Worker Health and Safety | Town Square

Experience science applied to life in 3M Canada’s Worker Health & Safety Town Square.

  • Can I have facial hair under my respirator?

    Can I have facial hair under my respirator?

    Any welders wondering if they can have facial hair under their respirator? The short answer is that it depends.

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  • Rope Grabs: User tips that matter

    Rope Grabs: User tips that matter

    At-height workers have different options when it comes to connectors that aid in fall arrest and fall restraint. Rope grabs are a popular option because they are often more cost-effective than SRLs.

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  • Communicate clearly without risking your hearing.

    Communicate clearly without risking your hearing.

    Make and receive important calls without removing your hearing protection or leaving the noisy job site. Communicate with other crew members at the push of a button.

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  • What is heat stress and how can it affect me?

    What is heat stress and how can it affect me?

    Heat stress can affect anyone who becomes overheated and is especially a cause for concern for people who work in warm environments.

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  • How Kiewit’s safety culture is revolutionizing their job site

    How Kiewit’s safety culture is revolutionizing their job site

    When the safety of a worker comes first, it’s no surprise Kiewit is making a difference in helping bring workers home safely at the end of the day.

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  • Harness your fit

    Harness your fit

    3M™ Fall Protection Harness Solutions come in all shapes and sizes. When you work at heights, you need a harness that gives you a full range of motion, with a fit that’s snug, but comfortable.

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  • Why stock rotation is crucial for disposable respirators

    Why stock rotation is crucial for disposable respirators

    Stockpiling is a vital part of any pandemic preparedness plan and conducting proper stockpile rotation is equally important.

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  • Product Preference Selector for 3M™ Disposable Filtering Facepiece Respirators

    Product Preference Selector for 3M™ Disposable Filtering Facepiece Respirators

    Use the selector to identify which respirator will be the most comfortable for your specific working conditions

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  • Understanding the way we see and what gets our attention

    Understanding the way we see and what gets our attention

    It’s important to know how to get noticed. Not all reflective material works the same. Choose 3M™ Scotchlite™ Reflective Material and be confident in your reflective trim’s performance.

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  • How to put on 3M™ disposable respirators.

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  • How 3M™ Gas & Vapour Cartridges Work

    How 3M™ Gas & Vapour Cartridges Work

    Workers can reduce their exposure to many different organic vapours with 3M gas and vapour respirator cartridges.

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  • Earmuff Misconceptions

    Earmuff Misconceptions

    Earmuffs are a common form of hearing protection for workers across all industries.

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  • Sound Solutions. We understand the needs of Canadian workers loud and clear.

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  • Why inspection matters

    Why inspection matters

    A fall from heights can be deadly. This is why it is crucial to take the time to properly inspect fall protection equipment to help prevent a fall from occurring.

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  • Features of 3M™ Filtering Facepiece Disposable Respirators

    Features of 3M™ Filtering Facepiece Disposable Respirators

    With Advanced Electrostatic Media, 3M™ Disposable Respirators allow you to breathe easier.

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  • The Science of Fit

    The Science of Fit

    When it comes to choosing the right safety glasses to help protect your workers’ eyesight, the most important thing to consider is the type of hazard they will be exposed to.

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  • How to conduct user seal checks on 3M™ Disposable and Reusable Respirators

    How to conduct user seal checks on 3M™ Disposable and Reusable Respirators

    Imagine what it would feel like to wear a baseball hat that is too big. You’d have a hard time keeping it in position and it would constantly fall down, obstructing your vision.

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  • Factors to consider when selecting hearing protection

    Factors to consider when selecting hearing protection

    Noise-induced hearing loss is 100% preventable and this makes it extremely important for workers to choose the right type of hearing protection for their environment.

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  • Applied to help workers see clearly, longer. 3M™ Scotchgard™ Anti-Fog Technology.

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  • Noise-induced hearing loss is 100% preventable.

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  • Are you still in compliance with the Ontario Ministry of Labour’s at-heights worker regulation?

    Are you still in compliance with the Ontario Ministry of Labour’s at-heights worker regulation?

    If you completed your Working at Heights training in April 2015, it's time to get re-certified before your credentials expire in April 2018.

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  • Fall clearance calculation chart

    Fall clearance calculation chart

    To determine the required Fall Clearance add the appropriate factors together, this will give you the safe Required Distance (RD) below the working surface

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  • How Scotchgard™ Anti-Fog Coating can improve worker health and safety

    How Scotchgard™ Anti-Fog Coating can improve worker health and safety

    In Canada, 200 work-related eye injuries occur each day. These types of injuries can cause temporary or permanent vision loss and result in lost days at work.

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  • Beyond responding to drug overdoses. Keeping you safe from Fentanyl.

    Beyond responding to drug overdoses. Keeping you safe from Fentanyl.

    With all the news and controversy surrounding Fentanyl, it’s easy to forget that it’s actually an opiate medication prescribed to alleviate severe pain. Download the whitepaper now.

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