safety

PUBLIC SERVICE ANNOUNCEMENT -  DEWALT MITER SAW SAFETY RECALL NOTICE

As a public service, Tanner is sharing a recently published DEWALT Safety Recall Notice and the repair process for your safety. Please see DEWALT's recall notice below:

DEWALT Model DWS779, DWS780 and DHS790 Miter Saws Recall Notice, August 2022

In cooperation with the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission, DEWALT is recalling those products to address a rear guard assembly that can break or detach, posing an injury hazard to the user.

G-Tek® 3GX™ – The Go To Gloves for Cut Resistance

Every worker needs a reliable pair of cut-resistant gloves on the job site. No matter how careful you are with knives and other sharp tools, accidents can happen—and that’s where proper PPE comes into play.

Not only do you want cut-resistant gloves to come in for the save, but you also want a quality pair with high cut resistance, durability, and comfort. The G-TEK® 3GX™ cut-resistant gives you all of this in one convenient package. 

Let’s dive into the G-TEK® 3GX™ gloves and what makes them

Portable Fire Extinguishers - Here’s What You Need to Know

Learn How to Properly Identify & Correctly Use Portable Fire Extinguishers

No matter the environment, job site safety needs to be a top priority. 

It all starts with understanding the safety equipment at your disposal. Whether we’re talking about fall safety, fall protection for tools, or any other safety scenario, knowing how and when to use safety equipment can save lives.

Fall Protection Harnesses & Body Belts: What Are They Used For?

On the job site, you can never be too prepared for any safety hazard.

What is Fall Protection Training?

It would be ideal if job sites could eliminate fall hazards. 

Unfortunately, this isn’t possible. There are instances where working at height is necessary to get the job done on nearly every job site. 

 

In these cases, we turn to fall protection to help workers stay safe.

 

But what does proper fall protection actually entail? Do your workers know how to use fall protection equipment? Do they know how to identify potential fall hazards that might not seem apparent?

If not, fall protection

Which Tools Come Lanyard-Ready?

Many tools are used on the job site, from small hand tools to big and heavy power tools. 

Are lanyard ready tools worth the money?

When it comes to tool tethering, you have a few options.

Understanding Fall Protection Systems

Falls are the second most common cause of injuries in the workplace.

How Often Should Fall Protection Equipment Be Inspected?

 

When working at height, there’s nothing more important than having proper fall protection equipment. There’s a chance that it could save your life at some point. 

When Should You Tether Your Tools?

There are many safety measures in the construction industry that are basic and obvious enough that you likely don’t need to be made aware of them. Hard hats to avoid head trauma and safety glasses to protect your eyes, for example. 

 

However, when you’re on the job, there’s a good chance that you’re doing some things that may not seem unsafe, yet could cause some serious problems. 

 

One safety practice that often gets overlooked is tethering your tools. The question is: When should you