Paracord Projects For Survivalists: 10 Ways Your Boot Laces Could Save Your Life

People have been using paracord for survival since its invention, but that wasn’t the original intention. During WWII, the United States Military was facing a dilemma. Before the war, parachutes and their suspension lines were made from silk, a Japanese export. This posed some obvious issues after the two countries found themselves at war. Luckily, […]

Choosing the best welding boots

 Choosing the best welding boots is most important. Welding is dangerous if you don’t have proper safety gear, including boots and laces. Sparks and splatter from welded materials can easily land on your feet and cause injury and burns. Things to look for when choosing the perfect welding boots: Sizing: Choose a boot that fits […]

10 Safety tips for Welders

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 Minimize injuries in your welding shop. Increase efficiency and production with less down time safely. Ten safety tips for welders: Read the manual: For any welding tools and machinery you are not familiar with using. Be sure you are aware of all safety precautions, and proper use guidelines. Check the manufacturer’s website for a PDF […]

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

old work boots

Worn Eyelets and sharp edged hooks Old damaged footwear is unsafe. There is a point where your footwear loses the integrity and support it once had. The eyelets can also be a source for failure. Badly worn they become very sharp and cut through your laces or significantly reduce the life of your laces. The steel […]

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 […]

Hot Environment

Do you work or play in a hot environment? The heat and/or those beautiful sunrays can be dangerous hot environments. Stay safe and beat the heat with these work or play pointers:  Know the signs of a heat stroke Heatstroke is where the body is no longer able to cool itself and a person’s body […]

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: […]

How To Make Work-Place Safety, Work

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How To Make Work-Place Safety, Work: Make safety an integral part of your training.  Time to make safety a priority. Don’t just watch the video, give safety training the attention and hands on experience it deserves. Provide clear visuals and graphics to remind co-workers of dangerous areas. It’s important to have reminders around the workplace. […]

Making Safety a Priority

Making Safety a Priority at work or play.  Firefighters, public safety professionals, linemen, carpenters, are Making Safety a Priority. Work hard for a living, we’ve got the Ironlaces on the job and off. Ironlace Boot laces won’t let you down. It’s these dedicated people that inspire us to make quality crafted laces for life! Approximately […]

Exercises to Improve Your Hike

Exercises to Improve Your Hike. While we all think of hiking as being exercise, doing a few different exercises before the hike to prepare your body will make hiking a more enjoyable way to get fit. It’s preconditioning your body to prepare it for the bigger activity you’re looking forward to. You’ll find the hike […]