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What’s the Difference Between a Guardrail and a Handrail?

Falls from rooftops and other heights are a leading cause of injury and death in the construction, manufacturing, and other industries. Fall injuries not only cause suffering (or worse) to employees, but they also create an increased financial burden for their families and employers. Without safety barriers like guardrails and handrails, anyone working at a […]

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Aluminum vs. Fiberglass: Which Ladder Is Right for You?

While it’s hard to beat a ladder for reaching out-of-reach heights, picking the right ladder for the job isn’t always easy. Ladders come in many sizes and styles, as well as two main materials: fiberglass and steel. Both materials have their pros and cons, and choosing the best ladder for you depends on your specific […]

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The Importance of Choosing the Right Vendor

Ultimately, the responsibility for providing a safe workplace falls on the shoulders of employers. But your vendor should be there alongside you to help support this mission. And they should be committed to this task — not just your pocketbook. A safety solutions vendor should be an asset to trust and lean on throughout your […]

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Nestlé Waters Wants to Keep Their Employees Safe

When Nestlé Waters North America began in 1976, bottled water was an unknown phenomenon and their single brand Perrier® Sparkling Natural Mineral Water was poised to lead a movement around the world. Today, they are the largest non-alcoholic beverage company in the U.S., operating 28 bottled water facilities and reaching annual revenues of $4.5 billion. […]

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Aviation Maintenance Platforms – Airline Maintenance Company Says Goodbye to Building In-House Scaffolding

Aviation Maintenance Platforms – Project Profile An airline company’s main responsibility and concern is the safety of its passengers. An industry such as this requires frequent maintenance checks, as well as, repairs. This specific company has been building all scaffolding in-house and has spent countless hours making adjustments to the scaffolding when the height of […]

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Major OSHA Updates Begin August 1st

Come August, there will be a new batch of OSHA rules and regulations going into effect. How will you know which ones impact you and how to decipher the new guidelines? Here, we’ve summarized the key updates to note, and what to pay attention to in the coming weeks.

Fall Protection Safety Month

It’s National Safety Month!

As the old saying goes, an ounce of prevention is worth a pound of cure. And there’s no better time than now to focus on preventing workplace injuries — especially since June is the National Safety Council’s (NSC) National Safety Month.