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Helpful Girl Wearing PPE Offering Safety Solutions

We don't just PROTECT workers we work to PREVENT injuries on the job.

 

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Automotive Industry

Adapting Safety: PPE Shift in Automotive Manufacturing from Conventional to EV

In the evolving landscape of automotive manufacturing, the transition from standard to electric vehicles brings about new safety challenges. In our latest blog post, we delve into the crucial differences in Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) requirements between traditional automotive facilities and the cutting-edge world of Electric Vehicle (EV) manufacturing.
1 min

Creating a hazard free environment for workers in EV manufacturing facilities

In environments such as cleanrooms and areas susceptible to Electrostatic Discharge (ESD), the use of specialized PPE is essential to maintain a controlled and contamination-free workspace. Cleanroom and ESD Safe PPE play a crucial role in containing shedding contaminants, ensuring the integrity of sensitive processes and components.
1 min

Addressing Unique PPE needs in the Electric Vehicle (EV) manufacturing industry

In the realm of electric vehicle (EV) manufacturing, addressing unique PPE needs from an electrical perspective is crucial. Workers face distinct risks associated with high-voltage systems, requiring specialized protective measures.  
4 min

Ensuring Safety in EV Manufacturing: The Vital Need for PPE and Reusable Cleanroom Clothes

In this article we are going to explore the growing importance of electric vehicle (EV) manufacturing and the need for a safe and controlled environment.

Cannabis Industry Health & Safety

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Cannabis Growing Operations: Hidden Dangers & Safety Solutions

  While the cannabis industry’s attention is focused on the debates surrounding legalization versus sole use for medicinal purposes, the protection for those working in the production of cannabis seems to have been overlooked.  

Confined Spaces

1 min

What 7 things define a confined space?

Confined spaces can be a serious risk for your team.  Protecting employees from hazards related to confined spaces requires workers to be able to identify holes or openings in walking or working areas.  Confined spaces often are the most dangerous areas for workers because the hazards are often hidden without proper equipment.  Learn more

Eye Protection

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Eye Protection: Does Eye Protection have to be approved by OSHA?

Choosing the appropriate eye protection depends on the workplace hazards.  If you are working in an area that has flying objects or dust particles, you should wear safety glasses with side protection (side shields). If you are working with chemicals, you must wear goggles as indirect fumes can get into your eyes.
2 min

Eyes Wide Open: Navigating the World of Prescription Safety Glasses

Eyes Wide Open: Navigating the World of Prescription Safety Glasses In today’s fast-paced work environments, safety is paramount. Whether you're on a construction site, in a laboratory, or operating heavy machinery, protecting your eyes is essential. For those who require prescription glasses, finding the right safety eyewear can seem like a daunting task. However, with the right guidance, navigating the world of prescription safety glasses can be a seamless experience.

WORKPLACE EYE SAFETY: Understanding Responsibility for Safety Glasses in Construction Work

Understanding Responsibility for Safety Glasses in Construction Work Construction sites are bustling hubs of activity where safety is paramount. Among the crucial safety gear, safety glasses stand out as essential protective equipment. But who exactly bears the responsibility for ensuring their use? Let's delve into this vital aspect of construction site safety.

Fall Protection

2 min

Top 6 Reasons Your Team Needs Fall Safety Training

Top 6 Reasons Your Team Needs Fall Safety Training Fall safety training is an indispensable requirement for workers across various industries, particularly those exposed to elevated work environments or fall hazards. This training is not merely a regulatory obligation but a vital investment 
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CONSTRUCTION INDUSTRY: 3 Ways to Prevent Falls

  It is difficult to study data correctly in the construction industry because of the diversity of job tasks and employers, variations in workforce skills, weather conditions and work environments.  A typical construction workplace changes daily, and the type of work varies from demolition, new construction, repairs, additions, reconstruction and cleanup. Add in the turnover of workers.
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How to Conduct a Safety Stand-Down to Prevent Falls Day

  National Safety Stand Down Day is an ideal time to promote safety with your employees.  We have 8 suggestions to get started.  If you lack the time to implement all of them choose a couple that will work for your team.  This will remind them of your commitment to safety while working.
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What is the purpose of a stand down day?

The purpose of a stand down day is to talk directly to your team about safety.    National Safety Stand Down Day is the perfect opportunity for employers and especially safety directors to talk directly to employees about safety. 
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INFOGRAPHIC: 10 Top OSHA Safety Violations for fiscal year 2022

  Fall Protection in the construction industry continues to be the number one frequently cited violations.    Every year, over 5,000 workers are killed on the job.  That translates into an average of 14 deaths per day!  Even one serious workplace injury or illness can have a devastating impact on a small business.   
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INFOGRAPHIC: National Safety Stand-Down to Prevent Falls Day

It's time to renew your commitment to safety.  Download and print this poster reminder to get started.

Hand & Arm Protection

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HAND PROTECTION: Don't take your hands for granted!

Avoid hand injuries sounds easy, right?  It can be.  We have tips to hand safety you need - today. Choose gloves that Fit Meet the demand Comfort 3 principles when choosing the right hand protection and you will avoid going home with blisters or worse yet an injury.
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HAND PROTECTION: How to choose the right cut resistant gloves

Personal Protective Equipment | Safety Gloves, Hand Protection
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HAND PROTECTION: No more uncomfortable welding gloves!

Welding Safety | Welding Gloves, Hand Protection, Safety Gloves, Fire Resistant Gloves
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Crucial Role of Hand and Arm Protection

Picture this: a construction project in full swing, a symphony of productivity. Now, envision the disruptive discord caused by hand and arm injuries, putting both individual workers and the entire project's efficiency at stake. But fear not! The key to an injury-free, seamlessly flowing construction haven lies in the embrace of proper protection.

Head & Face Protection

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HEAD PROTECTION: Does it matter what Hard Hat I choose?

In the realm of workplace safety, the choice of personal protective equipment (PPE) plays a pivotal role. Among the essential gear, the hard hat stands as a sentinel for the head, safeguarding against potential hazards. It may seem like a simple decision, but the type of hard hat you choose can significantly impact your safety on the job.
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OSHA announces switch from traditional hard hats to safety helmets

As per the recent Safety and Health Information Bulletin published by OSHA on Nov. 22, 2023, traditional hard hats are no longer the only option or the safest for protecting workers' heads. With advancements in design, materials, and features, modern safety helmets are now available to provide better protection to workers' entire heads.
1 min

HEAD PROTECTION: When is a non-vented hard hat needed?

As per OSHA regulations, hard hats are mandatory in work environments where there is a risk of head injury from falling objects, electric shock, or impact.  It is essential to ensure that the hard hat fits correctly and is worn appropriately to provide maximum protection. What about some of the features of the hard hat such as vented or non-vented?
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HEAD PROTECTION: Are vented hard hats better?

When it comes to protecting yourself from head injuries in the workplace, nothing is more important than choosing the right hard hat. While traditional hard hats have been the standard for decades, vented hard hats have become increasingly popular in recent years. But are they really better for you?
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HEAD PROTECTION: Types And Classes of Hard Hats

In any workplace, safety should always be a top priority. One crucial aspect of ensuring workers are provided proper head protection. Hard hats play a vital role in safeguarding workers from potential hazards, particularly those posed by falling objects. The level of protection offered by a hard hat depends on its Class and Type, making it essential to choose the appropriate one for each specific task.
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HEAD PROTECTION: Should your hard hat be inspected and how often?

When it comes to head protection OSHA requires the employer to ensure that each employee has to wear a protective helmet when working in areas where there is a potential for injury to the head from falling objects.   There are thousands of hard hats and helmets on the market to choose from. After you have researched and chosen the best hard hat for your workers each employee should inspect the hard hat before each use.  There after, follow the tips below for head protection safety.

Hearing Protection

HEARING PROTECTION: Prevent 'the silent killer'

Prevent hearing loss by knowing when hearing protection is needed.  Hearing loss has been known to be the silent killer when it comes to hearing.  The worse part about it is that it is also one of the most preventive areas of safety in the working environment.

4 Steps To Protect Workers Most Valuable Gift - Hearing

Sound is measured in decibels (dB) which is a measurement of strength of the sounds waves.  When it comes to our hearing the louder the sound, the faster the damage the ear.  Thus, identifying the noise levels quickly lowers the risk of a hazard.  There are 4 steps to easily protect our most valuable gift - our hearing.

Heat Protection

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3 Ways To Protect Your Workers From Heat Stress

Heat related illness is preventable.  Taking appropriate measure to avoid heat stress is the first defence.  We have put together some things to do to prevent heat stress for your team.  One of the first things you can do to protect workers from heat stress is learn about acclimatization.  What is acclimatization?  
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How to prevent heat illness

Supervisors and workers should receive training on how to recognize heat related symptoms and what to do to treat it.   A heat illness happens when your body is unable to dissipate heat effectively. When the balance of salt and water in your body become unbalanced your temperature rises and then sweating fails to keep you cool. The results of this can include: heat rash, heat cramps, heat exhaustion or heat stroke.
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HEAT STRESS: Symptoms & Prevention

Heat Illness, commonly called Heat Stress, is one of the most serious worker issues in the summer months.  It is also one of the most preventable.  With a few quick safety tips you can avoid this dangerous safety hazard.
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Unprecedented HEAT Requires Unprecedented Protection

  It's crucial that you become familiar with the symptoms of heat-related illnesses and act promptly to provide first aid. Remember, time is of the essence!   Heat-related illnesses can be difficult to diagnose, and symptoms can occur together. So, don't try to diagnose, act fast. Take care of yourself and your colleagues, because these conditions can worsen quickly and result in fatalities.  

Material Handling Protection

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5 Top Warehouse Injuries: How to avoid them

  The recent increase in volume and speed of materials passing through warehouse facilities causes thousands of industrial accidents to happen every day. The pandemic has caused online shopping to significantly increase while seeing a profound decrease in workers.
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How to Protect Workers Operating and Working Near Forklifts

Forklifts are an essential piece of equipment in many workplaces, especially in warehousing and manufacturing. Although these vehicles make work more efficient, they can pose serious hazards to those operating or working near them. OSHA reminds employers and workers that these hazards can be prevented by following safe practices and ensuring that workers are properly trained.

Welding

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How much welding fumes can we breathe in before it becomes dangerous?

Welding fumes are composed of metals and most fumes contain a small percentage of manganese.  How much exposure to this manganese is dangerous?  
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WELDING PROTECTION: Does extreme cold affect welders?

Extreme cold can affect welders in a few ways.  We have compiled a list of some of them along with steps how welders and employers can protect welders during cold weather.  Keeping welders comfortable is not difficult with the proper equipment.
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HAND PROTECTION: No more uncomfortable welding gloves!

Welding Safety | Welding Gloves, Hand Protection, Safety Gloves, Fire Resistant Gloves

Workplace Safety

1 min

Cannabis Growing Operations: Hidden Dangers & Safety Solutions

  While the cannabis industry’s attention is focused on the debates surrounding legalization versus sole use for medicinal purposes, the protection for those working in the production of cannabis seems to have been overlooked.  
2 min

EYES ON SAFETY: 10 Ways To Get Your Program Started

10 Ways To Get Your Program Started Safety conscious managers create safety conscious workers.  We all follow the lead of those in front.  Workers see safety in a variety of ways.  They can see posters on safety hazards, having safety kits readily available, material handling safety guards in the facility, verbal safety cautions when starting a project and seeing your safety habits or actions.  Workers need to know when safety is at the core of their workplace.  It is not difficult to get started....
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INFOGRAPHIC: 10 Top OSHA Safety Violations for fiscal year 2022

  Fall Protection in the construction industry continues to be the number one frequently cited violations.    Every year, over 5,000 workers are killed on the job.  That translates into an average of 14 deaths per day!  Even one serious workplace injury or illness can have a devastating impact on a small business.   
1 min

10 Key Steps to Protect Your Workers from On-the-Job Injuries

10 Key Steps to Protect Your Workers from On-the-Job Injuries   Highlight the importance of workplace safety and the impact of injuries on workers and businesses. Mention OSHA's top 10 most frequently cited standards for FY 2023.
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