Safety Articles

  • 3M Canada facial hair and respirator fit testing policy

    3M Canada facial hair and respirator fit testing policy

    At 3M Canada, we are fully committed to following CSA Standard Z94.4 regarding workers with facial hair and respirator fit testing.

    Read Article
  • Stop Use Advisory to Wind Energy Industry: Compatibility of powered climb assist systems with climbing ladder fall arrest systems

    Stop Use Advisory to Wind Energy Industry: Compatibility of powered climb assist systems with climbing ladder fall arrest systems

    STOP USE ADVISORY TO THE WIND ENERGY INDUSTRY COMPATIBILITY OF POWERED CLIMB ASSIST SYSTEMS WITH CLIMBING LADDER FALL ARREST SYSTEMS

    Read Article
  • 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

    Read Article
  • 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.

    Read Article
  • FAQ: Hearing protection

    FAQ: Hearing protection

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

    Assigned Protection Factors (APF) for Select 3M Respirators

    Assigned Protection Factors (APF) for Select 3M Respirators

    Read Article
  • 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

    Read Article
  • 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?

    Read Article
  • 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.

    Read Article
  • Benefits of quick connect cylinders on self-contained breathing apparatuses (SCBAs)

    Benefits of quick connect cylinders on self-contained breathing apparatuses (SCBAs)

    Quick connect cylinders can help make self-contained breathing apparatus (SCBA) cylinder replacement much easier. 3M Scott Fire & Safety developed and patented quick connect cylinders over fifteen

    Read Article
  • 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.

    Read Article
  • 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.

    Read Article
  • Can welders grow facial hair?

    Can welders grow facial hair?

    Welders, rejoice! If you’re worried about whether or not you’d be able to grow a glorious beard to perfectly complement your moustache, you may be in luck.

    Read Article
  • 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

    Read Article
  • 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.

    Read Article
  • Infographic: Confined space plan and rescue

    Infographic: Confined space plan and rescue

    Confined spaces present some of the most challenging environments for health and safety professionals.

    Read Article
  • 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

    Read Article
  • 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.

    Read Article
  • 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?

    Read Article
  • 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

    Read Article
  • loading
    Loading More...