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  • Technical bulletin: 2019 Novel Coronavirus Outbreak

    Technical bulletin: 2019 Novel Coronavirus Outbreak

    The World Health Organization (WHO) has reported an outbreak of disease originating in Wuhan City, Hubei Province, China, caused by a novel coronavirus.

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  • Introducing the new 3M™ Speedglas™ Heavy-Duty Welding Helmet G5-01

    Introducing the new 3M™ Speedglas™ Heavy-Duty Welding Helmet G5-01

    Developed with extensive input from welders working at high amperages who need to grind frequently.

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  • Pandemic Preparedness: Staying updated

    Pandemic Preparedness: Staying updated

    For specific guidance on personal protective equipment use during exposure to a contagious biohazard, check with your local authorities and/or public health agencies.

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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 emergency preparedness plan and conducting proper stockpile rotation is equally important.

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  • Life on the line: The challenges and rewards of a lineworker career

    Life on the line: The challenges and rewards of a lineworker career

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  • Pandemic Preparedness: When the next crisis arises, it’s too late to prepare

    Pandemic Preparedness: When the next crisis arises, it’s too late to prepare

    From environmental disasters and pandemics to terrorism, the time and nature of your next crisis is unknown. That’s why the steps you take today could make all the difference tomorrow.

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  • Pandemic Preparedness: Getting started with a plan

    Pandemic Preparedness: Getting started with a plan

    Having an emergency preparedness program in place before a crisis occurs can go a long way toward minimizing the disruptive impact of such an event.

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  • Stop Use and Return Notice: 3M™ Versaflo™ TR-6510N (OV/HE) and TR-6530N (OV/AG/HE) Cartridges

    Stop Use and Return Notice: 3M™ Versaflo™ TR-6510N (OV/HE) and TR-6530N (OV/AG/HE) Cartridges

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  • Pandemic Preparedness: Preparing to take action on your plan

    Pandemic Preparedness: Preparing to take action on your plan

    Your organization’s needs assessment should identify specific supplies and quantities needed to deal with an emergency or outbreak. The next step: make sure you have those critical supplies on hand.

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  • How to put on 3M™ disposable respirators.

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  • The lighter ladder solution: 3M™ DBI-SALA® Fixed Ladder SRL Anchor

    The lighter ladder solution: 3M™ DBI-SALA® Fixed Ladder SRL Anchor

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  • Selective stockpiling for pandemic

    Selective stockpiling for pandemic

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

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  • Class E Harnesses: what you need to know

    Class E Harnesses: what you need to know

    If you or your crew uses harnesses on a regular basis, it’s extremely important to understand the differences between the CSA classes of harnesses.

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  • Getting you into high‑quality gear for safety

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  • 3M™ Scott™ Fire & Safety Canadian Service Centres Map

    3M™ Scott™ Fire & Safety Canadian Service Centres Map

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  • Brochure: 3M™ Speedglas™ Heavy-Duty Welding Helmet G5-01

    Brochure: 3M™ Speedglas™ Heavy-Duty Welding Helmet G5-01

    Developed with extensive input from welders working at high amperages who need to grind frequently, the 3M™ Speedglas™ Heavy-Duty Welding Helmet G5-01 is adaptable to your unique needs.

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  • Assigned Protection Factors (APF) for Select 3M Respirators

    Assigned Protection Factors (APF) for Select 3M Respirators

    Assigned Protection Factors (APF) for Select 3M Respirators

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  • How to choose a filter for your reusable respirator

    How to choose a filter for your reusable respirator

    Helping you choose the proper filter for your reusable respirator.

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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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  • Intrinsically safe standard changes and harmonization

    Intrinsically safe standard changes and harmonization

    A number of revisions have been made to the Underwriters Laboratory (UL) standards relating to intrinsically safe (IS) equipment.

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  • Recall notice update: 3M™ DBI-SALA® Twin-Leg Nano-Lok™ edge  Self-Retracting Lifelines

    Recall notice update: 3M™ DBI-SALA® Twin-Leg Nano-Lok™ edge Self-Retracting Lifelines

    3M Fall Protection is pleased to announce it has resolved the partial deployment of the energy absorber that led to the immediate stop use and recall of the 3M™ DBI-SALA® Twin-Leg Nano-Lok™ edge SRL

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  • New and improved warranty for NFPA 2018 3M™ Scott™ Air-Pak™ X3 Pro SCBA

    New and improved warranty for NFPA 2018 3M™ Scott™ Air-Pak™ X3 Pro SCBA

    New and improved warranty for NFPA 2018 3M™ Scott™ Air-Pak™ X3 Pro SCBA

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  • Keeping you safe from mould

    Keeping you safe from mould

    Moulds can be beneficial to our lives. Think of your favourite mushroom, life- saving antibiotics or the yeast that makes our bread.

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  • Abrasive Safety Assessment Guide

    Abrasive Safety Assessment Guide

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  • How technology helps drive automatic backup systems to enhance safety

    How technology helps drive automatic backup systems to enhance safety

    Evaluating risk of equipment failure, Dependability of SCBA and risk of failure, maximizing detection while minimizing the effect of malfunction, maximizing detection while minimizing the effect.

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  • Importance of spill response

    Importance of spill response

    Spills can occur in nearly any work setting, including in chemical manufacturing plants, hospitals, gas stations or even in places like hardware stores.

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  • Press Release: 3M Completes Sale of Gas and Flame Detection Business

    Press Release: 3M Completes Sale of Gas and Flame Detection Business

    August 1, 2019 – 3M announced today that it has completed the sale of its gas and flame detection business to Teledyne Technologies Incorporated.

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  • Class P work positioning harnesses: what you need to know

    Class P work positioning harnesses: what you need to know

    Class P work positioning harnesses: what you need to know

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  • Dust masks vs. respirators: is there a difference?

    Dust masks vs. respirators: is there a difference?

    Have you ever referred to your respirator as a dust mask? A surprisingly amount of people use the words dust mask interchangeably with respirator, even though there are significant differences between

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  • Whitepaper: Fall protection for elevated work platforms

    Whitepaper: Fall protection for elevated work platforms

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  • Choosing respiratory protection for construction applications

    Choosing respiratory protection for construction applications

    Do you know which type of respiratory protection is ideal for construction sites where workers are exposed to hazards like silica, asbestos, wood dust, solvents and metal fumes?

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  • Suggested respirators for the different phases of a wildfire

    Suggested respirators for the different phases of a wildfire

    If you live in an area with an active wildfire or are conducting work related to the wildfire, you are at risk of facing hazards from smoke and ash. These are the products we recommend using during.

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  • FAQ: Hearing protection

    FAQ: Hearing protection

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