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Medsafe Industrial Safety Blog

Safety is Easy...Until It's Not (Part 2)

Posted by Medsafe on Jun 25, 2018 12:07:00 PM
Safety is Easy. It SHOULD be easy. As a species, humans have gotten pretty adept at self-preservation, and an effective use of safety equipment and practices pretty much guarantees that we're going to be at the top of the food chain for at least a few more years (sorry, Sharknado). There are plenty of options for ... Read More

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Safety is Easy...Until It's Not

Posted by Medsafe on Jun 13, 2018 9:00:00 AM
Medsafe has been a permanent fixture in the Safety industry since 1979. Arguably, this was one of the very BEST things that the 70's produced (OSHA was born in 1971. Just saying...). Since our inception, we've done our best to provide our customers with the very best in products, services, and pretty much anything ... Read More

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Heat Stress 101

Posted by Medsafe 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, Electrolytes, Heat Stress, Outdoor Hazards

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

Posted by Medsafe 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, Electrolytes, Heat Stress, Outdoor Hazards

SRL Maintenance: Inspection, Recertification, and Repair

Posted by Medsafe on Mar 5, 2018 11:43:05 AM
   Falls are one of the most common causes of death and injury on the jobsite. Training and the proper use of fall protection equipment can help reduce those numbers. Many companies provide fall protection equipment that helps protect their workers from fall hazards. Simply providing the equipment; however,  is not ... Read More

Topics: Fall Protection, SRL maintenance

Dropped Object Prevention in Powered Aerial Lifts

Posted by Medsafe on Feb 20, 2018 9:11:52 AM
Do you have employees who work from aerial lifts? Scissor lifts and boom lifts are common in many industries. Construction, maintenance, and utility workers use them the most; they can also be used to transport employees from one floor to the next - but for the most part, they are used as work platforms to access ... Read More

Topics: Fall Protection, Facility Safety, Outdoor Hazards, construction site hazards

Honeywell Uvex Avatar [Video]

Posted by Medsafe on Dec 14, 2017 11:53:15 AM
Eye protection will never be the same! Read More

Topics: PPE, eye protection

Fall Protection: Does Your Company Have a Fall Rescue Plan?

Posted by Medsafe on Dec 5, 2017 10:30:00 AM
Fall protection is a hot topic on most jobsites these days, and rightfully so.  The dangers of working at height should not be taken lightly.  Employers are required to train their workers, provide them with the equipment, and show them how to use it.  But fall protection training doesn’t end there.  Workers also need ... Read More

Topics: Fall Protection, PPE

Horizontal Lifeline Systems Video

Posted by Medsafe 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 Medsafe 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

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