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Category Archives: Respiratory Protection

How to Prevent Heat-Stress in High Temperatures

July 24, 2022Staying Hydrated Happy workers

Heat-related illnesses are a serious hazard on industrial work sites, especially those that are outdoors during summer months.

Protecting Workers from Hazardous Air Quality with a SmartCompressor

December 20, 2021

Learn About Its Advantages Over Traditional Industrial Breathing Air Systems   Working in conditions where respiratory hazards exist, clean air is of  vital importance.  To ensure the safety of workers, employers should understand the importance of traditional breathing air systems along with other advanced capabilities. By utilizing technology such as Total Safety’s SmartCompressor®, projects can

The Importance of Gas Monitoring Equipment in Enclosed Spaces

February 11, 2019

There are unique challenges oil and gas companies must face when it comes to working with hazardous chemicals. Gases like hydrogen sulfide naturally occur during extraction operations, which make it a common risk for workers in the field. Working in an enclosed environment that may contain hydrogen sulfide combines two occupational safety hazards: confined spaces

Staying safe with facial hair and respirators

January 18, 2018The design of some respirators limit the facial hair employees wearing them can maintain.

Respirator safety is a vital consideration for a variety of businesses.

Understanding OSHA’s new silica rule for construction sites

October 30, 2017

OSHA’s new silica standards mean employers need to make significant changes.

Breathable air remains a concern across many industries

January 11, 2017

To ensure the safety of all employees, employers must understand the risks of poor indoor air quality and the importance of meeting Grade D breathable air standards.

OSHA issues final rule on workplace injury reporting

January 4, 2017

The U.S. Occupational Safety and Health Administration released a new rule that clarifies its recordkeeping procedure

Total Safety Europe Adds BAT to Fleet Making Hi-Tech Breathing Air Equipment More Accessible

December 20, 2016

Houston (Dec. 12, 2016) — Total Safety U.S. announced the launch of its newest customer rental fleet addition in Europe, BAT (breathing air trailer) — a modular-design advanced breathing air system that is highly maneuverable, lightweight, easily towed by a light van and extremely flexible to support small crews on short-term jobs. “One thing our

Total Safety Rolls Out Second Generation Smart Compressor Breathing Air Solution for Plants

December 15, 2016

HOUSTON (Dec. 12, 2016) — Total Safety US Inc., based in Houston, today announced the successful rollout of its second-generation Smart Compressor technology– an innovative replacement for traditional breathing air systems used in processing and chemical plants as well as other industrial facilities. Total Safety originally introduced Smart Compressor systems with remote monitoring in 2015

OSHA releases silica compliance guide

December 7, 2016

The U.S. Occupational Safety and Health Administration has released a guide on the new silica regulations for small businesses in the construction industry.