Lynn River Blog

Tips for Pruning your Garden

Autumn is upon us, and it’s time to start thinking about pruning your garden. Pruning is an essential task for keeping your plants healthy and looking their best. It involves removing dead, damaged, or diseased branches from trees and shrubs to promote growth and encourage the development of new shoots. If you’re new to gardening, […] ... Read More

How to Choose the Right Gardening Glove

Whether you’re a hobby gardener or working in professional landscaping, the right pair of gloves is essential for keeping your hands protected from prickles, thorns, compost mix and chemical you may be using. They also help to keep your hands clean, dry and warm if working in winter conditions. There are so many options for […] ... Read More

Motivating Employees: Wearing PPE

Many factors can influence an employee’s decision whether or not to wear protective clothing/equipment in the workplace. To develop and strengthen your safety and PPE program, you must first understand these factors that influence employees’ decisions to wear protective gloves. For employees, it is often simply a question of convenience and comfort. For employers, the […] ... Read More

Garden Safety – Handling Potting Mix

Coming into Spring you’ll all be getting out in the garden and prepping your summer veggie plots or updating your flowerbeds… whatever the case, you need to understand the risks associated with using potting or compost mix, and what to do to protect yourself when handling these materials. Gloves are no-brainer. Not just because the […] ... Read More

The Down and Dirty on Washing and Maintaining PPE

Maintaining, Cleaning, and Inspecting PPE: Once you’ve chosen your PPE, the longevity and efficacy of each item is determined by how you examine and maintain it. Above all, you must adhere to the manufacturer’s maintenance schedule and instructions, which normally outline: Testing Each item of PPE must be tested to ensure its ability to protect […] ... Read More

Why Single Use Gloves are so Essential

Disposable gloves are turning out to be increasingly more predominant in essentially all businesses. While they don’t really offer an undeniable degree of cut resistance, they have gotten significant to workers who need a speedy and simple layer of insurance. We are seeing disposable gloves being utilized in medical, salons, food administration, and the sky […] ... Read More

How to Motivate Employees to Wear Their Gloves

During a visit to a sheet metal plant, I noticed that many workers were not wearing gloves, despite the fact that they were handling sharp edges all day. While I was there, I witnessed a guy in his mid-fifties get slashed by a large piece of metal. When I inquired as to why he was […] ... Read More

Cut Resistant Gloves – What You Need to Know

Believe it or not, there is a great deal of misunderstanding about when cut-resistant gloves will protect you from being cut. However, unless it is built for extremely specific uses (which we shall discuss later in this piece), your cut-resistant glove will provide 360 degrees of protection from cuts and punctures. WHAT IS THE IMPORTANCE […] ... Read More

How Make Your Workplace a Safer Place

To ensure the safest possible work environment, you must adhere to the hierarchy of safety rules. This hierarchy is made up of five fundamental strategies. These are, in order of effectiveness: While the majority of those involved in safety are aware of this hierarchy, it is frequently overlooked during day-to-day safety talks and decisions. Each […] ... Read More

7 Cognitive Biases That Create Hazardous Work

Have you ever assumed, “Oh, that will never happen to me,” despite the fact that statistics indicate it is likely? Do you always take the same route home from work, despite the fact that there may be better alternatives? Have you neglected to apply sunscreen since “a few hours in the sun won’t do any […] ... Read More

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