Entries by Dan

Heat Stress 101 from Sqwincher

Sqwincher recently released this resource with important tips to help you remain properly hydrated and avoid heat stress. Sqwincher’s products are scientifically formulated to provide your body with important minerals that are lost while working.  Sqwincher offers a variety of products including powder mix, liquid concentration, ready-made drink, freeze pops and electrolyte chews.

When to Replace Slings

Check out this LiftAll resource below that highlights important information on replacing slings. OSHA requires slings with any of these common problems to be taken out of service.  Be sure to replace your slings so that you avoid a fine.

Hazard Communication with GHS: FAQs

Accuform Signs recently released this resource with information about Hazard Communication and answers to frequently asked questions. HazCom 2012 includes the following major requirements: Hazard Classification Labels Safety data sheets Information and Training

Identify Safe & Effective Emergency Eyewash

Honeywell Safety released this guide to help you Identify Safe and Effective Emergency Eyewash Stations. According to OSHA, more than 2,000 people injure their eyes at work each day in the U.S. Roughly one in 10 of those individuals require one or more missed workdays to recover, and 10 percent to 20 percent of all […]

Cut Resistance: Superior Book of Cut Protection

In a recent study of all injuries reported, injuries to fingers and hands accounted for more than 23% of the total.  Approximately 70% of arm and hand injuries could have been prevented with the correct personal protective equipment resulting in fewer injuries, less medical costs and fewer disability claims. Because of the unfortunate frequency of […]

FAQ – Rubber Insulated Electrical Gloves

Protective Industrial Products, Inc recently released this resource highlighting common questions surrounding rubber insulated electrical gloves. What standards do your gloves meet? Novax® Industrial branded gloves are manufactured to meet or exceed the requirements of the current version of ASTM D120, the standard specification for Industrial Rubber Insulating Gloves.

Safety Cans and Containers

The following resource is compliments of Justrite Manufacturing. How fire resistant is your Oily Waste Can? Justrite Oily Waste Cans (OWC) are manufactured fire resistant galvanized steel as required by OSHA 1926.252(e). But there is more to an OWC design than that. The OWC self-closing lid limits the oxygen that is required to support combustion. […]