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Personal Protective Equipment (PPE)

In the oil and gas industry, the potential exposure to hydrocarbon flash fire is a common industry hazard that requires necessary PPE for various worker application and work hazards. Flame Resistant Clothing (FRC) programs are required... more

Health, Safety & Environmental

While the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) sets personal protective equipment (PPE) standards for dry abrasive blasting, there is no industry standard covering wet or vapor abrasive blasting. How can you ensure your workers have.. more

Health, Safety & Environmental

Aided in large part by technology transfers from other industries, inert catalyst changeout projects are becoming substantially safer and more efficient. Here are some of the innovations that are advancing the state of the art. more

Health, Safety & Environmental

Because we all understand the role comfort plays in whether or not PPE is worn compliantly, there are a range of factors one must consider on top of any legal regulations. more

Health, Safety & Environmental

Are you confident your selection criteria for breathing equipment will protect all your workers from risk? more

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BIC Magazine features the latest news on personal protective equipment (PPE) offered by today's top industry suppliers. Follow the links below to learn what's new in PPE, including flame resistant garments, hard hats, protective eyewear, earplugs and much more. You can also find many suppliers that offer PPE in our Products & Services Suppliers directory. more

Those two sentences almost sum up the safety instructions we were given some 35 years ago as a junior piping designer working in a refinery. Somewhat more important were the words, “Don’t touch anythi... more

Engineering, Procurement & Construction

People. Performance. Solutions. Austin Industrial is a company founded on the principles of offering world-class service with best-in-industry safety performance. more

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As the critical final step of project planning, the pre-job briefing ensures every member of your work crew understands the scope of work and the specific safety measures and controls as they apply to the task at hand. Conduct the pre-job briefing just prior to starting work, and be sure to share all the details you’ve gathered from the facility’s hazard assessment, jobsite walk down, job hazard analysis and work permits. more

Health, Safety & Environmental

Philosopher Santayana believed a fanatic was someone who redoubles effort when the aim is forgotten. Are your efforts focused or fanatical? While we do want a degree of fanaticism in safety, we must realize we can, and often do, go too far. more

Health, Safety & Environmental

When a tank farm explosion in Karnes County, Texas, on Oct. 8 sent a worker to the hospital with third-degree burns, it was a painful reminder following best industry practices for safety at tank farm... more

Health, Safety & Environmental

Since 1979, Medsafe has worked closely with its clients to develop best-in-industry services suited to complement their selection and utilization of PPE, flame-resistant clothing and medical supplies. As part of its commitment to continuous improvement, Medsafe has recently completed the full line opening of its in-house customization department. more

Health, Safety & Environmental

Custom Air Products & Services Inc. (CAPS) is a company that manufactures, installs, and/or services industrial heating, ventilation and air conditioning (HVAC) products. In business since 2006, CAPS ... more

Health, Safety & Environmental

For more than 30 years, Veolia Environmental Services has been providing full-service, turnkey industrial cleaning and maintenance services, supported by comprehensive environmental waste management s... more

From BIC Alliance Members

Jack Boss and his team are experts in the business of safety — a popular and essential topic no matter what sector of the energy industry you are engaged in. BIC Magazine recently visited with Boss, president of Honeywell Safety Products (HSP), to learn more about their “noble cause.” more

Health, Safety & Environmental

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