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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

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 ... 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

Eye Protection: Are safety glasses overkill if you wear a face shield?

Do you need safety eyewear under a face shield? Robert came into work one early Monday morning, clocked in and grabbed his usual cup o’ joe and headed back to his stall. On his way there, his production manager stopped him and handed him a pair of safety glasses. He said, “This is overkill, boss. I ... 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