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April 2016

  • Posted on  January 21, 2016  by TREENSAFETY Selecting the wrong respirator for a job, or using it incorrectly can lead to fatal consequences. Workers using respirators for the first time are often surprised to learn how many steps are involved in the process of selecting and wearing a respirator. Welders are at risk of bronchitis, airway irritation, lung function changes, pneumonia, and lung cancer. Respiratory hazards in welding can be divided into two main categories, welding fumes and... Continue Reading
  • Posted on  April 7, 2016  by TREENSAFETY Treen Safety is a proud supporter of Steps for Life! Steps for Life –Walking for Families of Workplace Tragedy is a 5 km fundraising walk to help support families who have suffered from a life-altering injury, occupational disease or workplace fatality. It’s the flagship fundraising event for Threads of Life, a national registered charity dedicated to supporting families of workplace tragedy. Threads of Life provides Canadian families... Continue Reading
  • Our customers are constantly asking us about the difference between ANSI/ISEA and CE cut resistant glove ratings. Working out the difference between an ANSI/ISEA cut level 3 glove and a CE cut level 3 glove can be overwhelming but it’s essential to understand the difference so you can make sure you are wearing appropriate hand protection for your application. Here’s what you need to know. There are two different performance standards for cut resistance used in Canada: the European EN388... Continue Reading