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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Preventing Heat-Related Illness: Here’s What to Know

05 Jun

The first day of summer is just around the corner, and with temperatures on the rise, it’s all the more important to ensure your business is proactively stocked with items for preventing heat-related illness, including supplies for adequate hydration, heat protection, and cooling. When it comes to occupational heat exposure and keeping workers safe, here’s what to know: Hydration: With…

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NEW: Amerisource Virtual Hardware

18 Apr

An Online Platform for Fast, Convenient, Price Competitive Purchasing With the ever-increasing demand for digital platforms and solutions, Amerisource has made it our mission to maximize our value by leveraging additional channels, tools and technology that will enhance the customer experience, both traditionally and online. On that note, our recently redesigned website features a fresh, fully responsive design, along with access…

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The Top Benefits of Making the Switch to LED Lighting

20 Mar

  A light emitting diode, or LED, is a form of solid state lighting that uses a semiconductor to convert electricity into light. Known for being energy-efficient, durable, and easy to maintain, LED is one of today’s most rapidly-developing lighting technologies and, as such, continues to gain traction in a wide variety of commercial, industrial, and residential lighting applications. As…

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The Solvent-Free Alternative to Replacing Your Weathered Roof

14 Mar

[caption id="attachment_1845" align="aligncenter" width="600"] An Amerisource Vendor Spotlight:  Gaco Western's 100% Silicone Roof Coating System[/caption] At Amerisource, we’re in the business of providing our customers with cost-effective solutions to some of their greatest MRO challenges. Facing a weathered, or even worse, leaking roof is certainly a challenge—often occurring unexpectedly and involving costly repairs. However, that doesn’t have to be the…

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