null

Blog Articles

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
Waterproof vs. Water-Resistant: How to Choose Rainwear
Oct 26th 2016

Waterproof vs. Water-Resistant: How to Choose Rainwear

Have you ever felt like you are lost in a jungle of raingear not sure what to choose? Understanding the difference between waterproof and water-resistant work wear will allow you navigate easier and solve your next rain gear challenge like a pro. 2 Types of Weather Protection Gear Although many jackets offer some level of water protection, if you have to work outside in the rain for an e … 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
How To Get The Most Use Out Of Your Gas Monitor In Cold Weather
Feb 23rd 2016

How To Get The Most Use Out Of Your Gas Monitor In Cold Weather

By Dan Hudson Ever wondered if cold weather adversely affects your monitors? And if it does, what can you do to minimize the effects? Industrial Scientific's Brad Day provides helpful insights for all you unfortunate souls who have to work out in the cold. Thankfully, with summer around the corner, maybe you can just tuck this article away for the next few months! Download publication by Bra … read more