Are Protective Trousers Good for Cutting Brush and Thorns?

Protective Trousers Thorns

If you have worked outside or in the garden around thorns or dried brush, you may have considered or tried wearing protective trousers Do they actually work against sharp thorns and such? We have the answer below. Introduction In general, protective trousers are a good idea if you are working in an environment where you … Read more

Do Leg Sleeves Protect Against Thorns?

Leg Sleeves Thorns Protection

If you’re like me, you’ve probably wondered whether or not the weird leg sleeves people wear actually do anything. Well, it turns out that they actually can protect against thorns and other sharp objects. What are leg sleeves? Leg sleeves are a type of clothing worn around the legs that offer protection against thorns, punctures, … Read more

Chaps vs. Leg Sleeves – Which Protect Better?

Chaps Vs Leg Sleeves

Chaps and leg sleeves are both types of protective gear that are worn by riders. They are designed to protect the legs from scrapes and scratches and to provide some warmth in cold weather. But which one is better? Find out below. The Benefits of Chaps Chaps provide more comprehensive coverage than leg sleeves, so … Read more

Protective Leg Sleeves vs. Gaiters

Gaiters

Which is better for protecting your legs while hiking – gaiters or leg sleeves? If you’re like most people, you probably don’t know the answer to this question. But don’t worry, we’re here to help. In this blog post, we’ll compare and contrast gaiters and leg sleeves, so you can decide which is right for … Read more

Top 10 Safety Net Manufacturers

Whether it’s keeping construction workers safe on the job or making sure gymnast do not injure themselves, safety nets are an important part of our lives. But who are the top manufacturers of safety nets? In this guide, we’ll be taking a look at the best safety net manufacturers out there, so that you can … Read more

What Are Safety Nets Made Of?

Safety Net Materials

Today we’re going to take a look at the materials that go into making these life-saving devices. Safety Net Materials The type of material used in a safety net depends on the application and the environment in which it will be used. Safety nets are made from a variety of materials, including nylon, polyester, and … Read more

Types of Safety Nets & Their Use

Safety Net Types

There are many different types of safety nets available to protect people from falling. Each has its own advantages and disadvantages, and the type of safety net you use will depend on the situation. What are safety nets? Safety nets are systems or devices that are designed to protect people from harm. They are usually … Read more

How Does a Descender Attach to a Harness?

Descender Attach

A common question we get asked here is “how does a descender attach to a harness?” The answer, of course, is with great care and attention to detail! But seriously, folks – attaching a descender to a harness is not something to be taken lightly. If done incorrectly, it could result in serious injury or … Read more

How Does a Descender Prevent Falls?

Rope Descender

How does a descender prevent falls? By keeping you firmly attached to the rock face, of course! But seriously, folks – a descender is an essential piece of safety equipment for climbers, and can literally be a lifesaver. If you’re not familiar with how they work or are considering taking up climbing, read on to … Read more

How Do Different Fall Arrest Systems Compare?

Fall Arrest Systems Differences

If you’re working at height, you need to be aware of the different fall arrest systems available and how they compare. In this blog, we’ll take a look at the most popular systems and see how they stack up against each other. What are fall arrest systems? Fall arrest systems are devices that are used … Read more

Top 10 Mobile Fall Arrester Brands

Mobile Fall Arrester Brands

This is the ultimate guide for anyone looking for the best mobile fall arresters on the market. We’ve scoured the internet and compiled a list of the 10 best brands, so you can make an informed decision when choosing a mobile fall arrester for your needs. What is a mobile fall arrester? A mobile fall … Read more

How Does a Spreader Bar Distribute Load?

Spreader Bar Distribute Load

If you’ve ever wondered how those big metal bars used in construction distribute loads so evenly, you’re not alone. But don’t worry, we’re here to help! In this blog post, we’ll explore the physics behind spreader bars and how they help to distribute loads evenly. So grab a cup of coffee and settle in for … Read more

What Is a Retractable Fall Arrester?

Retractable Fall Arrester

A retractable fall arrester is a type of safety device that is commonly used in construction and other industries where there is a risk of falling. It is designed to arrest a person’s fall and prevent them from being injured. But is there more to it than that? Find out below. General information about retractable … Read more

Top 20 Spreader Bar Manufacturers for Fall Protection

Spreader Bar Manufacturers

Fall protection is serious business. And when it comes to choosing the right spreader bar manufacturer, you need to know who the top 20 are. Here they are, in no particular order: What is a Spreader Bar? A Spreader bar is an engineering control that can be used to help prevent worker falls. The bar … Read more

How Are Spreader Bars Used for Fall Protection?

Fall Arrest Spreader Bar

When it comes to fall protection, there are a variety of options available. One option is the use of spreader bars. Spreader bars are commonly used in a variety of industries, ranging from construction to warehousing. Here’s a look at how they’re used and why they’re an effective fall protection option. What are spreader bars? … Read more

What Jobs Require Carabiners?

Jobs That Require Carabiners

If you’ve ever found yourself wondering what jobs require carabiners, you’re in the right place! Here we’ll explore some of the most unexpected careers that rely on these versatile little clips. From rock climbing instructors to welder apprentices, there are all sorts of interesting jobs out there that require the use of carabiners. So read … Read more

How Much Weight Can a Carabiner Hold?

Carabiner Weight

If you’re anything like us, you’ve probably wondered how much weight a carabiner can hold. Well, we’ve done the research and the answer may surprise you! How much weight can a carabiner hold? Carabiners are nylon or metal loops with a gate, which are used to connect the webbing in climbing and other safety harnesses. … Read more

Are Carabiners Allowed on Planes?

Carabiner On Airplane

If you’re planning on bringing your climbing gear with you on your next flight, you might be wondering if carabiners are allowed on planes. The answer is… it depends. Here’s what you need to know about flying with carabiners. What are carabiners? Carabiners are quick-release clips that are used to secure ropes and connect various … Read more

How To Maintain a Carabiner

Maintain Carabiner

If you’re like most people, you probably have a few carabiners lying around your house. Whether you use them for hiking, climbing, or just everyday tasks, it’s important to know how to properly maintain your carabiners. With a little care and attention, you can keep your carabiners in good condition for years to come. Here … Read more

Steel vs. Aluminum Carabiners: What’s Better?

Steel Carabiners

Have you ever wondered what the difference is between steel and aluminum carabiners? If so, you’re not alone! Many people don’t know which type of carabiner is better for their needs. In this blog post, we’ll compare steel and aluminum carabiners, and help you decide which one is right for you. Steel vs. Aluminum Carabiners: … Read more

Auto Lock vs. Screwgate Carabiners – Which Is Stronger?

Screw Carabiner

There’s been a lot of debate lately about which type of carabiner is stronger – auto lock or screwgate? Some say that auto lock carabiners are stronger because they have a locking mechanism that prevents the gate from opening accidentally. Others say that screwgate carabiners are stronger because they can be tightened down more securely. … Read more

Carabiner vs. Shackle vs. Quick Link – Pros & Cons

Carabiner Shackle

When it comes to connecting two pieces of gear together, there are three main options: carabiners, shackles, and quick links. But which one is the best? Let’s take a look at the pros and cons of each to help you make the best decision for your needs. Carabiner vs. Shackle vs. Quick Link – Pros … Read more

Different Carabiner Shapes and What They’re Used For

Carabiner Shapes

I’m sure many of you are familiar with carabiners, those little metal clips that are used for everything from attaching keys to your belt loop to holding climbing ropes in place. But did you know that there are different types of carabiners, and each one is designed for a specific purpose? In this blog post, … Read more

5 Ways To Scare Away Rattlesnakes

Scare Away A Rattlesnake

Rattlesnakes can be quite scary, and their venom can cause severe health problems. Fortunately, there are ways to scare them off when they appear in front of you. Here are 5 things you can do to keep yourself safe when you come across one. 1. Throw Rocks Or Sticks In Their Direction If you throw … Read more

7 Best Uses For LED Lights

Led lights are a relatively new technology that has been used in many industries, such as industrial, medical, real estate, automotive, and more. Here are 7 of the best uses for LED lights. Best Uses For LED Lights Below are some of the best uses for modern LED lights: 1. Car Headlights Led lights are … Read more

Hazmat Suits Vs. Biohazard Suits

Hazmat suits and biohazard suits both work to prevent the body from being harmed by biological or chemical dangers. But what are the differences between them? Find out below. What Is a Biohazard Suit? A biohazard suit is a specialized piece of clothing that is worn by individuals who are working in or around biological … Read more

Can Fire Extinguishers Kill Animals?

As fire extinguisher technology grows more sophisticated, fire safety for people and their homes has become easier. But what about fire safety for pets, like cats and dogs? One of the most common questions is if fire extinguishers pose any danger to animals. For more, keep reading. Can a Fire Extinguisher Kill a Dog? Not … Read more

Can a Fire Extinguisher Freeze?

Freezing temperatures can wreak havoc on all types of equipment. This can put a halt on necessary activities, such as transportation, construction work, and home heating. But do fire extinguishers freeze? Find out in this post. Which Fire Extinguisher Contents Can Freeze? Fire Extinguisher Content Will It Freeze? Water Yes Foam Yes CO2 No Ammonium … Read more

Will a Fire Extinguisher Damage Car Paint?

Car paint is made to withstand all types of weather, and even minor impacts. The paint job is usually made to look good for the life of the vehicle. However, some events or substances can damage car paint. Is fire extinguisher spray one of them? Can a Fire Extinguisher Damage Car Paint? Yes, certain types … Read more

Will a Fire Extinguisher Kill Grass?

Lawns are often prized by their owners for their attractiveness and value they add to a home. However, some substances can harm a lawn, even kill it. Will a fire extinguisher kill grass? Find out below. Do Fire Extinguishers Kill Grass? Fire extinguishers that contain ammonium sulphate or sodium bicarbonate (or other salts) can kill … Read more

Will a Fire Extinguisher Kill Insects?

Insects can be a big nuisance when they get into a home or office. There are ways of killing and removing them that do not involve calling the exterminator. You can use fly swatters, containers, even home cleaning chemicals to remove them. But can a fire extinguisher kill insects? Read more to find out. Will … Read more

Prescription Shooting Glasses – Do You Need Them?

Gun enthusiasts know how important it is to keep their eyes safe as well as being able to see the target clearly. For some shooters, however, their eyes may not be as sharp as they were when they were younger. If this is the case, prescription shooting glasses may be necessary. Why Is Good Vision … Read more

Shooting Glasses Vs. Prescription Glasses

Shooting glasses and prescription glasses are both designed to help you see better, but they serve different purposes. Prescription glasses are meant to correct vision problems, while shooting glasses are specifically designed to protect your eyes from projectiles. Differences Between Shooting Glasses And Prescription Glasses The main difference between shooting glasses and prescription glasses is … Read more

Shooting Glasses Vs. Regular Sun Glasses

Shooting glasses and regular sun glasses are both meant to protect the eyes from damage. However, there are some key differences between the two. Shooting Safety Glasses Vs. Regular Sun Glasses Shooting glasses and sun glasses share many of the same characteristics. Both are eyewear meant to protect your eyes from the sun and both … Read more

Materials Used In Shooting Glasses

Shooting glasses are special safety glasses that require certain performance capabilities. This means the materials they are made of are selected with care. This article discusses these. Materials Used In Shooting Glasses Shooting glasses are made to protect the eyes from debris, debris scatter, sunlight and to reduce or stop any sort of glare. It … Read more

Are Shooting Glasses Bulletproof?

Shooting glasses are extremely useful safety glasses to wear while shooting fireams. But are they bulletproof? Find out in this post. Can Shooting Glasses Stop A Bullet? Shooting glasses are also called ballistic eyewear. The term “ballistic” refers to the motion, behavior, and resulting effects of projectiles, including firearm ammunition. Ballistic eyewear is not bulletproof, … Read more

Are Ebikes Dangerous?

Ebikes are a new and fun way to enjoy the outdoors and get around town. And while they are certainly exciting to ride, they do come with certain safety risks. So, how dangerous are ebikes? Find out in this post. What Is An Ebike? An electric bycicle, also called an “ebike” or “e-bike”,  is a bicycle … Read more

Are Segways Dangerous?

Segways are a fun and unique way of touring and traveling through an area with friends. But like other battery operated mobility devices, they come with safety risks. But how dangerous are they? Find out below. What Is A Segway? A Segway was invented in 2001, and is categorized as a “personal transporter” by Segway, … Read more

Are Hoverboards Dangerous?

Hoverboards have become the next big thing when it comes to fun, safety, and even making a statement about personal style. However, one of the biggest concerns about hoverboards is their safety. Many people want to know, are hoverboards dangerous? We discuss the answer in this post. What Is A Hoverboard? A hoverboard is a … Read more

Are Cracks In Concrete Dangerous?

Concrete is durable and long lasting surface covering, but it can crack if not installed properly. But how do cracks in concrete happens and are they dangerous? Find out below. How Do Cracks In Concrete Happen? There are various causes of why concrete cracks. This mostly has to do with the outside elements (weater, wear … Read more

Alien Invasion! – Steps To Stay Safe

An alien invasion is a significant event in human history. It puts just about every human on earth at risk of injury, capture, or death. However, this also depends on the types of aliens that do the invading. In this post, we discuss how to prepare yourself for this and what you need to do … Read more

Abducted By Aliens? – Top Safety Tips

Abduction by aliens is a topic that has been discussed and written about for many years now. Many people from different countries around the world claim to have experienced some form of alien encounter and some of them were able to document their stories in great detail. In fact, alien abductions may soon increase as … Read more

How to Keep Rattlesnakes Out of Your Campsite

Its always best to have a safe and secure campsite. It’s important to ensure that no rattlesnakes get into your camping area, or you could be facing a very serious problem. Campsite Features That Attract Rattlesnakes Wood and rock piles Caves and rock outcroppings Nearby trees and tall grasses. Rodents that feed on food crumbs. … Read more

How to Build a Rattlesnake Proof Fence

Living in regions with rattlesnakes can pose serious threats to your kids and pets. This is why many people opt to build a rattlesnakes-proof fence around their property. This post will guide you on how to do this. Rattlesnake Fence Design A rattlesnake fence sometimes referred to as rattlesnake containment, or rattlesnake exclusion is a … Read more

How Do You Kill a Rattlesnake?

Most people do not know how to kill a rattlesnake if they had to. Most of the time this is not recommended as it is better just to move away from a rattlesnake and leave it alone. But sometimes you just cannot get to where you need to go without killing the little bugger. Situations … Read more

What’s a Safe Distance to Keep Away From a Rattlesnake?

Getting too close to a rattlesnake you find in the wild is very dangerous. So, it is important to know how close is too close when being near a live rattlesnake. How Far Can a Rattlesnake Strike? The distance a rattlesnake can strike is set at a certain portion of its overall size. Most rattlesnakes … Read more

What To Do If You’re Bitten by a Rattlesnake?

A rattlesnake bite is a serious injury that needs immediate medical treatment. Most people are not prepared for such an event and this can lead to making the health complications worse. This post will help you understand what to do before the bite happens. Snake Bite Situations You can be bitten by a rattlesnake anytime … Read more

DIY Rattlesnake Bite Kit – What To Include?

If you are a hiker or anyone who enjoys the outdoors, being bitten by a rattlesnake is a small, but definite possibility. In these situations, its best to have an effective treatment option. This is where a DIY rattlesnake bite kit comes in. But what to include in it? Find out below. Creating Your Own … Read more

What Makes Rattlesnakes Bite You?

The threat of rattlesnakes to people who are active in the outdoors is real. If you ever come across a rattlesnake in the wild, it may try and bite you if certain events transpire. Why Do Rattlesnakes Bite People? Rattlesnakes bite people mostly out of self-defense when they feel threatened. Even pet rattlesnakes or ones … Read more

Do Rattlesnakes Like Water?

People sometimes run into rattlesnakes while hiking, fishing, gardening, or just walking through a park. But what if you are in or near a body of water, will there be rattlesnakes nearby? Do rattlesnakes like water? Read more to find out. Do Rattlesnakes Live Near Water? Rattlesnakes live in dens and venture out locally (within … Read more

Are Baby Rattlesnakes Dangerous?

Baby rattlesnakes are known for being more dangerous than adult rattlesnakes. But is this just a myth? This depends on a number of different factors which we discuss in this post. When Do Baby Rattlesnakes Come Out? Rattlesnakes are greatly influenced by the temperature and climate they live in. Generally, they are much more active … Read more

What Plants Keep Rattlesnakes Away?

Rattlesnakes that live nearby your garden or yard are likely to venture into your property searching for food and hiding spaces. So, how do you keep them away? Fortunately, there are some attractive plants that will help repel rattlesnakes. Mother-in-Law’s Tongue Botanical Name: Dracaena trifasciata Mother-in-law’s Tongue, also called Snake Plant and has sharp leaves that … Read more

Removing a Rattlesnake Safely From Your Yard

If you have even a small yard, it can be exposed to rattlesnakes who may live nearby and slither onto it in search of food or cover. Finding one could mean accidentally stepping on it and risking being bitten. However, there are ways to remove it safely from your yard. Is It a Rattlesnake? You … Read more

How to Keep Rattlesnakes Out of Your Yard

If you recently moved to the country, or have lived there for many years, one reptile can be a real problem: rattlesnakes. If you do not know how to keep them out of your yard, you, your child, or your pet could be in for a nasty and painful surprise. Keep reading to find out … Read more

Can a Dead Rattlesnake Hurt You?

Like all living things, rattlesnakes do not live forever, and you may cross a dead one when you are out hiking or walking in parks or open spaces. Believe it or not, but dead rattlesnakes do pose a threat to anyone who manages to get too close. But how much can they actually hurt you? … Read more

Can Children Survive a Rattlesnake Bite?

Rattlesnake bites can cause serious health complications for anyone, and children are no exception. h rattlesnake venom. The only way to avoid this is to not be bitten in the first place and the only way to do that is to be vigilant and protect yourself and your child at all times. But if your … Read more

Can Dogs Survive a Rattlesnake Bite?

Rattlesnakes and dogs have been a long and uneasy relationship in the United States. This legacy has continued into modern times where rattlesnakes are often viewed with fear by both humans and their pets. How Often Are Dogs Bitten by Rattlesnakes? There is no central data source for statistics about the number of dogs bitten … Read more

What Are the Long-Term Effects of a Rattlesnake Bite?

Rattlesnakes, also known as pit vipers, are common throughout the Americas. When faced with threats, rattlesnakes will hide, if they can. If not, they will hiss and rattle their tail to try and scare possible predators away. Most rattlesnake bites to humans happen when they unintentionally step on one or get too close while hiking … Read more

Can Rattlesnakes Bite Through Rubber Boots?

If you wear rubber boots outside to do yardwork or brush clearing, you could find yourself bitten by an angry rattlesnake. This is why it is important to make sure rubber boots are rattlesnake bite proof. Read on to find out if your rubber boots will protect you in this situation. Rubber Boots – Rattlesnake … Read more

What Are Snake Proof Pants?

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. Snake Pant Specifications Snake proof pants are designed to prevent snake fangs or teeth from penetrating through the fabric and into your skin. They are built to meet certain … Read more

10 Jobs That Require Snake Pants

Many jobs require venturing into areas where wildlife live. This can put workers into contact with dangerous animals such as venomous snakes. Fortunately, snake pants exist to protect them on the job. 10 Jobs Where You Need Snake Pants 1. Ranchers Ranchers who own and work on many acres of wide-open land will likely have … Read more

Best Snake Proof Fabrics

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 post. Why Use Snake Proof Fabrics? Each year, thousands of people around the world traverse the outdoors and are bitten by snakes. Most of … Read more

Can LED Lights Start a Fire?

LED lights have become a common form of lighting for homes and offices. This is because they use less energy than other types of bulbs. In fact, because of the benefits they provide, these types of lights are being installed more and more in offices and homes. But have you wondered if or how LED … Read more

How To Put On Boot Gaiters

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 weather. To ensure they work effectively, you need put on boot gaiters correctly. Here’s how: #1 Put On The … Read more

Types of Brush Pants

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 below. There are different types of brush pants: Men’s and women’s brush pants Kid’s brush pants Brush pants with many (or … Read more

How Brush Pants Work

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 through your pants and touching your skin. What brush pants protect you from: Sticks Tree branches Dried brush Dried grasses Thorns Mud, dirt, and splashes … Read more

10 Uses for Brush Pants

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 Hunting often means pursuing an animal or game through brush and other ground debris. The terrain can be varied and distances vast when on … Read more

Best Brush Pants For Hunting

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 success. Wearing brush pants can help to make your next hunt more successful and pain-free. Best Features of … Read more

How To Avoid Snake Bites: 9 Foolproof Tips

Avoiding snake bites is not difficult. If you are prepared and follow these foolproof snake bite avoidance tips, then you should be safe in even the most snake-infested places. Here are 9 foolproof tips to follow: #1 Wear Snake Boots If you must work or hunt where snakes live, then a pair of snake boots … Read more

10 Serious Hiking Injuries To Avoid

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 When Hiking Nearly every part of the body is at risk of injury when hiking. These include: Ankles, Knees, Feet, … Read more

Can Rattlesnakes Bite Through Leather Boots?

Leather is a common material used in boots worn outdoors. However, they may not necessarily protect the wearer from rattlesnake bites. This depends on several factors. Leather Boots Give You Some Snake Bite Protection Leather boots, be it work boots or cowboy boots that are not snake proof is not guaranteed to stop a rattlesnake … Read more

What Are Boot Gaiters?

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 gaiters can help. Why Use Boot Gaiters? Boot gaiters are a special type of clothing designed to protect the lower leg area from … Read more

When Should You Wear Brush Pants?

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 wear brush pants. When To Wear Brush Pants If you are a hunter, hiker, farmer or work outdoors and you walk … Read more

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