MRO for Back-to-School Season

10 Aug

Back-to-school season is here, and from multiple classrooms to the cafeteria, gymnasium, nurse’s office, and even boiler room, another school year means ensuring you’re stocked with the full range of MRO supplies you need to help maintain your facility, while keeping students and staff safe and equipped for a productive year. Fortunately, Amerisource is a single source for the full…

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Beat the Heat with Sqwincher Hydration Solutions

18 Jul

Keeping workers safe and performing at their best also means ensuring they stay hydrated on the job, especially in the summer heat. Backed by extensive R&D, Sqwincher’s unique product formulations deliver rehydration in the toughest work conditions. Scientifically formulated for optimal electrolyte replenishment, Sqwincher’s hydration solutions accommodate the unique needs of the industrial worker, including: Lower Sodium, More Potassium The…

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A Breakdown On Hi-Vis Safety Apparel: Performance Classes & Types

12 Jul

As with other forms of PPE, high-visibility safety apparel (HVSA) aims to protect workers by providing conspicuity (clear/prominent visibility) in a variety of work environments, reducing the risk of worker injury or fatality. For workers exposed to moving vehicles, construction equipment, and/or low-light conditions where visibility is a concern, proper HVSA improves workers’ safety by effectively mitigating the struck-by hazards…

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Hearing Protection: Information & Tips to Prevent Noise-Induced Hearing Loss

25 Jun

Occupational noise exposure and subsequent hearing loss is a particularly pervasive health hazard in the United States, with roughly 22 million workers reporting exposure to hazardous noise in the workplace every year. Here, we’ll cover the basics on noise-induced hearing loss—what it is, how it happens, and how to prevent it from happening to you via adequate hearing protection. What…

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What to Know: OSHA’s Standard for Respirable Crystalline Silica

15 Jun

On June 8, 2018, OSHA issued a memorandum outlining the initial enforcement of the Respirable Crystalline Silica Standard for General Industry and Maritime. Most provisions of the standard—ranging from engineering and work practice controls to assessing exposure levels, respirator use, and medical surveillance—become enforceable on June 23, 2018. Here, we’ll go over some of the major takeaways in context of occupational…

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