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Proper Packing & Shipping of Rubber Goods & Equipment
June 27, 2016

Each year, we test thousands of rubber goods in our Toronto NAIL-Accredited high voltage testing laboratory and we have received a lot of incorrectly packaged items. Why is this important? Because the improper packaging of these items may cause a test failure and can damage the integrity of the gloves, sleeves or other rubber equipment. Below, we show you the Dos and Don'ts of how to properly package your equipment to ensure that w ...Read More

5 Summer Essentials While on the Job
May 25, 2016

1) Uvex Pheos Protective Tinted Glasses Protect your eyes from the sun’s harmful rays while you work! 2) Croc Bloc Sunscreen & Insect Repellent Packets Easy to carry and use on the go, these packets are a convenient way to get your sunscreen protection and insect repellent while in the field. 3) Summer Leather Work Gloves It’s summer so you don’t need insulation from the cold, just a great pair of ...Read More

4 Steps to Care for Your Insulating Rubber Gloves
May 05, 2016

Did you know that when there is damage to your electrical rubber gloves, the integrity of your gloves are compromised? This means that they are no longer safe to wear. As Canada’s largest supplier of insulating rubber gloves and PPE, one question we are frequently asked is about the proper storage and care of rubber gloves. That’s why we’ve created these four simple steps to help you prolong the life of your gloves and ...Read More

6 Benefits of Using Temporary Access Mats to Protect Your Work Area and Equipment
April 05, 2016

Spring has arrived, and with it comes soft ground and wet working conditions. This makes it difficult for trucks to move around without affecting the surrounding ground/work area. The use of ground protection or temporary access mats are an effective method for minimizing damage to the environment, while protecting your equipment. There are several types of ground protection mats ― from wood to polyethylene. In today’s post, we& ...Read More

Electrical Safety - Tools of the Trade
March 14, 2016

When working in close proximity to exposed energized equipment or working on live electrical circuits, it’s necessary to protect not only the equipment being worked on but also the worker. Rubber insulating gloves and insulated hand tools are vital components of a successful PPE system and should be used in conjunction with each other to provide the maximum protection for the worker. It’s common to perform a task on de-energ ...Read More

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