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Medsafe Industrial Safety Blog

Why And When: The Rules Of Lock-Out Tag-Out

Posted by Medsafe on Mar 30, 2017 8:10:00 AM
For safety is not a gadget but a state of mind.—Eleanor Everet While Eleanor Everet is spot on about safety being a state of mind, sometimes gadgets are necessary. This is especially true in sectors that work with dangerous machinery. When maintenance and upkeep need to be completed on such high-risk machines, the ... Read More

Topics: Lockout/Tagout, Facility Safety

Product Feature: Deb Stoko - Stokoderm Grip PURE [Video]

Posted by Medsafe on Mar 30, 2017 7:30:00 AM
Deb Stoko - Stokoderm Grip PURE. Stokoderm Grip PURE, a universal skin defense cream that improves grip. With a protection rating of 2, this cream, containing Eucoriol improves grip in damp environments by contracting and toughening the upper layer of the skin, helping to reduce swelling and softening when working in ... Read More

Topics: Hand Protection

Intrinsically Safe VS Explosion Proof Lights

Posted by Medsafe on Mar 27, 2017 7:30:00 AM
Usually, businesses can obtain acceptable levels of safety using intrinsically safe lighting and don't need to invest in explosion proof lights. What are the limits of that statement and why the difference in cost? Intrinsically Safe and Explosion Proof Lights are two classes of lighting based on two different ways of ... Read More

Topics: Facility Safety

Do I Need a Berm or Spill Pallet?

Posted by Medsafe on Mar 23, 2017 8:10:00 AM
When it comes to complying with safety standards and being safe from secondary spills, berms and spill pallets are ideal for warehouses that deal with hazardous liquids. If your warehouse has hazardous liquids, you may be wondering, "Do I need a berm or spill pallet?" Here is what you need to know about both spill ... Read More

Topics: Facility Safety

Fall Protection VS Fall Prevention

Posted by Medsafe on Mar 20, 2017 7:30:00 AM
Is there much of a difference? You’ll often hear both phrases used interchangeably while describing the overall fall protection industry –which is a bit mind blowing because they simply aren’t the same thing at all. So, what is the difference in fall protection vs fall prevention?  Read More

Topics: Fall Protection, Facility Safety

Arc Flash Safety Tips To Keep Workers Alive

Posted by Medsafe on Mar 13, 2017 7:24:00 AM
Electricity is really just organized lightning.-George Carlin No matter what your age, education level, or work experience, electricity is dangerous. The wrong thing placed, pulled, or touched can result in a serious, if not fatal injury. Plants, factories and other workplaces across the United States understand this; ... Read More

Topics: Facility Safety, Arc Flash

Eye Wash Station Maintenance

Posted by Medsafe on Mar 9, 2017 7:18:00 AM
In your workplace, emergency eye wash stations are there for when an accident occurs  - and what's more important than your eyes? It only takes 10 to 15 seconds for permanent damage to happen. When a person is exposed to a hazardous or corrosive substance, the timing is even more critical because serious eye injury ... Read More

Topics: First-Aid, Facility Safety

Product Feature: Ansell HyFlex 11-800 [Video]

Posted by Medsafe on Mar 6, 2017 7:30:00 AM
Ansell - Hyflex 11-800 Glove.  The Ansell HyFlex 11-800 with ZONZ Comfort Fit Technology is the original nitrile foam glove. With Ansell's innovative ZONZ Comfort Fit Technology the HyFlex 11-800's varying stitch design is placed around high stress areas to tailor glove fit and enhance hand movement for higher ... Read More

Topics: Hand Protection

Understanding Palm Coating

Posted by Medsafe on Mar 6, 2017 7:30:00 AM
When it comes to protecting your hands in the workplace, you have a variety of options with palm coating. Here is a comprehensive guide to understanding palm coating on gloves, so you have an idea of which is best for you. Each of these materials have different benefits with very few drawbacks, but depending on what ... Read More

Topics: Hand Protection

Barriers, Barricades and Floor Tape

Posted by Medsafe on Mar 2, 2017 7:29:00 AM
Safety is 30 percent common sense, 80 percent compliance and the rest is good luck.  -Barry Spud Safety is always a goal in everything we do. Whether individuals are participating in an activity for fun or for work, precautions are taken. We wear seat belts, gloves and goggles. We put up warning signs, lights and ... Read More

Topics: Facility Safety

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