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National Work Zone Awareness Week

Posted by goSafe on Apr 23, 2020 7:00:00 AM
goSafe has always been committed to protecting workers on the field, so for this year's National Work Zone Awareness Week we're promoting positive safety measures that help keep both motorists and workers safe. Read More

Topics: Outdoor Hazards, High Visibility Apparel, Work Zone Awareness

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

Heat Stress : Q&A

Posted by goSafe on Apr 16, 2019 9:02:00 AM
Questions and Answers About Common Heat Stress Illnesses and Preventative Measures Heat is a hazard, and working in extreme temperatures can lead to a variety of heat-related illnesses (HRI's). HRI's are entirely preventable, but in order to effectively mitigate the risks, it is important to be familiar with symptoms ... Read More

Topics: PPE, Heat Stress, Outdoor Hazards

Heat Stress 101

Posted by goSafe on May 2, 2018 11:17:45 AM
Questions and Answers About Common Heat Stress Illnesses and Preventative Measures Heat is a hazard, and working in extreme temperatures can lead to a variety of heat-related illnesses (HRI's). HRI's are entirely preventable, but in order to effectively mitigate the risks, it is important to be familiar with symptoms ... Read More

Topics: PPE, Heat Stress, Outdoor Hazards

Heat Stress, and the Dangers of On-The-Job Dehydration

Posted by goSafe on Apr 25, 2018 12:49:50 PM
Dizziness, Disorientation, Loss of Consciousness... Everyone knows staying hydrated is important. But not everyone really understands what's in store for them if they let dehydration take over. Fluids are essential for regulating body temperature, lubricating joints and eyes, facilitating proper digestion, and ... Read More

Topics: PPE, Heat Stress, Outdoor Hazards

Horizontal Lifeline Systems Video

Posted by goSafe on Nov 14, 2017 11:30:00 AM
Does your work site lack existing anchor points for proper worker tie-offs? If so, a horizontal lifeline system might be the answer to your problems. But choosing effective and compliant fall protection equipment can be an intimidating task, especially when horizontal lifelines are so versatile. These systems can be ... Read More

Topics: Fall Protection, PPE

Big Guys Need Fall Protection Too! How Much Weight Can Your Harness Support?

Posted by goSafe on Nov 8, 2017 1:20:25 PM
Wearing fall protection probably isn’t your favorite thing to do. But you know how important it is. It can literally save your life. So you put it on, and you get the job done. But how do you know that what you’re wearing is the right equipment? There are a lot of factors that go into choosing a harness. Comfort, ... Read More

Topics: Fall Protection

Fall Protection in Aerial Lifts: How to Comply with the OSHA Standards

Posted by goSafe on Oct 31, 2017 11:59:49 AM
Are you in charge of employee safety? Then, you’re probably already aware of the importance of fall protection. Employees in both general industry and construction need fall protection at some point - particularly those who have access to aerial lifts. But do you know the OSHA requirements for wearing fall protection ... Read More

Topics: Fall Protection

How Understanding the Heat Stress Index Can Help You Prevent Heat Related Illnesses

Posted by goSafe on Jun 6, 2017 7:47:46 AM
Picture this. It’s a blistering summer afternoon in Houston, Texas. The temperature outside is upwards of 90⁰, but the humidity is making the air feel like a sauna. It’s Construction Worker Carl’s first day on the job. He’s eager to show off his twenty years of welding experience to his new coworkers. Read More

Topics: Heat Stress, Outdoor Hazards

Working in the Heat: How Tents Can Provide Relief to Construction Workers

Posted by goSafe on May 23, 2017 10:30:00 AM
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Topics: Heat Stress

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