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How to Stay Safe During and After Wildfires
Dec 20th 2017

How to Stay Safe During and After Wildfires

California has a history of wildfires caused by windstorms blowing trees into power lines. This year, multiple wind-driven wildfires moving through California have affected thousands of people living and working in the area. For example, the most recent Thomas fire has burned 270,500 acres. It's only about 60% contained, according to Cal Fire. The fire threat is still in effect in Ventura an … read more
How To Prepare Your Haws Outdoor Drinking Fountains and Bottle Fillers for Winter
Dec 11th 2017

How To Prepare Your Haws Outdoor Drinking Fountains and Bottle Fillers for Winter

By Samantha Hoch, Marketing, Haws Corp. During cold seasons, it is important that outdoor drinking fountains and bottle fillers are equipped for the potentially harsh winter weather. Many drinking fountains and bottle fillers are designed to withstand extreme climate conditions from an external durability standpoint, yet it is pertinent to ensure internal waterways do not freeze and creat … read more
Exciting News: We Are in the List of Top 300 B2B E-Commerce Companies
Dec 6th 2017

Exciting News: We Are in the List of Top 300 B2B E-Commerce Companies

PK Safety Supply has been keeping people safe for 70 years. The brands that the company offers have been vetted over the years by customer feedback and experience. PK Safety provides customers with the latest, most dependable technology, the best value for the money, and exceptional support. In addition to selling occupational safety gear, the company is a Factory Authorized Service Center for … read more
More Than Just Safety Glasses: Understand Protective Eyewear for the Workplace
Nov 30th 2017

More Than Just Safety Glasses: Understand Protective Eyewear for the Workplace

According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, more than 20,000 eye injuries happen in the workplace every year. The American Academy of Ophthalmology states that consistent use of safety glasses can prevent nearly 90% of eye injuries. Workers in manufacturing, construction, woodworking, laboratories, welding, plumbing, the medical field, and auto industry are required to wear safety glasses … read more
Prevent Lung Cancer with the Proper Safety Equipment
Nov 27th 2017

Prevent Lung Cancer with the Proper Safety Equipment

By Emily Walsh, Community Outreach Director, Mesothelioma Cancer Alliance. November is Lung Cancer Awareness Month and we want to remind you about the hidden dangers of asbestos. It is estimated that of the homes built before 1980, about 80% currently contain asbestos. It can be found in exterior materials such as roofing and siding, but can also be found inside the home in certain types … read more
How to Choose a HazMat Suit
Nov 20th 2017

How to Choose a HazMat Suit

When working on jobs in hazardous environments with particles and chemicals, having a hazmat suit is often extremely important. One of the top brands of hazmat suits, Tyvek® by DuPont, ensures protection against substances like spray paints, sanding and grinding waste, lubricants, dirt, grime, oil, grease, animal waste, and fertilizers. They are also extremely effective against hazardous partic … read more
Avoid Accidental Fires, and Stay Safe During Thanksgiving
Nov 17th 2017

Avoid Accidental Fires, and Stay Safe During Thanksgiving

The first Thanksgiving Day was celebrated in 1637. Thanksgiving is a great time to connect with your family and/or friends, during a wonderful meal. With Thanksgiving dinner being the highlight of the holiday, fire safety should be a primary concern. According to the National Fire Protection Agency, Thanksgiving is the peak day of the year for fires, so plan your holiday celebration in advance … read more
How to Protect Against Arc Flash Hazards
Nov 7th 2017

How to Protect Against Arc Flash Hazards

An arc flash is a dangerous release of energy produced by an electrical fault in the air from one phase to another phase, or from one phase to the ground. The elements released during an arc flash event are: intense light, sound, pressure, and extremely high temperatures. Arc flash hazards exist in many professional environments, but those who work in or around energized electrical equipment ar … read more
Hydrophilic vs Hydrophobic Lens Coatings: What's the Difference?
Nov 1st 2017

Hydrophilic vs Hydrophobic Lens Coatings: What's the Difference?

By HexArmor Marketing Team. Most workers in the industrial space are aware of anti-fog safety glasses. But what they probably don’t know is the science behind those anti-fog coatings. Most coatings in the North American market are hydrophobic. Hydrophobic anti-fog coatings are soap-based and work by repelling and spreading the fog moisture as it hits the lens. When the moisture spre … read more
Halloween Health and Safety Tips 2017
Oct 27th 2017

Halloween Health and Safety Tips 2017

Halloween is an exciting time of the year. However, when planning for Halloween fun, prepare for common safety concerns. Following these basic precautions will help you stay safe and injury-free during Halloween. Top 6 Halloween Safety Tips: The National Safety Council’s Injury Facts 2017 research shows that lack of visibility in low-light conditions and wearing hard-to-notice dark cloth … read more
RKI Instruments New GX-6000 Gas Monitor with Benzene Specific Measuring Mode
Oct 25th 2017

RKI Instruments New GX-6000 Gas Monitor with Benzene Specific Measuring Mode

RKI Instruments’ product philosophy is based on the core belief that gas detection devices should be built to last. The advantages of gas monitors engineered by RKI Instruments include their proven reliability and accuracy. The GX-6000 Monitor is a game changer, and it just got even better with the Benzene Specific measuring mode. With the new highly selective 10.0 eV PID sensor, the GX-6000 ca … read more
New Must-Have Gas Leak Detector and CO Meter from Klein Tools
Oct 20th 2017

New Must-Have Gas Leak Detector and CO Meter from Klein Tools

We are excited to announce gas detector devices recently introduced by Klein Tools – specifically for HVAC and construction applications - a Carbon Monoxide Meter ET110 and a Combustible Gas Leak Detector ET120. Learn About the NEW Carbon Monoxide Meter ET110 According to the Journal of the American Medical Association (JAMA), carbon monoxide poisoning is the leading cause of acci … read more