Safety Articles

  • Stop Use & Recall Notice UPDATE AND SOLUTION: 3M™ DBI-SALA® Twin-Leg Nano-Lok™ edge Self-Retracting Lifelines

    Stop Use & Recall Notice UPDATE AND SOLUTION: 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 i

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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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  • What do you need to know about the NFPA standard change?

    What do you need to know about the NFPA standard change?

    What do you need to know about the NFPA standard change?

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

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

    Stop Use & Recall Notice IMMEDIATE ACTION REQUIRED 3M™ DBI-SALA® Nano-Lok™ edge Twin-Leg Self Retracting Lifeline

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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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  • Refrigeration and the respiratory hazards associated with ammonia

    Refrigeration and the respiratory hazards associated with ammonia

    Certain gases are better refrigerants than others because of the amount of heat they absorb, and their cost. This is why ammonia is used in many refrigeration systems.

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  • CSA Z94.4-18: Review of updates and changes

    CSA Z94.4-18: Review of updates and changes

    CAN/CSA-Z94.4-Selection, use and care of respirators Z94.4-18

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  • Webinar: Keeping you safe from Crystalline Silica

    Webinar: Keeping you safe from Crystalline Silica

    Gain an overview of what you need to know in order to avoid the serious long-term harm Silica could do to your lungs.

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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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  • 3M™ Versaflo™ Systems for PAPRs helping you take on workplace hazards

    3M™ Versaflo™ Systems for PAPRs helping you take on workplace hazards

    Powered Air Purifying Respirators (PAPR) systems can offer respiratory protection with integrated head, eye and face protection that can help provide a more comfortable environment for the worker.

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  • Whitepaper: Fall protection for elevated work platforms

    Whitepaper: Fall protection for elevated work platforms

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  • Choosing lens tint

    Choosing lens tint

    How to pick the right tinted safety glasses for your job to protect your eyes properly.

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  • How to inspect, clean and store 3M™ Reusable Respirators

    How to inspect, clean and store 3M™ Reusable Respirators

    How to inspect, clean and store 3M™ Reusable Respirators

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  • How to select the right cartridges or filters for your 3M™ Reusable Respirator

    How to select the right cartridges or filters for your 3M™ Reusable Respirator

    Did you know that there are different kinds of cartridges for different kinds of gases and vapours? 3MTM Gas & Vapour Cartridges filter gases and vapours for many different applications.

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  • How Teck uses 3M technology to help keep workers safe

    How Teck uses 3M technology to help keep workers safe

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  • Catalogue: Confined space safety products

    Catalogue: Confined space safety products

    A catalogue of the top products offered in personal protective equipment for working in confined space.

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  • 3M™ Scott™ Ska-Pak AT

    3M™ Scott™ Ska-Pak AT

    3M’s Scott Safety’s most advanced supplied-air respirator with the added benefit of a patented, automatic hands-free air transfer capability.

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  • 3M™ Scott™ Air-Pak™ 75i Self-Contained Breathing Apparatus

    3M™ Scott™ Air-Pak™ 75i Self-Contained Breathing Apparatus

    NIOSH-approved SCBA designed with durability and dependability in mind.

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  • 3M™ DBI-SALA® Advanced Aluminum Tripod

    3M™ DBI-SALA® Advanced Aluminum Tripod

    7 ft (2.1 m) 3M™ DBI-SALA® Advanced Salalift II Aluminum Tripod and Salalift II winch with 60 ft (18 m) of 1/4 in. (6.3 m) galvanized steel wire rope, mounting bracket and carrying bag.

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  • Whitepaper: Staying safe in confined spaces

    Whitepaper: Staying safe in confined spaces

    Safety on the job is important to everyone. Working in confined spaces has unique risks, but as with all jobs, most worksite injuries can be averted with foresight, planning and the proper equipment.

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