Industrial Supply Blog

What's the Difference Between Treated FR Winter Liners & True FR Winter Liners?

Dec 10, 2019 11:00:00 AM   FR Clothing, PPE   2 Comments

Working in dangerous conditions requires specialized clothing and accessories designed to protect workers from occupational hazards. In cases where the risk of explosions or fire are heightened, especially in the oil and gas industry, what you put on your body matters. Work in the oilfields is so ...

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Understanding the ANSI/ISEA 138 Standard and Its Impact on Hand Protection

Nov 21, 2019 11:00:00 AM   PPE, hand protection, gloves   4 Comments

For years, workers have had no choice but to take chances with their safety glove selection with regards to back-of-the-hand and finger protection. When it comes to protection from cold, punctures, chemical exposure or lacerations, there are numerous options that offer workers peace of mind when ...

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Occupational Safety & PPE Solutions for the Most Common Cold Weather Hazards

Oct 17, 2019 9:30:00 AM   PPE   1 Comment

The temperatures are cooling down while daylight hours are slowly slipping away into the dark, cold night. Winter is here and for many, it symbolizes the start of the holiday season — full of cheer and goodwill towards men and women. For industrial workers however, the colder weather means ...

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Respirator Fit Testing: The Difference Between Quantitative and Qualitative

Sep 26, 2019 9:45:00 AM   respiratory   0 Comments

Whether you work on an oil rig, in a body shop or in a factory, there are conditions that require your workers to be protected with a respirator of some kind. In fact, about 5 million employees in the U.S. should be wearing respirators on a regular basis. Those who are exposed to harmful dusts, ...

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Respiratory Protection Requirements for Oil Field Workers

Aug 20, 2019 9:38:00 AM   respiratory   2 Comments

It’s a face-melting 100 degrees on the rig. The skin on the back of your neck is near blistering from the sun. As you go to wipe the beads of sweat from your brow you notice the dirt, oil and grime caked under your fingernails. You’re already looking forward to clocking out and hitting the showers. ...

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How to Clean and Maintain Your Respirator in 3 Simple Steps

Jul 11, 2019 9:32:00 AM   respiratory   3 Comments

How do I clean my respirator? So you want advice on how to clean and maintain your respirator? Well, the good news is you’re in the right place. We know safety and we care about your health. Regular care and maintenance of your respirator is critical if you want to get the most life out of your ...

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5 Reasons Industrial Workers Should Wear Gloves When Cleaning

Jun 4, 2019 9:17:13 AM   janitorial   4 Comments

Did you know that 1 million workers are sent to the emergency room every year for hand injuries? Let that sink in for a minute. That’s a 1 with 6 zeros after it. Every single one of those situations could potentially destroy that worker’s earning potential, health and emotional well-being, not to ...

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Must Have Cleaning Equipment for Your Workplace

May 9, 2019 9:14:53 AM   janitorial   4 Comments

Managing the cleanliness of any workplace can be an unrewarding task, especially when we’re talking about warehouses, plants or other facilities. Not only are you concerned with the health and safety of your employees, you may often have customers or visitors on site. So, maintaining your workplace ...

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5 Spring Cleaning Tips for Your Facility

May 1, 2019 10:38:42 AM   janitorial   3 Comments

You’ve made it through the cold, winter months and spring is finally here. No doubt your facility and your workers have weathered some less than ideal conditions — maybe snow, maybe ice or maybe just cold and damp weather. Whatever Mother Nature had in store, it’s time to de-winterize your facility ...

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3 Reasons for Maintaining Gas Detection Devices

Mar 20, 2019 11:04:00 AM   gas detection   2 Comments

When was the last time you thought about your gas detection devices? If you work in conditions that expose you or your crew to potentially hazardous gases, explosive atmospheres or oxygen deficiency, chances are you’re not spending enough time thinking about them. Work environments such as confined ...

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