Woodstock Hardware stocks a wide variety of safety and protection products to help you create a safe work environment, and to protect yourself as you complete that long list of to-do projects.
Even with the wealth of information available on safe work practices or ergonomics, many folks overlook the importance of their personal safety. Here are some tips to help you protect yourself, or your staff, coworkers, and friends.
Every day, about 2,000 U.S. workers have job-related eye injuries requiring medical treatment. One-third of those injuries require emergency hospital treatment, and more than 100 result in one or more days of lost work. Most of these injuries result from small particles or objects striking or abrading the eye.
In addition to the safety and health protection products available at Woodstock Hardware, there is a wealth of information available to support your safety and health protection efforts. Find helpful information at the following Websites:
American Public Transit Association
Bureau of Labor Statistics
Bureau of Transportation Statistics
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
Code of Federal Regulations (CFRs)
DOT - Department of Transportation
EPA - Environmental Protection Agency
FDA - Food and Drug Administration
Federal Railroad Administration
Mine Safety and Health Administration
National Highway Traffic Safety Administration
National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH)
Nuclear Regulatory Commission - NRC
Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA)
Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) - OSHA en Espanol
U.S. Coast Guard
U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission
U.S. Fire Administration
Acoustical Society of America (ASA)
American Association of Poison Control Centers
American Board of Industrial Hygiene (ABIH)
American Conference of Governmental Industrial Hygienist Inc. (ACGIH)
American Industrial Hygiene Association (AIHA)
American National Standards Institute (ANSI)
American Society for Testing Manufacturers
Canadian Centre for Occupational Health and Safety
Canadian Standards Association
Ear and Hearing Information
Institution of Occupational Safety and Health (IOSH)
International Commission on Occupational Health (ICOH)
International Occupational Hygiene Association (IOHA)
National Center for Health Statistics
National Hearing Conservation Association (NHCA)
National Fire Protection Association
National Safety Council
Occupational Safety and Health Administration U.S. Dept of Labor (OSHA)
World Health Organization
As an example following you will find simple, yet important, information relative to the use of hand tools.
A good set of hand tools is essential in virtually any workplace. Unfortunately, tools also contribute to countless injuries when used incorrectly.
(Information supplied by the National Safety Council.)
We are confident you will find both the supplies and technical expertise at Woodstock Hardware you need to protect both your safety and health during your next project. So the next time you start shopping for an upcoming project, don’t forget to include the products you need to work safely and protect your health.