Archive: September 2015

Three Product Updates from Honeywell Safety

Monday, September 28th, 2015 by Eric Vogel

The Honeywell Safety Products respiratory team would like to inform you of three important updates.

Flame Resistant vs. Fire Retardant

Thursday, September 24th, 2015 by Michael Puffer

Pay no attention to the first word of both terms. Flame and Fire are interchangeable. The confusion is with Resistant vs. Retardant. If you are required to use one, but buy the other you could get burned.

How to Choose and Work Safely with Ladders

Monday, September 21st, 2015 by Dave Henry

Who would think a ladder with very few moving parts could be dangerous. Yet daily hundreds of workers are injured, or worse yet, killed in accidents involving ladders.

Don’t Phone In It at Work

Thursday, September 17th, 2015 by Dave Henry

Many employers are implementing cell phone policies to keep their workers safe on the roadways, but not all policies are created equal.

An Alternative to Anti-Fatigue Mats

Monday, September 14th, 2015 by Chris Candido

There are sometimes situations where matting cannot be placed in the work area or, although the worker is continuously on their feet, they are moving around from location-to-location and matting cannot be placed everywhere. This is a scenario where cushioned insoles should be considered in order to help absorb shock and provide relief to pressure points on the feet.

New Study: Fewer Drunk, More Drugged Drivers

Tuesday, September 8th, 2015 by Michael Puffer

A federal agency credits the decades-long campaign to combat drunk driving for the drop in alcohol-impaired drivers. But the question remains: What’s causing the increase in drugged drivers?

Dealing with Asbestos Exposure

Thursday, September 3rd, 2015 by Chris Candido

One of the topics that Conney Safety gets plenty of calls on from both companies and individuals is asbestos exposure, particularly from individuals that are responsible for going into older buildings. The first step is simply knowing where asbestos hazards may exist and recognizing the need for personal protection.