Establishing and Maintaining a SAFE Workplace During a Pandemic

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Introduction

Seemingly overnight, the entire world has changed. A global pandemic has swept the globe, making most of our daily routines vastly different than they were just a few months ago. For many of us, this fact has had the largest impact in our professional lives. Read More

Disinfection Guide

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How to Use Disinfectants and Sanitizers to Protect Against Viruses and Illness

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With the current threat of COVID-19 all around us, it’s important to know how to protect your family and co-workers from becoming sick. Many misconceptions are out there about what to use and how to use it. When it comes to removing potentially harmful bacteria there are two standards as recognized by the EPA: Sanitizing and Disinfecting. Although both methods involve improving the impact an area has on the health of the people in the space, there is a significant difference in the products and methods used for each operation. Read More

Preparing Your Workplace for COVID-19

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According to U.S. Department of Labor Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA):

“Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) is a respiratory disease caused by the SARS-CoV-2 virus. It has spread from China to many other countries around the world, including the United States. Depending on the severity of COVID-19’s international impacts, outbreak conditions—including those rising to the level of a pandemic—can affect all aspects of daily life, including travel, trade, tourism, food supplies, and financial markets.” Read More

Avoid Bitter, Lukewarm Coffee

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There’s nothing like a nice hot cup of Joe to start your day. Many of us rely on the boost that caffeinated coffee provides to get productive first thing in the morning. Others prefer de-caf., yet still need that first cup to officially kick off the work day. Read More

The One Thing You Need when Shipping and Storing Metal Parts

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Nature is a powerful force. Much of what we do on a daily basis involves fighting against the natural state of things. Cleaning the house, mowing the lawn, applying sunscreen, spraying insect repellent and shoveling snow in the driveway are all everyday examples of this fact. In response to this, many of the products and services that we buy and sell today are designed to help us in our daily fight against Mother Nature.

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Which Ice Melt Product Should You Be Using?

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 If you live in the northern half of the US, the odds are that you’re familiar with what’s referred to as “Winter Weather”. This specification involves cold temperatures and plenty of snow and ice. Although the scene looks great on a Christmas card, these types of weather conditions can also be very dangerous. Slippery roads are the cause of many vehicle accidents, resulting in approximately 6000 deaths per year. Read More

Protect Your Team from the Hazards of Cold Weather

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Those who make a living by working outdoors face a unique set of challenges throughout the year. In states that experience all four seasons in full force, a lot of attention needs to be focused on worker safety in relation to extreme weather conditions. Hot temperatures greatly increase the risk of heat stroke-related injuries; however, Read More

Direct Thermal Printing vs. Thermal Printing

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Warehouses and shipping centers see countless products move through them daily, making a trusted means to identify and keep track of each item a necessity. By clearly labeling each product, including barcoding, shipping managers can closely monitor activity and assure that things are headed to the correct location. Read More

When Should High Visibility (Hi-Vis) Apparel be worn?

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For those who work in public areas or warehouses where motor vehicles are used, worker visibility is vital. In a fast-paced work environment, it is all too easy to lose track of where everyone is at any given time. Read More