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Summer is approaching, which means so are the additional workplace hazards it brings that can lead to an increase in accidents, injuries and illnesses if not properly addressed. Now's the time to start fresh and stock up on all the safety essentials with 23% savings from Saf-T-Gard.
Workers are at a higher risk of on-the-job injuries, which for employers, means a higher risk of lost productivity and increasing costs.
According to a report by the Bureau of Labor Statistics, workplace injuries are more frequent during the summer months of June, July, and August.
Between the three months, an average of 3,331.3 workplace injuries occur daily.
During the summer, more workers are performing job tasks while exposed to the outdoor elements such as construction, road paving, engineering, roofing, painting, landscaping, utility work and agricultural work.
However, indoor workers in chemical plants, foundries, HVAC and material handling and distribution warehouses work in hot conditions year-round that are often made worse in the summer months.
Workers that are laboring outdoors or in warmer temperatures must prepare for heat stress, prolonged sun, and UV ray exposure, falling debris and dropped objects, storm-related weather, flooding, low visibility, dangerous road conditions, slips trips and falls, cuts and scrapes, allergies, sunburns, insect bites and stings to name a few!
Fortunately, employers can reduce accidents and injuries by taking the proper precautions by selecting the right personal protective equipment for the application and environment.
From rehydration drinks, cooling towels and bands, UV-blocking safety glasses, sunscreen, hard hats, tool tethering and rainwear to Hi-Viz clothing, traffic control, fall protection, first aid kits, allergy medications and decongestants, burn care and bug spray, Saf-T-Gard has everything your workers need and more to stand up to these challenges with 23% savings on items featured on this page when you enter the promo code SUMMER23 at the checkout.
Winter, spring, summer or fall, you can count on Saf-T-Gard to keep your workers safe and productive in every season with our head-to-toe selection of superior safety items and personal protective equipment.