal. That is where the people on the Island of Hawaii found themselves last Friday when the Kilauea volcano began erupting with yellow and red lava and spewing orange fires with white smoke. But it is the unseen danger that is most crucial to be aware of - sulfur dioxide gas. This type of gas has been said to be an immediate threat to life for all who become exposed.

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OHD Partners with Marshall University with Donated Quantifit

Apr 6, 2018

OHD is committed to the research and future development of Respiratory Protection. That is why we have recently partnered with the Marshall University and their Safety Department.

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Two Fit Testing Technologies - One Easy Decision

Apr 3, 2018

There are essentially two technologies for quantitative respirator fit testing: ambient aerosol technology, which uses particle-based counting and controlled negative pressure (CNP) technology, which uses air to challenge the mask. In our newly developed ROI Analysis whitepaper, we put the two technologies head to head to determine which had the best return on investment. CLICK HERE to download the complete ROI Analysis whitepaper and to determine for yourself which technology is best suited for you.

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OHD Partners with the University of Minnesota

Feb 16, 2018

OHD is committed to the research and future development of Respiratory Protection. That is why we have recently partnered with the University of Minnesota and their Environmental Health and Safety Department.

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Now THAT's what you call a great Distributor!

Jan 15, 2018

Every day at OHD we strive to protect those who protect us! We accomplish that by developing and offering industry-leading health and safety instruments that protect the world’s lungs, hearing, and vision. To succeed in this endeavor, OHD developed a national and international distributor network that helps us identify those who need our support. These distributor partnerships play a significant role in OHD’s success and as the company’s Eastern Regional Sales Manager I experience the positive impact of these relationships on a daily basis.

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OHD to Partner with the University of West Virginia with use of Quantifit

Jan 8, 2018

OHD is committed to the research and future development of Respiratory Protection. That is why we have recently partnered with the University of West Virginia and their Department of Industrial and Management Systems.

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