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Heat Stress: Risk Factors and Preventative Safety Solutions (EU/OSHA)

When summer is here, beware of its energy-sapping heat. For construction workers in particular, heat is not only uncomfortable, but also dangerous. Working during the summer months means many workers...

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Confined Space Working: How Awareness & Planning Keeps Operatives Safe (EU)

Working at height can present numerous safety risks. These must be carefully assessed, considered and mitigated with the correct fall protection systems, equipment and training. But what happens when...

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What you need to know about working in leading edge applications (EU)

In this article, Tim Bissett, Technical Manager for Fall Protection at MSA Safety looks at the relevant standards relating to leading edge work; what to look out for in the equipment you use; and what...

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How a PPE product may lose its approved protective performance (EU)

In today’s industry, every piece of PPE is certified, or carries an EU Declaration of Conformity, according to the PPE Regulation (EU) 2016/425. To achieve certification, products must go through...

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Confined spaces are hazardous! (EU)

Chemical by-products, petroleum products and other substances can often be absorbed or retained in the materials of the storage container. When storage spaces are emptied for maintenance, cleaning or...

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Which Self-Retracting Lifeline is Best for Leading Edge? (OSHA)

Is so important not only to raise fall hazard awareness, but to also understand which equipment is right for each specific working at heights application in order to avoid death of constructions...

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