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  1. Get Your Brand Seen - Print Your Logo or other Identification

    While you’re out on the job site, having the right HiVis Safety apparel is important to help keep you visible and safe.  So, you have that HiVis safety vest or shirt on - now imagine your logo printed on that HiVis material, it would be an eye catcher!  Having your company logo, or brand, printed on HiVis Safety apparel will...
  2. Understanding Safety Garments Class and HVSA Performance

    What are those acronyms? ANSI: American National Standards Institute ISEA: International Safety Equipment Association HVSA: High Visibility Safety Apparel What’s ANSI/ISEA 107-2015? In 2015, the revised ANSI/ISEA 107-2015 created an all-inclusive standard for safety garments by combining the two requirements, the American National Standard Institute for High Visibility Safety, or the ANSI/ISEA 107, and the Public Safety Vest classification, or...
  3. Incident Command Vest Colors Allow You To Organize Your Team

    Emergency response management is made easier with the many incident command vest colors available from SafetyGearOnline.com. How can multiple colors help your team get the job done more efficiently? How does sharp organization play into public perception? Learn more about how these items can help your teams. On-site Performance Teams often include a mix of veterans and newcomers. The veterans...
  4. Where Do You Wear Eyewear?

    You most likely do not need to be reminded of the importance of safety glasses, especially if you work in a somewhat hazardous environment. If you have the right pair of glasses, such as Radians eyewear, you may be able to use them for a variety of safety applications. When one thinks of safety glasses, one probably does not think of stylish...
  5. Visibility During Sunrise & Sunset

    Depending upon where you live in the country, and what time of year it is, as you leave for work in the morning you may be at the mercy of the rising sun. What do we mean by this? We are referring to how as you drive to work, the sun is at just the perfect point in the sky...
  6. Types of Personal Protective Equipment

    Personal Protective Equipment, or PPE, is essential in keeping workers safe on the job. The kind of equipment needed depends on the type of industry and the job site itself. Here is an overview of different types of Personal Protective Equipment. Head – Hard hats protect workers from falling debris and electrical hazards. For protection from cold weather, there are hard hat liners that attach...
  7. Tips for Staying Warm While Working Outdoors

    In the wintertime the weather is the biggest hindrance to working outdoors. Cold wet and windy conditions are not only uncomfortable but can be potentially dangerous as well. It’s important to stay warm and avoid cold stress situations that can lead to accidents or injuries Exposure to extremely cold environments can result in cold stress such as hypothermia or frostbite. While these...
  8. Three Reasons to Use Touchscreen Work Gloves

    Each year, more and more businesses begin to use touchscreen equipment. It saves space by eliminating the need for mice, keyboards and various wires. 1. Employees don’t have to waste time by removing their gloves whenever they need to operate the equipment. They can use both capacitive and resistive screens. A capacitive touchscreen device won’t work if the user wears...
  9. The Many Uses of Reflective Safety Vests

    As summer draws to a close, the days are rapidly becoming shorter. This presents a much greater safety hazard to people who have to be in dangerous areas in such low visibility. Therefore, appropriate safety gear is of the utmost importance. Some of the best pieces of equipment for this job are reflective safety vests. These special vests are outfitted...
  10. The American Society of Safety Engineers (ASSE) Celebrates its 100th Anniversary

    The American Society of Safety Engineers (ASSE) Celebrates its 100th Anniversary this year. In this video you can learn about the tragic events which occurred in New York City in March 1911 which highlighted the need for improved workplace safety and regulations, leading to the formation of the Society.

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