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Do you know what your safety glasses are protecting you from?: Bacon's Safety Tip

There are two important things Bacon wants you to remember about eye safety at work: You need to wear eye protection if there is a chance for injury You need to wear the right protection! You think this is common sense, think again. You might just fall out of your seat when you hear the stats on ... Read More

Do your safety glasses have the right lenses for the job?: Bacon's Safety Tip

What eye protection lenses are you relying for protection? More than 700,000 U.S. workers injure their eyes on the job every year! Come on. That number is ridiculous, especially when there’s eye protection out there for virtually every task. If you aren’t sure what kind of lens you need to provide, ... Read More

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 ... Read More

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 ... Read More

Choosing the right cut-resistant gloves can't be half baked: Bacon’s Safety Tip

One size doesn’t fit all when it comes to choosing the right hand protection, so make sure you wear the glove meant for the job. A cut glove alone may protect against a cut or abrasion, but if you are also working with chemicals or electricity, you need extra protection! You think a glove made for ... Read More

Choosing Cut-Resistant Gloves: Keep Your Fingers On Your Hands!

Why are workers still getting hurt even when wearing safety gloves? There have been a ton of advancements in hand protection over the years. Gloves have become more comfortable, more flexible and more durable than ever. So, why are hand injuries the 2nd leading cause of injuries at work? Why are ... Read More

Matching Safety Gloves to Cut Risk: Bacon's Safety Tip

Are you choosing the right cut resistant gloves for the job? Bacon the Pig, our safety mascot, wants to make sure you understand how to match the safety gloves you need with the cut hazard of the job! Check out this handy chart from the safety swine himself!!  Edge sharpness and force exposure are ... Read More

Easy, Foolproof Guide to Selecting the Right Safety Gloves

Need gloves?  Well, if you work with your hands, there is a good chance you are going to need a pair of gloves or two. Should be simple enough, right? Jump online, buy some bulk at a good price. Done deal. Yeah. Sure. That's certainly one way to do it. Providing you have absolutely no concern about ... Read More

You know the risks, so wear the darn safety glove: Bacon's Safety Tip

Hand protection like doesn't belong in your toolbox. You work with dangerous material and equipment, you better have your safety gloves on your hands...where they should be.  Did you know that the average cost of a single hand injury can range between $22-30 thousand dollars? Don’t take chances ... Read More

Fall Protection: Connectors that Keep You from Crashing

Fall protection is a complicated topic. Not only are workers’ lives at risk if the right measures aren’t taken, but the standards are difficult to understand. To top it all off there are many variations of equipment out there. And the requirements differ according to industry. For employees in the ... Read More