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3M Scott Fire & Safety Products
Dec 18th 2018

3M Scott Fire & Safety Products

For workers who need gas detection equipment, PK Safety has added another option for you. We now carry products from 3M Scott Fire & Safety. 3M Scott Fire & Safety provides rugged protective equipment for harsh working conditions and the accessories and supplies to get jobs done efficiently, comfortably, and safely. They’ve protected thousands of workers around the world, and we’re proud to car … read more
Cold Weather Gear Checklist
Dec 7th 2018

Cold Weather Gear Checklist

If your work requires you to dress in extreme cold weather gear, you’re in luck, because there are many technological advances in cold weather work gear that can help keep you warm while performing at your best. Avoid cold-related illnesses and injuries by dressing in at least three layers of thin cold weather gear. Base Layers What you wear closest to your skin should be slightly loose … read more
Knowing the Difference Between Gas Detectors and Gas Monitors
Dec 3rd 2018

Knowing the Difference Between Gas Detectors and Gas Monitors

Commercial spaces can have a number of confined spaces as well as toxic or combustible atmospheres that make the environment dangerous for workers. Avoiding accidents, especially in manufacturing, comes down to having a reliable system for monitoring and detecting gases. Most gases are clear, odorless, and undetectable to human senses, so the right tools are necessary to identify problems … read more
PK Safety Black Friday Sale
Nov 16th 2018

PK Safety Black Friday Sale

It’s the season for savings, and we at PK Safety think that saving money on workplace safety equipment that saves lives is a great idea. For a limited time, we’re having sales on confined space safety equipment, including BW Clip 2 year single gas detectors. Here’s some of the equipment you can save money during Black Friday week with PK Safety. Single Gas Detectors Single use gas detec … read more
Tips for Cold and Flu Prevention
Nov 9th 2018

Tips for Cold and Flu Prevention

Getting sick is a fact of life in the fall and winter months. It’s colder and less humid, and people tend to stay indoors and close to people and contaminated surfaces, which are ideal conditions for viruses to spread. Between 5 and 20 percent of Americans catch the flu annually. This number increases when people come down with a cold or the flu and show up to work anyway—even before they show … read more
Winter Protection for Confined Spaces
Nov 6th 2018

Winter Protection for Confined Spaces

COLD WEATHER DANGERS A winterized workplace safety culture will be aware of the season’s unique safety hazards. Any workplace that has slip, trip, and fall hazards, falling object hazards, or fire hazards in normal weather conditions will still have those hazards when the weather gets colder. A danger unique to cold, wet, and windy conditions are cold stress hazards, which can take the fo … read more
Workplace Hearing Protection: What to Wear in Your Work Environment
Oct 24th 2018

Workplace Hearing Protection: What to Wear in Your Work Environment

October is National Protect Your Hearing Month. As many as 40 million adults under the age of 70 may have some form of hearing loss in one or both of their ears as a result of noise, according to the National Institute on Deafness and Other Communication Disorders. Hearing loss can affect anyone instantly or over time, and while it can’t be fixed, it’s preventable. It’s a great time to drop by … read more
Fire Safety: 12 Ways to Keep Your Workplace Safe
Oct 8th 2018

Fire Safety: 12 Ways to Keep Your Workplace Safe

Workplace fires and explosions cost businesses money in property damage and worker’s compensation claims and are the highest workplace accident casualty rate. There are OSHA safety products and standards that guard against fire hazards and fatalities, but these workplace fire prevention tips can also keep everyone safe. Keep Equipment Accessible Electrical control panels, sprinklers, fir … read more
Fall Safety Awareness Week
Sep 24th 2018

Fall Safety Awareness Week

We’ve all stumbled, tripped, and fallen before. One minute, we’re thinking of something else or not looking at where we’re going, and the next we have a bruised shin thanks to an uneven surface, staircase, or patch of ice. When it comes to falls from significant heights—which construction, transportation, healthcare support, cleaning, and maintenance workers are particularly vulnerable to—the r … read more
Our September Black Friday Sale Has Something for Everyone
Sep 13th 2018

Our September Black Friday Sale Has Something for Everyone

Why are we having a Black Friday sale in September? At PK Safety, we believe safety is a year-round consideration. If you need to stock up on or replace some of your safety equipment, we want you to be able to do it affordably. Our September Black Friday sale is our way of thanking you for keeping safety in mind, year-round. No matter what industry you’re in or what kind of spaces in whic … read more
How to Stay Safe Working in Manholes: Safety Tips & Equipment
Aug 27th 2018

How to Stay Safe Working in Manholes: Safety Tips & Equipment

Manholes are dangerous places to work, not only because they’re confined spaces, but also because of the danger to health and safety unique to the site. Municipal Sewer & Water magazine published the article Safety Tips for Working In and Around Manholes, and our safety experts think it has some great advice for workers; here are some things you need to know about manhole safety. Take Pro … read more
How to Calibrate Multi-Gas Detectors
Aug 20th 2018

How to Calibrate Multi-Gas Detectors

Multi-gas detectors and other detection technologies are crucial to minimizing injury and illness in the workplace. A lot of hazardous atmospheric conditions can’t be detected through human senses alone, and equipment that can test the air in a confined space can mean the difference between life and death. However, equipment alone can’t protect lives unless workers are properly trained in using … read more