Memorial Day weekend is coming and with it, the start of the summer. While everyone looks forward to the nice weather and chance to enjoy time outside with their families, the summer is also a high-risk period for the workplace, with more workplace injuries occurring in July, August and September than any other three-month span.
Colder temps can hamper the tasks at hand and slow production. It also makes workers more susceptible to injuries.
Electricity has become such an ingrained part of our daily lives, and yet it is still incredibly dangerous when not treated with respect and proper safety procedures.
The global personal protective equipment (PPE) market is flourishing and the global market for Personal Protective Equipment is projected to reach $54.3 billion by 2024.
From May 7 – 11, OSHA is inviting employers across the U.S. to take part in National Safety Stand Down to Prevent Falls.
Selecting the right chemical protective gloves for your employees can be a challenging exercise. According to the Chemical Abstracts Service (CAS) registry, there are more than 60 million registered chemicals and even in in a typical production process or production facility, many different chemicals and mixes are used, and every unique set of chemicals requires specific chemical protection.
In previous blogs, we’ve talked about the benefits of natural and synthetic glove materials. Depending on the work that’s being done, one area that’s especially important is a glove’s level of cut resistance, because it can make the difference between whether a workplace injury is minor or severe.
In our previous blog, we talked about the benefits of four different types of leather that are commonly used in work gloves.
IWhen it comes to getting the job done, it’s always important to protect your hands. That’s why it’s important to know the strengths and weaknesses of the materials your gloves are made from. While gloves come in all manner of materials, many employees still prefer the unique properties of leather gloves when they’re on the job.