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Living on the Edge – The Facts About Leading Edge Retractables (Updated)

Posted by goSafe on Jul 20, 2020 9:15:00 AM
Road & Bridge work occurs on a more consistent basis than virtually any other type of construction, and this type of work lends itself often to the need for leading edge fall protection. Over the last ten years, nothing has been hotter in the fall protection market than the twin personal Self-Retracting Lanyard, ... Read More

Topics: Fall Protection, Leading Edge, SRL-LE

Heat Stress, Shade, and Bugs

Posted by goSafe on Jun 22, 2020 8:00:00 AM
Every year, dozens of workers die and thousands more become ill while working in extreme heat or humid conditions. More than 40 percent of heat-related worker deaths occur in the construction industry, but workers in every field are susceptible. There are a range of heat illnesses and they can affect anyone, ... Read More

Topics: Heat Stress, HRI's, Dehydration, shade, tents, mosquitoes, insects

Heat Stress & Evaporative Cooling

Posted by goSafe on Jun 15, 2020 8:00:00 AM
Working in extreme heat is challenging. Heat creates physical and mental stresses that are absent in climate-controlled environments, and requires workers to rely on products and practices that prevent heat stress and Heat Related Illnesses (HRI’s). Practicing smart hydration and electrolyte replacement is only part ... Read More

Topics: Heat Stress, HRI's, Dehydration, evaporative cooling, cooling vest, cooling towel

National Work Zone Awareness Week

Posted by goSafe on Apr 23, 2020 7:00:00 AM
Before you know it, the country will be going back to work - and for those of you who haven’t been behind the wheel for a few weeks, you are likely looking forward to it. it's important to remember that, although much of our lives have been interrupted, the world continues to turn and business continues for many ... Read More

Topics: construction site hazards, High Visibility Apparel, Hi-Vis, Hi-Viz, work zone, NWZAW

Combating Dehydration & Heat Stress

Posted by goSafe on Mar 11, 2020 8:00:00 AM
Staying hydrated is important. Dehydration happens when your body uses or loses more fluid than it takes in. When it happens, your body starts running on empty and can't carry out its normal functions. Lost fluids must be replaced to avoid an imbalance of salts and sugar in the body, which can affect performance. Read More

Topics: Electrolytes, Heat Stress, HRI's, Dehydration

Medsafe is now goSafe

Posted by goSafe on Feb 12, 2020 9:00:00 AM
Last year, Medsafe celebrated 40 years of business in the Industrial Safety field. Medsafe began life in 1979 as a small, family owned and operated supplier of medical and first aid equipment to industry. Over time, the business expanded to include additional items - PPE, Fall Protection, and other equipment; all ... Read More

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