Ritz Safety Enters the Pacific Northwest!

Ritz Safety Continues Strategic Growth with Strategic Acquisition Ritz Safety is proud to announce the acquisition of Public Works Supply Inc. in Donald, Oregon, effective May 1, 2016!  Public Works Supply has served the Portland area for 25 years, and has come to be known as the regional leader in safety equipment and training.  This marks … Continue reading Ritz Safety Enters the Pacific Northwest! Continue reading

Glove Coatings & Materials – What is right for you?

Article written with information courtesy of Wells Lamont, Liberty Glove & Safety, Majestic and Cordova Safety Products. Determining the appropriate type of glove, coating or features is vital to ensuring the protection of you and your co-workers. What type of leather will provide the most abrasion resistance but not break the bank? Will a latex … Continue reading Glove Coatings & Materials – What is right for you? Continue reading

Helping to Understand the New ANSI/ISEA 105 2016 Ratings

Article written by MCR Safety, one of Ritz Safety’s key partners in providing cutting-edge safety equipment. ANSI/ISEA and EN388 cut levels are NOT interchangeable To capitalize on today’s technology and innovation, you need to understand our industry’s test methods. Each test method has unique processes and testing equipment (see diagrams for more explanation). Therefore, it … Continue reading Helping to Understand the New ANSI/ISEA 105 2016 Ratings Continue reading

2016 Changes to Hand Safety Standards – New ANSI/ISEA 105 Needlestick Test Explained

Originally posted by HexArmor on 1/14/2016 and used with their permission. While there are many standards in hand safety set by both the American ANSI/ISEA 105 and European EN388, one area has been completely missing: hypodermic needlestick protection. Both the ANSI/ISEA 105 and EN388 provide a puncture test that uses a blunt probe to measure the amount of … Continue reading 2016 Changes to Hand Safety Standards – New ANSI/ISEA 105 Needlestick Test Explained Continue reading
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