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Be cautious of chemicals at battery charging stations

Many important workplace tools, such as forklifts, run on electricity and need to be charged periodically. The charging stations that are used for this contain very large chemical batteries that store the electricity that comes from a wall socket....Read Full Article

ActivGARD® DT Standard Disposable Coveralls keep workers clean and safe

You may think wearing disposable coveralls is just a simple way to stay clean, but it's also an effective way to keep you safe. In some applications, such as removing asbestos or lead paint, the Occupational Health and Safety Administration (OSHA)...Read Full Article

How to properly wear ear plugs

Hearing protection plays a critical role in many industrial workplaces. Heavy-duty equipment and machines are often loud and could cause significant damage to workers' hearing. Companies may invest in ear plugs that could limit exposure to excessive...Read Full Article

Fall Protection – Critical Safety for Working at Heights

Safety continues to be a major concern in the construction, industrial cleaning, and oil and gas industries around the country in which people work at heights. Workers face a multitude of hazards on the job daily. Safe work practices and...Read Full Article

Choosing the right disposable respirator

Dust, dirt, and other particulates are often found in the air around a workplace. This can make it difficult, uncomfortable, and unhealthy for workers to perform their jobs. That's why employers should provide the right types of disposable...Read Full Article

Ear Plugs – What You Need to Know

Why use ear plugsThe Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) states that 22 million workers are exposed to noise at work that could damage their hearing, with $1.5 million in penalties and $242 million spent yearly on workers’...Read Full Article

Protecting Hands in the Workplace

Gloves are a mainstay in plants, mills, warehouses, maintenance facilities, and more. Choosing the right glove for the application is a critical step in protecting workers. To help you make your selection, here are some tips.Get a complete...Read Full Article

Lenses and Coatings for Safety Eyewear

Choosing the right lens coating or lens color for your safety goggles or glasses is an important part of any safety program. What’s the best lens coating for your job site? Here’s a breakdown of different coatings and what...Read Full Article

The Heat is On

With steamy temperatures popping up all over the county, don’t forget to think about the dangers that the heat brings. Whether you work outdoors, or in hot indoor environments, it’s important to protect yourself and your co-workers...Read Full Article

Roadway Work Zones… Work and Drive Safely

We spend a lot of time on the roads during the warmer months. And work zones are a familiar site. Work zones are dangerous for workers and drivers. According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, transportation incidents and workers struck by...Read Full Article

Guides to Help Prevent Falls in Construction

The Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) has developed a collection of compliance assistance resources to address falls in the workplace, the leading cause of worker fatality in the construction industry. Workers performing tasks...Read Full Article

Choose the Right Cut Resistant Hand Protection

Our hands are important. They help us do so many day-to-day things. Their flexibility, strength, coordination, and sensitivity make them the perfect tools. However, because they do so much, they are one of the most vulnerable parts of the...Read Full Article

Choose The Right Hard Hat

When working in the field, it’s important that workers use the proper personal protective equipment, including hard hats. There are different types and classes of hard hats, and getting the right one is vital to a worker’s...Read Full Article

Get to Know N95 Disposable Respirators

Disposable respirators protect you and your workers from a variety of hazards, including harmful dust, fog, smoke, vapors, and mists. Without the proper protection, workers may develop chronic breathing problems, cancer, lung damage, or other...Read Full Article

Prevent Cold Weather-Related Injuries

It’s already been cold in many parts of the country. Bundling up in hats, coats, and gloves is a smart practice as you head off to work, but what about working in cold temperatures? What are some ways to ward off common winter injuries and...Read Full Article

Burn Awareness Week

National Burn Awareness Week, sponsored by the American Burn Association (ABA), takes place annually during the first full week of February. It provides an opportunity for burn survivor support groups, public safety, and other professionals to...Read Full Article

Scaffolding Safety for Working at Heights

Scaffolding is a common sight on both city streets and construction sites alike. These important temporary structures on the outside of a building allow workers to build, repair, or clean. The systems are complex and provide both safety and...Read Full Article

What is Suspension Trauma?

A life is saved when someone’s personal fall arrest system stops a fall. But what about the worker’s condition after that? Waiting for rescue is uncomfortable, at best. The suspended worker is recovering from a traumatic experience and...Read Full Article

Nine Tips from the CDC to Care for Your Vision

The Centers for Disease Control (CDC) reminds us about the importance of taking care of our vision. While it’s easy to think that vision problems are rare or only prevalent in older Americans, eye problems can happen at any age.May is Healthy...Read Full Article

Frequently Asked Questions about N95 Respirators

Did you know that September 5 is N95 Day? N95 Day was created by the National Institute of Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH) in 2012 to increase awareness of the great importance of respiratory protection, specifically N95s.Since there are a...Read Full Article

Working Around Diesel Exhaust

Workers in railroad and many other industries may use diesel to power vehicles and equipment. The Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) stresses the need to properly control diesel exhaust because of health issues that can be caused...Read Full Article

Is Your Hard Hat Protecting You?

Your hard hat is one of your most important pieces of personal protective equipment. Did you know that there are signs that show that it may no longer keep you safe? Before and after each use, it should be inspected for any wear or damage that might...Read Full Article

What Do Sandpaper Grits and Grades Mean?

Grit size is an invaluable metric when finding the right abrasives for your project. Sandpaper that’s too coarse can damage or ruin a surface, while sandpaper that’s too fine will require extra effort and wastes sheets. Very often projects will make...Read Full Article

Your Hard Hat’s Best Friend on Cold Days

The wind howls and you can see your breath. Whether you’re working outside in the cold or inside without heat, when winter's grip tightens, you feel it! To ward off frostbite on the cheeks, chin, ears, and nose, it’s a good practice to protect your...Read Full Article

What are Windsocks Used For? Eight Types of Worksites Where Windsocks are Necessary

Industries from manufacturing to transportation thrive on the newest, most advanced equipment, but many of the most crucial, reliable items at many worksites are the simplest. One of these is the windsock. You’ve probably seen these conical, tapered...Read Full Article

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