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Ensure Your Company's Scaffolding is Safe

Learn from a provider of general contractor supplies and competent person safety courses about how to keep your workers safe on scaffolding.

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Preventing Fall Injuries This Winter

Responsible construction managers know that winter work brings with it its fair share of safety hazards and possible OSHA violations. Not that these cannot be mitigated, of course; keeping your workers safe only requires a little forward thinking and investment.

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How to Spot Quality High-Visibility Vests

Of course, high-visibility clothing is designed to be easy to spot! Wearing personal protective equipment is an important safety precaution for workers in a variety of construction settings. However, high-quality pieces of high-visibility clothing are a little harder to spot and discern from their shoddily-made brethren. To the untrained eye, after all, a reflective vest looks like a reflective vest!

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Why Proper Respirator Fit is Important

A respirator may sound like a scary medical device, but in the construction safety equipment field, it’s anything but scary. In fact, countless construction specialty contractors and other construction employees use these devices day in and day out to protect themselves from long-term illnesses caused by harmful workplace fumes.

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Proper Workplace Hazard Communication

Construction specialty contractors and anyone who manages in a similar field have one thing in common: they want to ensure the physical safety of their employees. Aside from an obvious moral obligation to do so, proper safety protocol prevents both legal and PR disasters that can cost the company thousands.

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What is a Competent Person? Why are They Needed?

Competence: it is defined, outside of the construction business, as being able to perform any given skill adequately. Outside of construction, a competent person, by proxy, needs to be trained just enough to be able to get the job done. However, inside the construction business, “competent person” takes on a whole new meaning. It’s a title shrouded in legal jargon under OSHA regulations—a title that requires more than mere competence to obtain, and a title that can be confusing to understand, even for seasoned construction firms.

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Best Safety Products for Use in Cold Weather

Winter is just around the corner! As any Minnesota native knows, this means below-zero wind chills, ice coating every surface imaginable, and a never-ending need to protect oneself against the winter weather. Down jackets, hand warmers, thick boots, you name it—all are essential parts of surviving the season.

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Industry Myths About Chemicals

As new technologies and substances continue to be developed and exposed to the public, their efficiency is unquestioned; however, how safe they are when exposed to people and the environment are in question.

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Why Use A Quality Hose

At MC Tool & Safety, we offer a variety of industrial tools and safety products to keep our clients safe and efficient on the job at all times. We carry a wide range of tools from saws, to laser levels, to varying types of hoses. We get each product from a specific supplier, and work hard to maintain these relationships so you always have the best products available. We use Abbott Rubber Company to supply you with any hose you may need. Here, our experts will go over the importance of quality hoses while on the job.

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Respiratory Equipment And Why It Matters

Using respiratory equipment in certain industrial environments is vital to the health of you and your employees. Spaces you’re working in, such as workshops, may become dangerous if proper action is not taken to keep harmful substances out of the air. OSHA requires that industrial areas implement respiratory systems that work to keep harmful substances out of the air, and requires that companies have a backup plan on hand in case the system fails. Here, our expert team at MC Tool & Safety will go over tips and types of equipment to keep you and your employees safe while on the job.

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