What can be found in the air?

Published on 1/18/2021
Air Quality

When we think of breathable air, we believe that the concept is limited to a mixture of nitrogen and oxygen. But did you know that air is never 100% pure?

The Real Danger of Welding Fumes

Published on 10/27/2020
The Real Danger of Welding Fumes

Welding fumes are known to be a serious threat to anyone who inhales them. It made headlines back in 2017 when the International Agency for Research on Cancer (IARC) reclassified welding fumes as a Class 1 carcinogen, based on new evidence of the harm it can cause.

5 Benefits of a PAPR System

Published on 10/1/2020
5 Benefits of a PAPR System

A powered air-purifying respirator (PAPR) is a type of personal protective respiratory equipment designed to protect workers from breathing contaminated air. PAPRs, also known as blowers, usually feature the same four components: a hood (headtop), a powered fan, a filter, and a battery. These respiratory protection systems are engineered to take contaminated air, remove a sufficient proportion of the hazard, and deliver the clean air to the worker.

The Right Way to Clean Your Gas Detector Devices

Published on 8/28/2020
The Right Way to Clean Your Gas Detector Devices

Gas detector devices are life-saving instruments that detect the presence of gases in a determined area. To be effective, personal gas monitors must be worn near your breathing zone, defined by OSHA as “a hemisphere forward of the shoulders within a radius of approximately 6 to 9 inches”.