How to Pack Your First Aid Kit Like a Pro: Bacon's Safety Tip

What you have in your first aid kit matters. It’s not a guessing game where you toss in a box of these or a bag of that. That is where a thorough hazard assessment comes in. It’s time to roll on through your worksite to uncover hazards, potential health, and safety concerns. Not only should you ... Read More

4 Lifesaving Forklift Inspection Checklists Your Worksite Demands

Let's get real about lift truck safety. Forklift accidents are among the leading causes of injury, death and property damage in the workplace. Curious just how many people are impacted by forklift accidents on the job? More than 95,000 workers are involved in a forklift accident annually in the United States. What’s worse, 100 workers are killed by being struck by, run over or pinned by a ... Read More

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How To Pack Your PPE Kit: Bacon's Safety Tip

Kitting your personal protective equipment is a sure-fire way to make sure your crew has the supplies they need to stay safe. Help your workers avoid being one of the 2.9 million non-fatal workplace injuries that happen every year; be prepared.  PPE Kits save money and time. Plus, you get the added ... Read More

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 ... Read More

7 Things You Didn’t Know About Hard Hat Safety: Bacon's Safety Tip

  It doesn’t take a rocket scientist to know that in some applications you need to protect your noggin. Whether it’s from low overhead beams, the potential for falling objects or exposure to exposed electricity, hard hats play a valuable role. Caring for them is not as cut and dry as it may seem. ... Read More

Why Do You Hate Me, Little Bug? How to free your worksite from pests: Bacon's Safety Tip

  Summer. After a hard day, sometimes all you want to do is kick back, grab a cool drink and relax. The sun is shining, the breeze is blowing and the birds are chirping. And the bees are stinging, mosquitos are biting and gnats are driving you insane. Sound familiar? Are you sick of getting bit up ... Read More

Clearing Up the Facts about Leading Edge Applications: Bacon's Safety Tip

Bacon doesn't want you to go crazy about Leading Edge Fall Protection! Bacon The Pig, our safety mascot, is here to make sure your crew is using the right equipment for the job! Here are a few quick, but important tips to remember about self-retracting lifelines with leading edge capability. Things ... Read More

The Difference in Leading Edge vs. Regular Applications: Bacon's Safety Tip

Bacon wants to keep you safe when working at heights!  Falls are the leading cause of death in the construction industry! The thing is — they're avoidable. That's why risk assessments need to be done on the regular and workers need to be given the fall protection equipment they need to stay safe. ... Read More

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