Above the Neck Protection - Knowledge Center

Above the Neck Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) includes eye protection, face protection, head protection, and hearing protection. Above the neck protection is extremely important in those work areas that are considered "high-hazard". Areas involving airborne fragments, metal shavings, sand, dust, chemical splash, loud noise, and bright or other harmful light should pay special attention to above the neck PPE.

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Noise hazards require proper hearing protection PPE

Noise is a part of any workplace and it's easy to tolerate, but it can have a serious impact on wellbeing. Find out how to keep workers safe from it.

Emergency eyewash stations

Eyes should be washed out within 10 to 15 seconds of exposure to harmful chemicals. Is your workplace equipped to handle this?

Goggles vs. Glasses: Which Is the Right Safety Eyewear for Your Job?

Your workers need eye protection - but what kind? Find out whether glasses or goggles are the right choice for your workplace.

Hard Hats, Faceshields, and More - Work Safely Every Day

Not sure what kind of hard hat or faceshield you or your employees need? Check out this breakdown of the two categories to find out.

Selecting the Right PPE for Women: Head, Eye, and Ear Protection

One size does not fit all, especially when it comes to PPE. Learn the differences to look for when looking for PPE for women.

Hard Hat Requirements You Need to Know

Find out how to select the right hard hat and how hard hat stickers can help with safety messaging.

The Effects of Noise on the Body: Why Everyone Needs Hearing Protection

Noise is one of the most prevalent workplace hazards. What is worse, many workers don't even know that they are exposed to hazardous levels daily. Learn how to protect...

Hearing Protection: Listen Up

Hearing loss in the workplace is a serious and growing concern. Learn why hearing PPE is not being used, and what you can do to change this statistic.

How many showers and eyewash stations do I need in my workplace?

Wherever dangerous materials are used it is vital to provide eyewash stations and drench showers. While most people think about the presence of caustic chemicals as the...

What is NRR?

Noise Reduction Rating, or NRR, is a unit of measurement indicating the effectiveness of hearing protection devices. In other words, the NRR is a measure of how much the...

What is the difference between water-based and solvent-based anti-fog lens coating?

Water- and solvent-based anti-fog coatings interact differently with many of the environmental conditions that produce the "fogging effect." They also react differently...