How To Protect Yourself And Your Power Tools At Work

When working in industries like construction or manufacturing, it’s probable that you’ll come into contact, and have to work, with a number of power tools and equipment. Working with power tools every day can make the tool feel like an extension of your arm. However, that thinking can result a lapse in concentration, which could lead to mistakes – and even to injuries. (more…)

American Green Ventures To Showcase Spillfix At The South Texas Oilfield Expo In San Antonio July 29 – 30

Will exhibit at booth #1105

CARY, N.C. – July 21, 2015 – American Green Ventures, (US) Inc. will exhibit and demonstrate the revolutionary SpillFix® Industrial Organic Absorbent during the South Texas Oilfield Expo at booth #1105. The event will be held Wednesday, July 29 to Thursday, July 30 at the Henry B. Gonzalez Convention Center, located at 200 East Market Street, San Antonio. (more…)

5 Reasons Why You Should Ditch Clay Products

There’s no doubt that spills in the workplace should be properly contained and cleaned with a spill absorbent product. However, not all absorbent products are created equally. Clay absorbent products, for example, can do more harm than good in the workplace. That’s why if your company still uses a clay absorbent, you should start thinking about making the switch to a more natural spill absorbent to protect your business, your workers, and your bottom line. (more…)

6 Things to Consider When Storing Chemicals

When you work in an industry that handles chemicals, there are safety precautions that need to be taken. As we’ve discussed previously, having a full spill kit on hand is imperative when dealing with dangerous chemicals. However, the handling of those chemicals is equally as important. In addition to ensuring that you are meeting national and local legal requirements, exercising caution and care while managing chemicals can help protect your employees and your bottom line from the effects of a harmful spill. (more…)

Eye Injuries And How To Prevent Them

Eye injuries are very common injuries in the workplace. In fact, the National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH) reports that around 2,000 people are affected by work related eye injuries that need treatment every day in the United States. And out of these 2,000 injuries, more than 100 require at least 1 day of recuperation before an employee is able to go back to work. (more…)

Chemical Absorbents: What You Should Know

When you work in an industry that deals with chemicals it’s imperative that you also have the means to clean up those chemicals in the event of a spill. If you have a chemical absorbent on hand, you will protect those working with chemicals. Not only that, but you will meet legal requirements for safety and cut down on the time it would take to clean up the spill. (more…)

American Green Ventures Hires Donnie Mcdaniel As Southwest Territory Sales Manager

– American Green Ventures, (US) Inc. is pleased to announce that it has hired Donnie McDaniel as its new southwest territory sales manager for the revolutionary SpillFix® Industrial Organic Absorbent. Mr. McDaniel has more than 20 years of experience managing sales for government, commercial, industrial, and construction accounts. SpillFix instantly absorbs hazardous liquid spills on contact, including oils, fuels, solvents, paints and chemicals, enabling faster, cleaner, safer and more effective clean up with minimal downtime. (more…)

American Green Ventures To Showcase Spillfix At Safety 2015 In Dallas From June 7 –10

Will exhibit at booth #440 in Hall B and take part in the Fashion Show

CARY, N.C. – June 4, 2015 – American Green Ventures, (US) Inc. will exhibit the revolutionary SpillFix® Industrial Organic Absorbent at the American Society of Safety Engineers’ (ASSE) Safety 2015 Professional Development Conference & Exposition at booth #440 in Hall B. The event will be held from Sunday, June 7 through Wednesday, June 10 at the Kay Bailey Hutchison Convention Center in Dallas. SpillFix was one of 30 products selected to be featured at the ASSE Safety 2015 Fashion Show on Monday, June 8 at 12:30 p.m. in the conference luncheon area. The Fashion Show is the industry’s premiere showcase for the newest work wear, protection clothing, and product innovations. (more…)

Can You Beat the Heat? 6 Tips for Staying Cool This Summer

Summer is finally rearing its head. Temperatures are rising, the sun is shining and it’s a great time to be outside. However, even if you love being out in the sun, working outside in extreme heat can be incredibly dangerous and can even lead to on-the-job accidents. Don’t think you’re safe if you live further north, either! Extreme heat isn’t reserved for those working in tropical climates. And as the temperatures heat up it could be a long, dangerous summer for workers. (more…)