OHD Blog

New ISO Standards for Mask Fit Testing

Aug 16, 2018

 

In March 2018, after a five-year process involving more than 60 countries, a brand new international safety and occupational health standard, ISO, was published. The standard works to set a new benchmark in worldwide occupational safety by providing effective, real-world solutions for worker safety. On a global scale, the new ISO standard will continue to shape the health and safety profession and directly impact how all organizations manage their health and safety programs through hazard controls and risk reduction.

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Fit-Testing Definitions - Everything That You Need to Know

Jul 27, 2018

Fit-testing has changed over the years. For a while, there was only one accepted technology and method for testing the fit of masks. Those processes have changed (for the better) as we provide an OSHA and ISO-approved method for fit-testing. Our patented controlled negative pressure (CNP) technology lets you perform a simple fit test in only 3 minutes!

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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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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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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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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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Effective Protection: Selecting a Respirator

Dec 12, 2017

What is the relationship between OSHA permissible exposure limits/maximum use concentrations and assigned protection factors?

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TSI to Discontinue Calibration Services for certain PortaCount® Models

Oct 30, 2017

Have you been waiting for the right time to upgrade your fit tester from the TSI PortaCount® to the revolutionary OHD Quantifit®? Aren't you tired of the inconvenience of sometimes having to ensure or generate particles in a closed room with fog machines, candles, salt fog or other means if you need to conduct a fit test? NOW is the perfect time to convert to the OHD Quantifit® to eliminate the hassle with particles. Move to a system which directly measures respirator leak by taking advantage of OHD's $1,500 Trade-In Offer!

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Respiratory Mask Fit Testing with Facial Hair

Aug 7, 2017

The OHD Quantifit: ohdusa.com/products/quantifit

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