Eye Protection

Are Your Employee’s Wearing The Right Safety Glasses?

Over 2000 eye injuries occur every day at work in the U.S. (As reported by Niosh) Construction workers have one of the highest eye injury rates. Most common are particles of dust, metal, wood, slag, drywall, cement, etc. are the most common source of eye injury to carpenters. Even “minor” eye injuries can cause life-long vision problems and suffering–a simple scratch from sawdust, cement,[..]

5 First Aid Myths

In a medical emergency, the right response can save livesMany of us are still doing the wrong thing. Getting first aid right can mean the difference between life and death. Here are some of the most common myths about first aid… and what you should do instead.MYTH 1: Put butter on a burnAny new burn that’s exposed to the air is incredibly painful. Covering it with a cool substance[..]

AED’s can be found everywhere, do you know how to use one?

 Americans die every day from Sudden Cardiac Arrest (SCA) Of SCA victims die before reaching a hospital  Brain death starts to occur without CPR and Defibrillation None of us expect to have a Sudden Cardiac Arrest, SCA can happen anytime and anywhere. Did you know you can double the chance of survival with effective bystander CPR & Defibrillation provided immediately after Cardiac[..]

Eye Protection

5 tips to keep your eyes safe!

As reported by NIOSH, 2000 eye injuries occur every day at work in the U.S. Construction workers have one of the highest eye injury rates. The most common are particles of dust, metal, wood, slag, drywall, cement, etc. are the most common source of eye injury to carpenters. Even “minor” eye injuries can cause life-long vision problems and suffering–a simple scratch from sawdust, cement, or[..]

Workplace holiday safety tips

With the holiday season underway, people are feeling festive – including at work. But whether you’re decorating your cubicle or taking part in the office potluck, safety should always remain a top priority. Here are some simple tips to help prevent injuries while celebrating on the job.Safe decorating Don’t stand on a chair to hang decorations. Use a stepladder, and make sure to[..]

One day you might just need it – CPR/First Aid Training

CPR/First Aid – Corporate and Group ClassesAnyone can learn CPR, are your employees trained to save a life?  UniFirst First Aid + Safety offers weekly CPR classes for companies and groups, UniFirst First Aid + Safety’s CPR, AED, and First Aid training program will help employers meet OSHA and other federal and state regulatory requirements for training employees how to respond and[..]

OSHA requires annual fire extinguisher training – Are You Compliant?

In accordance with OSHA reg 1910.157 annual training is required for employees who may use fire extinguishers at the workplace. UniFirst First Aid + Safety provides unique fire safety training using a state-of-the-art eco-friendly system. No mess, no cleanup, and train in multiple locations at your facility.Call Now to schedule your fire safety training Follow us     Like us

Have You Been Putting Off Getting Your Team CPR Trained?

CPR/First Aid – Corporate and Group ClassesUniFirst First Aid + Safety offers weekly CPR classes for companies and groups, UniFirst First Aid + Safety’s CPR, AED, and First Aid training program will help employers meet OSHA and other federal and state regulatory requirements for training employees how to respond and care for medical emergencies at work. This 2-year certification[..]

Are your eyewash stations OSHA/ANSI compliant?

A compliant eyewash station along with eye protection can help reduce hospital visits. While many businesses are working with skeleton crews or closed during the Coronavirus there are many businesses that are open either full-time or with a somewhat reduced schedule. If your business has an eyewash station, it is more important than ever to make sure that you are meeting compliance to help[..]

Panic Attack’s – What You Need to Know

A panic attack or hyperventilation is a state of breathing faster or deeper than normal. Healthy breathing is when there is a balance between breathing in and breathing out. Hyperventilation is caused by exhaling more than you inhale. This causes a rapid reduction in carbon dioxide in the body. These attacks are rare, with most people reporting occurrences of 1 to 2 times in their lifetime.[..]