Andy Olson

Andy Olson is senior product manager, Ergodyne.

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A bump cap protects workers from knocks to the noggin

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This article, however, aims to address injuries not necessarily accounted for in the above statistics — the countless bumps, cuts, scrapes and bruises that might not require a hospital visit but still are recordable injuries.


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Think thermal gloves: Work doesn’t stop when the thermometer drops

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In industries such as oil and gas, mining, transportation and construction, workers are expected to perform their jobs year round — no matter the conditions.


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Hi-vis hits prime time

But a Class 1 garment can’t play the role of a Class 2
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During a recent treadmill session at the gym, a commercial caught my eye that featured a construction worker in a high-visibility “safety vest.”


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LED dock lights

Six questions to ask before you buy
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More and more safety-minded companies are turning to LED dock lights to ensure the interiors of semi-trailers parked at the loading dock are well lit when they’re being loaded and unloaded.


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