Industrial Supply Blog

Creating a Culture of Safety- Part 2

Oct 17, 2018 2:34:44 PM   Business Development, Safety Culture   0 Comments

According to OSHA, “Safety cultures consist of shared beliefs, practices, and attitudes that exist at an establishment. Culture is the atmosphere created by those beliefs, attitudes, etc., which shape our behavior.” In short, a Safety Culture is a work environment where everyone works safely, feels ...

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Kindness Starts With Us:  Why We Choose to Give

Oct 9, 2018 3:32:18 PM   Business Development, Community Moment, Insider, Cowboy Ethics, Code of the West, James P. Owen   0 Comments

RMI is a family owned business that is dedicated to keeping the workforce safe.  We have planted our roots in the Wyoming soil.  We live here, we work here, and we play here.  I joined this team in January; quickly approaching the one-year mark. In that short time I have learned a lot about where ...

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Flame-Resistant vs. Flame-Retardant Clothing: Why Fabric Matters.

Oct 2, 2018 1:00:19 PM   FR Clothing, PPE   0 Comments

  Do you have to wear flame-resistant clothing for your job? Most people in the oil and gas industry do, including contractors and service technicians. Even if flame-resistant (FR) clothing is something you only need for specific task, you may want to consider wearing it at all times.

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What Can Hard Hats Protect Against?

Sep 26, 2018 1:30:00 PM   Hardhat, PPE   0 Comments

Do you work in a dangerous industry? If you work in maintenance, construction or the oil and gas industry, then your answer should definitely be yes.

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7 Critical Keys to Creating a Culture of Safety

Sep 18, 2018 8:43:55 AM   Safety Culture, Business Development   0 Comments

Working with a wide-range of Wyoming businesses, in a variety of industries, the topic of creating or supporting a safety culture often comes up in conversation.  Before breaking down the critical components of a safety culture, it’s important to define safety culture.  

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The 5 Most Common Eye Hazards In Your Workplace

Aug 21, 2018 2:22:44 PM   Eye Protection   0 Comments

Did you know that more than 2,000 workers experience an eye injury, everyday? That’s according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). Roughly 10-20% of those injuries result in temporary or permanent vision loss.

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Is UV Eye Protection Essential for My Job?

Jul 20, 2018 11:05:19 AM   Eye Protection   0 Comments

Do you know anyone who’s suffered from an eye injury at work? It happens more often than you might think. According to an article from the American Optometrists Association, there are over 2,000 work-related eye injuries every day!

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The Ultimate Guide for Oil Rig PPE

May 22, 2018 9:00:00 AM   3 Comments

Oil rig workers are some of the toughest employees out there. They’re constantly exposed to severe weather and harsh working conditions. How do you keep them safe from everything that’s going on around them? One thing you can do is provide them with personal protective equipment (PPE). PPE for oil ...

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The Oil Rig Heat Stress Survival Guide

May 16, 2018 9:45:00 AM   Heat Stress   2 Comments

Thousands of workers are affected by heat stress every year. It’s a serious illness. Anyone who works outdoors during the summer months is at risk. Oil rig workers are often exposed to high temperatures and hot work environments. High humidity and strenuous physical activity can also cause ...

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Oil Rig Safety: 5 Best Ways to NOT Get Killed on an Oil Rig

May 8, 2018 7:56:50 AM   Fall Protection, Oil and gas, Oil drilling safety   0 Comments

Ever see the TV show, Dirty Jobs? The oil and gas industry has been featured on it a few different times. But, working in the oilfields isn’t just one of the dirtiest jobs. It’s also one of the deadliest. Oil rig safety is a hot topic in this industry. Workers face more risks on an oil rig than in ...

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