NASCAR Pit Crews: The Unsung Heroes Of Race Day

NASCAR season is well underway for the year! The big Daytona 500 race has come and gone and we’ve already had a couple different race winners in the past few weeks. It’s exciting to see all the racers back in the game and darting around the track in the hopes of winning first place prize. Certainly, these drivers possess an immense amount of skill to maneuver race cars at speeds of up to 200 miles per hour. But, in order to keep the cars fully functional during the race, all NASCAR drivers need one other essential tool – a skilled set of mechanics on their pit crews. (more…)

Keeping Yourself And Your Power Tools Safe

After working with tools day in and day out, handling work equipment often becomes second nature to employees. Unfortunately, when this type of mindset sets in, people don’t always remember to take the extra steps needed to properly care for their tools. However, failing to do this is a mistake, as properly tending to tools (especially power tools) with care ensures that devices lasts for a longer period of time – which is better for your company’s bottom line. (more…)

Four Facts You Might Not Know About SpillFix

Browsing through our website will show that SpillFix is a natural spill absorbent product made especially with blue collar workers in mind. But there are still a few things about this innovative product you may not be aware of. We want you to know exactly what SpillFix has to offer you and your business, so here are four facts you might not be aware of about our absorbent product. (more…)

How To Prepare Yourself For An Incident Free Work Day

The process of preparing yourself for a day of work shouldn’t be just a five minute process of grabbing your lunch and walking out the door. Making sure you have the stamina and mind set to put in eight hours (or possibly more) of work takes a lot more planning and effort. At SpillFix, we suggest following these steps for an incident free day at work. (more…)

Five Ways To Show Your Machinery You Care

When you work in a blue collar industry, large, heavy machines are pretty commonplace. In fact, most workers walk by the machinery at their place of work every day without giving them a second glance. Even so, properly monitoring and maintaining your heavy equipment is important for business profits and employee safety. Although you may already be inspecting your equipment every year for wear and tear, we suggest five more things you should be doing on the weekly basis that will show your machinery some love, allowing them to work efficiently and raising the standard for work safety. (more…)

3 Ways To Keep Your Heart Healthy At Work

In America, heart disease is the most prevalent illness in both men and women. In fact, heart disease causes about 600,000 deaths per year. And while genetics can play a big role in the development of heart disease, people can also lower their risk of developing the condition by making changes in their routine that allow them to live a healthy lifestyle. (more…)

How Do You Save With SpillFix?

When it comes to your business, you always want to make sure you’re getting the highest quality for the lowest price. But, in terms of worker safety, it’s important to spare no expense. What if we told you there was a way to keep your employees as safe as possible while also helping your business  save money in the long run? (more…)

What Actions Are Protected Under The OSH Act of 1970?

After a three year struggle to protect the nation’s workers, President Richard Nixon signed the Williams-Steiger Occupational Safety and Health Act on December 29, 1970. Although the document was created almost 45 years ago, the OSH Act of 1970 is still very important today. The policy offers federal protection for all workers across the nation from dangerous working environments, as well as from any unfair consequences that could be imposed on employees who report on a  dangerous work environment. (more…)

6 Tips For Staying Safe In The Winter Time

There’s no doubt about it now – winter is officially here. As the season rolls in, it brings cold air, snow, and a mess of dangers for workers. If you’re not careful, you could have a slew of worker related injuries on your hands. To help you during this difficult time of the year, we’ve put together a checklist of safety procedures business owners should be following during the upcoming winter months. (more…)

Staying Fire Free In The New Year

Do you know about the most common fire hazards in your industry? There could be more dangers than you think. Every year, it’s estimated that 80,000 workplace fires seriously damage businesses and injure workers. For 2015, we want to help you and your business recognize and avoid common business place fire hazards, which will help you and your employees be as safe as possible. At SpillFix, we believe once you are aware of these three frequent fire risks, it’s much easier to avoid them later. (more…)