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Health Hazards in Agriculture and Methods of Protection

February 23, 2018 General Safety


Spring is around the corner, and agricultural workers are getting ready for a new season of working long days in the field. Agricultural workers maintain crops and take care of …

How to Stay Safe During and After Wildfires

December 20, 2017 Respiratory


California has a history of wildfires caused by windstorms blowing trees into power lines. This year, multiple wind-driven wildfires moving through California have affected thousands of people living and working …

Northern California Wildfires: How to Protect Yourself From Smoke and Poor Air Quality

October 13, 2017 Respiratory


The death toll from wildfires ravaging across Northern California has reached 23, and hundreds are reported missing. According to CNN, the director of Cal Fire, Ken Pimlott, expects the number …

How Do the New OSHA Crystalline Silica Rules Affect Construction Companies?

September 22, 2017 OSHA Standards and Regulations

Construction Worker

Crystalline silica is a common mineral that is found in materials that construction workers deal with every day – such as roads, buildings, and sidewalks. It is a common component …

The Importance Of Using Proper Protective Equipment While Performing Asbestos Abatement Projects

August 30, 2017 Home Improvement

Asbestos Danger Sign

By Alison Grimes, Health Advocate, MAA Center Although there are federal and state laws in place to restrict the use of asbestos in products and materials, the dangerous carcinogen has …

How We Develop Product Expertise at PK Safety

August 22, 2017 Respiratory

Mario Mendoza, Allegro Industries

Continuous product innovation and increased functionality of the products we offer creates a need to continue to learn new information about the various top brand products we carry, and new …

Need To Know About New OSHA Silica Dust Rules and Regulations?

August 4, 2017 Respiratory

Respiratory Protection

The U.S. Department of Labor first emphasized the life-threatening hazards of respirable crystalline silica in the 1930s. Today, according to OSHA, approximately 2.3 million Americans are exposed to silica on …

How to Choose a Respirator and Other Personal Protection for Painting Jobs

July 31, 2017 Eye Protection, Protective Clothing, Respiratory

PPE for Painting

Choosing the right respirator and protective clothing for your painting project depends on numerous factors. The most important being the type of paint that will be used (solvent-based, water-based or …

Allegro EZ Air PAPR as a Complete System for Ultimate Worker Protection

October 10, 2016 General Safety, Respiratory

EZ AIR Powered Air Purifying Respirator

By Jim Moryan, Marketing Communications, Allegro Industries Introducing EZ AIR Powered Air Purifying Respirator (PAPR) as a Complete System for Ultimate Worker Protection by Allegro Industries Workers will experience more comfort, …

Allegro Constant Flow Respiratory Protection

October 5, 2016 General Safety, OSHA Standards and Regulations, Respiratory

Respiratory Protection

Providing workers with clean breathable fresh air while working in dangerous environments is essential. According to OSHA, “Employees need to wear respirators whenever engineering and work practice control measures are …