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Work Gloves That Work For You

Oct 19 2021

Jobs that require a lot of hands-on work often require gloves to keep the hands and fingers safe and comfortable. Rather than choosing a one-size-fits-all glove, take the time to find gloves that are appropriate for the job. Leather Gloves Often used by welders, landscapers and other outdoor workers, leather gloves are breathable and protect the hands from cold and heat. Their rugged texture also guards the hands against impact and sharp objects. Various cuff styles and thumb designs are available to improve functionality and comfort. Synthetic Gloves Synthetic gloves come in a wide variety of materials, including nylon, polyester,...

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Five Tips to Encourage Worker Participation

Sep 07 2021

Health and safety are of the utmost importance on the jobsite. While employers can provide all of the equipment needed for a safe workplace, if employees don’t make safety a priority, injuries and accidents are likely to occur. How do you make sure that your workers take safety seriously? Get their buy-in early on and continue to reinforce the importance of playing it safe on the job. Here’s how: Clearly describe safety practices As new employees come on a job, take the time to train them on the proper health and safety protocols. Provide written instructions, a demonstration and training...

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AED Insight: What You Need to Know to Save a Life

Aug 11 2021

An AED, or automated external defibrillator, is an electronic device that helps to provide medical care to a person experiencing a sudden cardiac event, like a heart attack. Used in conjunction with CPR, an AED provides a shock to the heart to restore its normal rhythm. Does your workplace have an AED, and do you know what to do in case of emergency? Read on to learn more: When should an AED be used? An AED should be used for any sudden cardiac event when a person is unresponsive and not breathing. When used in the first few moments, an...

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Hard Hat How-To

Jul 21 2021

On the jobsite, hard hats are essential to protecting workers and preventing injuries. According to the National Safety Council, approximately 40,000 head injuries occur each year that require time off of work. A total of 130 deaths due to on-site head injuries was also recorded in 2019.

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