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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
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
Air Quality Tests: How to Detect Toxic Mold
Aug 10th 2018

Air Quality Tests: How to Detect Toxic Mold

A mold outbreak may be expensive if it does a lot of damage, can spread easily once it’s established, and has potential health implications. It’s also impossible to prevent mold from getting into a building in the first place; it can come in on clothes, pets, HVAC systems, packaging materials, and windows and doors. The good news is that what we call “toxic mold” isn’t truly toxic or pois … read more
What Are OSHA Requirements for Gas Detectors in Confined Spaces?
Aug 9th 2018

What Are OSHA Requirements for Gas Detectors in Confined Spaces?

In many workplaces, including those in the oil and natural gas industries, confined spaces are job hazards. They present some of the most dangerous places to be when something goes wrong, and can become sites for lethal accidents. Properly monitoring a confined space for gas is an important step in protecting workers, but there’s a right way to do it. Here are things to keep in mind when you us … read more
PK Safety Partners With MSA
Jul 15th 2018

PK Safety Partners With MSA

Like PK Safety, MSA’s mission is to keep workers and workplaces safe. That’s why it made sense to partner up and promote their innovative confined space entry and fall protection products that are easy to use and extremely durable. “MSA has a very long history of making sure workers come home safely at the end of the day,” said David Yaffe, MSA Industrial Safety and Fall Protection Specia … read more
Using PPE Inspection Procedures to Stay Safe
Jul 8th 2018

Using PPE Inspection Procedures to Stay Safe

Are you and your employees safe at work? Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) is critical for a wide range of jobs across different industries. It includes everything from harnesses to headlamps and vertex helmets. What many companies don’t realize about PPE is that it should be inspected in detail once a year (or after any exceptional event, such as a fall). Along with ensuring compliance, this … read more
Sizzlin’ Summer Promotion
Jun 19th 2018

Sizzlin’ Summer Promotion

The hottest season of the year has just started. If you’re in a job that gets really hot or you’re just trying to do some projects around the home while the days are long, you probably know how unforgiving the sun and heat can be. We know that getting too hot can affect your productivity and safety while you’re at work, but we also know that the right gear for the job can make working a little … read more
Father’s Day Promotion: Gifts for Every Type of Dad
Jun 11th 2018

Father’s Day Promotion: Gifts for Every Type of Dad

One size doesn’t necessarily fit all when it comes to Father’s Day gifts. Some dads are into the classics of a watch, tie or some sort of fragrance; there are other dads who are just happy you’re in their lives. At PK Safety, we know a lot of handy dads, and what better way to celebrate the dads in your life than keeping them safe on the job and around the home? Here are some of our favorites f … read more
What You Need to Know About Testing Air Quality
May 23rd 2018

What You Need to Know About Testing Air Quality

Mold is natural and part of the great outdoors. When it’s indoors, however, tiny patches of mold can lead to big problems. While there are many different types of mold, and it’s generally not a problem until it grows, all of them grow under the same conditions. Unfortunately, some types—like black mold—are more toxic than others. Mold can cost a lot of money in damage to buildings and obj … read more
Emergency Medical Services Week
May 17th 2018

Emergency Medical Services Week

The last few decades have marked a lot of changes in medicine and emergency services, but one thing that hasn’t changed is how inspiring EMS workers are. Every year, the American College of Emergency Physicians (ACEP) and the National Association of Emergency Medical Technicians (NAEMT) show their support for those who work on the front lines of medicine by jointly presenting National Emergency … read more
Recent OSHA Changes and How They Impact Safety Equipment and Training
May 14th 2018

Recent OSHA Changes and How They Impact Safety Equipment and Training

When it comes to worker safety, the Occupational Safety and Health Administration ( OSHA) is the ultimate authority. While you’re busy working, we’re busy monitoring its regulations, so we can inform you of any relevant changes. Under OSHA, you have the right to the following (and more, which can be found here): • training from your employer • information from your employer about OSHA … read more
What You Need to Know About Black Mold: Causes, Symptoms and Worker Safety
May 8th 2018

What You Need to Know About Black Mold: Causes, Symptoms and Worker Safety

There are more than 100,000 mold variations in the world. These different fungi types are located everywhere, both indoors and outdoors. When mold grows, whether from water damage, high humidity or dampness, the increased exposure to the public can cause negative health problems and allergic reactions. The mold produces spores and toxic agents that cause reactions varying from headaches to rash … read more