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Landscaping: How to Avoid Hidden Hazards

April 5, 2016 Eye Protection, Fall Protection, General Safety, Hand Protection, Hearing Protection, Home Improvement, Sunscreen

Landscaping workers

Landscaping is a job that many DIYers who love to work outdoors take upon themselves. There are obvious dangers to this kind of work when operating heavy automatic machinery (rototillers, …

5 Things You Didn’t Know About Bug Repellent and Flame Resistance

June 10, 2015 General Safety, Heat Stress Prevention, Sunscreen, Uncategorized

Walking in the Jungle

Summer is right around the corner, are you adequately protected? Depending on your geographic locale, some insect borne illnesses that you may be at risk for are: Lyme disease, Heartland …

Sunscreen Wipes: What’s Happening With the Sunscreen Towelettes?

April 23, 2014 General Safety, Sunscreen

Outdoor workers should protect their skin against sunburn with sunscreen from SunX

While sunscreen towelettes are technically available through the end of this year, we’ve already sold out of these popular items. The folks who use them regularly are upset. Everybody loved …

Stock Up on Sunscreen for Workers as Temperatures Rise

April 10, 2013 General Safety, Heat Stress Prevention, Sunscreen


Spring has sprung in about two-thirds of the contiguous United States at this point. And while North Dakota and Montana are both shoveling snow and dreaming about a 45-degree day, …

Sunscreen – the First Step in a Skin Wellness Program for Workers

June 27, 2012 Sunscreen

Record-Breaking Heat

Texas, Colorado, and New Jersey are all reporting record temperatures this week. However, warm temperatures don’t stop outdoor workers. Each summer hundreds of workers across the country are admitted to …

Sunscreen First, Then Insect Repellent – Not an All-In-One

May 24, 2012 General Safety, Sunscreen

Apply Sunscreen First, Then Insect Repellent

With summer fast approaching, we all know we need sunscreen to protect our skin.  We also know that if we want to keep away those pesky mosquitoes that like to …

Affordable Sunscreen for the Outdoor Worker

March 12, 2012 Sunscreen

Coretex products

Last week Jim Boone of Coretex came to our office to talk with us about his product, SunX Sunscreen. We loved how Jim’s company is taking a wonderful product and …

10% Off the Coretex Outdoor Skin Protection Kit

January 16, 2012 Sunscreen

Made in the USA Coretex Products

PK is excited to offer a ten percent discount on the Coretex Outdoor Skin Protection Kit between now and January 29, 2012. This is one of those things I wish I …

New Sunscreen Regulations

July 14, 2011 Sunscreen

Workers using sunscreen

If you have been following the news recently, you might have noticed an increase in the number of articles about sunscreen. This increase in coverage follows the announcement by the …

Protecting Yourself from Sun Damage on the Job

February 12, 2009 Sunscreen

Heat and sun damage prevention

Since sunscreen seems more and more essential these days, I thought it would be good to review some thoughts about protecting yourself from solar radiation. This has been a popular …