QUIZ: Protecting workers from heat illness

Reduce the risk of heat illness by taking the right precautions when temperatures begin to rise. The following questions are based on information provided by the National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH) and will test your...Read Full Article

Identifying earthquake hazards and vulnerabilities

Reduce damage, loss, and disruption to a business by taking the appropriate steps before an earthquake occurs. The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) recommends identifying workplace hazard levels and vulnerabilities. Once this is...Read Full Article

Oil and gas well drilling: hazards and precautions

Educating workers on the hazards and precautions involved in oil and gas well drilling can have a powerful impact on jobsite safety. The information below, from the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) describes some risks and safety...Read Full Article

Safeguard workers from harmful welding fume

Welding creates smoke that contains dangerous gas by-products and metal fume. Take the appropriate steps to help protect workers and reduce the risk of injury and illness from harmful welding...Read Full Article

Wells Lamont® Kevlar® / Nomex® high heat glove delivers comfortable protection

Heat protection. Comfort. Convenience. Affordability. All qualities that make this Wells Lamont® Kevlar®/Nomex® high heat knit glove an ideal option for both workers and employers. An outstanding choice for high-heat applications, the...Read Full Article

Strong, dependable NS® Fall Protection permanent roof anchors

Protect workers from falls with reliable anchor points. NS® permanent roof anchors are engineered to withstand over 5,000 pounds of force without breaking and can be left installed under ridge caps for future use. NS® roof peak anchors are...Read Full Article

Reduce waste and cut costs with Scott® center pull paper towels

Scott® center pull paper towels are an economical choice that help minimize waste and control costs. These perforated towels work with a dispenser to smoothly deliver just one paper towel at a time, ensuring workers use the right amount for...Read Full Article

EPA announces more than $4.3 million in grants for air quality and climate research

On June 5, 2013, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) announced it will provide more than $4.3 million in funding for studies of organic compounds in the atmosphere. This research will help the government improve public health, protect the...Read Full Article

Northern Safety associates clean up Industrial Park Drive

Northern Safety associates cleaned up Frankfort’s Industrial Park Drive on Saturday, June 15, 2013. The cleanup was initiated by the Company’s Green Team as part of their ongoing green efforts. Starting at 9:00 am Saturday, associates...Read Full Article

Encourage eye protection with convenient safety glasses dispenser

Providing easy access to glasses is a great ways to encourage employees to wear eye protection. This clear acrylic safety glasses dispenser allows employers to easily maintain safety and...Read Full Article

Sperian® Survivair® P100 respirator cartridges offer reliable protection

Help protect workers at risk of exposure to hazardous airborne particles with Sperian® Survivair® S-series threaded P100 particulate respirator cartridges. These cartridges are easy to use, comfortable, affordable, and provide superior...Read Full Article

NIOSH creates new coordinating center to improve workers’ compensation research

In 2013, the National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH) formed a new Center for Workers’ Compensation Studies (CWCS). Now, in June 2013, it has been announced that a coordinating CWCS has been established within NIOSH. The...Read Full Article

OSHA’s heat safety campaign offers free mobile app

Summer is here and the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) has kicked off its 2013 outreach campaign to protect workers from heat stress.  The goal of this initiative is to provide resources and information for employers and...Read Full Article

Help prevent heat stress with Ergodyne® Chill-Its® hydration packs

When the weather heats up, keep workers hydrated with Ergodyne® Chill-Its® hydration packs. These low-profile packs offer comfort, convenience, and features that ensure cool, clean drinking water....Read Full Article

EPA provides $2 million to promote new technologies and green jobs

25 small businesses across the country will receive more than $2 million in funding from the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) to assist in the development of new technologies that will help safeguard the environment and protect public...Read Full Article

Improve head protection with adjustable NS® Power Shell® hard hats

Offer a product that delivers comfort and safety – NS® Power Shell® adjustable hard hat with Flex-Gear® ratchet suspension. This affordable head protection provides a reliable 4-point suspension and rain trough, and convenient...Read Full Article

Maximize protection from liquid spills with protective Tyvek® sleeve

Liquid spills, light splashes, and dry particulates can create messes in various work environments, but employers can obtain safety gear to enable employees to avoid these hazards. The Tyvek® Disposable Protective Sleeve offers a comfortable...Read Full Article

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