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Surviving The Heat: Crucial Safety Tips For Working In Extreme Temperatures

Worker wearing high visibility safety t-shirt  by the railroad

Working in extreme heat can be both uncomfortable and dangerous. According to the U.S. Census Bureau, one in every four Americans have low resilience to heat-related illnesses such as heat exhaustion, dehydration, and sunstroke. It is more important than ever to maintain your wellness and safety on the job. Below are seven heat safety tips for a safer day on the job. 

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Understanding High-Visibility Requirements for Construction

Understanding High-Visibility Requirements for Construction

With all the hazards that exist on construction sites, providing your workers with high-visibility gear is crucial. Here are hi-vis gear requirements!

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How to Outfit for Logistics 3PL Operations

How to Outfit for Logistics 3PL Operations

Employees working in the third-party logistics industry (3PL) must know and apply all basic warehouse safety measures. Warehouse safety and risk prevention are critical due to the potential dangers people face when working in 3PL warehouses, such as distribution centers. Although 3PL operations warehouses employ multiple measures to protect workers from accidents and injuries, an essential element of warehouse safety is wearing the proper outfit and personal protective equipment (PPE), such as hard hats or enhanced visibility apparel.

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How to Outfit for the Waste Management Industry

How to Outfit for the Waste Management Industry

Heavy machinery, traffic hazards, hot and cold weather — it’s all in a day’s work for folks in the waste management industry. Thus, when waste management employees are out there collecting, transporting and processing the world’s trash and recycling, they need professional-quality protection to make sure they can do the job safely and effectively. What are the key pieces of waste management safety clothing? It’s time to find out! Here, we’ll talk about the key personal protective clothing that every sanitation worker should have access to. Let’s start by taking a look at what kind of dangers waste management professionals face on the job. 

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Vendor Spotlight: Occunomix

Vendor Spotlight: Occunomix

Looking for gear that will keep you safe and comfortable during long hours working outside? HiVis Supply offers a collection of durable protective gear designed for your safety, including Occunomix. As one of the top brands in the industry, Occunomix provides a variety of outerwear, headwear and coveralls to keep you protected when doing outdoor work. Whether you work in construction, oil and gas, electric, plumbing, HVAC, mining or landscaping, our Occunomix products can protect you from work accidents and reduce environmental discomfort so you can stay focused on the job.

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Hi Vis Clothing Guide: When Is Hi Vis Required?

Hi Vis Clothing Guide: When Is Hi Vis Required?

The safety and protection of workers on the job should always be a priority. If you work in an industry where being seen equals being safe, you may already recognize the importance of wearing high visibility (Hi Vis) clothing for personal protection. Learn the specific requirements for when hi vis is required and how high visibility clothing can keep you safe at work in our helpful Hi Vis gear guide. 

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Working in Heat: Safety Tips

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Working hard outside isn’t most people’s favorite thing to do on a hot day — the beach is a thing, after all — but there’s a whole lot of work to get done, nonetheless. So, if you’re out working a construction project, collecting waste bins, working the airport tarmac or doing one of the many other jobs that require being out in the heat, it’s crucial to know how to do it safely! Up ahead, we’ll talk about seven of the most important safety concepts for anybody working in heat. From sun safety to hydration and beyond, get ready for our top summer safety tips!

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Vendor Spotlight: JSP Safety

JSP Evolution Deluxe 6161 Full Brim Hard Hat

Many of us might be a little bit hard-headed sometimes — but that won’t help much in an accident where your head’s at risk. That’s where JSP Safety comes in. This safety gear brand is one of the world’s leading manufacturers of safety helmets, safety glasses and other “above the neck” safety protection. What makes JSP Safety such a reliable and respected name in safety gear? Check out our guide to JSP Safety’s heavy duty headwear and how they stay on top (no pun intended).

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The Ultimate Guide to DOME75: Designed to Be Different

The Ultimate Guide to DOME75: Designed to Be Different

Every day, businesses and workers are facing the new challenges of the post-pandemic world. Supply chain crunches, unpredictable spikes in demand and rising prices have all created an unpredictable 21st-century business landscape. And whether you’re at a distribution center rushing to scale up or a construction company confronting high costs, there’s no choice but to take on the tough stuff.

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