Preventing Hand Injuries
Cuts and punctures are the leading cause of workplace hand injuries, a problem that can be prevented.
Welding Safety Clothing and BlackHawk's Solutions
Even a top-notch welder needs the appropriate safety gear and clothing for every weld, be it a small or large job.
OSHA Cold Weather Requirements
The presents are unwrapped, the new year rung in and now it’s just two to three months of cold, wet and relentless winter weather. Work is still there waiting in temperatures at freezing or dipping below 0° Fahrenheit.
Keeping Workers Safe with Respirator Masks
A respirator is a protective device that covers the nose and mouth or the entire face or head to guard the wearer against hazardous atmospheres.
Small Safety Fixes Pay Big Dividends
When it comes to safety at the job site, best practices can never be overemphasized.
The Rx for Protective Eyewear Or, I Need Glasses for My Glasses
Today’s blog is for the workers who require protective eyewear that accommodate their individual visual acuity.
What Causes Heat Stress to Occur in the Workplace
Increasing the risk of injury are the following consequences that can occur in a severe heat environment.
Tips to Lower the Risk for Employee Heat Stress Injury and Illness
According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics most on the job heat-stress related injuries and illnesses happen in the summer months of June through September.
Do Women Need Special Personal Protective Equipment?
As the number of women increase in construction how do employers keep their female employees safe on the job.
How to get Workers to wear their Safety Glasses
Safety experts and eye doctors believe proper eye protection can lessen the severity or even prevent 90 percent of these eye injuries.
Seven Things to Know about Lockout Tagout
These rules apply to industrial manufacturing, aerospace, oil and gas, metalworking shops, and similar operations.
Water. Rest. Shade. Repeat. Keeping Workers Healthy in the Heat
OSHA takes the heat seriously, asking employers to keep workers safe in the heat with water, rest and shade.
Five Deadly Truths about Confined Space Work
Confined spaces are dangerous work places. Their potential hazards include exposure to toxic substances, electrocution, asphyxiation and explosions.
Loading Dock Safety: 4 Inexpensive products that will keep workers safe
With all the hustle and bustle of rushing to get trucks loaded and unloaded quickly, loading docks are one of the most notorious accident zones in a warehouse.
Why Should you Build a LEED Certified Building or Home?
The Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED), a green building initiative started out in 1993. This certification program is based upon a points system, the more points you earn, the higher your rating.
How to Avoid an OSHA Whistleblower Complaint
Whistleblowing has been increasing over the last five years.
BlackHawk offers Safety Consulting
Our trusted supplier partners have the expertise to do audits, evaluations and inspections for PPE and safety products.
How to Identify and Prevent Job Site Cold Stress
OSHA guidelines and safety in winter weather.
Three Simple Ways to Keep Workers Warm in Cold Weather
The cold weather months can be tough on workers and production overall.
Best Heaters for the Industrial Workplace
According to the Voluntary Protection Participant’s Association (VPPA), workers spend 90,000 hours at work in a lifetime. That’s a lot of hours!
How to Keep your Employees Healthy During the Flu Season
The Center for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) recently confirmed that the current flu season is on track to be one of the worst in years