Tag: Safety

Take charge of your battery - OEM Battery Safety

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Can the Choice of a Power Tool’s Battery Affect Contractor Safety?

Maybe some power tool users are tired of getting the third degree about using third-party replacement batteries. But they should consider that they might be headed for third-degree burns—or worse—if they keep it up. Battery safety is paramount for contractors and there is simply no adequate replacement for using the […]

Be Aware of Carbon Monoxide when Using Propane-powered Equipment

Propane-powered burnishers, grinders, trowels, saws and generators are becoming more popular with contractors looking for better results in less time. Propane equipment provides increased power, endless runtime and portability. But carbon monoxide on propane equipment can cause issues. If contractors follow proper safety procedures, however, they can effectively use this […]

Optiwash eyewash station by Justrite

New Eyewash Station Gives Workers Immediate Water Flow In One Touch

Justrite, a global leader in industrial safety products, announces the launch of OptiWash, a 10-gallon eyewash station by Hughes Safety Showers that gives users an easy-to-operate “gravity-fed” experience, especially in environments where continuous water is not available. Mark McElhinny, the President and CEO of the Justrite Safety Group, says OptiWash is […]

Dewalt and Osha Team up for Safety

360training Partners With Dewalt to Offer Online OSHA Safety Training

360training, the industry leader in online training and workforce compliance, announces a partnership with Dewalt to provide online and mobile-optimized OSHA Training to job sites and workplaces across the country. Through this partnership, Dewalt the Guaranteed Tough total job site solutions provider, is furthering its commitment to innovative safety solutions […]

RealShield Face Covering Earns ANSI Certification and CPSIA Compliance

RealShield by Racing Optics Inc., a premium face covering made in the USA, is certified by both the American National Standards Institute (ANSI) and deemed compliant by the Consumer Product Safety Improvement Act (CPSIA), making it the safest face shield on the market. While ANSI standards are what Federal OSHA refers to as […]

A person grinding concrete without the proper PPE

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What Concrete Contractors Should Know About Crystalline Silica

Crystalline silica refers to a naturally occurring class of minerals found in a wide variety of rock. This mineral occurs naturally in virtually all sedimentary, metamorphic and igneous rocks including granodiorites, rhyolites and granites. Its most common form is quartz, which is the second most abundant mineral harvested from the […]