Product Info & Updates

Allergies, Antihistamines & Drowsiness

Thursday, June 2nd, 2016 by Michael Puffer

The weather conditions that lead to nice warm weather also give rise to another affliction that affects many of us — hay fever.

Calibration Gas Mixes & Regulator Flow Rates

Monday, May 23rd, 2016 by Mike Maxwell

Did you know that most calibration gas mixtures have different gas values because different gas detector manufacturers use specific values that are different for each gas?

Get the Facts on Steel-Toed & Safety-Toed Shoes

Monday, May 2nd, 2016 by Dave Henry

When purchasing Safety-Toed Safety Footwear, there are many factors to consider: Slip Resistance, Chemical Resistance, Weather Resistance, Sole Pattern and Impact Resistance

Signs, Signs, Everywhere Signs

Monday, April 18th, 2016 by Chris Candido

Did you know that studies have shown that signs that warn of dangers and hazards in the workplace can reduce accident rates as much as 80%?

Universal vs. Oil-Only Sorbents

Thursday, April 14th, 2016 by Michael Tesmer, CSP

Did you know that both Universal and Oil-Only Sorbent Pads are made out of the same material? They are both made from a meltblown polypropylene, and the only difference is whether a surfactant is applied to the pad

OSHA Recordkeeping and OSHA Logs

Monday, March 28th, 2016 by David Jewell, CSP

OSHA requires all employers with 10 employees or more to maintain and OSHA 300 injury log (though some types of employers are exempt). This document keeps track of fatalities, injuries resulting in time lost from work, injuries requiring re-assignment because they cannot do their normal duties and injuries that resulted in more than first aid.

Is Your Eye Wash Machine Filled with Stagnant Water?

Monday, March 14th, 2016 by Michael Tesmer, CSP

Stagnant water in stations may contain organisms than can cause infections when they come in contact with the eyes or skin or are inhaled. Infections can result in vision loss and lung diseases.

Can I Recycle My Hard Hat?

Thursday, March 10th, 2016 by Michael Puffer

Hard hats are recyclable like many other Type 2 plastics such as milk containers, laundry detergent bottles and Tupperware.

Proper Disposal of Calibration Gas Cylinders

Monday, March 7th, 2016 by Mike Maxwell

Cylinders that have not been purged of their contents can pose a serious risk to health and safety, and in the event of a catastrophic failure, the sudden release of compressed gas could cause the cylinder to expel shrapnel or become a projectile, resulting in extensive property damage, serious injury, or even death.

FR Clothing – Wear it Well

Thursday, February 25th, 2016 by Michael Tesmer, CSP

When worn correctly, flame-resistant (FR) clothing can provide lifesaving protection against a variety of workplace hazards, including arc flash, flash fires and molten metal splatter.