Tag Archives: industrial hygiene

18Apr 2017
George Tharalson

Ask the Expert – Storage and Maintenance of Respirators

Question: I own an auto body shop. After each work day I do a walk-through of my facility. During these walks I usually find respirators and face pieces lying around in the shop where the paint work was performed. I’m … Read more »

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06Sep 2016
George Tharalson

Happy N95 Day!

There’s a good chance you’re not yet familiar with this national “holiday”, but if you require respiratory protection in the workplace, it’s time to find out what it’s all about. “N95 Day” was created by The National Institute for Occupational … Read more »

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28Apr 2016
George Tharalson

Your Mother Doesn’t Work Here: Workplace Housekeeping

An Organized Workplace is a Safe Workplace. Cleaning up after yourself is likely the best workplace safety advice your mother gave you. Of course, your mother wasn’t thinking about cluttered construction sites or utility closets so packed with cast-off furniture … Read more »

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10Feb 2013
George Tharalson

Taking Charge or Putting Someone in Charge: The First Step in Creating Your IIPP

Developing and implementing an effective Injury and Illness Prevention Program (IIPP) can seem like an overwhelming task — particularly for a small business owner, but it doesn’t have to be. In my last post, I wrote the following summary describing what an IIPP is, and now I’ll address the next step to creating your IIPP. Read more »

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