Choosing the best welding boots

Welding can be dangerous if you don’t have proper safety gear, including boots. Splatter from welded materials and sparks can easily fly onto your feet and if not properly protected, can cause injury and burns. Here are a few things to look for when choosing the perfect welding boots: Sizing: Choose a boot that fits […]

Cool welding projects we love!

Looking for some inspiration for your next welding project? Here are some fun ideas you can try: Here are some fun metals to use in your next project: Horseshoes: Horseshoes are great for welding. Try making a Christmas tree, turkey, coat rack, or mug hanger with recycled horseshoes. Metal Cutlery: these can easily bend into any […]

11 Safety tips for Welders

Did you know that by adhering to a few simple safety guidelines you can minimize injuries in your welding shop and potentially increase efficiency and production? Here are 11 safety tips for welders: Read the manual: Always read the manual for any welding tools and machinery you are using to be sure you are aware […]

Adrenaline Adventures to Check Out this Fall

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Run, bike or hike? Test your limits with these adventures next month! Cross Crusade Portland, Oregon | Nov. 14 and 15 This is one of the wildest, muddiest race series in cyclocross. And, with with an “everyone’s invited” attitude and party-like vibe, it’s also the most welcoming. These back-to-back weekend races at Portland’s International Raceway […]

When is it Time to Get a New Pair of Work Boots?

Old footwear is unsafe and damaged foot wear is pretty much as bad as not wearing safety shoes at all. If you can’t tell when to replace your work boots here is what you should be looking for:    Wear and Tear  Can you see the steel toe shining through? Is the heel plate rubbed […]

How to make running more enjoyable

Running is a great way to reduce stress and get your exercise but whether you’re an avid daily runner looking to switch things up or someone who just doesn’t like running and wants to, check out the following tips to make running more enjoyable.     Switch up the scenery   Tired of running the same route […]

Building and Emergency Preparedness Kit

In light of recent events we think it’s important to revisit the idea of having an emergency preparedness kit in your home. A kit can be every useful in any sort of natural disaster and they are easy and relatively cheap to put together. Do yourself and your family a favor and think ahead. We’ve […]

Beat the Heat, Summer Work Place Safety

Although the sun is beautiful, the heat and those rays are awfully dangerous. We want you to stay safe and beat the heat with these workplace safety tips: Know the signs of a heat stroke Heatstroke is where the body is no longer able to cool itself and a person’s body temperature becomes dangerously high. Symptoms […]

Stretching to Avoid Workplace Injuries

Our day to day work can take a toll on our health over time. Aside from stress and mental wellness, physical strain at work can cause bigger problems and affect our posture overtime. Stretching is a quick and easy way to off set a lot of these issues. Stretching provides a variety of benefits including: […]