Safety Articles

  • What does “Yanny vs Laurel” have to do with hearing loss? You may be surprised.

    What does “Yanny vs Laurel” have to do with hearing loss? You may be surprised.

    If you recall the heated Yanny vs Laurel debate, you’ll remember the all too familiar debates about whether people could hear the word “Yanny” or “Laurel” during a short sound clip.

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  • What does the internet of things have to do with safety? As it turns out, a lot.

    What does the internet of things have to do with safety? As it turns out, a lot.

    With the rapid evolution of technology and its ability to transform our lives, it’s amazing how the internet of things touches so many aspects of daily living.

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  • 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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  • 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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  • 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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  • 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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  • What is hearing protection fit testing?

    What is hearing protection fit testing?

    Learn more about ear fit testing with the 3M™ E-A-Rfit Dual-Ear Validation System, a device that tests personal attenuation ratings.

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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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  • 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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  • 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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  • 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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  • 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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