Blog Articles

May 15th 2015

Which Fall Protection Harness is the Most Comfortable?

The old saying that you get what you pay for is especially true when we are talking about the most comfortable work harnesses. While there are hundreds of harnesses on the market that meet OSHA and ANSI standards, most of them fail to meet basic standards of comfort. For instance, the most economical fall protection harness we carry at pksafety.com is the Protecta AB17510. It's … read more
Sep 26th 2014

Fall Protection in Confined Spaces

In permit required confined spaces, workers are routinely entering areas which were not made with peoples’ comfort or safety in mind. They often have irregular entrances, tight spaces, and dangerous drops. Fall protection for confined space workers has been dramatically improving over the years, but even trained personnel don’t always know the correct configuration of equipment for each work si … read more
The Best Hard Hat for Warm Weather
May 20th 2013

The Best Hard Hat for Warm Weather

Personal protective equipment (PPE) is seldom comfortable. Typically workers would rather not be bothered. That's one reason OSHA mandates compliance for certain workers. At height workers require not only fall protection, but many need head protection as well. Traditional hard hats can feel like having an oven on your head. Especially while working in the heat and sun. Luckily there i … read more
Jan 30th 2013

Arc Flash Protection Sees Improvements, Needs Clarification

Electricians have one of the most dangerous jobs in the country according to OSHA reports. While the wattage in homes is enough to cause serious damage or death, even greater danger occurs when workers are exposed to the major electrical forces involved with municipalities and major factory and industrial work. And while training and experience are often the best ways to avoid injury, there are … read more
Dec 19th 2012

Update Your Arc Flash Fall Protection for Welders and Electricians

There are loads of new arc flash rated fall protection products that have hit the market recently. If you are working with your feet off the ground as an electrician, utility worker, welder, or have some other trade working with high heat or the possibility of arc flash, you owe it to yourself to consider these products. DBI-SALA came out with their Nano-Lok line of lightweig … read more
Oct 22nd 2012

Skylotec Offers Technologically Advanced Rope Access Equipment

Skylotec is a company whose products you will soon see on the pages of PK Safety. Becoming known world-wide, Skylotec produces work and sport climbing equipment of the very highest quality. Their climbing gear is well-known among serious climbers and at height workers in Europe. Their harnesses, ropes, carabiners, descenders, and anchoring devices are innovative and compliant with OSHA and A … read more
Oct 17th 2012

Petzl Rope Access and Confined Space Entry Products on Sale!

Petzl has been in business making climbing and rope access gear for over 65 years. The equipment they make is rock-solid, long-lasting, and easy to use. You know it's going to stand up to hard use on the job site or during a rescue. What you might not know is that from now until October 28th 2012 all Petzl products are 20% off at pksafety.com. The sale includes items like the fa … read more