Poison Prevention: Keeping Our Kids Safe

“An estimated 85,000 children younger than 5 are unintentionally poisoned each year in the U.S.” according to this week’s OnSafety blog

In honor of National Poison Prevention Week, Safeware wants to send out a reminder about this kind of safety. OnSafety tells us that “about 76 percent of unintentional poisonings occur in the home.” 

Life calls for a slew of medicines, laundry detergents, cleaners and chemicals, but it is highly important that they stay locked up! It is up to us to keep dangerous items out of reach. 

Continue reading “Poison Prevention: Keeping Our Kids Safe”

Are You Wearing Proper Eye Protection On The Jobsite?

Uvex HydroShieldWearing eye protection on the jobsite is critical to your safety.  Whether you are exposed to chemicals, gases, flying objects, radiation, etc. it is important to wear proper eye protection. However, you may become frustrated with the type of eyewear you are wearing. Maybe there is a sizing issue, not wearing anti-fog lenses when needed, anti-fog lenses blurrying your vision and much more, all of which may cause safety risks and decrease your productivity.

Continue reading “Are You Wearing Proper Eye Protection On The Jobsite?”

The Ultimate Guide for Winter Safety Gear

 With all the different brands available, what should I be looking for?

Typically cold weather safety gear is mostly commodity items. Brands like Occunomix and PIP have a Good/Better/Best offering. Contractors are the largest group of users of winter safety PPE and price usually drives the purchase. Utility and municipalites purchase the higher end products as the volume is lower and the budgets can allocold weather safety gearw for a higher end product.

Continue reading “The Ultimate Guide for Winter Safety Gear”