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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 …

Northern California Wildfires: How to Protect Yourself From Smoke and Poor Air Quality

October 13, 2017 Respiratory


The death toll from wildfires ravaging across Northern California has reached 23, and hundreds are reported missing. According to CNN, the director of Cal Fire, Ken Pimlott, expects the number …

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 …

PK Safety’s Top 5 Paired Safety Products for Cinco De Mayo 2017

May 2, 2017 General Safety

5 Pairs of Products

Let the Cinco de Mayo festivities begin early! Find your sombreros, grab some amigos, and shop our top 5 must-have safety products, perfectly paired for your easy everyday protection. Pair 1: Gas Detector …

What Respirator Is Right For You?

June 17, 2016 General Safety, Respiratory

Finding the Right Respirator

When it comes to choosing the right respirator or dust mask, it all comes down to the job you’re trying to tackle. To be safe, you should always consider using …

Black Friday Savings on Safety Equipment

November 26, 2015 General Safety

The great thing about the PK Safety Black Friday specials is you don’t have to stand in line in the dark. Or miss your family meal. There will be no …

Industrial SCBA in Refrigeration Plants

May 14, 2015 Respiratory

Draeger scba

Companies that have significant stores of ammonia or even waste treatment plants with chlorine run the risk of serious hazards if things go from all is normal to all heck …

Venting Paint and Varnish Fumes – Best Blowers

February 16, 2015 Respiratory

As a guy who has lost a fair amount of brain cells to paint and varnish vapors I know better than most that many projects aren’t properly ventilated. (Yes I …

OSHA Certified Airline Respirator Protection

January 27, 2015 General Safety

“OSHA certified” is a bit of a misnomer. OSHA produces the standards which personal protective equipment must meet, but the organization doesn’t certify equipment. The Allegro air line respiratory systems, for …

Best Respirator Combo for that Decaying Human Corpse Smell

January 7, 2015 Respiratory

At PK Safety we’re here to help. There are lots of different jobs out there, and they all have their special requirements. This week we had a couple questions that …