Asbestos in the Workplace: The Risks

July 15, 2014

Tweet Asbestos is a killer. In fact, it’s the biggest work-related killer in the UK, with the HSE reporting an average of 20 deaths per week from asbestos-related illness. In total, 2,291 deaths are recorded annually in the UK as a direct result of mesothelioma, a type of cancer that develops in the tissue that covers […]

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The “How To” Guide to Air Compressor Maintenance

July 11, 2014

Tweet Air compressors are a necessity for many business owners and can often be a huge investment. The good news is, a well maintained air compressor can last for up to 10 years with the proper care.   Sizing and Installation Preventative maintenance for air compressor begins before you even purchase it. It’s important to […]

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It’s Time To Reconsider Clay Absorbents In The Workplace

July 9, 2014

Tweet Every business needs cleaning supplies to handle potential messes around their work site. But for industrial facilities or garages working with fuels, gasoline, oils and other spillable liquids, over-the-counter cleaning supplies definitely won’t do the trick. These facilities must turn to professional industrial absorbent products and spill kits to handle their cleaning needs. But […]

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July 4th Plans Need to Include Safety Precautions

July 3, 2014

Tweet With the 4th of July coming up, the weekend will be filled with plans of fireworks shows, outdoor parties, and parties at the lake.  With all of the excitement and commotion, we all need to be sure to remember to keep safety in mind while planning our various parties.  Here are a few things […]

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10 Essential Supplies Your Tornado Shelter Needs This Season

June 17, 2014

Tweet The incredibly destructive power of a tornado should be discussed between you and your family every year. Just like a fire drill, a tornado safety plan should be in place and practiced before a storm hits. When away from home, look for tornado shelter signs in the building that you are in, which guide […]

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Heat Relief Safety Products

June 12, 2014

Tweet Well, it appears the temperature is starting to increase by the day. As the temperature rises it is important to pay attention to the heat index in relation to humidity. We found this nice chart that shows the affects of heat and humidity. It makes a normally warm day seem much hotter, and a […]

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Magnatech Guest Blog Post – Welding Eye Safety

June 3, 2014

Tweet While welding techniques have gradually improved over the years, there are still many risks that come with the job. This includes repeated contact with harmful dust, smoke and fumes as well as exposure to light and heat radiation. The CDC (Centers for Disease Control & Prevention) states that “each day about 2000 U.S. workers […]

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Is Safety Confusing?

June 1, 2014

Tweet Does this picture remind you of your workplace?  Safety on the jobsite is very important.  While it may seem difficult to navigate through all of the aspects of workplace safety, the professionals at Texas America Safety Company can help find the right safety products for the right job.

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Thank You Pat Brownlee

May 29, 2014

Thanking Pat Brownlee for all of her hard work on the www.blog4safety.com website.

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PRO TIPS: What Every College Freshman Should Know to Stay Safe (Guest Post)

May 26, 2014

You’ve been accepted into a college, picked out your dorm décor, selected your first major, and talked your mom out of crying…again. However, I need you to reserve one tiny piece of your brain for a matter that is often overlooked in all the excitement: personal safety.

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