Archive for the ‘safety gear’ Category

Stay Warm and Visible with a Safety Jacket

October 12th, 2011 Comments off

Don’t freeze all winter in your safety vest—instead get a safety jacket!  They combine the cold weather protection of a winter jacket with the high-visibility of a safety vest!  We offer a great selection for you to choose from, so you can find the perfect jacket for your job.  To help you decide, here are a few of our best selling safety jackets that are available:

Two Tone Bomber Jacket:  This jacket has a removable inner layer, which makes it the perfect coat for any temperature.  For fall and spring, remove the poly fleece lining and get light protection.  When winter hits put the fleece back in and stay warm no matter how hard the snow flies.

Class 3 Reversible Cold Weather Jacket:  Get two looks in one with this reversible winter jacket.  One side is the high-visibility lime with reflective stripes you need for work, while the other side is a classic black, perfect for when you are not on the job.

Polar Fleece Jacket with Hood:  The soft, comfortable fleece lining of this lime polyester jacket will protect you from winter’s chill.  It also has two convenient outer pockets to store everything you need to keep on hand while working.

No matter what safety jacket you choose, you can be sure that you will get it for a great low price when you order from Utility Safeguard.  Browse our selection of over 50 options, and then order your favorite jacket before the snow starts to fly!

New Products: Pyramex Safety Glasses

February 23rd, 2011 Comments off

We recently added nearly 400 pairs of Pyramex safety glasses to Utility Safeguard. Pyramex safety glasses and Pyramex safety goggles are used in a variety of applications. Workers in construction, law enforcement, landscaping, forestry, woodworking, brazing, and medical fields are just some people who can benefit from this brand’s safety eyewear.

Different series of Pyramex safety glasses have different features. If you’re looking for adjustable nose pieces, for example, buy glasses from the Fortress, Montego, Onix, Presidente, Reatta, or Rendezvous series. Venture 3 safety glasses also have this feature. The Venture III product line offers many different lens options, including clear lenses, anti-fog lenses, silver mirror lenses, and more. If you need foam padding for your Pyramex glasses, check out safety eyewear from the Highlander, V2G, and XSG series. A pair of Pyramex safety goggles, item number G404T, also has foam padding for added comfort.

Other popular product features for this brand’s glasses and goggles include anti-fog lenses, headbands, vented frames/lenses, and eyewear that fits over prescription glasses.

If you like what Pyramex has to offer, we also carry the brand’s head protection. Check out Pyramex hard hats at Utility Safeguard.

Avoid OSHA Citations

February 11th, 2011 Comments off

On February 10, 2011, OSHA proposed a $70,000 fine against USPS. This is just one of a slew of recent OSHA fines against companies of all sizes. Is your company in danger of being fined by OSHA?

The first measure you can take is staying up to date on OSHA training. In many industries, employees are required to receive on-going training. Sometimes this training is off-site, while other times simply watching safety training dvd’s will suffice. Ensuring your employees are completing safety training not only fulfills OSHA requirements, but also promotes a safe workplace environment.

A major area of OSHA citation lately has been fall protection. If your employees work on scaffolds or other areas requiring fall protection, make sure they are wearing their harnesses and safety equipment.

Check back soon for more tips on how to avoid costly OSHA fines.

Cold Weather Work Gloves

December 1st, 2010 Comments off

During the winter months, typical work gloves might not be enough if you work outdoors. You can get the work gloves you need for the job, with extra cold weather protection. Winter work gloves come in a wide variety of styles for different industries and applications.

For general purpose work applications, performance gloves are a great place to start. Some manufacturers of  performance gloves like Ironclad and Ergodyne design many of their gloves for use during colder conditions. These cold condition gloves may have extra lining or padding. They are also designed to allow the wearer to maintain dexterity and tactility, without being bulky and restricting. Most cold condition gloves are waterproof, which is ideal in snow.

Whether your job demands cut resistant gloves or other features, find the right pair that keeps you hands warm and allows you to get the job done.

Workplace Safety Equipment

October 4th, 2010 Comments off

All types of safety equipment are available for wholesale prices at No matter which industry you work in, there are certain safety items that always need to be at your office or job site.  From safety vests and hard hats to first aid supplies and fire safety products, has the safety equipment that will keep employees safe at work.

Safety vests come in various styles and colors. ANSI certified vests, public service safety vests, lime safety vests, orange safety vests, custom logo safety vests, and more are available on Different jobs require different vests so it’s important to know which type of vest you need before shopping online. Workers within the public right-of-way of a Federal Aid highway, for example, must wear ANSI Class 2 or ANSI Class 3 vests (opposed to ANSI Class 1 or non-ANSI certified vests). Guidelines for safety vests vary depending on state so check with your local authorities if you’re unsure what your job requires.

First Aid supplies are also for sale online. First Aid kits, First Aid cabinets, burn treatments, trauma bags, bandages, and over-the-counter medication in bulk are essentials to keep at the office or job site. Being prepared for any emergency is a smart idea! No matter how large or small your work crew is, there are First Aid kits to accommodate the number of people you have.

Keep safety top priority for the workplace, and shop for safety equipment online today!

Safety Gear Online

June 5th, 2009 Comments off

Safety gear, or PPE is defined as all equipment (including clothing
affording protection against the weather) which is intended to be worn or
held by a person at work and which protects him against one or more risks to
his health or safety’, such as safety helmets, gloves, eye protection, high-visibility clothing and safety footwear.

Safety gear such as hard hats, work gloves, safety vests, safety glasses and work boots can be purchased online and shipped directly to your home or place of work.

Safety standards also say that safety gear should be properly assessed before use to ensure it is suitable, maintained and stored properly, employees should be provided with instructions on how to use it safely, and used correctly by employees. To be sure you’re selecting the proper safety gear for your work environment, carefully assess every potential hazard and situation that would occur on a routine work day. Are you working around dangerous substance or handling chemicals and paint? Are you using cutting tools that would project particles of wood or metal? Are you exposed to traffic? Assess the safety gear you have purchased, and look at your work environment once over. Is your safety gear appropriate for the risks involved and the conditions at the place where
exposure to the risk may occur? Let’s use eye protection for example. Safety glasses that are designed for providing protection against agricultural pesticides will not offer adequate face protection for someone using an angle grinder to cut steel or stone. Secondly, does the safety gear prevent or adequately control the risks of your workplace or does it perhaps increase them? Can the safety gear be adjusted to fit the wearer correctly? Has the individual who will use or wear the safety gear been taken into account? What demands or needs does your job place on you? For
example, how long does the safety gear need to be worn? Does the safety gear meet the demands of a typical work day and how often should it be inspected or replaced?

Another thing to take into account with safety gear is whether one piece is compatible with another. For example, does a particular type of respirator make it difficult to get eye protection to fit properly? Discrepancies like these can make wearing certain safety gear void altogether.

Be sure you’re up to par in the workplace with the proper safety gear, but also be sure that the safety gear is up to current regulations, that it fits properly and meets your job demands adequately. Safety gear should be worn properly and at all times on the job.

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