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Radiation Suit – Do You Need a Hazmat Suit for Radiation?

January 24, 2018 Protective Clothing

Nuclear Plant

What is Radiation? Radiation is “the energy radiated or transmitted in the form of rays, waves, or particles.” Protection against radiation is a complicated task. Scientists differentiate ionizing radiation hazards …

Developing Product Expertise at PK Safety

December 15, 2017 Arc Flash and FR Protection, Protective Clothing

Rasco Training

Over the past 70 years, PK Safety has built a good reputation as being a trusted provider of high-quality occupational safety products, superior customer service, and factory-authorized services. How did …

Prevent Lung Cancer with the Proper Safety Equipment

November 27, 2017 Protective Clothing

asbestos removal PPE

By Emily Walsh, Community Outreach Director, Mesothelioma Cancer Alliance. November is Lung Cancer Awareness Month and we want to remind you about the hidden dangers of asbestos. It is estimated …

How to Choose a HazMat Suit

November 20, 2017 Protective Clothing

hazmat suit

When working on jobs in hazardous environments with particles and chemicals, having a hazmat suit is often extremely important. One of the top brands of hazmat suits, Tyvek® by DuPont, …

Avoid Heat-Stress Related Injury and Non-Compliance

August 8, 2017 Protective Clothing

Hard Hat

By NSA Marketing team What is Heat-Stress? Heat stress refers to the body’s inability to perform its natural cooling process, resulting in a failure to regulate body temperature. This can …

How to Choose a Respirator and Other Personal Protection for Painting Jobs

July 31, 2017 Eye Protection, Protective Clothing, Respiratory

PPE for Painting

Choosing the right respirator and protective clothing for your painting project depends on numerous factors. The most important being the type of paint that will be used (solvent-based, water-based or …

How to Easily Protect Yourself With ANSI Compliant High Visibility Gear

February 14, 2017 Protective Clothing

High Visibility Clothing in use at night

If you or your employees are working in conditions with low light or poor visibility and are not wearing appropriate high visibility clothing, the risk of being struck my moving …

Valuable Tips for Effective Mold Remediation

February 8, 2017 Home Improvement, Protective Clothing, Respiratory

Mold Remediation PPE

Mold remediation is the process of removing mold and repairing mold-related damage in buildings. There are two important things to remember when dealing with mold: it is easier to prevent …

Ebola Protection With PPE in Short Supply

October 15, 2014 Protective Clothing

We get so many questions these days about how best to protect families from Ebola. We all know even basic protective clothing is in short supply because of the worldwide reaction …

Class 2 Safety Clothing For Garbage Collectors

May 12, 2014 Protective Clothing

The need to be seen is especially important for workers who spend their days around moving traffic. Garbage collectors, utility workers, school crossing guards, and airport baggage handlers all fall …