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Volatile Organic Compounds (VOCs) in Consumer and Commercial Products
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Understanding the appropriate level of abrasion resistance required to complete your worker’s task at hand is crucial for a more protected and productive workday.
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With over 60 million registered chemicals, finding the right chemical protective glove is not an easy task. Workers can be exposed to hazards in a variety of ways. To understand chemical exposure risks, it is important to know the potential means for contamination (such as vapor, spray, splash and immersion) and the route of exposure to the worker (inhalation or skin absorption).
The proper cleaning and maintenance of respirators is an important area that is commonly overlooked. All respiratory protection equipment needs to be in good condition to work effectively and to be able to supply the level of protection expected by the user.
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Sonepar USA Enters into Agreement to Sell Vallen North America to Nautic Partners
Choosing the CORRECT traction aids can be just as important as using them at all.
Product Advisory for 3M™ DBI-SALA® Delta™, ExoFit™, ExoFit™ Plus & ExoFit™ XP Cross Over Style Harnesses CSA Versions
It’s more important than ever to consider sustainability when planning your company strategy. And contrary to popular belief, going green doesn’t have to be expensive — your company can SAVE money!
Please be advised of a voluntary recall of the batteries used in Victory sprayers in accordance with Health Canada regulations. Read on for more details.
As the year draws to a close, we're reflecting on the past 365 days. And while 2020 was certainly full of the unexpected, we’ve all done our best to navigate through these unprecedented times.
When you look at everything you need to keep your small business running, it’s easy to forget the little things: extension cords, ladders, paper towels, power tools, storage equipment, hard hats, gloves, etc. All of this goes into the category of MRO — that is Maintenance, Repairs, and Operations. Here’s why having an MRO strategy is essential!
At a time diligent hand-washing is more important than ever, it’s just as important to look at hand-drying methods. So what’s the most hygienic option — paper towels or jet air dryers? Scientists say there’s a clear answer!
Though most of us don’t even want to think about it when we're still enjoying warm fall days, winter IS coming. But ice-cold temperatures don’t mean you and your team have to freeze. We’ve rounded up our best suggestions for warm, protective gear so that you can be safe and snug when the thermostat drops well below zero!
Keeping floors clean is a great way to improve the client’s first impression of your business, but it’s also necessary for safety. And although mops have been around for centuries, Dustbane tells us why they're unnecessarily tedious and even dangerous. Find out why your customers will want to invest in a Dustbane scrubber and ditch their mop!
No matter what manufacturing business you run, greater process efficiency is the key to more production, faster results, and ultimately, higher profits. Manufacturing more efficiently can help cut costs, improve throughput, and reduce your environmental impact, all of which lead to additional benefits like increased sales and quality. But better efficiency doesn’t have to cost a fortune! Here are 3 simple products that can help you improve processes in your plant:
When it comes to purchasing the right power tools, most businesses in the construction industry focus on cost and quality. But more recently, sustainability and protecting the environment have become growing priorities for many companies.
As COVID-19 cases start to decline in some areas, provincial and local governments are starting to unveil their plans to re-open industries and economic sectors. And every business and employee is thinking about returning to work safely. But the truth is, the “new normal” will require thoughtful planning when it comes to safety and compliance — and that means we all need to work together to create the safest possible workplace.
While Canadian provinces have allowed some construction work to continue during the COVID-19 pandemic, other projects will only see employees returning over the next few weeks. And whether your company is preparing to tackle the next job, or your crew has already been working for some time, it’s clear that the way we work has changed.
We want to shine a spotlight on companies that are making a focused effort to create a more sustainable future, whether by focusing on more environmentally-friendly products, reducing waste and water consumption in the production process, reducing greenhouse gas emissions, creating comprehensive recycling programs, and/or increasing social impact funding. Today, we want to focus on Kimberly-Clark’s RightCycle™ Program.
April 22nd is Earth Day, so for this week, we want to shine a spotlight on companies that are making a focused effort to create a more sustainable future. Today, we want to recognize Watson Gloves. From biodegradable disposable gloves, to being the first glove manufacturer to use recycled materials in their products, Watson has been a leader in eco-conscious hand protection.
On the heels of Earth Day 2020, now is the perfect time to contemplate green business initiatives. But contrary to what many business owners might think, “greening” your business doesn’t have to cost a lot. Here are 5 simple and affordable things you can do to run an eco-friendly business that will add green to the environment AND your bottom line!
Cleaning services are more important than ever during viral outbreaks like COVID-19, and it’s vital to find the highest quality solutions to keep everyone safe. Every year, new technologies become available on the market, and the sheer number of janitorial products can be overwhelming. But don’t worry — we’ve made things easier for you! Read on to find out our top 5 new industrial cleaning products.
You might be in the midst of cleaning and disinfecting your equipment to ensure everyone’s safety amid the COVID-19 pandemic — but what about your gas detectors? Honeywell warns that you shouldn’t use just ANY cleaning solution to sanitize them. Our latest edition of #safetymatters runs through the Dos and Don’ts of safely cleaning gas detectors!
Our West Edmonton Branch is on the move! We are on the move! The excitement is building for our West Edmonton branch team. We’ve been growing in the West End and we now have a larger facility to serve more customers.
Did you know the average desk harbours 400x more bacteria than a toilet seat? As unsettling as that is, it’s a great reminder of why cleaning, sanitizing, and disinfecting are a powerful trifecta when it comes to tackling germ hot spots around the workplace! Kimberly-Clark lays out what to do to break the chain of germ transmission.
Ansell gives us a step-by-step guide on how to safely remove (doff) your disposable gloves
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Vallen is pleased to announce the opening of a new branch in Prince George, BC
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Vallen Charity Golf Tournament
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Get a Walter cap when you get started with ZIPCUT™. Receive a Walter Cap for every 50 eligible cut-off wheels purchased. Act now, these caps are only available until May 10, or while supplies last.
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Think Again: Safety, Productivity and Your Bottom Line Are At Risk Fogging is the number one problem faced by safety eyewear users. It occurs widely across industries – from construction, manufacturing, chemical, and utilities, to oil and gas – and across applications.