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Sep 23rd 2015

Personal H2S Monitors For Less

If your company needs to supply personal hydrogen sulfide monitors to its employees, now is a great time to stock up on BW Honeywell Single Gas H2S detectors. BW Honeywell is the leader in lightweight, reliable H2S detection so finding a GasAlert Clip Extreme H2S Monitor on sale is like finding $20 on the ground. If you have lots of employees, it's like finding thousands of dollars just lyin … read more
Reducing Repetitive Strain Injuries By Workplace Design
Sep 8th 2015

Reducing Repetitive Strain Injuries By Workplace Design

Many different types of work require repetitive motion or lack of movement altogether. Workers who frequently shift from standing to sitting can damage their knees. Others stand for long periods with little variety of movement, causing lower back stress and joint pain. If they experience muscular, nerve, or joint pain regularly, and believe that it's work related, the cause may be repetitive st … read more
Roof and Fall Safety: Chance Takers Are Accident Makers
Aug 10th 2015

Roof and Fall Safety: Chance Takers Are Accident Makers

On average, there are more than 800 construction worker fatalities per year. Falls are the number one cause of fatalities among construction workers. Harnesses, self-retracting lifelines, and lanyards don't always provide enough protection. What you may not know is that OSHA regulation 1910.23(a) requires protection for floor openings. Garlock Safety Systems has been add … 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
Stock Up on Sunscreen for Workers as Temperatures Rise
Apr 10th 2013

Stock Up on Sunscreen for Workers as Temperatures Rise

Spring has sprung in about two-thirds of the contiguous United States at this point. And while North Dakota and Montana are both shoveling snow and dreaming about a 45-degree day, in the southern states it's time to stock up and start using sunblock. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), the best way to prevent skin cancer is to prevent sunburn. The best wa … read more
Jul 23rd 2012

Roofers Kit Provides At-Height Safety and Compliance

September 15th, 2012 is the date compliance with 29 federal OSHA regulations for residential builders will be required. Under 29 CFR 1926.501(b)(13) any roofer or residential builder working in an area 6 ft. or more above lower levels must be protected by conventional fall protection. In the past, roofers were allowed to work under the 25 ft. ground to eave threshold. No longer. Th … read more