Monthly Archives: August 2010

What Kinds of Emergency Eyewash Stations Are There?

Written on Friday, November 13, 2009 There are approximately one million eye injuries in the workplace every year. This may seem like a lot, but it does show the importance of proper eye protection and safety regulations in the workplace. Although people are required to use goggles, face shields, and safety glasses, accidents are still a possibility. When accidents occur, it is imperative that an eyewash station is available to all employees. They should be positioned in a manner that eye emergencies Read more [...]

How to Choose the Right Ear Plugs

Written on Monday, November 2, 2009 Ear plugs may be small, but they can do great things. They protect your ears from the damaging affects of noise that can cause hyperacusis and tinnitus over time. Permanently damaged, you will never get it back. This can lead to many other problems in life. If you work, live, or play in a loud environment, earplugs are vital to protecting your hearing. At the same time, earplugs can help with the ability to focus, sleep, and maintain a higher level of concentration. Read more [...]

What Should I Know About OSHA, When Drilling For Natural Gas?

When drilling for natural gas, you must first establish the location of your underground installations before you excavate. Never just begin without knowing exactly where you are going to end up. This can be a very dangerous act. This includes contacting utility companies or owners within a respectable amount of time. If you are unable to contact anyone within 24 hours, you are allowed to proceed with the process of drilling for natural gas. When you are getting close to your source, you must take Read more [...]

What Are The Right Type Of SideShields For Me?

Written on Thursday, October 1, 2009 There are so many types of side shields out there! You can find just about anything if you look hard enough. It is very important to know what is best for you, so that you can maintain the highest safety levels while working. Eye damage can be very serious even if an accident or injury seems small. It is not worth taking a chance. If you already wear glasses, there are slip-on sideshields that will fit any type of prescription glasses. This is an easy and quick Read more [...]

I Have Heard That Nitrile Gloves Are The Best, Who Manufactures Them and What Kind Are Available?

Written on Tuesday, October 6, 2009 Nitrile gloves are said to be the best. They contain no latex protein and offer amazing resistance to punctures and tears. They are made of a form of synthetic latex. They rise above other types of gloves in their degree of flexibility and solvent resistance. Nitrile gloves have brought the world of hand protection a very long way. There are many companies that manufacture the best Nitrile gloves. Some of these companies include but are definitely not limited Read more [...]

Which Lens Tint Should I Choose for my Safety Glasses?

Written on Tuesday, September 22, 2009 You already know that safety glasses are a necessity for protecting your eyes from potential injury caused by impact or flying debris. You may even know the exact style you want, but do you know which lens tint is right for your application? Clear Lenses are recommended for general purpose mostly indoor (and some outdoor) work environments where normal to low light conditions exist. These are the most popular type of lenses because of their low cost and high Read more [...]

What Are Some Of The Work Glove Innovations

Written on Tuesday, September 15, 2009 There have been many innovations in the world of work gloves. One of the best innovations is the creation of the HTP gloves. These fantastic gloves are made of nylon with a PVC foam sponge coating (Hydropellent Technology). These gloves are amazing at repelling liquids, while you maintain a grip whether wet or dry. There is another aspect of these gloves that makes them top of the line. There are treated with a product called Actifresh to kill bacteria and Read more [...]

MRSA (Methicillin-Resistant Staphylococcus Aureus) Staff Infection Prevention

Written on Thursday, August 13, 2009 There are many forms of MRSA that can threaten us at any time. Although this is true, MRSA is usually very treatable. There are steps that you can take to lower your risk when it comes to MRSA staff infection prevention. The best advice still given for any disease and germ prevention is washing your hands. Although many people do, they do not wash well enough to kill bacteria. You need to make sure to wash all surfaces of your hands. You need to scrub for a Read more [...]

How Do I Choose The Right Surveyor Safety Vest?

Written on Thursday, August 20, 2009 When you are choosing a surveyor safety vest, you will want to consider whether you are wearing it in the daytime or nighttime. These factors will make them differ somewhat. You will also want to determine what class you are going to fall under. These are the two biggest considerations when choosing a surveyor safety vest that is right for you. Class 1 surveyor safety vests should be worn by people who are separated from traffic. Vehicles should be traveling Read more [...]

Wilkuro Safety Toes – Now in Pink!

Written on Tuesday, July 14, 2009 You already know that Wilkuro Safety Toes are a time-tested and proven steel toe shoe solution, ideal in any environment where there is risk of accidental toe damage or where steel toe shoe cap is required. Designed to fit comfortably over soft-toed shoes, including runners and even low-heeled dress shoes, Wilkuro Safety Toes are an excellent alternative to steel toe safety shoes. And now, for all the ladies, Wilkuro Safety Toes are available in Pink! Perfect Read more [...]