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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
The Worker Safety Specialists for 70 Years
Aug 18th 2017

The Worker Safety Specialists for 70 Years

Seventy years ago, PK Safety was founded by Eric L. Pedley and ship captain, Josiah Knowles, in San Francisco, CA under the name Pedley-Knowles and Company. What started as one of a dozen Bay Area ship chandlery businesses expanded to include safety nets and eventually shifted to safety equipment and services. Eric was known to be a tinkerer, which led to one of his biggest inventions: extrem … read more
Sep 4th 2014

September 5th is National N95 Respirator Day! (get it? N95…9/5…)

Hooray hooray it’s respirator day! There are so many to thank, air borne pathogens, asbestos and lead, don’t forget those sneaky little unseen particulates, and especially the CDC for all their hard work in making this happen. Without them, well, the N95 face mask would be just another underutilized tool in the fight to keep people safe and healthy. I’m sure that if Superman ever needed a ma … read more
Aug 6th 2012

What to Buy: Shock Absorbing Lanyard vs. Nano-Lok Video

Trying to decide between a shock absorbing lanyard or spending the extra cash on a Nano-Lok? Watch this video as Justin compares the pros and cons of the two technologies. Hi I’m Justin and welcome to PK Safety. Today we’re gonna talk about the difference between the traditional shock absorbing lanyards and the new self-retracting Nano-Lok lifelines from DBI-SALA and Capital Safety. Let’ … read more
Mar 14th 2012

Looking Back at NATE

Last month Kelly, our store manager from, and I had the pleasure to attend the annual NATE (National Association of Tower Erectors) conference in San Antonio, TX. In addition to meeting a bunch of great people, we learned a lot about the tower industry. Kelly is here today to tell you a little bit more about what we learned.  NATE Annual Conference & Exp … read more
Affordable Sunscreen for the Outdoor Worker
Mar 12th 2012

Affordable Sunscreen for the Outdoor Worker

Last week Jim Boone of Coretex came to our office to talk with us about his product, SunX Sunscreen. We loved how Jim's company is taking a wonderful product and making it available and affordable for the outdoor worker. Here's a quick video that we put together with Jim that highlights the benefits and affordability of SunX. Video Transcript Hi, this is Rick Pedley and welco … read more
Mar 5th 2012

Setting Plastic on Fire and Choosing the Right Respirator

This weekend was kind of a nightmare. After getting rear-ended on my way home from work, I decided to make myself a much-deserved cup of tea—except instead of turning on the burner below my pot of lukewarm water, I accidentally flipped the one to the right.* After only about thirty seconds my husband and I noticed smoke coming from the kitchen.  Peter hopped off the couch, ran into the kit … read more
Feb 20th 2012

15% Off Coretex Hand Sanitizer

PK Safety Supply is excited to offer fifteen percent off Coretex hand sanitizer until March 20, 2012! Just visit and enter the code CLEAN15 at checkout for instant savings! Let’s go in for a closer look at this great product. Over the past few years, alcohol-based hand sanitizers have become increasingly popular, both for convenience and effectiveness at fightin … read more
Feb 13th 2012

15% Off Aervoe Collapsible Safety Cones

PK is excited to offer 15% off Aervoe collapsible safety cones with LED beacons until March 12, 2012. Just enter the coupon code CONE15 at checkout for instant savings. From a young age, we in the good old US of A are conditioned to think “Caution!” when we see a big orange cone. So important is this knowledge that the Federal Highway Commission published a key book of rules called the  … read more
Feb 6th 2012

15% Off All ErgoKneel Mats

PK is excited to shave  15% off all ErgoKneel mats until March 5,2012. Just enter ERGO15 at checkout for instant savings. Imagine that the physical demands of your job were equal to those of sitting in your favorite easy chair. Sounds great, doesn’t it? Sadly, few of us have this luxury, but ergonomics can give it to us in bits and pieces. Ergonomics is a branch of product design th … read more
Jan 23rd 2012

15% Off the All Aprons

PK is excited to slash fifteen percent off the cost of our work aprons, a perfect accessory for a wide range of undertakings in which added protection is not a plus, but a must. Simply enter APRON15 at checkout between now and February 23, 2012 for this great deal on a must-have item. Why do we have aprons on a safety site? Imagine you’re on Family Feud and the question is “uses … read more
Dec 12th 2011

10% Off Aervoe Super LED Lights

Traditional incendiary flares look like big fireworks and give off lots of sparks and smoke. Perhaps you played with some as a kid. I know I did, and I have the scars to prove it! PK Safety is happy to announce that we have begun carrying the new Aervoe Super LED road flare. This Aervoe uses extremely bright LED lights rather than an incendiary charge, so chances of being burned are gon … read more