Safety Articles

  • 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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  • 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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  • 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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  • 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 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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  • 3M™ VFlex™ Health Care Particulate Respirator and Surgical Mask, 1805S, N95, small

    3M™ VFlex™ Health Care Particulate Respirator and Surgical Mask, 1805S, N95, small

    3M™ VFlex™ Health Care Particulate Respirator and Surgical Mask 1805S helps provide respiratory protection against certain airborne particles. The folded respirator expands for a spacious feel and the

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  • 3M™ Particulate Healthcare Respirator, 1860S, N95

    3M™ Particulate Healthcare Respirator, 1860S, N95

    3M™ Particulate Healthcare Respirator 1860S helps provide respiratory protection against certain airborne biological particles. It is disposable and fluid resistant to splashes and spatters of blood a

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  • 3M™ Aura™ Health Care Particulate Respirator and Surgical Mask, 1870+, N95

    3M™ Aura™ Health Care Particulate Respirator and Surgical Mask, 1870+, N95

    3M™ Aura™ Health Care Particulate Respirator and Surgical Mask 1870+ features comfortable inner materials and helps provide respiratory protection against certain airborne particles.

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  • 3M™ Versaflo™ Headcover Powered Air Purifying Respirator Kit,TR-600-HKS, small/medium

    3M™ Versaflo™ Headcover Powered Air Purifying Respirator Kit,TR-600-HKS, small/medium

    A complete, ready-to-use powered air purifying respirator system that includes a small/medium head cover.

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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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  • 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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  • Earmuff Misconceptions

    Earmuff Misconceptions

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

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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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  • 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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  • 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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  • 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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  • Pandemic Preparedness: Reinforcing your knowledge

    Pandemic Preparedness: Reinforcing your knowledge

    Training and education is essential to develop awareness and understanding of how to respond and react in a crisis.

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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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  • 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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