Safety shoes for gas station workers

Safety shoesEmployees and employers need to be aware of occupational risks at gas stations. The components present in gasoline and diesel, such as benzene and other hydrocarbons, are highly harmful to health and can cause diseases in the respiratory system, skin and eyes, as well as cancer. Such products are also flammable, which can cause fires and explosions. Therefore, in order to prevent occupational diseases and accidents in these segments, it is essential to respect the regulatory standards for Occupational Health and Safety, with an…

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Safety shoes for gas station workers
Footwear for healthcare professionals

Footwear for healthcare professionals

Footwear for healthcare professionals Taking good care of those who care for other people is essential. Therefore, footwear for health professionals needs to offer absolute safety and comfort, in addition to practicality and style. Nurses, nursing technicians and assistants, doctors, surgeons, anesthetists, instrumentalists, physiotherapists, nutritionists and so many other workers in the field, almost always have long hours and a good part spent standing or walking. They are also professionals exposed to various risks, such as biological and ergonomic. STANDARDIZATION Regulatory Norm 32 (Safety and…

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What is Thinsulate ™ insulation?

What is Thinsulate ™ insulation? What is Thinsulate ™ insulation? Thinsulate ™ is a powerful thermal regulator used in the clothing sector since the late 1970s. A fiber blanket is present mainly in products such as footwear, gloves and winter coats, as well as in skier's clothing. A registered trademark of the North American multinational 3M, Thinsulate ™ combines the words thin and insulate. Its composition of synthetic fibers with about 15 micrometers in diameter results in an increase in the density of these fibers…

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What is Thinsulate ™ insulation?
Do you know the TPU sole?

Do you know the TPU sole?

Do you know the TPU sole? Thermoplastic version of polyurethane, TPU combines resilience, flexibility, durability and comfort under high and low temperatures. Because of its exceptional characteristics, it is used in the soles of high performance shoes, like the professional ones, in different degrees of hardness, in different or transparent colors. Among the important qualities of TPU soles is softness, in addition to a greater grip compared to any other material, ensuring ideal use for all types of floors. They also have great resistance to…

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Impact absorption is synonymous with comfort and safety

Impact absorption is synonymous with comfort and safety The bottom of professional footwear is of fundamental importance to ensure the comfort and safety of the worker. Therefore, among the main requirements to be considered in the creation of this PPE (Personal Protective Equipment), is the ability to absorb impact (E). In daily work activities, during walking, especially in the support phase, which begins with the touch of the heel and ends with the removal of the hallux (toe) from the ground, the biomechanical function of…

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Impact absorption is synonymous with comfort and safety
Types of toecaps that make up professional footwear

Types of toecaps that make up professional footwear

Types of toecaps Safety toecaps are important components of professional footwear, as they aim to provide additional protection to workers in their working environment when there is a risk of falling heavy or sharp objects on their feet, stomping, kicking or stumbling, as well as burns. Located at the front of the PPE (Personal Protective Equipment), under the upper, the most well-known safety toecaps in the Occupational Health and Safety market are made of steel or composite. According to current technical standards, in order to…

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High temperature work safety

High temperature work safety High temperature work safety High temperature work is common for professionals from the most different sectors, such as, for example, in the food industry, metallurgy, steel, as well as in activities with welding, under the sun or during fires. To guarantee the physical and mental integrity of these workers, attention to their thermal comfort is of paramount importance and required by law. In most cases, in addition to the adoption of administrative and collective measures for safety and health at work,…

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High temperature work safety
What is and how important is CIPA?

What is and how important is CIPA?

What is and how important is CIPA? Regulated by NR 5, the CIPA (Internal Accident Prevention Commission) aims to prevent accidents and occupational diseases in order to permanently make work compatible with the preservation of life and the promotion of workers' health. Private and public companies, mixed-capital companies, bodies of direct and indirect administration, charitable institutions, recreational associations, cooperatives, as well as other institutions that admit workers as employees, must form and keep it running. The CIPA needs to be composed of representatives of the…

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How to take care of your safety shoes

How to care for your safety shoes - Safety shoes are one of the important Personal Protective Equipment required by law to protect workers from the most diverse occupational risks, whether in industry, commerce or services. It is the employer's obligation to provide it, but it is the employee's duty to keep it with basic care that guarantees its effectiveness and durability. Among the important conservation measures for protective footwear are regular cleaning, at least once a week. In this regard, it is necessary to…

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How to take care of your safety shoes
Price and quality, necessary combination

Price and quality, necessary combination

Price and quality Price and quality - It is always good to remember that cheap can be expensive - and vice versa! Therefore, buying professional shoes aiming solely at the price, whether the highest or the lowest, is definitely not the best option. For the worker to really be safe and maintain health in the exercise of their work activities, quality must be the primary factor in choosing this important Personal Protective Equipment. It is the main determinant of the cost-benefit of the product. Price…

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How to choose the best safety shoes

How to choose the best safety shoesHow to choose the best safety shoes The Statistical Yearbook of Social Security records nearly 39 thousand cases of occupational accidents involving the feet of Brazilian workers, being the second most affected part of the body. Data like this prove that the use of safety shoes is essential, an important Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) required by the standardization of Occupational Health and Safety. Safety shoes must protect the feet of users in the most different professions, whether in industry,…

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How to choose the best safety shoes
5th AMBEV LOGISTICS SUPER CONVENTION

5th AMBEV LOGISTICS SUPER CONVENTION

5th AMBEV LOGISTICS SUPER CONVENTION The 5th AMBEV LOGISTICS SUPER CONVENTION, comprising the 15th GETRANS NATIONAL CONVENTION, 12th GEMOVI NATIONAL CONVENTION, 13th DPO and VPO FORUM, will receive more than 1000 professionals from the South American Ambev Logistics System. 5th AMBEV Logistics Super Convention, took place on the 17th and until the 19th of February / 2020, in Atibaia / SP. For the event, more than one thousand professional operators of the Ambev Logistics System in South America, one of the main cargo generators in…

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EXPO PROTEÇÃO 2019

Expo Proteção will be the biggest event in the sector in 2019. More than 300 exhibitors and an audience of over 42 thousand visitors have a meeting scheduled for three days in the city of São Paulo, in the largest Brazilian market. Expo Proteção will bring together a fair and numerous technical professional training events, including congresses, seminars, meetings, workshops and courses, in addition to technical lectures by exhibitors. Business opportunities and shared knowledge. EXPO PROTEÇÃO 2019DATE: 07-09 / AUGUST / 2019SCHEDULE:Monday -13h to 21hTechnical…

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EXPO PROTEÇÃO 2019
THE IMPORTANCE OF PERSONAL PROTECTION EQUIPMENT

THE IMPORTANCE OF PERSONAL PROTECTION EQUIPMENT

The importance of Personal Protective Equipment - For the purpose of applying Regulatory Standard No. 6, Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) is considered to be any device or product for individual use intended to protect against risks that threaten the safety and health of workers in their most different work tasks. PPE whose use is required by the standard of OSH are those intended for the protection of the head, eyes and face, hearing, respiratory, trunk, upper and lower limbs, the entire body and also for…

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WHY USE THE REFRIGERATOR BOOT?

Why use the cold boot? - The importance of professional footwear goes beyond mandatory use in occupational environments where there are risks of accidents, such as falls, injuries from sharp objects, electric shocks and burns. The regulation of Occupational Health and Safety also requires the use of this important PPE (Personal Protective Equipment) for the protection of the human body in conditions of extreme temperatures. This is the case of cold rooms, for storage or freezing of products, whether in supermarkets or refrigerators, where the…

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WHY USE THE REFRIGERATOR BOOT?