Gary Rae

Market Segment Manager - Confined Space

The good, better and best respirators for crystalline silica dust

November 8th, 2021

These are all symptoms of silicosis: weakness coughing fever, and shortness of breath. Silicosis is an occupational lung disease caused by inhaling crystalline silica dust. It causes inflammation...

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Julie McFater

Director of Marketing

The hierarchy of safety controls (with examples)

July 19th, 2020

The hierarchy of safety controls outlines the order of steps you should take to minimize or eliminate a hazard in your workplace. It’s...

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Leslie Molin

Market Segment Manager - Personal Safety

Choose the correct chemical suit with these 5 steps

December 13th, 2019

Choosing an appropriate chemical suit for your job can seem like a daunting task. And, with hundreds of options available, it can be...

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Bruce Levitt


Chemical Routes of Entry

January 5th, 2019

There are four major routes of entry chemicals can follow: Inhalation (breathing) Absorption (skin contact) Ingestion (eating) Injection How a chemical enters your body: Breathing is the most common...

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Jonathan McCallum

Market Segment Manager: Occupational Health, Industrial Hygiene & Environmental Monitoring

Ask an Expert: Everything You Need to Know About Gastec

August 24th, 2018

With tubes available for over 500 different applications, it’s no wonder why there are so many questions about Gastec gas detection products. While...

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