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…)

3 Causes Of Back Pain At Work – And How To Prevent It

Persistent back pain can make it impossible to focus when at work. It can also make it impossible to actually complete your tasks. Unfortunately, many industries put a lot of strain on the back, increasing the chances of workers suffering from a range of issues, including minor aches to severe injury. Whether minor or severe, though, back pain is not something anyone wants. Fortunately, there are ways you can avoid it, thereby helping to make your job safer and more enjoyable for you.
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American Green Ventures Introduces The Revolutionary Spillfix Industrial Organic Absorbent To North America

Offers a faster, cleaner, safer and more effective way to clean up hazardous liquid spills including oils, fuels, solvents, paints and chemicals

CARY, N.C. – May 27, 2015 – American Green Ventures, (US) Inc. is pleased to announce the availability of the revolutionary SpillFix® Industrial Organic Absorbent in the United States and Canada. Made of 100 percent renewable organic material, 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…)

3 Small Things That Make A Big Difference At Work

Springtime is strongly associated with an annual cleaning and clearing out of our homes. But our living area isn’t the only space that deserves a little extra attention. Given that we spend much of our lives in our workspace, it makes sense to give our place of employment a “spring cleaning” lookover, too. (more…)

On the Job Respiratory Problems: How Can They Be Prevented?

You have to be able to breathe in order to work, right? That’s common sense. The average person breathes in about 2,800 litres of air each workday, more if they are undergoing more physical labor. With so much of your oxygen intake being met at work, the air quality of your workplace is an important aspect of your work environment to consider and keep in mind. (more…)

4 Common Workplace Distractions That Can Cause Injuries

The average worker in the U.S. loses 2.1 hours per workday due to distractions. And once interrupted it takes the average worker 23 minutes to fully get back into the task they were trying to complete. That is valuable time that could benefit the company and worker alike, but is instead wasted due to distractions and interferences. (more…)