PPE

PPE March 1, 1999

Hopper/feeders

Pre-engineered arching-breaking hoppers outperform standard conical products by a factor of two, increase production rates, eliminate process downtime, and easily retrofit to most existing hoppers.

By Staff
PPE March 1, 1999

Suspected substance abuse: What to do?

It didn't happen all at once. Gradually, over a period of time, the possible cause dawned on Project Supervisor Bob Sherman. Mechanical Engineer Mark Hammer had been acting -- and looking -- funny these past weeks.

By Raymond Dreyfack
PPE February 1, 1999

OSHA issues final rule on confined spaces

OSHA's final rule amending the standard on permit-required confined spaces (29 CFR 1910.146) became effective February 1.

By Staff
PPE October 1, 1998

Spotlight on safety

This month's 1998 National Safety Congress & Exposition in Los Angeles promises to provide valuable information on hundreds of aspects of safety in the workplace.

By Staff
PPE October 1, 1998

Breathe easier

On April 8, 1998, the revised OSHA respiratory protection standard went into effect, with extended compliance dates of Sept. 8, 1998, for determining whether respirator use is required, and Oct. 5, 1998, for all other provisions.

By Staff
PPE August 1, 1998

Two upgrades, one new

Two upgraded Windows respirator selection/compliance programs on CD-ROM provide information required to match airborne contaminants and their concentration levels with the appropriate respirator and then manage a safety regulation compliance program in a timely manner. A new package simplifies the management of an employee hearing protection program in compliance with OSHA regulations. 3M.

By Staff
PPE April 1, 1998

PPE made easy

There is no need to read hundreds of pages of technical data or to review computer databases to learn about personal protective equipment.

By Staff
PPE February 1, 1998

Proper Steam Hose Selection Leads To Performance, Safety, And Economic Benefits

There are powerful economic and safety reasons for properly specifying and handling steam hose assemblies.

By Howard Aspinall
PPE February 1, 1998

New OSHA standard requires employers to develop a written respiratory program

Under a revised respiratory standard published Jan. 8 by OSHA, employers will have to develop a written program to protect workers that wear respirators.

By Staff
PPE February 1, 1998

Readers make noise about noise

In your December 1997 Human Side of Engineering article, "Is Hearing Loss Due to Job Noise Compensable?," I believe that the company involved is making a serious mistake if they simply "reassign him and hope that's the end of it.

By Staff