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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 ... 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

Spills Happen: Why You Need Sorbents (or Diapers for Grown-Up Messes)

Sucking up our messes, that’s what sorbents do. Everything from simple drips and leaks, transferring lubricants or fluids, punctured tanks to monumental screw-ups like an oil spill, sorbents come in a variety of sizes and absorption rates. Sometimes, it can get confusing.    In any industry, ... Read More

Rescue & Fall Protection...know your ABCDs: Bacon's Safety Tip

What You Need to Know about Fall Protection Often, rescue is overlooked when it comes to considering Personal Fall Arrest Systems (PFAS). That's a little insane, don't you think? Now, might be a good time to remind you of the ABCD's of Fall Protection! And, never forget about a pesky little thing ... Read More

Rescue Me: What You Need To Know About Fall Protection

  A while back, we shared some important information on the importance of fall protection (ANSI Z359) and what we really need to know. You may remember the ABCD’s of Fall Protection. If not, here's a quick review:   Fall Protection Basics Personal Fall Arrest Systems (PFAS) are made up of 4 major ... Read More