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Winter Is Coming… Are You Ready?

Like it or not, winter will be here before we all know it. And now is the best time to start thinking about your plan of attack in order to get out in front of it. No matter what winter looks like for you – be it blizzard conditions, brutally cold temperatures, or heavy rain – this change in working conditions is something that has to be prepared for to ensure you’re able to tackle the season head-on.

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Stay COOL and Don’t Stress

Heat related illness is a concern in any weather – anywhere!  As we are in the dog days of summer, working in abnormally hot conditions offers up an all too common set of conditions to guard against… heat related illnesses.

2 of the most common heat related illnesses are Heat Exhaustion and Heat Stroke.

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Positive Hydration Benefits & What Leads to Dehydration

Many of the doctors and experts say that we need to drink two to two and a half liters of water each and every day. That’s about a half a gallon, to a little bit more than a half a gallon, of liquids a day. Now that is just for when we are at normal activity that doesn’t include if we were out in the sun, playing sports, or doing any other type of strenuous activity. Obviously when those things happen we need to increase that amount of liquid.

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An Outline of OSHA Guidelines for Dealing with the N95 Shortage

Dealing with the N95 shortage.  In these unprecedented times of COVID-19, the industrial worker is finding it more difficult to access disposable N95 respirators.  OSHA has recognized that and has issued an enforcement memo regarding the use of the disposable N95 respirator to make it feasible and flexible for employers to still keep their workers protected during this time of shortage.

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What is the difference between Class A & B Self-Retracting Lifelines?

When we are dealing with SRLs, we have two main categories: Class A and Class B.  The main difference between these are fall clearance. Fall clearance is the amount of distance that an SRL will allow you to fall before they stop you. When you identify your fall protection situation and you look at the most critical aspect of fall clearance, you may find that a Class A SRL gives you the ability to meet that distance.

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