Choosing The Right Respirator and PPE For Hurricane Disaster Clean Up
Oct 05, 2022
Hurricanes are incredibly dangerous, leaving destruction and havoc behind them. But the hazards of a hurricane do not end there. In fact, the post hurricane clean up and recovery can bring some of the most dangerous situations as storm surge aftermath creates a variety of harmful hazards/environments/health problems to those engaging in clean up efforts. One of the most common health problems seen post hurricane, is lung disease. An occurrence that increases after hurricanes according to the American Lung Association.
Knowing what type of respiratory protection and PPE is best and having it in full supply can be the difference between safe and successful recovery efforts and long term injuries or deaths.Continue Reading
Getting Ready For The Fall: The Best Masks For Chimney Sweep Respiratory Protection
Sep 28, 2022
Respiratory hazards and late onset of respiratory related cancers are the number one dangers for chimney sweeps as soot and smoke inhalation can cause respiratory distress, illness, infection, and death. Physical contact with these substances will also trigger a plethora of skin or eye infections.
With this knowledge, a chimney sweep will want to protect themselves from all hazardous airborne contaminants. It is important at all chimney sweeps and chimney companies take the time to understand what respirator is best for their specific application. Here are the top respirators for Chimney Sweeps.Continue Reading