Respiratory Protection

The Basic Types of Respirators – And How to Select the Right One for Your Workplace

Respirators are a critical piece of personal protection equipment, and using the wrong type can have serious consequences. In this article, we’ll go over the different types of respirators and what you need to know about each before deciding which is right for your workplace. Two Types of Respirators There are two basic types of … Continue reading The Basic Types of Respirators – And How to Select the Right One for Your Workplace Continue reading
Family Safety Personal Safety

Halloween Safety

With such a strong presence in the Personal Protective Equipment industry it’s no wonder that Ritz Safety has become synonymous with job site safety. We are also advocates for safety in youth athletics and personal/family safety which is why we thought this reminder from the National Safety Council was worth reblogging: Costume Safety All costumes, … Continue reading Halloween Safety Continue reading
Disaster Recovery

CDC Issues Message for Hurricane Michael Cleanup

The CDC recently issued a message for those involved in recovery measures from Hurricane Michael. The document is titled, “Hurricane Key Messages for Employers, Workers and Volunteers.” It covers the potential dangers involved in cleanup work and proper safety precautions, with links at the end of each section to additional resources. The topics addressed in … Continue reading CDC Issues Message for Hurricane Michael Cleanup Continue reading
Cold Weather Flame Resistant

Selecting FR Clothing for Cooler Weather

Originally posted at thinknsa.com As the winter months approach and the temperature drops, it’s important to keep workers warm by selecting the proper FR clothing. The cooler temperatures create a new hazard for workers: Coldstress. Similar to heat stress, this occurs when someone loses the ability to regulate their body temperature due to being exposed … Continue reading Selecting FR Clothing for Cooler Weather Continue reading
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