Are Box Cutters Legal?

Are Box Cutters Legal?

As an Amazon Associate SelectSafety.net earns from qualifying purchases. Box cutters are useful tools for opening boxes and cutting various types of materials. However, they are sharp and potentially dangerous when not used safely. They can even be used as weapons if...
What Is a Hazmat Suit?

What Is a Hazmat Suit?

As an Amazon Associate SelectSafety.net earns from qualifying purchases. Looking for a Coronavirus hazmat suit and accessories? Click here > Hazmat is the short acronym for “hazardous materials”. So a Hazmat suit is a Hazardous Materials Suit. A hazmat...
Arc Flash Suit Cleaning Guide

Arc Flash Suit Cleaning Guide

As an Amazon Associate SelectSafety.net earns from qualifying purchases. In this article we discuss how to clean an arc flash suit without damaging it or rendering the arc flash protection ineffective. Electrical workers wear arc flash suits daily when dealing with...
Arc Flash Suit Ratings Guide

Arc Flash Suit Ratings Guide

As an Amazon Associate SelectSafety.net earns from qualifying purchases. Arc flash suits exist to protect electrical workers from the extreme dangers of arc flashes while performing their jobs. Arc flash suit ratings are designed to provide information on the...
Jobs That Require a Safety Vest

Jobs That Require a Safety Vest

As an Amazon Associate SelectSafety.net earns from qualifying purchases. This article discusses the different jobs that require a safety vest, and the applications where safety vests are essential. Looking to purchase a safety vest? We recommend reading our...
How Hazmat Suits Work

How Hazmat Suits Work

As an Amazon Associate SelectSafety.net earns from qualifying purchases. Looking for a Coronavirus hazmat suit and accessories? Click here > Hazmat suits are whole-body protective clothing designed to safeguard the wearer from dangerous substances and materials...
Types of Woodworking Safety Glasses

Types of Woodworking Safety Glasses

As an Amazon Associate SelectSafety.net earns from qualifying purchases. Woodworking often requires being close to cutting tools and drills that produce wood chips and particles. The close visual inspection and concentration required presents opportunities for...
How To Put On Boot Gaiters

How To Put On Boot Gaiters

As an Amazon Associate SelectSafety.net earns from qualifying purchases. Boot gaiters can keep snow, moisture, mud, and debris out of your boots when you hike in any season. They can also help keep your ankles warm when walking through heavy snow or in very cold...
Types Of Brush Pants

Types Of Brush Pants

As an Amazon Associate SelectSafety.net earns from qualifying purchases. Brush pants are great to wear for walking through sagebrush, fallen tree branches, dried grasses, and thorns. But what types of brush pants are available and is there a pair for you? Find out...
ANSI Safety Vest Visibility Standards Guide

ANSI Safety Vest Visibility Standards Guide

As an Amazon Associate SelectSafety.net earns from qualifying purchases. What are the ANSI Visibility Classes for Safety Vests?  There are three main classifications of ANSI visibility Standards. The class of high-visibility safety vest you choose depends on the...
How Brush Pants Work

How Brush Pants Work

As an Amazon Associate SelectSafety.net earns from qualifying purchases. Hiking, hunting, or working in the outdoors means being at risk of injuries sustained from contact with certain elements. Brush pants work by preventing sharp objects and fluids from getting...
10 uses for brush pants

10 uses for brush pants

As an Amazon Associate SelectSafety.net earns from qualifying purchases. Brush pants can give you protection from the elements both outdoors and indoors. They work by protecting the legs from scrapes, wetness, pokes, and punctures. Uses for Brush Pants #1 Hunting...
Best Brush Pants For Hunting

Best Brush Pants For Hunting

As an Amazon Associate SelectSafety.net earns from qualifying purchases. Heading out hunting means crossing fields to get to a blind, a spot, or up a tree stand. Having the right bow or rifle is critical, but you also want to make sure that you’re dressed for...
10 Serious Hiking Injuries To Avoid

10 Serious Hiking Injuries To Avoid

As an Amazon Associate SelectSafety.net earns from qualifying purchases. Hiking can be a relaxing and fun way to exercise and enjoy the outdoors. However, this activity poses some risk of injury, some of which are significant. Parts of Your Body Most At-Risk of Injury...
What Are Boot Gaiters?

What Are Boot Gaiters?

As an Amazon Associate SelectSafety.net earns from qualifying purchases. If you have ever gone hiking, mountaineering, snowshoeing, or just exploring the outdoors, you know how dirt, mud, and snow can get into your boots and cause discomfort. This is where boot...
What Are Snake Proof Pants?

What Are Snake Proof Pants?

As an Amazon Associate SelectSafety.net earns from qualifying purchases. If your work or hobby takes you outdoors, you could come across snakes hidden in grasses, brush, or under rocks. This is why snake-proof pants exist. Snakes Inhabit Many Different Landscapes...
Best Snake Proof Fabrics

Best Snake Proof Fabrics

As an Amazon Associate SelectSafety.net earns from qualifying purchases. Special fabrics are what make snake-proof pants and snake gaiters capable of protecting the wearer from painful snake bites. But which snake-proof fabrics are best? We discuss the answer in this...
When Should You Wear Brush Pants?

When Should You Wear Brush Pants?

As an Amazon Associate SelectSafety.net earns from qualifying purchases. Some pieces of clothing are essential for exploring, hunting or working outdoors, and brush pants are one of the best examples. In this article we’ll take a look at when and why you should...
HAZMAT Suit History

HAZMAT Suit History

As an Amazon Associate SelectSafety.net earns from qualifying purchases. Looking for a Coronavirus hazmat suit and accessories? Click here > A Short History of the Hazmat Suit The hazmat suit has been around for over 500 years.  The first known full body coverage...
Types of Safety Vests

Types of Safety Vests

As an Amazon Associate SelectSafety.net earns from qualifying purchases. Safety vests, also known as reflective vests, are designed to increase the visibility of a worker in hazardous environments. Below we describe the types of safety vests available and what...
Why Should You Wear a Safety Vest?

Why Should You Wear a Safety Vest?

As an Amazon Associate SelectSafety.net earns from qualifying purchases. If you are involved in the construction industry, you must know how to handle your workers’ safety. Supplying high-visibility safety vests to all your workers is a mandatory step to protect...
What is a High-Visibility Vest?

What is a High-Visibility Vest?

As an Amazon Associate SelectSafety.net earns from qualifying purchases. A high visibility vest is a safety garment worn by workers in dangerous environments for easy visual detection by others to avoid accidents. These vests are made with light fluorescent fabric in...
ANSI Class 2 vs. Class 3 Safety Vests

ANSI Class 2 vs. Class 3 Safety Vests

As an Amazon Associate SelectSafety.net earns from qualifying purchases. This article describes the detailed differences between ANSI class 2 vs. class 3 safety vests, and when each type of vest is required. Want to learn more about choosing the right safety vest?...
What Makes Hi-Vis Vests Reflective?

What Makes Hi-Vis Vests Reflective?

As an Amazon Associate SelectSafety.net earns from qualifying purchases. In this article we dive into what makes hi-vis vests reflective, including the types of reflective materials used, and their pros and cons. Are you in the market to buy safety vests for your...
ANSI Class 1 vs Class 2 Safety Vests

ANSI Class 1 vs Class 2 Safety Vests

As an Amazon Associate SelectSafety.net earns from qualifying purchases. In this article we detail the differences between ANSI Class 1 vs. Class 2 safety vests, and the conditions when each must be worn. Want to learn more about choosing the correct safety vest? We...
What Does Hi-Vis Mean?

What Does Hi-Vis Mean?

As an Amazon Associate SelectSafety.net earns from qualifying purchases. Hi-vis clothing is commonly seen on highway and roadside construction sites. But what does “hi-vis” mean exactly? Read on to find out. Are you in the market to purchase safety vests?...
What Is a CDC Hazmat Suit?

What Is a CDC Hazmat Suit?

As an Amazon Associate SelectSafety.net earns from qualifying purchases. Looking for a Coronavirus hazmat suit and accessories? Click here > CDC hazmat suits are encapsulating, highly specialized protective industrial garments worn in maximum containment or...
How To Use a Hazmat Suit: A Simple Guide

How To Use a Hazmat Suit: A Simple Guide

As an Amazon Associate SelectSafety.net earns from qualifying purchases. Looking for a Coronavirus hazmat suit and accessories? Click here > This simple guide discusses how to use a hazmat suit correctly, including putting it on, removing it, cleaning /...
What Are OSHA’s Hazmat Suit Requirements?

What Are OSHA’s Hazmat Suit Requirements?

As an Amazon Associate SelectSafety.net earns from qualifying purchases. Looking for a Coronavirus hazmat suit and accessories? Click here > What are OSHA’s hazmat suit requirements? We explain OSHA’s different requirement levels, and what they are use...
15 Jobs That Require HAZMAT Suits

15 Jobs That Require HAZMAT Suits

As an Amazon Associate SelectSafety.net earns from qualifying purchases. Looking for a Coronavirus hazmat suit and accessories? Click here > In this article we discuss 15 jobs that require hazmat suits. The professionals in these jobs come into contact with highly...
What is an Arc Flash Suit?

What is an Arc Flash Suit?

As an Amazon Associate SelectSafety.net earns from qualifying purchases. Arc flash suits are personal protective equipment (PPE) designed to protect individuals working with and near live electrical equipment from dangerous arc flashes. Working in areas that have...
When Are Arc Flash Suits Required?

When Are Arc Flash Suits Required?

As an Amazon Associate SelectSafety.net earns from qualifying purchases. In this article we discuss the working conditions where arc flash suits are required. We also discuss the dangers of arc flashes and the required standards for arc flash suits to protect you from...
How To Choose An Arc Flash Suit

How To Choose An Arc Flash Suit

As an Amazon Associate SelectSafety.net earns from qualifying purchases. Sometimes electrical equipment has to be worked on while in operation. In such cases, Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) is essential, even for simple voltage testing or to test if a power line...
How Does An Arc Flash Suit Work?

How Does An Arc Flash Suit Work?

As an Amazon Associate SelectSafety.net earns from qualifying purchases. Each hazardous work environment has its own safety risks requiring specific precautions and protective garments. Working with high-voltage electricity is perhaps the most dangerous. Arc flash...
Arc Flash Suit Inspection Guide

Arc Flash Suit Inspection Guide

As an Amazon Associate SelectSafety.net earns from qualifying purchases. Arc flash suits play a critical role in keeping electrical workers safe. To keep these suits working their best, they must be taken care of properly. Arc suit inspection is a key part of this...
How To Prevent Arc Flash?

How To Prevent Arc Flash?

As an Amazon Associate SelectSafety.net earns from qualifying purchases. Even though it’s nearly impossible to predict an arc flash, there are a few steps you can adopt to prevent an arc flash from happening on your project site. An arc flash can release a deadly...
How To Use An Arc Flash Suit

How To Use An Arc Flash Suit

As an Amazon Associate SelectSafety.net earns from qualifying purchases. Electricity is an indispensable part of today’s modern world, but working with it comes with a number of risks and dangers. Anyone working with electricity or electrical equipment needs to take...
Guide to Hazmat Suit Levels

Guide to Hazmat Suit Levels

As an Amazon Associate SelectSafety.net earns from qualifying purchases. Looking for a Coronavirus hazmat suit and accessories? Click here > Hazmat suits were created to help protect workers in contaminated environments. We describe the different hazmat suit levels...
Are Safety Vests Required by OSHA?

Are Safety Vests Required by OSHA?

As an Amazon Associate SelectSafety.net earns from qualifying purchases. Wearing a safety vest during dangerous working conditions is highly recommended for everyone involved. But are safety vests required by OSHA? Find out in this article. Looking to buy the right...