(PRWEB) May 04, 2013
Workplace injuries are a common problem that can cause employees considerable pain and suffering, and can also result in financial expense for businesses due to lawsuits, lost wages and other related expenses. Identifying potential risks for accidents and taking steps to prevent them can be beneficial for the employer as well as the employees. Injuries related to falls are among the most common in workplaces today, and most can be prevented with the use of the right safety equipment. Whether owners are interested in updating their equipment to better comply with workplace safety standards or they want to provide their employees with the best safety equipment possible, owners want to take a look at the latest equipment and products designed for workplace safety today. GME Supply has released their new Spring Catalog that covers required OSHA safety equipment. Two of these areas in the catalog are climbing equipment and rescue equipment.
In many work environments, employees are required to climb towers or ladders to perform specific job functions. Tower climbing safety equipment like a tower climbing harness, a bosun chair and many other options are available. When selecting the right tower climbing safety equipment, it is important to consider the functions that the employee will be doing at the top of the ladder as well as the type of equipment that he or she may need at the top of the tower. For example, bags and buckets can be used to help employees carry supplies safely to the top of the tower. In addition, ladder safety equipment can also be purchased today. Harnesses, ladder anchors and other supplies can be used in conjunction with ladders so that employees continue to stay safe while working at elevated heights.
There is always a chance that something could go wrong even when employees are using the best ladder safety equipment or other safety items available. With this in mind, it is important to consider keeping rescue equipment like a confined space system available. A confined space system is just one of several types of equipment that can be used for certain types of rescue jobs, and this may be used in conjunction with other items like a bosun chair, a safety harness or other items. It is important to consider which types of accidents may be most likely to occur on the job, facility or in business activities and to keep the right safety and rescue equipment on hand to use as needed.
About GME Supply
GME Supply is a leader in workplace safety equipment and supplies, and it offers safety equipment that can be used effectively to minimize the risk of injury in almost every type of work environment. Recently, GME Supply has released its spring catalog, and this is available to customers upon request, free of charge. Those who have been thinking about upgrading their safety equipment or who have received safety citations and need to make an upgrade can request a copy of the catalog directly through the GME Supply website. Taking this simple step today can help keep employees safe as they perform their daily work activities.