Choosing the Right Chemical Resistant Gloves

The key factor in determining what glove material is best suited for a given application is the chemical being used. The glove manufacturers’ test data is generally from a laboratory environment and with one specific chemical. Glove manufacturers generally do not test chemical mixtures and don’t consider other variables, such as hot or cold temperatures and cut hazards. Chemical resistant gloves are critical to on the job safety and choosing the right gloves should be taken seriously.Continue reading

4 Benefits of Conducting Third Party Safety Audits

Safety audits may be conducted voluntarily or on a required basis. They can be made by knowledgeable, experienced professionals and will assist in reducing personnel risk and insure compliance with applicable regulations. Audits are used to assess a company’s safety management systems, determine the use of corporate policies and procedures regarding compliance, as well as to identify what regulations apply to a given area or facility.Continue reading

When Do I Report an Injury to OSHA?

No one hopes for an injury to occur or prays for the worse in another person life, but unfortunately work-related injuries are guaranteed to happen. Even though we can’t make everything perfect, we can be prepared for whatever may happen and the best way to do that is to increase your knowledge on the requirements of reporting an injury so that if an injury does occur you will know how to properly react. Continue reading