5 Tips for Creating Your Own Office Cleaning Procedures

A clean workplace can promote productivity, satisfaction and a stronger culture among employees. However, one unclean hand can undermine all of this in just a few days. A recent study uncovered the impact of hand hygiene on employee absenteeism— researchers found that a standard office desk harbors 10 million bacteria, 400 times the amount of … Continue reading 5 Tips for Creating Your Own Office Cleaning Procedures

US Standard Products Launches Online Store

Shop US Standard Products on our newly-launched Shopify store. Since inception, US Standard Products customers have relied on our free catalog to shop the wide variety of products we offer. This June, we made it easier for customers to shop by launching a new Shopify site featuring the most popular products we offer. The new … Continue reading US Standard Products Launches Online Store

PPE for Lab Professionals

In a laboratory, an ounce of prevention really is worth a pound of cure. Taking steps to prevent exposure to hazards comes in many forms; establishing a culture of safety, administering regular inspections, and wearing protective gear, just to name a few. Personal protective equipment (PPE) comes in many different forms and varieties; knowing what … Continue reading PPE for Lab Professionals

When to Replace Safety Equipment

There might be more than calendars that need to be replaced in your workplace this January. As an industrial workplace employer, the safety of your workforce falls to you. Personal protective equipment (PPE) is considered the last line of defense for workplace safety. No matter the industry, knowing when to replace safety equipment minimizes failure … Continue reading When to Replace Safety Equipment

Food Safety at Holiday Parties

After you’ve finished decorating the office, you’re ready for the event of the year: the holiday party. This year-end celebration brings the team together for a fun morale boost full of festive drinks, treats, and cuisine. There are a number of ways you can handle the food aspect of your holiday party each with their … Continue reading Food Safety at Holiday Parties

Exploring Safety Equipment for Extreme Environments

As a trade professional, you likely know the ins and outs of safety best practices—the importance of wearing the right gear and having the right protective equipment on hand has probably been drilled into your head since day one. But what about those times when you’re pushed out of your comfort zone? Literally. Throughout the … Continue reading Exploring Safety Equipment for Extreme Environments

Your Business Flooded… Now What?

In the wake of two major hurricanes, countless businesses along our country’s southern coast are faced with the aftermath—in particular, water damage. We know that when it comes to your business operations, downtime equals lost revenue, so to help businesses get back up and running ASAP, we’ve compiled some steps to take in the event … Continue reading Your Business Flooded… Now What?

All Aboard: Nautical Safety Checklist

When it comes to keeping your crew safe out on the deep blue sea, having life preservers, emergency rafts, and other floatation devices readily available is a no brainer. You’re prepared for the worst, and that’s a great start—but your ship safety precautions shouldn’t stop there. Ensuring a safe work environment is critical, both on … Continue reading All Aboard: Nautical Safety Checklist

How to Ensure Your Workers Stay Safe While Operating Machinery

More than 4,500 fatal injuries occur in the workplace per year. Prevention is key; know your employees are in the safest possible environment when it comes to preventing future machinery mishaps on the job. In this blog, we have compiled some ways to keep your workers safe, including being up-to-date with the lockout/tagout (LOTO) process, … Continue reading How to Ensure Your Workers Stay Safe While Operating Machinery

The Must List: Manufacturing Safety

Fast-moving belts, metal-crushing machinery, and scraps potentially flying every which way. In the manufacturing world, safety hazards are plentiful, but fortunately, so is the safety equipment designed to provide protection from the dangers of the job. Here, we’ve compiled a comprehensive list of all the equipment your facility should have on hand in order to … Continue reading The Must List: Manufacturing Safety