During a recent internal review, 3M discovered a potential issue involving certain versions and lots of the size-medium 3M™ Half Facepiece Disposable Respirators 5000 Series. In a limited number of instances, we have observed a pinhole in the chin area of the faceseal.
Two contractors died Monday morning after being electrocuted while working on power lines in Orange County, New York.
UPDATE 8/2: Update 8/2: A GoFundMe has been set up for the Ruhnke family. Please contribute what you can using the link below. UPDATE 7/30: The member who passed away has been identified as Logan Grant Ruhnke, age 33, of Perry, Kansas. He was a member of IBEW Local 304, and he leaves behind a loving… [Read More]
Like many Cal/OSHA regulations, this is the first standard of its kind in the nation. It applies to workplaces where the Air Quality Index reaches 151 – unhealthy – and when employers “should reasonably anticipate” that employees may be exposed to wildfire smoke. Exempted are indoor workplaces and enclosed vehicles with filtered air, firefighters engaged… [Read More]