Common Mistakes Made While Buying Safety Shoes

The most common mistake made while buying safety shoes is setting out to buy a cheap safety shoe or nothing. Period! Upping the budget a little to get a deserving safety shoe is something to be proud of. Not for ego purposes though. Basically, you usually get what you paid for. As the saying goes, “Good things are not cheap; cheap things are not good”. Naturally and expected, saving money is part of the budget managing skills that we expect from a manager. But this becomes an issue when and…

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Benefits of Reflective Jackets and Vests

What really are the benefits of reflective jackets and vests? Many work areas have proved to be risk-prone and dangerous. In some environments workers  find themselves using big machinery which move large amounts of objects that could potentially fall and injure people.   Reflective jackets and vests are high visibility clothes in form vests and jackets that help increase visibility for workers in a work environment, thereby preventing accidents.   In the absence of large machines in a work environment as it were, we might have vehicles, tools, panels, slabs…

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Safety Shoe Codes – What Do They Mean?

There are occupations which present such daily hazards that protective gear must be worn while performing all necessary job functions. One of the most important pieces of this protective gear is a pair of safety shoes. But before you start buying inappropriate shoes make up your mind about the different safety codes that exist. Safety shoes are readily available and are one of the easiest ways to help prevent accidents and injuries in the workplace. There are international standards which define the various levels of protection provided by safety shoes.…

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A LITTLE TIP ON BIOHAZARD SIGNS

What is Biohazard? Biological hazards, also known as biohazards, refer to biological substances that pose a threat to the health of living organisms, primarily that of humans. If your place of work is in a laboratory, hospital, or involves the use of chemical, then this might be for you. First, it is needful that you have the necessary signs set up. That said, biohazard signs are there to help protect both employees and users of these facilities against the spreading of bacteria and viruses. It is extremely important to pay…

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