The Dangers of Complacency in an Electrical Safety Culture

Are you and your employees working in an electrical safety culture? Are they completely protected from electrical hazards? If you have installed arc-rated flame resistant daily wear clothing, you are off to a good start, but you also need to know that you should wear other important personal protective equipment to protect your head and face along with rubber electrical gloves and leather protectors to protect against shock. Many professionals agree that when safety programs are set into place, complacency is the next thing to set in. Everyone thought that since the program was there, no one would get injured and small tasks became an opportunity to skip the small steps in safety precautions. So Safety Solutions & Supply wants to give you some tips on creating an electrical safety culture.Continue reading

Stay Safe When Using Mobile Equipment at Surface Mines

Safety should always be a main priority no matter what workspace you’re in. One of the most dangerous safety issues can be haul trucks and other large surface mining vehicles. According to  the Mine Safety and Health Administration, nearly 40% of fatalities and 30% of all injuries in 2017 involved mobile equipment. Since 2007, there have been more than 61 mining fatalities involving mobile equipment. These vehicles could even destroy small vehicles that cannot be seen by the operator. We here at Safety Solutions & Supply recommend enhancing your safety procedures by using collision warning and avoidance systems and training your drivers to avoid distractions and obey all traffic controls.Continue reading