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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 …

More Than Just Safety Glasses: Understand Protective Eyewear for the Workplace

November 30, 2017 Eye Protection

Safety Glasses

According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, more than 20,000 eye injuries happen in the workplace every year. The American Academy of Ophthalmology states that consistent use of safety …

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 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 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 …

The Value of Wireless Alarms and Monitoring Systems on Emergency Equipment

June 29, 2017 Eye Protection

Eyewash Station

By Samantha Hoch, Marketing, Haws Federal safety regulations set forth by the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) and The American National Standards Institute (ANSI) make the importance of safety …

Workplace Eye Injury Statistics – Don’t Be One of Them

June 2, 2017 Eye Protection

Safety Glasses

Think of the hundreds of times you’ve completed a task at work without eye protection, injury free. Perhaps the application doesn’t seem that hazardous, or maybe the safety glasses you …

How are Safety Glasses Supposed to Fit?

May 8, 2017 Eye Protection


Simply wearing any old pair of safety eyewear isn’t enough to protect your eyes. Sure, it decreases the possibility of an injury, however, if your eyewear fits poorly or incorrectly, …

Addressing Occupational Safety for Locksmiths: Protective Equipment Must Haves

February 23, 2017 Eye Protection, General Safety, Hand Protection, Home Improvement


By Dusty Henry, Sevan Locks & Doors  When you consider occupational safety, there are a lot of different occupations that may come to mind first for needing protective equipment – construction workers, …