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Confined Spaces & COVID-19: Best Practices
Aug 27th 2020

Confined Spaces & COVID-19: Best Practices

Confined spaces are a tight fit, but it is possible to work safely in confined spaces in the ongoing coronavirus pandemic. You’ll need to be more cautious about PPE use, cleaning, and social distancing guidelines, but plenty of caution is crucial for any worksite even when there isn’t a pandemic. What’s important is making sure that contact with contaminated surfaces and people is minimal. When … read more
The Ban on Respirator Mask Valves
Jun 22nd 2020

The Ban on Respirator Mask Valves

Wearing masks in public has become a crucial part of protection for COVID-19. Some states and major cities have made mask-wearing a requirement. “Masks” can mean handkerchiefs, specially designed cotton masks, or disposable masks (such as N95 respirators) as long as they cover your nose and mouth. However, some locations have banned masks with valves. What is a Mask Valve? Some masks … read more
Tips for Cleaning PPE During COVID-19
Jun 17th 2020

Tips for Cleaning PPE During COVID-19

Personal protective equipment is crucial for workers engaged in essential jobs. What’s even more important is making sure that PPE is properly cleaned and disinfected: while some protection is better than none, contaminated gear isn’t going to be as effective in protecting you. While cleaning protocol, when combined with proper equipment use and care, will greatly reduce the risk of conta … read more
 How to Spot a Fake N95 Mask
Jun 16th 2020

How to Spot a Fake N95 Mask

The COVID-19 crisis has left hospitals in a difficult position. More personal protective equipment is desperately needed, and while some protection is better than nothing, healthcare providers who work closely with coronavirus patients need an N95 mask rather than a surgical mask. Civil-grade, low-quality, or counterfeit masks just don’t offer the same protection for patients or providers, a … read more
Staying Safe While Working From Home
Apr 29th 2020

Staying Safe While Working From Home

The coronavirus outbreak has changed the way that we live, play, and work in major ways. Businesses have OSHA, WHO, the CDC, and other local organizations to turn to for guidance on how to respond. If your company has chosen to have you work from home, PK Safety can get you the tools you need to deal with at-home hazards and problems at great sale prices.3M Peltor H10A Ear Muff Even if you’re … read more
How We're Navigating COVID-19
Mar 17th 2020

How We're Navigating COVID-19

To our valued customers,We hope you are well. As the coronavirus (COVID-19) increases its impact on our communities, we want to briefly update you on the steps we’re taking to protect the health and well-being of our employees while continuing to provide exceptional service to our customers as our top priorities. Our business continuity plans have been well prepared and are being implemented. We … read more