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Nitrile Gloves: Featuring Gloveworks Heavy Duty Nitrile Gloves

Nitrile gloves are used in many industries including agriculture, automotive, chemical, manufacturing and more.  Gloveworks Nitrile Gloves in Orange and Black are one of the favorites among industries that require the use of nitrile gloves for many reasons. Gloveworks Nitrile Gloves Diamond Texture Gloveworks nitrile gloves are aggressively textured. That texture provides 60% more surface area than a typical nitrile glove.  With over 3000 raised diamonds per glove, the surface area is essentially doubled.  A raised diamond pattern texture is highly effective and is also commonly seen in aluminum, steel plates, rubber floor coverings, stair treads and other areas to provide greater surface area and less slippage.   In the case of gloveworks nitrile gloves this raised diamond pattern also […]

Parking Lot Safety

The National Safety Council reports that over 500 deaths and 60,000 injuries occur in parking lots and that number is on the rise. They cited the primary reason as the increase in mobile devices by both pedestrians and drivers. According to a poll from the National Security Council*, respondents said they would do the following while driving their car through a parking lot: Program GPS  – 63% Send or receive emails  – 50% Use social media – 52% Take photos or watch videos – 49% Use a smartwatch  – 43% Surf the Internet – 43% Video chat – 42% View the CBS video below to see the full story. Parking Lot Safety Tips Put your phone away and no earbuds. […]

Bollard Protection

Pedestrian Protection Bollards Bollard is not a familiar term for a lot of people. Everyone has seen them but might not have known what they were called.  Of late, bollards have been in the news more as world events have put more focus on pedestrian safety.  Articles in USA Today and the New York times have cited the difference bollards made in saving lives earlier this year in Time Square.  In public areas where cars and pedestrians are in close proximity, steel and concrete bollards are often seen to separate cars from entering areas where pedestrians are.  In the Times Square incident, the bollards had been added just the year before and their presence stopped a car that was headed […]

How to Choose and Use Wheel Chocks

Wheel chocks are a critical tool to have when working on a vehicle that has the potential to roll. Usually, wheel chocks are used when the vehicle needs to be lifted at one end for maintenance purposes. Sometimes wheel chocks are used for larger vehicles parked on an incline, to keep them from rolling downhill. Determining the Right Size Wheel Chock to Use Measure the height of the tire you need to secure using a tape measure.  Most professionals suggest buying a wheel chock that is about one quarter the height of your tire. Once you have gotten the correct size wheel chock, you will want to be sure that the wheel chock fits snugly next to the tire.  In some instances […]

Plasticade: Product Spotlight

Traffic Safety Warehouse is one of the biggest distributors of Plasticade products.  Everything from Plasticade barricades to traffic cones to sign stands.  Every year Plasticade is the innovator of new and better traffic and business safety products and they continue to be a leader in value, quality and protectors of the environment. We pass on that great value straight to our customers, giving them the best pricing in the market for every Plasticade product we carry. Below are just some of the many Plasticade product lines we carry: Plasticade Barricades >> Plasticade Traffic Cones >> Plasticade Signs and Sign Stands >> Avalon Crowd Control Barrier from Plasticade >> Plasticade Speed Bumps and Parking Stops >> Plasticade Barricade Lights >> All […]

Barricades Spotlight: Summer Crowd Control, Traffic Safety & More

Summer is our busiest season for barricades.  From traffic barricades for road safety to crowd control for summer concerts and events, there is a  big need for barriers to block, channel and direct people and cars during the summer.  In most instances, the needs are temporary and it is important to have barriers that are easy to move but still sturdy enough to do the job and stay in place.  We wanted to take a few minutes to spotlight some great barricade options for you to help you with your summer safety and crowd control needs: Linking Barricades These are great because you can design your space exactly as you want it, creating angles and making the length of the barrier as […]

Bulk Sandbags – How to Use Sandbags, Part 1

Sandbag Storage and Filling The Bulk Container Association (FIBCA) has created a set of guidelines for the use and storage of bulk bags in an effort to ensure safety.  The guidelines cover everything from bag storage to filling to transportation.  We will cover storage and filling in the first of our bulk sandbag use posts. This article as meant to provide an overview of bulk sandbag use and should not replace a thorough review of the manufacturer instructions for the bag you choose. Before You Start: Review Sandbag Basics Always be sure that you are choosing the right bag for the job.  Check the manufacturer guidelines to be sure that the material you are storing or moving in the bags […]

Traffic Cones for Less

We are kicking off 2015 with the lowest prices on traffic cones. Our traffic cones have always been priced well but now we can bring them to you for a lower price than ever while still keeping that same great quality you’ve come to know us for.  We invite you to look around and we think you’ll find these are the best prices for packaged traffic cones out there. 12″ Orange Traffic Cones ( Carton of 30 ) Only $5 Each   18″ Orange Traffic Cone w/Black Base (Ctn of 5) Starting at Only $7 Each     28″ Orange Traffic Cone w/Black Base (Ctn of 5) Starting at Only $11.50 Each     36″ Orange Traffic Cone w/Black Base (Ctn […]