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How Do the New OSHA Crystalline Silica Rules Affect Construction Companies?

September 22, 2017 OSHA Standards and Regulations

Construction Worker

Crystalline silica is a common mineral that is found in materials that construction workers deal with every day – such as roads, buildings, and sidewalks. It is a common component …

Thinking of Switching From Single Gas to 4-Gas Detectors?

September 21, 2017 General Safety

We know the big guys are doing it, naturally our mid-sized and smaller customers are making the switch as well. It’s clear that in oil and gas environments like refineries …

How to Protect Employees from Severe Cold Weather Threats

September 21, 2017 Cold Weather protection

Cold Weather Protection

Know the Risks Exposure to extremely low temperatures for an extended period of time may cause serious health problems and complications if protective measures have not been taken care of …

What Can Be Done To Prevent Falls In The Workplace?

September 19, 2017 Fall Protection

Construction Worker

Fall hazards are common in many workplaces. A fall can occur during simple activities like walking on uneven, slippery surface and climbing a ladder, or as a result of complex …

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 …