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Motion Industries Launches Safety Specialist Website

July 6, 2015 2:58 pm | by Motion Industries | News | Comments

Featuring articles, videos, white papers, training materials, and more, the website offers valuable resources to the industrial world about the latest trends in workplace safety and safety product knowledge.

NSC Predicts Deadliest 4th Of July Weekend In Seven Years

July 2, 2015 8:31 am | by Anna Wells, Executive Editor | News | Comments

NSC estimates 409 deaths and 49,500 injuries requiring medical attention will occur on our...

Tractor-Trailer Hitches Could Be Faulty, 6,000 May Be In Use

July 1, 2015 9:35 am | by Tom Krisher and Dan Sewell, Associated Press | News | Comments

An investigation started June 9 revealed that a fatal Jan. 24, 2014 semi-trailer crash may have...

4 Forklifts and Lifting Equipment Safety Tips: A Workplace Safety Primer

June 30, 2015 8:18 am | by Adam Robinson, Marketing Director, Cerasis | Blogs | Comments

Forklifts are great tools for businesses that need them. But, they can also be very dangerous....

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DPA Honors Safety Product Distributors, Suppliers At Annual Conference

June 29, 2015 10:51 am | by Distributor Partners of America | News | Comments

Helco Safety and Equipment, ORS Nasco, and West Chester Protective Gear were the top honorees at this year's DPA Conference.

Don't Sleep Through A Chance At Maximum Efficiency

June 29, 2015 10:17 am | by Maura Falk, Associate Editor | Articles | Comments

For many, the typical signs of tiredness, might not come from your average night of restless sleep; it could be the result of an undiagnosed sleep disorder that could be very harmful to your health and your work.

GOP Measure Would Permit Longer Tandem Trucks

June 26, 2015 10:32 am | by Andrew Taylor, The Associated Press | News | Comments

Opponents say the longer trucks create more wear and tear on highways, are less safe on local roads than existing trucks, and are more likely to cross into adjacent and opposing lanes when making turns.


Lewis-Goetz Implements Safety Campaign For June's National Safety Month

June 22, 2015 12:47 pm | by Lewis-Goetz | News | Comments

In an effort to promote the month-long safety observance internally, Lewis-Goetz has launched a campaign to promote and reinforce the message among employees, with several initiatives underway.

OSHA Issues New Rule To Protect Construction Workers In Confined Spaces

June 16, 2015 12:56 pm | by OSHA | News | Comments

The rule will provide construction workers with protections similar to those manufacturing and general industry workers have had for more than two decades, with some differences tailored to the construction industry.

OSHA-Based Or IBC Stairs: Clearing Up A Warehouse Controversy

June 15, 2015 8:13 am | by Arlin Keck, R&D Engineer, Steel King Industries | Articles | Comments

While IBC stairs are appropriate for facilities allowing public access in order to protect a wide range of people, they’re more burdensome than RMI-compliant stairs in a warehouse or industrial setting. Which is right for your facility?

Enhancing Indoor Air Quality In Manufacturing Facilities

June 11, 2015 8:03 am | by Tennant Company | Articles | Comments

Enhancing indoor air quality through better cleaning practices and equipment can improve employees’ health, and improve the overall experience for visitors to your facility.

The HazCom Chemical Deadline Is Now History; Is Your Facility Ready?

June 5, 2015 9:30 am | by Brian McFadden, compliance specialist with Graphic Products | Articles | Comments

Brian McFadden, compliance specialist with Graphic Products, discusses how to get your facility get caught up with OSHA's HazCom 2012 regulations for chemical labeling in the workplace, which are now in full effect for most companies.


Industrial Supply Co. Promotes National Safety Month

June 2, 2015 12:50 pm | by Industrial Supply Company | News | Comments

The Salt Lake City-based MRO distributor is offering free safety trainings later this month, as well as contributing to events during Utah Workplace Safety Week the week of June 22-June 26.

Are You Prepared For Summer?

May 20, 2015 5:13 pm | by Maura Falk, Associate Editor | News | Comments

As summer draws closer and temperatures begin to rise inside and outside distribution centers, there are many safety factors that need to be taken into consideration. Is your warehouse prepared?

How Visual Aids Can Improve Workplace Safety

May 13, 2015 12:07 pm | by Magnatag Insight | News | Comments

Implementing and maintaining a safety program in your work environment can be a challenging task, but it is necessary for your company. Check out this infographic to find the shocking workplace injury statistics and how to prevent them by using visual aids.

May/June Digital Edition

May 12, 2015 9:16 am | Digital Editions | Comments

Industrial Distribution's 2015 May/June issue features our 68th Annual Survey of Distributor Operations – an in-depth report highlighting critical issues for distributors with data to help drive business decisions. Other features include a distributor profile on United Distribution Group, Jack Keough's Closer Look at non-residential construction, and a Manufacturer's View on service value.

Honeywell's New Fibre-Metal Roughneck P1 Hard Hat

May 12, 2015 8:57 am | by Honeywell | Honeywell Safety -Sperian Protection | Product Releases | Comments

Built for strength, toughness and durability, the P1 is ideally suited for use in construction sites, steel plants, foundries, forges, fabrication shops, chemical plants, and other extreme environments.


Grainger Adds Safety Expertise, Resources For Customers

May 11, 2015 12:16 pm | by Grainger | News | Comments

Grainger has provided updates on its new Qualified Safety Sales Professionals, which have pushed the company's total to 80 company-wide.

NSC 2015 Convention

May 6, 2015 12:48 pm | Events

The National Safety Council's 2015 Congress & Expo comes to Atlanta, GA, with the Congress running Sept. 26 through Oct. 2, with the Expo spanning Sept. 28-30.

Capital Safety Acquires Python Safety

May 4, 2015 1:19 pm | by Capital Safety | News | Comments

The acquisition joins a well-known provider of fall protection with a manufacturer of drop prevention for tools and equipment.

Infographic: America's Most Dangerous Jobs

May 4, 2015 1:05 pm | by Graphic Products | News | Comments

Graphic Products has compiled this rundown of “America’s Most Dangerous Jobs,” an eye-opening infographic detailing average fatalities per 100,000 workers and median salaries per profession.

Is Safety A Backseat Driver?

April 23, 2015 4:47 pm | by Holcombe Baird III, Reliability Center, Inc. | Articles | Comments

The answer to getting rid of reactive and backseat safety practices lies with the maintenance department.

Ansell New HyFlex Gloves Feature INTERCEPT Technology

April 16, 2015 9:44 am | by Ansell | Product Releases | Comments

The company is expanding its cut protection portfolio with a suite of new HyFlex gloves featuring INTERCEPT Cut Resistance Technology.

5 Safety Lessons Learned From The Titanic

April 14, 2015 12:00 pm | by Mandy Savage, Graphic Products | Articles | Comments

Today, April 15th, marks the 103rd anniversary of the Titanic sinking. Here are five lessons from the disaster that impacted the safety of future vessels and facility operation.

Distribution Business Lessons From Severe Weather

April 14, 2015 7:48 am | by Vic Ricci, Executive Vice President, Dotcom Distribution | Articles | Comments

For logistics providers that depend on routine patterns, the swift and disastrous effects of severe weather can be particularly jarring. Here are a few of the strategies that Dotcom Distribution has learned for weathering even the worst storms.

Magid Infographic Explains New AR/FR Changes

March 30, 2015 12:49 pm | by Magid | Blogs | Comments

With the upcoming AR/FR changes going into effect April 1, Magid has produced this infographic to help simplify the standards and ratings.

ID's Top 5 Of The Week

March 27, 2015 8:00 am | by Mike Hockett, Associate Editor | Blogs | Comments

An analysis on Fastenal, OSHA's 2014 most cited workplace safety violations, and financial updates from two of ID's largest Big 50 companies led the top items of the past week.

Are You In Compliance? OSHA’s 10 Most Cited Violations

March 23, 2015 8:56 am | by Kari Imberg, Associate Editor | Articles | Comments

Grainger Show 2015's seminar, “Avoiding OSHA’s Top 10 Safety Violations,” provided insight on the most frequently issued citations in 2014 and gave industry best practices for reducing those hazards.

Graphic Products Launches New E-Commerce Website

March 18, 2015 1:40 pm | by Graphic Products | Graphic Products | Product Releases | Comments

The website was launched to showcase Graphic Products’ growing array of visual safety solutions and supplies, such as wayfinding and pathfinding labels.

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