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Customizing Gas Detectors: Tailoring Solutions to Fit Your Unique Requirements

Customizing Gas Detectors: Tailoring Solutions to Fit Your Unique Requirements

In today’s diverse industrial landscape, a one-size-fits-all approach to safety simply doesn’t cut it. This is especially true when it comes to gas detection. With different workplaces facing unique atmospheric hazards, off-the-shelf solutions may not provide the appropriate protection your team needs. At PK Safety, we understand this challenge and the importance of precision and customization in gas detection technologies. That’s why we offer a comprehensive range of gas detection solution …
Jul 3rd 2024 PK Safety Team
10 Ways to Prevent Wildfires

10 Ways to Prevent Wildfires

You can prevent wildfires by extinguishing flames before you leave the worksite. Avoid practicing activities that use flames or sparks on windy days or in drought conditions. And maintain your equipment to prevent overheating and engine failure. Wildfires are becoming increasingly common across the United States due to climate change and rising temperatures. The country experiences an average of 61,410 wildfires per year, with around 7.2 million acres impacted annually. One fire can lead to …
Jul 1st 2024 PK Safety Team
ANSI/ISEA 138 Safety Gloves: Ensuring Hand Protection

ANSI/ISEA 138 Safety Gloves: Ensuring Hand Protection

The human hand is an anatomical masterpiece and arguably the greatest tool attached to our bodies. The 14 phalanges in the fingers, five metacarpal bones in the palm, and eight carpal bones in the wrist all work in symphony to allow us to perform precise movements and intricate tasks. However, this complex network of bones, joints, muscles, tendons, and nerves makes our hands extraordinarily delicate and susceptible to injury. According to the US Bureau of Labor Statistics, hand injuries ar …
Jun 25th 2024 PK Safety Team
June 2024: National Safety Month

June 2024: National Safety Month

June is recognized as National Safety Awareness Month and focuses to help "keep each other safe from the workplace to anyplace". It was established by the National Safety Council (NSC), a non-profit public service organization committed to eliminating the leading causes of injury across a variety of industries. This year’s event spotlights four crucial safety topics in workplace safety and beyond. Celebrate June National Safety Month by highlighting these issues in your workplace. Week 1: …
Jun 5th 2024 PK Safety Team
Summer Survival Guide

Summer Survival Guide

Summer presents plenty of hazards that require the attention of all workers. While the weather may appear pleasant, excess heat, rising temperatures, and too much sun exposure can put your health and safety at risk when working outdoors. Prepare for the hottest months of the year with our summer survival guide.Wear Sunscreen to Protect Your Skin Individuals working outside, regardless of duration, should wear sunscreen to protect themselves from sunburn, skin damage, and potentially skin …
Jun 4th 2024 PK Safety Team
Buyer’s Guide: Choosing the Best Multi-Gas Detector

Buyer’s Guide: Choosing the Best Multi-Gas Detector

In today’s dynamic industrial environments, ensuring a breathable and hazard-free environment is paramount to worker safety. Fortunately, advancements in gas detection technology have made this challenge much easier to address. Multi-gas detectors can simultaneously monitor a range of atmospheric hazards, alerting workers to potential dangers and enabling them to take the necessary precautions. But with an array of multi-gas detector models available, selecting a solution that perfectly …
Jun 1st 2024 PK Safety Team
EMS Week is May 19-24, 2024

EMS Week is May 19-24, 2024

Emergency Medical Services Week is held annually to highlight those who risk their lives by providing care to others. Crews must protect themselves on the job by looking out for biological hazards and preventing slips, trips, and falls. They should also use the proper safety equipment to detect potential hazards as they occur. The third week of May is National Emergency Medical Services (EMS) Week across the U.S. President Gerald Ford created the week in the 1970s to raise public awaren …
May 16th 2024 PK Safety Team
Ultimate Care Guide for PIP’s ATG G-Tek MaxiFlex Gloves 34-874

Ultimate Care Guide for PIP’s ATG G-Tek MaxiFlex Gloves 34-874

Premium protective gloves are critical to everyday workplace safety, especially for workers in industries regularly engaging with heavy machinery, sharp objects, and hazardous chemicals. Protective gloves are essential for these professionals to reduce the risk of hand injuries such as cuts, abrasions, punctures, and burns. The probability of experiencing lacerations or punctures was found to be reduced by 60% to 70% with glove use (Sorock et al., 2004). PIP's ATG G-Tek MaxiFlex 34-874 U …
May 13th 2024 PK Safety Team
May is National Electrical Safety Month

May is National Electrical Safety Month

National Electrical Safety Month is held in May to highlight important safety tips that can help keep workers safe when using electrical equipment. Tips include practicing the lockout/tagout procedure when repairing equipment. Anyone working with electrical systems should also wear arc flash PPE to protect themselves from electrocution and flash fire. May is known as National Electrical Safety Month in the U.S. Created by the Electrical Safety Foundation International (ESFI), it aims t …
May 6th 2024 PK Safety Team
Top Fall Protection Products in Construction for Safety Stand-Down Week 2024

Top Fall Protection Products in Construction for Safety Stand-Down Week 2024

What is National Safety Stand-Down Week? Every year, National Safety Stand-Down encourages construction companies across the country to dedicate a week to focus on fall prevention. Organized by the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA), this event encourages employers and workers to pause regular activities to engage in discussions, training, and review safety policies and goals. Falls remain a leading cause of injuries and fatalities in the construction industry. According to …
May 4th 2024 PK Safety Team