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Tower Climbing with Petzl

August 26, 2015 Fall Protection, General Safety

PETZL Professional safety gear is constantly in high demand. As a result, their equipment rarely goes on sale. For a limited time, save 25% on Petzl products from August 26th through September …

A Sound Investment In Hearing Protection

August 24, 2015 General Safety, Hearing Protection

Row of earmuffs

Every year, approximately 30 million people in the United States are occupationally exposed to hazardous levels of noise according to OSHA. Since 2004, the Bureau of Labour Statistics has reported …

Draeger Accruo Pump Provides Simple Gas Detection in a Complex World

August 21, 2015 Gas Detection

The Accuro manual hand pump from Draeger is used in an incredibly wide range of industries for gas detection. Scuba divers use it to test the air from their pumps …

Setting Up Your Confined Space Entry Tripod

August 14, 2015 Confined Space

Setting up a tripod can be a pain in the neck so it’s gratifying to use a product like the Miller 7 ft. aluminum confined space entry tripod. Properly machined …

Roof and Fall Safety: Chance Takers Are Accident Makers

August 10, 2015 Fall Protection, General Safety, Home Improvement

Working on the roof

On average, there are more than 800 construction worker fatalities per year. Falls are the number one cause of fatalities among construction workers. Harnesses, self-retracting lifelines, and lanyards don’t always provide enough …

Draeger X-zone 5000 – The Best of Fixed and Portable Gas Monitoring

August 7, 2015 Gas Detection

The X-zone 5000 from Draeger is designed to get workers out safely in the event of an accident. It combines the best of fixed and portable gas detection technology into …

Tool Fall Protection – Who Knew?

August 3, 2015 Fall Protection, General Safety

Contact with objects” incidents are the 3rd highest cause of death in the workplace. When it comes to a defense against falling tools, people often rely on hard hats, tool …

Do I Need a Diffusion or Pump-Style Gas Monitor for My Job?

July 31, 2015 Gas Detection

Deciding which type of gas monitor is right for you is simple if you know what you need the monitor to do. The difference between the two main styles of …

ARC Flash and OSHA Regulations in 2015

July 28, 2015 Arc Flash and FR Protection

Arc Flash Article

An arc flash occurs when an electrical current leaves its intended path and travels from one conductor to another. This may result in fire, flying objects (traveling at more than 700 …

Suspension Trauma Straps for Confined Space Falls

July 24, 2015 Fall Protection

Falls in confined spaces are often painful. Sometimes they require rescue from other team members. In these cases it’s important that the fallen worker isn’t simply hanging by their harness …