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Levitt-Safety Blog

Category: Occupational Health

  • How to Pass a Respirator Fit Test

    How to Pass a Respirator Fit Test

    In one of our recent blogs, we explained the different types of respirator fit testing (quantitative and qualitative) and why they’re such a critical element of an effective respiratory protection program. With so many people required to wear respirators as...

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  • Respirator Fit Testing Tips and Tricks: Basic Trouble Shooting

    Respirator Fit Testing Tips and Tricks: Basic Trouble Shooting

    If you’ve ever performed QNFT (quantitative) respirator fit testing, you know that the process can sometimes be challenging and interspersed with occasional failed results which require you to retest. The reason we perform respirator fit testing is to verify that the...

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  • 8 Things Your Boss Wants You to Know About Health & Safety

    8 Things Your Boss Wants You to Know About Health & Safety

    It’s absolutely true that your manager, supervisor, and employer all have a legal responsibility to prioritize your health and safety and make sure you’re meeting local legislative requirements related to your job. But did you know that you, the employee,...

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  • Showers: Not Just for Home (or After a Long Camping Trip!)

    Showers: Not Just for Home (or After a Long Camping Trip!)

    It was March 2013 when I found my way to the biggest little city in the world – Reno, Nevada. I went dreaming of two things: winning millions, or marrying rich and never coming back. Spoiler alert: neither happened. In...

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  • Peracetic Acid: The hazardous chemical used in the food industry that no one wants to talk about

    Peracetic Acid: The hazardous chemical used in the food industry that no one wants to talk about

    Chemists always seem to come with up new chemicals and new uses. One that’s quickly gaining popularity is peracetic acid, or PAA. PAA is used to clean endoscopes in medical settings and is also found in meat, milk, and produce...

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  • Chemical Routes of Entry

    Chemical Routes of Entry

    Working with chemicals can involve the risk of exposure, becoming hazardous to a person's health. Those health risks are dependent upon the toxicity of the chemical, the types of effects, and how the chemicals enter the body. There are four major...

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