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Happy Cinco de Mayo!
May 4th 2016

Happy Cinco de Mayo!

Did you know that 32.3 percent of U.S. firms in construction, maintenance, and repair, personal and laundry services are Mexican-owned? The first week of May is a tribute to Mexican companies, investors, talented and industrious workers, and the Mexican culture. On May 5th Mexican-American workers celebrate the Mexican army’s victory over France at the Battle of Puebla in 1862. Being not … read more
May 14th 2014

I-Beam Anchorage for At-Height Workers

Recently a construction company contacted us to ask about using a Miller Beam Anchor. They knew the anchor had the ability to provide anchorage for fall protection when used in a horizontal application. The 8816-14 from Miller is a typical beam anchor designed to provide an overhead attachment point on an I-beam or an H-beam. What they wanted to know was could they use the same product in on … read more
May 7th 2014

Keeping Your ANSI Z359 SRLs Compliant

ANSI Z359.1 was published in 1992 and approved a scant 15 years later. Slowly grind the wheels of progress. And ANSI Z359 is progress in terms of worker safety, even if it is going to cost more money in the short run. Greater regulation of worker safety almost inevitably means increased administrative work and expense for employers, compliance provides improved safety for workers and increased … read more
Jan 25th 2012

The Dangers of Formaldehyde Exposure for Workers

Chances are all of us have some level of exposure to formaldehyde. Formaldehyde is inexpensive to produce and has a wide range of uses from building materials such as paint or the glue used to bind plywood, particle board and paneling to the Brazilian Blowout, a hair-straitening product found to contain startlingly high concentrations of this dangerous compound. For those who wo … read more