Northern Safety sponsors Mohawk Valley Blues Fest

Northern Safety is proud to have been a presenting sponsor of the Mohawk Valley Blues Fest on Saturday, June 29, 2013 at the Herkimer County Fairgrounds. On Saturday, June 29th, the Herkimer County Fairgrounds hosted the Mohawk Valley Blues Fest,...Read Full Article

OSHA and Canadian Health Department to collaborate on GHS

At a ceremony on June 19, 2013 at the U.S. Department of Labor headquarters, the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) and the Canadian Department of Health signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) that permits the countries to work...Read Full Article

NIOSH releases free ladder safety app

On June 17, 2013, the National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH) announced the release of a free Ladder Safety app that helps reduce the risk of injuries by ensuring extension ladders are properly positioned. The app uses audio...Read Full Article

Provide relief in hot weather with an evaporative cooling vest

When temperatures rise, help prevent heat exhaustion by providing the Climate Control Apparel evaporative cooling vest. By simply soaking the vest in cool water for one to three minutes, the vest provides outdoor workers with cooling relief for five...Read Full Article

Green building benefits

Buildings can have a tremendous impact on the environment – and peoples’ lives. They use 68% of the total electricity, 12% of the total water, and 39% of the total energy consumed in America. Buildings also produce 38% of the...Read Full Article

OSHA announces new program to protect workers who use isocyanates

On June 25, 2013, the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) announced a new National Emphasis Program (NEP) to reduce work-related health issues caused by isocyanates in construction, maritime, and general industries. OSHA’s...Read Full Article

Medique® Medi-Lyte electrolyte tablets can help control heat stress

Excessive sweating can cause employees to lose important minerals their bodies need to function properly. Safeguard workers in hot weather by offering heat stress relief with Medi-Lyte electrolyte tablets. Each tablet contains calcium carbonate,...Read Full Article

QUIZ: Successful injury and illness prevention programs

Injury and illness prevention programs offer many benefits for employers and their workers. The Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) defines these programs as, “proactive processes that can substantially reduce the number and...Read Full Article

OSHA’s Dr. David Michaels delivers commencement speech

On May 18, 2013, Dr. David Michaels, assistant secretary of labor for occupational safety & health, gave the 2013 Commencement Address at the George Washington University’s School of Public Health. His inspiring message recounted many...Read Full Article

Keep workers cool with NS® Kool Downs bandanas

Help keep work crews comfortable and productive in hot, humid weather with NS® Kool Downs bandanas. This bandana covers worker's head and neck from hot, damaging sun rays and provides long-lasting, cooling relief. Just soak the bandana in cold...Read Full Article

Gina McCarthy sworn in as EPA Administrator

On July 19, 2013, Gina McCarthy was sworn in as the new Administrator of the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA).  Just a day before, McCarthy won the Senate’s confirmation in a vote of 59-40. “I am pleased that today the...Read Full Article

OSHA reminds employers of importance of heat acclimation

Summer is in full swing – and so is the Occupational Safety and Health Administration’s (OSHA) Heat Illness Prevention Campaign. In early July, OSHA and the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration's (NOAA) National Weather...Read Full Article

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