Safety

Industrial professionals wearing work gloves that meat the standards of ANSI ISEA 138

ANSI/ISEA 138: Everything to Know About the New Hand Impact Standard

Hand injuries are all too common on the job. For that reason, there have long been standards in place for measuring a particular glove’s resistance to cuts, abrasion, heat, and puncture. These standards help us select the right glove to protect a wearer performing a specific task, in specific conditions, with specific hazards. But when […]

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man securing fall protection equipment on construction site

New Fall Protection Innovations Protect Workers in Air & On Ground from Potential Safety Risks

If you’re overseeing a team as a contractor, foreman, or supervisor one of your biggest goals every day is to make sure your team goes home safely to their family. If your team does any work at height, planning, providing the right equipment, and training your team to do it properly can go a long […]

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Man working in hot conditions wiping brow to cool himself

Preventing Sickness & Injury from Occupational Heat Stress

Each year, on the last Friday in May, OSHA recognizes National Heat Stress Awareness Day. While May temperatures tend to be considerably fairer than those we see in August, there’s a reason OSHA designates a day in early summer to this critical topic. 50% to 70% of outdoor fatalities related to heat exposure each year […]

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How to Improve Safety Through Industrial Lighting Design

From the PPE your team wears to the lubricant that keeps your machines humming, there’s not a detail of your industrial operation that doesn’t account for the safety and wellbeing of your team. But depending on the type of lighting in your facility, you may be creating a less safe workspace than you think. LED […]

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Bosch touchscreen keypad for integrated security system

Protect Your People & Property with Integrated Access Control & Video Security Systems

Is your facility’s security system making it easier or more difficult for you to keep your people and your property safe? As technology has evolved to make our workplaces more secure, it’s come with new responsibilities for IT teams. But staffing hasn’t always expanded at the same rate, leaving many facilities’ IT teams feeling stretched […]

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Enhance Electrical Safety in Your Facility with an Arc Flash Hazard Analysis

An electrical explosion, and subsequent arc flash and arc blast, can happen in any facility. There are many causes for this type of event, including power irregularities, equipment faults, corroded parts, or even a lightning strike. We’ve recently written about understanding arc flash hazards, as well as National Electric Code changes put in place in […]

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First Aid Kit Inventory Management – Made Easy!

Replenishing your First Aid Kit Shouldn’t Create a Headache First aid kits are something every facility has, but we don’t necessarily think about them very often. At least, we try not to, because that means we haven’t needed to use them. But it’s important to keep your first aid kits up-to-date and filled. In an […]

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Keeping Your Hands Safe on the Job

A safety glove’s design can help prevent hazards including cuts, chemical burns, abrasion, crushing or contact with bio-hazards.  No matter what kind of work you do, you must be equipped with the appropriate tools to help you efficiently and safely perform your job. Safety Gloves Can Protect You from Hazards Safety gloves can protect you […]

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