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.

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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

Keep Your Workforce Safe from Heat Stress

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There are many professions that involve intense physical exertion on a daily basis.  Most organizations where this type of work is required take safety precautions such as providing breaks, back braces and similar protective gear to avoid physical injuries.  Read More

Hand Hygiene: Are You Part of the Solution or the Problem?

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The vast majority of the germs and/or bacteria that we collect each day is transferred through our hands. As we go about our day we use our hands to type, write, pick up phones, handle computer accessories, open doors, etc. Commonly we are either spreading these illness-causing microbes to commonly touched items, or we are picking them up from other people who have touched the surface prior to us. Now that our hands are loaded with potential viruses and infections, Read More

The Shocking Truth about Electrostatic Technology

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Amidst all of the changes in Janitorial products and technology over the years, one thing that has mostly remained the same is the application of chemical solutions. There have been attempts to improve the process in the past, but none that have truly made the act of applying chemical more effective than traditional spray bottles and pump-up sprayers, mops or machines such as walk-behind scrubbers. In recent history however, Read More

The Difference between Sanitizing and Disinfecting, and When to Use Each

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What we often consider to be “clean” is NOT a natural state. In order to maintain clean and healthy facilities, there must be a concerted effort to continually remove soils, bacteria and germs from all hard, non-porous surfaces. The reason we do this is two-fold: Read More