Summer is a season of vacation, fun, and warm weather in many parts of the country. For outdoor workers, summertime can result in high heat temperatures which they can be exposed to heat stress. What Is Heat Stress?
Liberty Glove and Safety understands the importance of providing updated safety information and should not be overlooked when using personal protective equipment (PPE).
Hand injuries account for more than 23% of reported workplace injuries, according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS). The facts are 70% of these workplace accident victims were not wearing hand gloves. The other 30% were not wearing the proper gloves to fit the specific application.
As a major PPE supplier, we know how important it is to stay healthy, especially during this pandemic. Liberty Glove and Safety has created a list of safety tips to keep you safety, healthy, and productive. By following these quick tips, you can help minimize the spread of Covid-19.
Whether indoors or outdoors, workers exposed to cold temperatures are at risk of cold stress. Without the proper personal protective equipment (PPE), cold stress can lead to serious injury. OSHA reports cold stress can even be fatal so being aware of the risks and preparing ahead of time is critical to keeping workers safe on the job in cold weather conditions.