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  1. 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...
  2. 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...
  3. 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.
  4. Safety Gear for Hurricane Season

    Hurricane season is well underway for the Atlantic and we have already seen a few systems, one of which that drenched areas of Florida and the South. We have been fortunate thus far that there haven’t been any major storms, but the season is still young. Today, there was a report on the Weather Channel’s website that there are two...
  5. Respect the Crossing Guard’s Hand Held Stop Sign

    It’s almost time for schools to open their doors once again. The activity around elementary schools, middle schools and high schools will be in full swing. Children will be heading to and from cars, busses, and homes and motorists need to be careful when driving through school zones. Generally speaking, school zones are well marked with signs and warning lights...
  6. Protective Gloves for Fireplace Safety

    In the ever changing economic conditions, people are looking for different ways to effectively and efficiently heat their homes this winter. One method that is gaining popularity is the wood stove. This method always isn’t the most practical option given your location and the availability of firewood, but if you can make it work, it can be a real saver...
  7. Preventing Falls on the Work Site

    Safety should be the number one priority on any worksite, but there are some safety issues that can’t be solved with safety gear alone. Falls are one of the most dangerous forms of worksite injury. Falling even from heights of 2 or 3 feet can result in broken bones if the person is not prepared. That’s why it’s important to mitigate fall...
  8. Pink is In: Pink Incident Command Vests

    Are you organizing an event where it’s essential for special personnel to be easily recognizable? Events can include: County fairs, church festivals, fun runs, 5K races, and special interest conventions – just a few examples out of many. When it comes to these types of gatherings, the patrons will need to know who they can turn to for logistical concerns...
  9. Outdoor Recreation and Emergency First Aid Kits

    If you are someone who likes to camp, hike, backpack, canoe, or engage in any other similar outdoor activity, you know that there is a lot of equipment you are going to need. Some outdoor enthusiasts while take part in some of these activities simultaneously. For example: Some Boy Scout Troops will navigate their canoes through a number of rivers...
  10. Obey the Hand Held Stop Sign – Driver’s Safety for Work Zones

    It’s not uncommon to see highway workers doing construction throughout the warmer months. It’s important to be aware of work zone and follow certain precautions to ensure the safety of yourself, the workers, and the other drivers on the road. Not every work zone has a flagger with a 24” hand held stop sign signaling motorists to stop. In some cases, especially...

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