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The Importance of Arc Flash Protection

March 2, 2018 Arc Flash and FR Protection

Arc Flash Protection

Arc flash is the exposure to the tremendous thermal energy released by an arc fault. All employees who work around energized electrical equipment (electricians, maintenance workers, operators, etc.) may be affected …

Health Hazards in Agriculture and Methods of Protection

February 23, 2018 General Safety


Spring is around the corner, and agricultural workers are getting ready for a new season of working long days in the field. Agricultural workers maintain crops and take care of …

Preventing Hearing Loss at Your Workplace

February 20, 2018 Hearing Protection

Wearing Hearing Protection

Industrial environments with high noise levels, like construction sites, can potentially damage workers’ hearing. Sound level meters that are used for acoustic measuring indicate noise levels in a workplace, and …

Top 3 Picks of American-Made Safety Products

February 9, 2018 Product Expert Picks


Many employers prefer American-made personal protective equipment (PPE) because these items are usually high-quality and up-to-date with OSHA standards compliance. Unfortunately, it’s sometimes challenging to find PPE and products made …

How We Improve PK Safety Team’s Product Knowledge

February 2, 2018 Fall Protection

French Creek

Being a product expert includes staying on track with new and existing products, which we like to grow and maintain through continuous training. When developing our team’s safety product expertise, …

Preventing Occupational Head Injuries

January 26, 2018 Head Protection

Head Protection Equipment

The CDC’s National Center for Injury Prevention and Control reported that although the injury-related death rate decreased by 8.2% between 1997 and 2007, traumatic head and brain injuries (TBI) remained …

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 …

Bomb Cyclone: Put Your Cold Weather Protection On

January 12, 2018 Cold Weather protection

Bomb Cyclone: Put Your Cold Weather Protection On

The coldest time of the year is upon us. 2018 started with a massive winter storm on the East Coast followed by brutally cold conditions. Wind chill warnings were issued in …

How to Stay Safe During and After Wildfires

December 20, 2017 Respiratory


California has a history of wildfires caused by windstorms blowing trees into power lines. This year, multiple wind-driven wildfires moving through California have affected thousands of people living and working …

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 …