IndustrialSafety.com | Blog

  1. Motorized Carts for Material Handling

    Motorized Carts for Material Handling

    We offer the widest range of motorized industrial material handling solutions in the industry to help our customers safely move and lift loads from 50 to 30,000 pounds. Our products are used by our customers in a wide range of industries including Aerospace, Automotive, Food & Beverage, Healthcare, Hospitality, Logistics, Metal Fabrication, Mining, Railroad, and Retail. .

    Our extensive product line includes motorized carts, motorized platform carts, electric tugger machines, electric lift carts, gas cylinder carts, material transfer carts, and motorized rail carts. No two customer requirements are the same. Whether standard or custom, simple or complex, flexible or tailored, we can provide custom motorized solutions to address the unique requirements of each customer.

    For moving heavy loads of up to 30,000 lbs., our industrial grade heavy duty motorized carts are up to the challenge. These motorized carts feature our AC Vector Power© technology providing precise

    Read more »
  2. Updated Honeywell Miller Fall Protection Part Numbers

    Honeywell Miller has discontinued a number of items and updated them to meet current standards, please see a list below of the discontinued part number and the updated part number.  If you have any questions please feel free to contact us.  If you need bulk quotes, please reach out - many of these items are in stock!


    Discontinued Part Number New Part Number
    Read more »
  3. Understanding First Aid Kits: Unveiling the Differences Between Class A and Class B

    When it comes to responding to emergencies, having the right first aid kit can make all the difference. Two distinct classifications, Class A and Class B, cater to different needs and levels of risk. In this exploration, we'll delve into the specifics of each, shedding light on their unique features and suitability for various environments.

    Class A First Aid Kits:
    Purpose: Designed to address the most common workplace injuries, Class A kits are suitable for environments where the risk of injury is lower, and medical assistance is readily available.

    Key Features:

    Basic Supplies: Class A kits include a variety of bandages, adhesive strips, and gauze to address cuts, scrapes, and minor injuries.
    Antiseptics: Antiseptic wipes or solutions for cleaning wounds and preventing infection.
    Pain Relievers: Basic pain relievers such as aspirin or ibuprofen to alleviate minor aches and pains.
    Eye Wash: A sterile eye wash

    Read more »
  4. Class 2 High-Visibility Clothing: Vests and Shirts Explained

    Class 2 High-Visibility Clothing: Vests and Shirts Explained

    Continuing our exploration of high-visibility clothing, this follow-up post will delve into the specifics of Class 2 garments, with a focus on vests and shirts. Class 2 high-visibility clothing is designed for workers in moderate-risk environments, where visibility is crucial for safety. Understanding the features of Class 2 vests and shirts will help employers make informed decisions to ensure the well-being of their workforce.

    Class 2 Vests: Enhancing Visibility with Versatility:
    Class 2 vests are a popular choice for workers in moderate-risk environments. These vests offer a balance between visibility and flexibility. Key features include:

    Fluorescent Background: Class 2 vests are characterized by a fluorescent background material that enhances visibility during daylight hours.
    Retro-Reflective Tape: Strategically placed retro-reflective tape reflects light back to its source, making the wearer more visible, especially in low-light conditions.
    Coverage:

    Read more »
  5. Decoding High-Visibility Clothing: Class 0 to Class 3 and More

    Decoding High-Visibility Clothing: Class 0 to Class 3 and More

    In industries where safety is paramount, high-visibility clothing plays a crucial role in safeguarding workers. Designed to enhance visibility, especially in low-light conditions or around moving vehicles, these garments are categorized into different classes based on standards set by the American National Standards Institute (ANSI) and the International Safety Equipment Association (ISEA). In this blog post, we will explore various classes of high-visibility clothing, including Class 0 and Class E, in addition to Class 1, Class 2, and Class 3.

    Understanding ANSI/ISEA Standards: From Class 0 to Class 3: ANSI/ISEA standards classify high-visibility clothing into different classes, each suitable for specific risk environments. These classes are:

    Class 0: Designed for workers engaged in tasks with lower risk and slower-moving traffic. Class 0 garments provide basic visibility but are not suitable for high-risk environments.
    Class 1: Suitable

    Read more »
  6. Hard Hat Types & Class Standards

    Hard Hat Types & Class Standards

    In the realm of workplace safety, few elements are as crucial as the hard hat. A stalwart defender against head injuries, this unassuming piece of personal protective equipment plays a vital role in creating secure work environments. Let's embark on a journey to unravel the intricacies of hard hats, exploring their types and class standards to ensure workers have the best possible protection.

    Read more »
  7. Understanding ANSI Levels for Heat Resistance: A Comprehensive Guide

    Understanding ANSI Levels for Heat Resistance: A Comprehensive Guide

    Heat resistance is a critical factor in various industries where workers are exposed to high temperatures. The American National Standards Institute (ANSI) has established standards to classify and measure the heat resistance of materials, particularly in the context of personal protective equipment (PPE). In this blog article, we will delve into the ANSI levels for heat resistance, exploring the significance of these standards and their implications for workplace safety.

    Read more »
  8. The Differences in Reflective Sheeting in Traffic Control Products

    The Differences in Reflective Sheeting in Traffic Control Products

    Reflective sheeting is an important component of traffic control products, such as signs and barricades, that help to improve visibility and safety on the road. However, not all reflective sheeting is created equal. In fact, there are several different types of reflective sheeting that offer varying levels of performance and durability. In this blog post, we'll take a closer look at the differences in reflective sheeting in traffic control products.

    Type I Reflective Sheeting
    Type I reflective sheeting is the most basic type of reflective sheeting and is typically used for non-critical traffic control signs, such as parking lot signs. It is made of an enclosed lens material and has a relatively low level of reflectivity. Type I sheeting is not recommended for use in high-speed traffic or low-light conditions.

    Type II Reflective Sheeting
    Type II reflective sheeting is an intermediate-grade reflective sheeting that is commonly used for

    Read more »
  9. Understanding the Different Types of Safety Vests: Class 1, Class 2, and More

    Understanding the Different Types of Safety Vests: Class 1, Class 2, and More

    Safety vests are an essential part of personal protective equipment (PPE) for anyone who works in an environment with moving vehicles or machinery. But not all safety vests are created equal. In fact, there are several different types of safety vests, each with their own purpose and level of protection. In this blog post, we'll take a closer look at the different types of safety vests, including Class 1, Class 2, and more.

    Class 1 Safety Vests
    Class 1 safety vests are the least visible and offer the lowest level of protection. They are typically used in low-risk environments, such as parking lots or warehouse settings. Class 1 vests must have at least 155 square inches of reflective tape and be a minimum of 217 square inches in total size.

    Class 2 Safety Vests
    Class 2 safety vests are designed for workers who are in areas where there is a moderate risk of being struck by moving vehicles or equipment. This includes construction sites,

    Read more »
  10. Plasticade: A Leading Manufacturer of Traffic Safety, Sign Frame and Rubber Products

    Plasticade: A Leading Manufacturer of Traffic Safety, Sign Frame and Rubber Products

    At IndustrialSafety.com, we are committed to providing our customers with the best possible products and services to keep them safe. That's why we're thrilled to announce our partnership with Plasticade, a leading manufacturer of traffic safety, sign frame and rubber products.

    With over 70 years of experience in the industry, Plasticade has earned a reputation for producing high-quality safety products that meet and exceed industry standards. They offer a wide range of products including traffic cones, barricades, safety vests, sign frames and more, all designed to keep people safe in high-traffic areas.

    One of the standout features of Plasticade's products is their durability. They use high-quality materials that are built to last, even in harsh weather conditions. This means that their products can be relied on to provide long-lasting safety solutions that will stand up to years of use.

    In addition to their quality products, Plasticade also places a strong emphasis

    Read more »