null

Blog Articles

`
1
Over Complicating Safety
Mar 11th 2017

Over Complicating Safety

By Brian Mitchell, HSE officer, and drilling consultant The rig count is climbing once again, and completions activity is increasing. Personnel who have been out of the business for a period of time and new hires are being put to work. With that, many are expressing concerns about restarting effective safety programs and avoiding serious injuries that come with the early stages … read more
2
3 Ways To Stay Safe During Daylight Saving Time
Mar 6th 2017

3 Ways To Stay Safe During Daylight Saving Time

March 12, 2017 — a day many dread. Daylight Saving Time is responsible for you losing an hour of sleep, causing your internal clock to suffer. On the (literally) brighter side, you get more sunlight. A huge plus for those no longer having to commute in the dark during rush hour. Though you lower your risk of accidents thanks to increased visibility, there are still other safety measures y … read more
3
Addressing Occupational Safety for Locksmiths: Protective Equipment Must Haves
Feb 23rd 2017

Addressing Occupational Safety for Locksmiths: Protective Equipment Must Haves

By Dusty Henry, Sevan Locks & Doors  When you consider occupational safety, there are a lot of different occupations that may come to mind first for needing protective equipment – construction workers, welders, etc. Being a locksmith can actually be rather hazardous work for your health as well. There is, of course, the inherent danger of dealing with going into a stranger’ … read more
4
How Lower Gas Prices Influence Occupational Safety in Oil and Gas Industry
Jan 9th 2017

How Lower Gas Prices Influence Occupational Safety in Oil and Gas Industry

According to the U.S. Energy Information Administration (EIA), the average retail price of regular gasoline in the US was $2.24/gallon on August 29, 2016, (the lowest price on Monday before Labor Day since 2004). In spite of the fact that gasoline consumption has been robust in such countries as India, China, and the U.S.A., growth in supply has been steadily outpacing consumption start … read more
5
Klein Tools Designs a Headlamp with all the Must-Haves for the Jobsite
Jan 5th 2017

Klein Tools Designs a Headlamp with all the Must-Haves for the Jobsite

By Courtney Bloom, Product Marketing Specialist, Heavy Infrastructure Business Unit, Klein Tools Klein® Tools, for professionals since 1857, launched its new Illumination line, including a headlamp designed specifically for electricians. "Most headlamps used on jobsites now are designed for activities like camping and hunting," said Laura Ranieri, senior product manager. "They often … read more
6
Wishing You Safe and Happy Holidays
Dec 19th 2016

Wishing You Safe and Happy Holidays

PK Safety Supply offices will be open all week before Christmas. We will be closed on: Monday, December 26, 2016 Monday, January 2, 2017 From our family to yours, we wish you a safe and happy holiday season! Please connect with us on social media and feel free to share your questions or comments. Follow us on Twitter @PKSafetydotcom, like our Facebook page, find ou … read more
7
PK Safety Holiday Gift Guide
Dec 16th 2016

PK Safety Holiday Gift Guide

Holiday season should be filled with joy and happiness, but not the anxiety that comes along with trying to find the perfect gift. Can't figure out what to give to that handy person? Take a look at the list of the latest and greatest safety products. These are some of our top picks for gifts to give to your friends and family, or to your employees. 1. MCR Safety Forceflex Anti-I … read more
8
Weatherization: Home Safety Issues and Reducing Your Energy Bill
Dec 14th 2016

Weatherization: Home Safety Issues and Reducing Your Energy Bill

We recently learned about a nationwide program instituted by the U.S. Department of Energy that promotes the use of clean and sustainable energy through weatherization funding. It’s the Weatherization Assistance Program. This came to our attention when a couple of new customers approached us from community action groups that specifically carry out weatherization services. These customers purcha … read more
9
3M Notice on the Breathe Easy Rubber Butyl Hood BE-10BR
Dec 7th 2016

3M Notice on the Breathe Easy Rubber Butyl Hood BE-10BR

The BE-10BR Hood is designed to provide respiratory protection against certain particulates like dust, fumes, mists, radionuclide, asbestos, organic vapors, and inorganic gases. The butyl rubber hood offers resistance to certain chemical warfare agents. It meets Military Standard MIL-C-51251A for butyl. In September 2016, 3M issued a User Advisory Notice regarding the Breathe Easy BE-1 … read more
10
How to Safely Prepare Your Holiday Meal
Nov 17th 2016

How to Safely Prepare Your Holiday Meal

Holidays are wonderful when we share a meal with our friends and family. It can be a quiet peaceful time, filled with joy, but according to the National Fire Protection Association, Thanksgiving is also the number one day for fire danger. Most of these fires are a result of the use of candles and also home-cooking gone wrong, destroying hundreds of homes every year. Luckily, this kind of dis … read more
11
Saluting All Who Have Served This Veterans Day
Nov 4th 2016

Saluting All Who Have Served This Veterans Day

Do you know why Veterans Day is celebrated on November 11th? It originated as Armistice Day on 11.11.19, celebrating the end of World War I, and became a national holiday in 1938. President Eisenhower officially changed the name of the holiday to the Veterans Day in 1954. The meaning of the day has evolved into a tribute to all veterans who have served in the military during times of war or pea … read more
12
Miller Fall Protection: Providing Safety at Great Heights
Nov 3rd 2016

Miller Fall Protection: Providing Safety at Great Heights

Workplace safety is critical for your business success. The number one cause of major workplace injuries and fatalities are falls from heights while working on ladders and roofs. Most falls can be prevented and lives can be saved with proper planning, personal protective equipment (PPE), and training that allows workers to understand the correct set-up and use of the protective equipment. Take … read more