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Medsafe Industrial Safety Blog

The Difference Floor Striping Can Make

Posted by Medsafe on Apr 27, 2017 7:30:00 AM
Facility safety is undoubtedly important. It’s never just a one-and-done process either. It’s about constantly ensuring that your facility is running smoothly and your employees are working safely. If you’re curious about some of the precautions you can take in your workplace, then check out this post on Barriers, ... Read More

Topics: Facility Safety, Floor Striping

Ladder Safety: Recent Updates in Fall Protection

Posted by Medsafe on Apr 24, 2017 7:30:00 AM
 Falling off of a ladder is never fun. Falling off of a ladder at work can be deadly. If your business requires fixed ladder access for maintenance, operations or other business activities, you must ensure your workers are safe when using those verticals. Many companies believe they achieve ladder safety by ... Read More

Topics: Fall Protection, Facility Safety

Do Your Employees Really Need Electrolytes?

Posted by Medsafe on Apr 20, 2017 7:30:00 AM
Our bodies are constantly producing heat. Whether it’s the metabolism in our bodies working to break down food or the electrical impulses firing on all cylinders with the amount of physical work we do - we’re constantly generating heat. As a result, keeping cool on hot days can prove to be a challenge. Often times, ... Read More

Topics: Electrolytes

Workplace First-Aid Kit 101

Posted by Medsafe on Apr 17, 2017 7:25:00 AM
If you work as a site safety manager, one of the first basic steps you can take to effectively ensure the safety of your employees is to know precisely what belongs in a well-stocked first-aid kit. You may also want to familiarize yourself with the two classes and four types of first-aid kits, as well as the legal ... Read More

Topics: First-Aid, Facility Safety

The 5 Levels of Arc Flash Protection

Posted by Medsafe on Apr 13, 2017 7:30:00 AM
Benjamin Franklin could be considered the pioneer of arc flash protection with his invention of the lightning rod. His experiments not only proved that lightning was electricity, but his lightning rods protected homes and saved lives by safely grounding the electricity. Just as our use of electricity has increased ... Read More

Topics: PPE, Lockout/Tagout, Arc Flash

What's in your LOTO Kit?

Posted by Medsafe on Apr 10, 2017 8:30:00 AM
Imagine working on a jammed conveyor belt that starts up while being fixed, or getting caught while trying to clean a fan blade. Issues like these are among the most commonly cited by the U.S. Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA). Roughly 10% of serious accidents in many industries are due to the ... Read More

Topics: Lockout/Tagout

The Unsung Heroes of Hand Protection for Glove Wearers

Posted by Medsafe on Apr 6, 2017 7:25:00 AM
Working in an industrial area where you have to wear gloves presents an issue. While you have to protect your hands from damage, you still need products that make them feel good. A glove that provides moisture and is an anti-allergen, anti-irritant and antiperspirant allows your hands to have the best defense against ... Read More

Topics: Hand Protection

Flashlights You Need In Your Facility [INFOGRAPHIC]

Posted by Medsafe on Apr 3, 2017 10:10:00 AM
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Topics: Facility Safety

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