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Foam-Backed Eye Protection: Don’t look at the arc!

Protect your eyes from the risk of arc flash You already knew that arc flash releases hot gas and radiant energy up to 4 times the temperature of the sun, right? Let’s ponder that for a minute. When arc flash happens, the ambient temperatures can reach 35,000° Fahrenheit. And the arc blast, or ...

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How to Choose the Right Safety Eye Wear: Bacon's Safety Tip

Evaluate the risk factors and choose the right safety eye wear! Let’s talk about those eyes. Eye injuries happen on the job somewhere close to the tune of 2,000 incidents a day in the U.S. And guess what, 40% of workers who had an eye injury at work were wearing eye protection! Well, that’s just ...

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4 Easy Tips To Help You Fit Your Safety Eye Glasses

So the question is —does it really matter if safety glasses or goggles actually fit the person wearing them? Now take a minute and really think about. We’ll wait. Hopefully it didn’t take too long to think that one through. We are talking about the face and eyeballs here. You’re damn straight, it’s ...

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Prevent These Common Slip, Trip and Fall Hazards In Your Facility

When it comes to unnecessary injuries and deaths on the job, it’s no laughing matter. Bacon takes workplace safety very seriously — especially in the case of slips, trips and falls. Did you know that slip, trip and fall incidents make up the majority of general industry accidents? That’s kind of ...

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Flammable Storage Works!: Bacon's Safety Tip

Are you storing your flammable and combustible liquids (over 25 gallons) the right way. What? There's a wrong way? Yep. The National Fire Protection Association (NFPA 30) and Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) are pretty firm on how to store these hazards. Bacon is all about ...

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Eyewash Stations vs Dump Bottles at Work: Bacon's Safety Tip

You want to hear something that might make you shed a tear? OSHA just increased their penalities if you fail to comply with ANSI Z358.1-2014 by 80%. Think about that the next time you try to get by without the right eye safety systems and first aid. Think a portable dump bottle is enough? Think ...

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Nuisance Level Organic Vapors: Get the stink out!

Have you ever had that job that no matter what you did, you couldn’t get the smell out of your nose? It’s like you actually inhaled the source of the funk and its sitting right there in your snout, even hours after your shift ended. If you have, you know exactly what we’re talking about. If not, ...

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The Blue Collar Guide To Work Boot Terminology

Take a look around your job site. With a little luck, you’ll see men and women wearing the right personal protective equipment (PPE) they need to get the job done safely.  It’s not hard to see if people are wearing their respirators, fall protection or their fire-resistant gear. You can definitely ...

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Improve Jobsite Safety Today With Foot Protection Facts!

Get the low down on different safety shoe features. Learn why all work boots are NOT created equal!   If you wanted to count all the ways that the right work boot can protect you from injury, you’d need to use all your fingers and toes. In fact, you’d probably need a calculator because safety’s way ...

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PPE Roundup (Safety Tales Podcast S3 Episode 2)

*Podcasts may contain explicit material* Last time, the guys talked sorbents and flammable cabinets. Today’s episode is all about advancements in personal protective equipment. Dave White and Fred Radunzel are back on the road bringing you the Quad City Safety’s PPE Roundup — straight from the 58th ...

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