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Glove Coatings and Grips: What’s Best for Your Application?

September 14, 2017 Hand Protection

HexArmor gloves

By HexArmor Marketing Team When choosing a glove, one of the biggest factors is the grip. There’s much to consider – starting with the application. Are you working in an …

What to Know About The Dangers of Carbon Monoxide

September 13, 2017 General Safety

BW Clip Application

Carbon Monoxide (CO) is a dangerous toxic gas that is undetectable by people because it is colorless, odorless and tasteless. Did you know that every year about 430 people die …

Don’t Die in a Sewer

September 8, 2017 Gas Detection

H2S Safety Equipment

By Luke Laggis, Editor, Municipal Sewer & Water Magazine Educate yourself and your crews, and take every necessary step to make sure no one becomes a victim. Wastewater work is …

5 Helpful Tips for a Safe Labor Day Celebration

August 31, 2017 General Safety

Labor Day

Labor Day was first celebrated on Tuesday, September 5, 1882, in New York City to commemorate the social and economic achievements of American workers. A few years later the first …

The Importance Of Using Proper Protective Equipment While Performing Asbestos Abatement Projects

August 30, 2017 Home Improvement

Asbestos Danger Sign

By Alison Grimes, Health Advocate, MAA Center Although there are federal and state laws in place to restrict the use of asbestos in products and materials, the dangerous carcinogen has …

How We Develop Product Expertise at PK Safety

August 22, 2017 Respiratory

Mario Mendoza, Allegro Industries

Continuous product innovation and increased functionality of the products we offer creates a need to continue to learn new information about the various top brand products we carry, and new …

The Worker Safety Specialists for 70 Years

August 18, 2017 General Safety

PK Safety 70 Years Anniversary

Seventy years ago, PK Safety was founded by Eric L. Pedley and ship captain, Josiah Knowles, in San Francisco, CA under the name Pedley-Knowles and Company. What started as one …

How The Total Solar Eclipse May Affect You

August 17, 2017 Eye Protection, General Safety

The path of totality, NASA

On Aug. 21, 2017, for the first time in 99 years, a total solar eclipse will cross the US coast-to-coast. The shadow of the Moon will block the Sun, and …

How to Prevent Heat–Related Illnesses at Work

August 15, 2017 Heat Stress Prevention

Heat Stress Prevention

The weather is heating up. Outdoor sun and indoor heat at the workplace are dangerous because they lead to health issues ranging from not feeling well to life-threatening health conditions. …

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 …