Category Archives: Safety

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 […]

Fires by Fireworks

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Stay safe this Halloween! Fireworks start an average of 18,500 fires per year, including 1,300 structure fires, 300 vehicle fires, and 16,900 outside and other fires. These fires caused an average of three deaths, 40 civilian injuries, and an average of $43 million in direct property damage. In 2015, U.S. hospital emergency rooms treated an […]

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 […]