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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 …

Need To Know About New OSHA Silica Dust Rules and Regulations?

August 4, 2017 Respiratory

Respiratory Protection

The U.S. Department of Labor first emphasized the life-threatening hazards of respirable crystalline silica in the 1930s. Today, according to OSHA, approximately 2.3 million Americans are exposed to silica on …

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 …

Indoor/Outdoor and Changing Light Applications: What Kind of Lens Tint is Best for Your Safety Glasses?

July 27, 2017 Eye Protection

HexArmor Glasses

Temporary blindness. Have you heard of it? Chances are, you’ve probably experienced it. Think of a time on the job when you’ve gone from inside a building to outside and …

All You Need to Know About The Walking-Working Surfaces And Personal Fall Protection Systems Final Rule

July 18, 2017 OSHA Standards and Regulations

Walking-Working Surfaces

The purpose of the OSHA’s final rule is to revise the outdated general industry Walking-Working Surfaces and Personal Protective Equipment (Fall Protection Systems) Standards on the slip, trip, and fall …

How to Prevent Water Damage to Your Home or Business

July 10, 2017 Home Improvement

Water Damage Cleanup

All it takes is a few inches of water to cause an extensive damage to your property, which can quickly become irreversible. Water damage can be devastating especially to the …

The Best Davit Systems for Use in Confined Spaces

July 7, 2017 Confined Space

Confined Space System

A davit is a popular crane-like device made of steel or aluminum and designed for supporting, raising, lateral moving, and lowering people, working platforms, boats, anchors, or other heavy equipment. Davit systems …