Choosing the Right Chemical-Resistant Glove

Hand protection is a vital part of working with chemicals. But which type of chemical-resistant glove should you use for the chemicals you might come into contact with?

The U.S. Department of Labor’s Occupational Health and Safety Administration (OSHA) has a list of questions to consider before choosing the proper glove: What chemicals are being handled? What is the nature of the contact (full immersion or just splashes)? What is the duration of the contact? Do you need to protect the forearm as well? And what kind of grip do you need?

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OSHA Publishes Proposed Rule on Beryllium Exposure

The U.S. Department of Labor’s Occupational Health and Safety Administration (OSHA) announced last month a proposed rule that would modify the agency’s recent beryllium standards for the construction and shipyard sectors.

This proposal will provide a new opportunity for comment on the rule from those in the shipyard and construction industries. Concerns had previously been raised that there had not been a meaningful opportunity to comment on the application of the rule to their industries when the rule was developed in 2015-16.

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Infographic: Overhead Crane Safety & Inspection Guidelines

Below is an infographic from Crane 1, a leader in crane and hoist safety solutions, equipment installations, emergency repairs and lifecycle asset management focused on safety compliance, equipment uptime and cost savings. You can access their website by clicking here.

OSHA Announces Inaugural ‘Safe + Sound Week’

The U.S. Department of Labor’s Occupational Health and Safety Administration (OSHA) has announced that this week (June 12-18) will be the inaugural “Safe + Sound Week”, a new nationwide effort that calls on organizations of all sizes in a wide range of industries to raise awareness of the value and importance of workplace safety and health programs.

Joining OSHA in sponsoring the Safe + Sound Week are the National Safety Council, American Industrial Hygiene Association, American Society of Safety Engineers and the National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health. There are also 85 trade associations, industry and professional groups involved with partnering on this initiative.

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Take a Picture, Win a Gift Card

For the rest of the month of June, if you take a picture of one of our products in the field and send it to us, you will be entered for a chance to win a $25 Visa Gift Card.

There are a few different ways to submit a picture of one of our products in action. You can post a picture to our Facebook page (click here) or tweet us a picture to @Spill911 on Twitter. And if you aren’t on social media, you can just e-mail a picture to us at info@spill911.com.

Feel free to submit multiple pictures if you’d like. For every picture that is submitted, you will receive an additional entry in the gift card drawing at the end of the month.

If you have any questions on this promotion or any of our products, please contact one of our customer service representatives at 800-474-5911 today.