Blog Articles

Dec 29th 2014

Electrical Worker Fall Safety Regulation Changes in 2014

This past spring OSHA updated their safety regulations for electrical power generation, transmission, and distribution. The compliance deadline for most of these new rules as they relate to fall protection is April 1st, 2015. If your workers operate or maintain electrical service and are working at height, they are likely affected by these updates. There are two main fall protectio … read more
Jun 16th 2014

Safety Equipment Suitable for the Zombie Apocalypse

At PK Safety we're as worried about the Zombie Apocalypse as anybody. Maybe more. And while we lack chainsaws or longswords in our warehouse, we make up for it with loads of other nifty and useful equipment. Whether you're running for your life, or looking for the cure, PK Safety should definitely be on your to-do list before the web disappears for all eternity. Photo credit: Rober … read more
Nov 13th 2013

The Best Gloves for the Cuts, Abrasions, and Chemical Hazards

There are a thousand type of work gloves on the market these days. Gloves for highly specialized manufacturing and general assembly, and gloves to keep you from developing calluses on your hands while digging a hole. Sometimes they work and sometimes they don't. The more you know about gloves, the easier it is to find the one that will work best for the type of work you do. The fir … read more
Aug 22nd 2012

Glove Safety - Finding the Right Glove for Your Industry

Gloves used to be easier. There was generally only one size. They either fit, or they didn't. They either worked, or you didn't wear them. These days there are more choices, and it's a good thing because OSHA requires hand protection as part of safety standard 29 CFR 1910.138. The Bureau of Labor Statistics places injuries to the hands, wrists, and fingers as the second-highest of … read more
Aug 25th 2011

Memphis 9378T Cut and Heat Resistant Kevlar Knit Sleeves

When we think about safety gloves, our minds tend to drift to an image of heavy-duty, drab material that although they do protect your hands, they don’t always allow you to really handle the finer things in life. The idea of having an arm and hand protector made for easily maneuvering your hands and fingers sounds almost too good to be true. Lucky for us, MCR Safety has created just the thing! … read more