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Hand Warmers: Take the Warmth With You
Nov 18th 2016

Hand Warmers: Take the Warmth With You

It is cold in most parts of the U.S. Some areas of the country are more susceptible to severe cold weather than others. Also, some types of outdoor jobs require extra effort to stay warm. These areas include wilderness, parks and forest services, conservation and environmental industry, construction, petroleum and chemical industry, meatpacking, fishing and fish processing, and farming. A … read more
Cold Weather Protection: Top 7 Tips on How to Prevent Frostbite
Oct 7th 2016

Cold Weather Protection: Top 7 Tips on How to Prevent Frostbite

Folks experienced in working under harsh conditions are usually great at keeping themselves warm. Nevertheless, it is a good idea to review some cold weather protection basics with your workers before the temperature hits extremes. Now is a good time to hold a safety meeting and explain the importance of hypothermia prevention. In general, the objective should be learning or refreshing the know … read more
How To Protect Your Workers From Hypothermia
Aug 31st 2016

How To Protect Your Workers From Hypothermia

By Samantha Hoch, Marketing Specialist, Haws EMERGENCY RESPONSE BEST PRACTICES :: PROTECTION AGAINST HYPOTHERMIA Low ambient temperature and wind chill may simply be part of the job in cold climates, but they can have a lethal effect on exposed skin – particularly when combined with hazardous conditions where safety showers are required. This problematic combination creates a scenario for an … read more
Oct 15th 2012

What is the Best Safety Work Clothing for Wind, Rain, and Snow?

It is raining across the majority of the contiguous United States. That means in almost every state in this great nation men and women are hunting around their office, storerooms, sheds, and behind the back seats of their trucks to find their rain gear. And guess what? It's just going to get colder. It's time to figure out your weather and warmth gear for the coming seasons. Don't … read more