Respiratory Protection Blog
Do You Have an Annual Respiratory Protection Initiative?

Do You Have an Annual Respiratory Protection Initiative?

by Wendy LoomisOccupational Health Account Manager The Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) requires employers to administer annual medical clearances and an approved fit test to ensure their employees are protected from inhaling harmful contaminants. Annual testing is a...

2022 Respiratory Protection Week is September 6th – 9th

2022 Respiratory Protection Week is September 6th – 9th

by Wendy LoomisOccupational Health Account Manager Ensuring that employees are protected from inhaling harmful contaminants requires annual medical clearance and testing to meet OSHA standards.  Annual testing is a 2-step process that entails: Respirator Medical Clearance – Each...

The Season of Lungs

The Season of Lungs

Have you ever wondered why there is an increased focus on lung health in the fall? The answer is not as arbitrary as you may think. According to traditional Chinese medicine, the Five Element Theory, which comprises of our connection to nature, also includes our organs. Within the...

Mesothelioma – Part II: What Is It and Are You at Risk?

Mesothelioma – Part II: What Is It and Are You at Risk?

This is Part II of our 2 Part Series on Mesothelioma. In Part I, we answered why there are so many mesothelioma commercials on TV.  In Part II, we will address what is mesothelioma and are you at risk. Mesothelioma is a disease caused exclusively by exposure to asbestos.  Asbestos is a...

Why Are There So Many Mesothelioma Commercials on TV?

Why Are There So Many Mesothelioma Commercials on TV?

This is Part 1 of our 2 Part Series on Mesothelioma. Well, the short answer is asbestos litigation is big business for lawyers and will not decline in the near future.  As of 2013, $30 billion was set aside in the Asbestos Trust Fund by companies that manufactured asbestos products and...