Blog Articles

 Wash and Wear Tests Prove GRIT FR Clothing Holds Up
Mar 13th 2019

Wash and Wear Tests Prove GRIT FR Clothing Holds Up

Chris Massey, PK Safety's Vice President of Sales, put our  GRIT FR workwear to the test — asking numerous folks to wear the garments multiple times, running the clothing through his own washer and dryer, and then collecting lint samples. So far, all are holding up great. "I have personally worn some of these items outside of work and have not had any issues," he sai … read more
OSHA’s Recent Standard Update to Clothing Labels
Mar 1st 2019

OSHA’s Recent Standard Update to Clothing Labels

OSHA has made six changes to NFPA 2112-2018 that will be important for industrial workers. These updates will help ensure that FR gear will perform properly and as claimed in the event of exposure to fire. Here are changes that will help workers stay safe in oil protection and other industries where fires are a common hazard. Flash Fire Terminology The biggest change in the standard … read more
Dangers of Gas Detection in Cold Weather
Feb 14th 2019

Dangers of Gas Detection in Cold Weather

For people in North America, especially the northern regions, this time of year marks a shift in weather and working conditions. When leaves start changing colors, people start to gather firewood and homeowners begin winterizing because they know what the temperatures will soon be. In an article written for Safety+Health magazine, published by the National Safety Council, Analisa Harangozo of P … read more
Top Safety Habits to Start this Year
Feb 12th 2019

Top Safety Habits to Start this Year

Most if not all clients that you work with will appreciate a workplace-wide commitment to safety. It might cost them more at first, but it’s worth it for a job done safely and well, and it’s good for their brand. It’s also good for your brand, bottom line, and employee morale. Here are OSHA safety tips that can help you make this your safest year yet. Create a Culture of Safety Making su … read more
PK Safety Launches GRIT: A Private Label FR Clothing Line
Feb 11th 2019

PK Safety Launches GRIT: A Private Label FR Clothing Line

PK Safety, The Worker Safety Specialists™ , has been providing hard working professionals with expertise in top-quality safety products and services for over 70 years. That commitment to customer service continues with the launch of GRIT, our new private label of FR clothing . The gear is made of the highest quality UL Classified materials and backed by a 2-year quality gu … read more
New CleanSpace Respirators Kits
Jan 31st 2019

New CleanSpace Respirators Kits

Between the lack of fresh air and the potential for hazardous gases and particulates, working in high-dust sites offer a unique set of safety challenges. Worker safety has always been a top priority at PK Safety, and we’re now offering more options for confined space workers that need to breathe clean air. We carry a range of  CleanSpace Respirators products and accessories, but we … read more
Streamline Online Safety Shopping From PK Safety (pksafety.com)
Jan 29th 2019

Streamline Online Safety Shopping From PK Safety (pksafety.com)

The Worker Safety Specialists at PK Safety are pleased to announce a better, faster and more relevant online experience for the men and women who rely on top-quality safety equipment and services. With over 70 years of experience in the safety industry, we offer an unmatched level of service and expertise in the field.PK Safety President and CEO Rick Pedley says it best: “Our internet-connected w … read more
PK Safety's New Harness Kit
Jan 28th 2019

PK Safety's New Harness Kit

PK Safety has been working with French Creek Production and is excited to announce the result of that collaboration—a harness kit with the PK Safety logo on it. French Creek is a company that’s dedicated to safety and specializes in fall safety equipment and rescue and recovery systems, and we were pleased to join them in creating a new fall harness kit. The PK Safety Harness Kit with Bag is co … read more
Petzl’s Fall Safety and Protective Climbing Gear
Jan 22nd 2019

Petzl’s Fall Safety and Protective Climbing Gear

Falls are the most common cause of injuries and deaths on the job, and it’s important for employers to protect their workers at heights and in confined spaces. This requires employers to provide  fall protection gear. PK Safety is proud to carry  Petzl gear because of its high quality and performance standards. Whether you’re looking for helmets, harnesses, headlamps, or oth … read more
Start 2019 with These Safety Products
Dec 26th 2018

Start 2019 with These Safety Products

Another year is coming to an end, but PK Safety wants to make sure that 2018 has one last hurrah—and that you have a chance to get new workplace safety products for the lowest prices of the year. If you are looking to stock up, this is a great time to take advantage of deals on select PK Safety products. Here are the products that we’ve picked for you to start 2019 with. Gas Monitors … read more
3M Scott Fire & Safety Products
Dec 18th 2018

3M Scott Fire & Safety Products

For workers who need gas detection equipment, PK Safety has added another option for you. We now carry products from 3M Scott Fire & Safety. 3M Scott Fire & Safety provides rugged protective equipment for harsh working conditions and the accessories and supplies to get jobs done efficiently, comfortably, and safely. They’ve protected thousands of workers around the world, and we’re proud to car … read more
Cold Weather Gear Checklist
Dec 7th 2018

Cold Weather Gear Checklist

If your work requires you to dress in extreme cold weather gear, you’re in luck, because there are many technological advances in cold weather work gear that can help keep you warm while performing at your best. Avoid cold-related illnesses and injuries by dressing in at least three layers of thin cold weather gear. Base Layers What you wear closest to your skin should be slightly loose … read more