PPE


Mack Trucks Produces PPE, Donates Hundreds to Local Organizations

In response to sustained demand for personal protective equipment (PPE) as a result of COVID-19, Mack Trucks donated approximately 500 pieces of PPE that it manufactured at its Lehigh Valley Operations (LVO) plant in Macungie, Pa....


Carolina Cat Teams with Charlotte Brewery to Distribute Hand Sanitizer

Due to the viral nature of the COVID-19 pandemic, personal protective equipment (PPE), such as hand sanitizer, masks, safety glasses/goggles and gloves, have seen a dramatic increase in need and often are all but impossible to find....


Hard Hats for Safety — and a Statement

What came first, the hard hat or the PPE laws? When E.W. Bullard returned home from World War I, he used his doughboy Army helmet to design protective headgear to improve industrial safety. Bullard sold carbide lamps and mining equipment to gold and copper miners who were wearing a soft derby, similar to a baseball cap....


PPE Design Shifts to Accommodate Women in Construction

More and more women are choosing careers in the construction industry, and because of this, experts are looking for ways to help bolster their safety on the job. One key area that is being evaluated is the size and fit of PPE, which has not been traditionally designed for the female workforce, Safety+Health reported....