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Levitt-Safety Blog

Month: 05-2018

  • Top 6 Things to Do When Attending the ASSE

    Top 6 Things to Do When Attending the ASSE

    Are you attending the ASSE show in San Antonio, Texas? Here are some great ways to spend your downtime while biz-cationing. For those who are short on time, no worries we have the perfect excursion for you! Take in downtown...

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  • What’s the Difference Between “Explosion Proof” and “Intrinsically Safe”?

    What’s the Difference Between “Explosion Proof” and “Intrinsically Safe”?

    Electrical equipment sometimes must be installed in areas where combustible vapors and gases are used or may be present. These are commonly referred to as “hazardous locations”, and are defined by the Canadian Electrical Code (CEC) in Canada. When equipment...

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  • These Ain’t Your Grandpappy’s Gloves! Everyday Work Glove Top Picks

    These Ain’t Your Grandpappy’s Gloves! Everyday Work Glove Top Picks

    I get asked all the time to recommend a great, everyday work glove. We all know the standard pipe fitter’s glove that’s still a top seller in the workplace, but it’s old tech and hasn’t changed all that much over...

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  • The True Cost of Hand Protection

    The True Cost of Hand Protection

    When it comes to your PPE spend, you may not realize that hand protection is costing you a lot more than you think. Take a moment to consider how many glove styles you currently have in use at your facility....

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  • The Biggest Mistakes You’re Making When Choosing Gloves

    The Biggest Mistakes You’re Making When Choosing Gloves

    Your employees wear hand protection on the job, so they’re protected, right? Wrong. So many workers are not only wearing the wrong sized glove, they’re also wearing the wrong type of glove for the work they’re doing. And while you may...

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  • 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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