OSHA

Inhalation Hazard Protection for 5 Million Workers

Respiratory Protection rounded out the top five of The Occupational Safety and Health Administration’s (OSHA’s) most frequently cited violations of fiscal year 2019. The top 10 list is released...
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Quantifit

OSHA Approves New Fit Test Protocols

This past week, OSHA approved two new fit testing protocols: the modified ambient aerosol condensation nuclei counter (CNC) quantitative fit testing protocol for full-facepiece and half-mask...
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OSHA

Apple's New Noise App Is A Game Changer

You might have heard that Apple has released a handy new app in its latest update to the Watch OS platform. Wearers can now track their noise exposure throughout the day, receiving real-time...
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Hidden Dangers Causing Respiratory Illnesses

Protecting workers against inhalation hazards has been a concern for more than 2,000 years. As far back as the first century, miners used animal bladder skins to protect themselves from inhaling...
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Quantifit - Jun 13, 2019

OHD Partners with the University of Washington

OHD is committed to the research and future development of Respiratory Protection. That is why we have recently partnered with the University of Washington and their School of Public Health.
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Air Not Aerosol

Let’s talk about fit testing. Fit testing should identify a mask that best suits you, and this includes it being suitable for your job. When you go to fit test your mask, the most important part is walking away with the...
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OHD News - Apr 15, 2019

Massachusetts Public Workers Joining OSHA: Respiratory Safety Protections

Public workers are responsible for teaching our children, putting out fires, and protecting our streets. They do things daily that we may take for granted including cleaning our water, picking up our trash, and maintaining our...
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Quantifit - Mar 28, 2019

Wales & West Utilities Embrace the Future of Fit Testing

Wales & West Utilities are the latest company in the UK to change their face-fit testing equipment over from traditional ambient particle counting to the Quantifit controlled negative pressure (CNP) system.
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Quantifit - Mar 11, 2019

The Importance of Respiratory Protection at Every Fire and why FIT TESTING Matters.

The Alarm tones go off in the Fire Station about 2:45 pm – the voice says 3 and 1 dispatch (3 engines and 1 ladder) electrical fire in garden office complex. The firefighters head to the apparatus bay, jump in their turnout...
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