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Prevent Injury and Damage: Use the Right Products

The only thing more important than your equipment safety is the safety of your employees. You need to keep the right safety products for all possible circumstances on hand to keep equipment and employees safe. At AbsorbentsOnline, we carry everything you need to protect your staff members and the equipment they use every day. Here […]

Storm Water: Top 3 Best Management Practices

Unfortunately, when it comes to spreading pollutants, nothing does it more efficiently than our very own water systems. Some materials might seem harmless when applied to a small area (e.g., pesticides sprayed on lawns or motor oil spilled on pavement), but when the rain comes, any runoff water carries with it whatever pollutants it encounters. […]

Forklift Safety Is Overlooked: Learn Why and What to Do About It

Since their invention in the early 20th century, forklifts have become not just useful, but necessary machines in any industrial setting. These powerful and versatile tools have greatly expanded our abilities to lift and move large objects easily — but that power, when not handled properly, can easily become dangerous. Last month, an employee at […]

SmartAsh Incinerators Help Burn Costs

Chances are you’re always looking for new ways to save money on operating costs and increase your bottom line. You’ve looked at where you can get the most affordable materials and where your facility has excess or waste, but there still might be one more place where you’re losing money: paying an outside company to […]

Stop the Most Common Cause of Industrial Fires

Did you know improper storage and handling of flammable liquids is the main cause of industrial fires? Flammable liquids are common in almost every industry. Knowing how to work with and store them safely is paramount. If you don’t want to play host to an industrial fire, you need to follow some important best practices. […]

Relieve Standing Pain with Anti-fatigue Floor Mats

When you and your workers leave to go home each day, is there pep in your step … or a pain in your back? For workers who have to stand all day long, foot, knee, and back pain can be serious problems. To counter the effects of standing for extended periods during work, anti-fatigue floor […]

Handle a Motor Boat Oil Spill with Oil Absorbents

We all know the saying: “Oil and water don’t mix.” It’s an adage that has persisted for a good reason. When marine oil spills happen, it’s more than just inconvenience. If not handled and contained properly, a marine oil spill can lead to disaster. We get it … mistakes happen. But knowing how to handle […]

LEED Your Facility to Cost Savings

More and more business leaders are becoming aware of the need to reduce their carbon footprint by incorporating sustainability practices into their businesses. But “going green” doesn’t have to mean making a sacrifice for the greater good. You can save the planet and lower your operations costs in the process. It’s a win-win! One option […]

Are Your Workers Protected from Hazardous Chemical Risks?

Despite scores of regulations from OSHA, the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), and various other governmental entities, hazardous chemical exposure is still a pervasive problem in many workplaces. In fact, OSHA publicly acknowledged the problem last fall, bringing it into the spotlight and inviting industry representatives into a “national dialogue” to discuss solutions and tackle the […]

Is Your Workplace Prepared to Handle Emergencies?

It’s easy to think “it couldn’t happen to me” — until it does. Too often, we don’t focus on emergency preparedness until disaster strikes. And by then, it’s already too late. That’s certainly the case for some U.S. employers, many of whom are less prepared than they should be for workplace emergencies. A recently released […]