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  1. G. R. Manufacturing, Inc.

    Customer Spotlight: Wayne Crocker with G. R. Manufacturing, Inc.

    My name is Wayne Crocker and I have worked at G.R. Manufacturing, Inc., in Trussville, Alabama, for the past 30 years. During my tenure with G.R., I have filled several positions, including my current position as Safety and Environmental Coordinator. In addition to safety/environmental responsibilities, I also handle workers’ compensation cases and purchasing of many of the safety items needed for our employees. It is the purchasing aspect that connects the dots for me finding Industrial Safety. 


    When I first discovered IndustrialSafety.com, I immediately recognized potential cost savings on many of the exact items I had been ordering elsewhere. Now, industrialsafety.com is my go-to for our safety supplies. I have convinced others within our organization, also, of the savings they can find by ordering through industrialsafety.com. I encourage anyone purchasing safety supplies to check them out. 

    G.R. Manufacturing, Inc. was founded in 1990 as a manufacturer

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  2. Kidde Pro Fire Extinguishers Updated Part Numbers

    Kidde Pro Fire Extinguishers Updated Part Numbers

    Pro Line Extinguishers, from Kidde, feature metal valves and aluminum or steel cylinders and are designed to meet most commercial and industrial applications. The seamless aluminum and steel cylinders feature chip-resistant paint, while the handle and lever are made of pressed heavy-gauge metal for added strength. Checking the pressure is fast and easy with a reliable pressure gauge. ABC-type dry chemical extinguishers use a non-toxic monoammonium phosphate agent that effectively fights A, B, and C class fires.


    These Kidde Pro Line extinguishers have been discontinued and replaced with updated models.  Please see links to the replacements below.

    Current Part Number
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  3. MSA/XTIRPA™ MANHOLE GUARD SYSTEM

    MSA/XTIRPA™ MANHOLE GUARD SYSTEM

    Required

    IN-2210 - Davit Arm 24" Reach
    IN-2108 - Manhole Guard Integrated Mast 42"
     

    Optional

    IN-2324 - Large Manhole Guard Integrated Mast 42"
    IN-2101 - Multifunctional Barricade 4 Side
    A2101-07 - Multifunctional Barricade 1 Side
    IN-2176 - Kick Plate for Manhole Guard and Barricade
    A2108-18 - Satbilizer for Manhole Guard 42"
    A2108-20 - Stabilizer for Wheels for Manhole Guard 42"
     

    Entry Equipment

    10158178 - Workman Rescuer
    10147301 - Workman Winch
    IN-2404 - Mounting Bracket (Workman)
    10007782 - Dynevac II
    IN-2391 - Mounting Bracket (Dynevac II)
     

    Product Bulletin: MSA/XTIRPA™ Manhole Guard System

    User Instructions: MSA/XTIRPA™ Manhole Guard System

    User Instructions: MSA/XTIRPA™ Brackets

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  4. Motorized Carts for Material Handling

    Motorized Carts for Material Handling

    We offer the widest range of motorized industrial material handling solutions in the industry to help our customers safely move and lift loads from 50 to 30,000 pounds. Our products are used by our customers in a wide range of industries including Aerospace, Automotive, Food & Beverage, Healthcare, Hospitality, Logistics, Metal Fabrication, Mining, Railroad, and Retail. .

    Our extensive product line includes motorized carts, motorized platform carts, electric tugger machines, electric lift carts, gas cylinder carts, material transfer carts, and motorized rail carts. No two customer requirements are the same. Whether standard or custom, simple or complex, flexible or tailored, we can provide custom motorized solutions to address the unique requirements of each customer.

    For moving heavy loads of up to 30,000 lbs., our industrial grade heavy duty motorized carts are up to the challenge. These motorized carts feature our AC Vector Power© technology providing precise

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  5. Updated Honeywell Miller Fall Protection Part Numbers

    Honeywell Miller has discontinued a number of items and updated them to meet current standards, please see a list below of the discontinued part number and the updated part number.  If you have any questions please feel free to contact us.  If you need bulk quotes, please reach out - many of these items are in stock!


    Discontinued Part Number New Part Number
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  6. Understanding First Aid Kits: Unveiling the Differences Between Class A and Class B

    When it comes to responding to emergencies, having the right first aid kit can make all the difference. Two distinct classifications, Class A and Class B, cater to different needs and levels of risk. In this exploration, we'll delve into the specifics of each, shedding light on their unique features and suitability for various environments.

    Class A First Aid Kits:
    Purpose: Designed to address the most common workplace injuries, Class A kits are suitable for environments where the risk of injury is lower, and medical assistance is readily available.

    Key Features:

    Basic Supplies: Class A kits include a variety of bandages, adhesive strips, and gauze to address cuts, scrapes, and minor injuries.
    Antiseptics: Antiseptic wipes or solutions for cleaning wounds and preventing infection.
    Pain Relievers: Basic pain relievers such as aspirin or ibuprofen to alleviate minor aches and pains.
    Eye Wash: A sterile eye wash

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  7. Class 2 High-Visibility Clothing: Vests and Shirts Explained

    Class 2 High-Visibility Clothing: Vests and Shirts Explained

    Continuing our exploration of high-visibility clothing, this follow-up post will delve into the specifics of Class 2 garments, with a focus on vests and shirts. Class 2 high-visibility clothing is designed for workers in moderate-risk environments, where visibility is crucial for safety. Understanding the features of Class 2 vests and shirts will help employers make informed decisions to ensure the well-being of their workforce.

    Class 2 Vests: Enhancing Visibility with Versatility:
    Class 2 vests are a popular choice for workers in moderate-risk environments. These vests offer a balance between visibility and flexibility. Key features include:

    Fluorescent Background: Class 2 vests are characterized by a fluorescent background material that enhances visibility during daylight hours.
    Retro-Reflective Tape: Strategically placed retro-reflective tape reflects light back to its source, making the wearer more visible, especially in low-light conditions.
    Coverage:

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  8. Decoding High-Visibility Clothing: Class 0 to Class 3 and More

    Decoding High-Visibility Clothing: Class 0 to Class 3 and More

    In industries where safety is paramount, high-visibility clothing plays a crucial role in safeguarding workers. Designed to enhance visibility, especially in low-light conditions or around moving vehicles, these garments are categorized into different classes based on standards set by the American National Standards Institute (ANSI) and the International Safety Equipment Association (ISEA). In this blog post, we will explore various classes of high-visibility clothing, including Class 0 and Class E, in addition to Class 1, Class 2, and Class 3.

    Understanding ANSI/ISEA Standards: From Class 0 to Class 3: ANSI/ISEA standards classify high-visibility clothing into different classes, each suitable for specific risk environments. These classes are:

    Class 0: Designed for workers engaged in tasks with lower risk and slower-moving traffic. Class 0 garments provide basic visibility but are not suitable for high-risk environments.
    Class 1: Suitable

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  9. Hard Hat Types & Class Standards

    Hard Hat Types & Class Standards

    In the realm of workplace safety, few elements are as crucial as the hard hat. A stalwart defender against head injuries, this unassuming piece of personal protective equipment plays a vital role in creating secure work environments. Let's embark on a journey to unravel the intricacies of hard hats, exploring their types and class standards to ensure workers have the best possible protection.

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  10. Understanding ANSI Levels for Heat Resistance: A Comprehensive Guide

    Understanding ANSI Levels for Heat Resistance: A Comprehensive Guide

    Heat resistance is a critical factor in various industries where workers are exposed to high temperatures. The American National Standards Institute (ANSI) has established standards to classify and measure the heat resistance of materials, particularly in the context of personal protective equipment (PPE). In this blog article, we will delve into the ANSI levels for heat resistance, exploring the significance of these standards and their implications for workplace safety.

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