While the safety world has made leaps and bounds in recent years with personal protective equipment (PPE) across almost every industrial application, one of the oldest industries has been left behind, and that’s foundries.
Respiratory protection is crucial in creating safe, comfortable, and legally abiding industrial workplaces.
By using NIOSH certified products users can be confident that they’re protected. But what happens when non-certified parts are used?
Those that work in the construction industry are at higher risk of exposure according to the CDC.
The belief that PAPRs are more expensive than N95s has caused businesses to put up with inferior respiratory protection for too long.
Here we cover what a PAPR is, how they differ to other types of respirators, and the advantages they bring to industrial and healthcare settings.
You might be breathing in more smoke and fume than you think.