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[ id;[blog_60]~title;Grass Fire Safety Tips~url;ocs-academy-blogs/grass-fire-safety-tips~desc;Dry and windy conditions are one of the leading causes of a grassfire or wildfire starting in your area and can start at any moment. Ensuring you have all the necessary products and are practicing good lawn maintenance is essential to help stop the spread of grassfires and wildfires. Below are some must-have products to help keep fires from starting in your area!~date;5/15/2023 12:00:00 AM~category;tools-and-equipment-101~image;[https://gdlweb.azureedge.net/images/60_grass-fire-safety-tips_featured.webp]~type;~tags;[fire prevention, fire safety, grassfire, wildfire], id;[blog_59]~title;Cool Down with Burnshield®~url;ocs-academy-blogs/cool-down-with-burnshield~desc;Burn treatment is a key part of first aid. Simply putting ice or water on a burn might not be enough to treat it. It may even cause more harm. Learn all about how Burnshield® can help ease the pain and promote faster healing of burn wounds.~date;4/14/2023 12:00:00 AM~category;school-of-safety-supplies~image;[https://gdlweb.azureedge.net/images/59_cool-down-with-burn-free_featured.webp]~type;~tags;[2023, april, burns, burnshield, first aid supplies, first aid treatment, safety], id;[blog58]~title;Safe and Clean Hands with Ansell Gloves~url;ocs-academy-blogs/safe-and-clean-hands-with-ansell-gloves~desc;We’re covering the wide selection of Ansell gloves that we carry for safety on the job or at home. Learn how these gloves are made and the different materials that glove manufacturers use to keep your hands safe and clean. We’ll also go into the different types available and what they are best suited for.~date;3/31/2023 12:00:00 AM~category;school-of-safety~image;[https://gdlweb.azureedge.net/images/58_ansell-gloves_featured.webp]~type;~tags;[2023, ansell gloves, chemical resistant gloves, cold weather gloves, cut resistant gloves, disposable gloves, gloves, gloves and hand protection, heat resistant gloves, march, safety, vinyl], id;[blog49]~title;Stay Sharp with KDS Cutting Tools~url;ocs-academy-blogs/stay-sharp-with-KDS-cutting-tools~desc;While the folding or pocket knife is one of the most well-known knives out on the market, we should really be shifting our attention to an unsung hero of the workplace, retractable utility knives or box cutters.~date;8/19/2022 12:00:00 AM~category;tools-equipment-101~image;[https://gdlweb.azureedge.net/images/63_stay-sharp-with-KDS-cutting-tools_featured.webp]~type;~tags;[2022, august, box cutters, cutting tips, cutting tools, kds, kds cutting tools, safe cutting practices, safety, safety knives, safety tips, scrapers, utility knives], id;[blog47]~title;Suit up for off-shore Safety with Mustang Survival~url;ocs-academy-blogs/suit-up-for-off-shore-safety~desc;We’re going to dive into our offering of Mustang Survival’s high-quality water safety gear. It’s important to be sure you have the right PFD’s and safety equipment handy before you head out on the water, and we’re here to help you suit up with gear for marine professionals and recreational water lovers alike.~date;8/11/2022 12:00:00 AM~category;school-of-safety-supplies~image;[https://gdlweb.azureedge.net/images/61_suit-up-for-off-shore-safety_featured.webp]~type;~tags;[2022, august, boating safety, buoyancy, floatation devices, marine equipment, mustang survival, pfd, water rescue, water safety], id;[blog42]~title;How BMP Erosion Control Products Keep Drinking Water Safe~url;ocs-academy-blogs/how-erosion-control-products-work~desc;Erosion control is vital for protecting our water and sewer systems. Read more to find out how BMP’s line of inlet protection systems keeps our environment clean.~date;3/9/2022 12:00:00 AM~category;school-of-safety-supplies~image;[https://gdlweb.azureedge.net/images/55-how-erosion-control-products-work_featured.webp]~type;~tags;[2022, absorbent socks and booms, containment booms, leak diverters, march, portable spill container units, safety, spill control, spill kits], id;[blog40]~title;Safety Signs 101: Selecting Signage with Accuform~url;ocs-academy-blogs/how-to-choose-a-safety-sign~desc;When it comes to Safety Signage material and size can mean everything. This time we cover the basics of selecting the proper safety sign for your application.~date;2/16/2022 12:00:00 AM~category;intro-to-signs~image;[https://gdlweb.azureedge.net/images/53-how-to-choose-a-safety-sign_featured.webp]~type;~tags;[2022, february, how to, safety, signs], id;[blog34]~title;Must-Have Items for Your Roadside Emergency Kit~url;ocs-academy-blogs/diy-roadside-emergency-kit~desc;Getting stranded on the side of the road is the last thing on anyone’s mind when they plan a road trip, but it’s best to always be prepared! That’s why this time we discuss the items that you should always have in your vehicle, just in case.~date;1/5/2022 12:00:00 AM~category;school-of-safety-supplies~image;[https://gdlweb.azureedge.net/images/47_diy-roadside-emergency-kit_featured.webp]~type;~tags;[2022, alarms, battery booster packs and chargers, booster cables, first aid kits, first aid supplies, january, safety, safety alarms and warnings, snow and ice removal, snow shovels], id;[blog32]~title;Must-Have AGS Specialty Lubricants~url;ocs-academy-blogs/6-popular-AGS-specialty-lubricants~desc;AGS is an American-based company that has been around for over 85 years. This time we cover just a small selection of lubricants AGS has to offer.~date;12/22/2021 12:00:00 AM~category;lubrication-101~image;[https://gdlweb.azureedge.net/images/45_6-Must-Have-AGS-Specialty-Lubricants_instagram-post.webp]~type;~tags;[2021, december, greases, lock de icer, lubricant, lubricants and penetrants, lubrication, safety, winter essentials], id;[blog28]~title;Understanding Cold Weather Glove EN511 Standards~url;ocs-academy-blogs/how-to-read-EN511-standards~desc;Winter can wreak havoc on our hands, especially when the temperature dips well below freezing. This time we discuss the way to find the right cold-weather glove for both you, and the job.~date;11/17/2021 12:00:00 AM~category;school-of-safety-supplies~image;[https://gdlweb.azureedge.net/images/40-how-to-read-EN511-standards_featured.webp]~type;~tags;[2021, cold weather gloves, gloves and hand protection, november, safety, winter products], id;[blog27]~title;Don’t Get Left in the Cold with the Brake Free Safety Bar~url;ocs-academy-blogs/how-to-use-the-brake-free-safety-bar~desc;When it gets cold out your truck’s brakes risk the chance of freezing. The Brake Free Safety Bar is a handy tool that can help solve freezing problems! Read more to find out.~date;11/3/2021 12:00:00 AM~category;just-for-truckers~image;[https://gdlweb.azureedge.net/images/38-how-to-use-the-brake-free-safety-bar_featured.webp]~type;~tags;[2021, featured, heavy duty fleet, heavy duty fleet accessories, hub cap accessories, november], id;[blog24]~title;Chemical Resistant Glove Standards Explained~url;ocs-academy-blogs/chemical-resistant-glove-standards-explained~desc;Understanding chemical resistant glove standards helps to ensure that you are selecting the right glove for your application. Here we discuss some of the recent chemical resistant glove standard updates.~date;10/13/2021 12:00:00 AM~category;school-of-safety-supplies~image;[https://gdlweb.azureedge.net/images/35-chemical-resistant-glove-standards-explained_featured.webp]~type;~tags;[2021, chemical resistant gloves, gloves and hand protection, october, safety], id;[blog21]~title;Keeping an Eye on Eye Protection with 3M~url;ocs-academy-blogs/keep-your-eyesight-safe~desc;You can barely see when eye injuries are about to happen, this is why 3M offers a wide selection of safety eyewear to prevent damages to your eyes.~date;9/22/2021 12:00:00 AM~category;school-of-safety-supplies~image;[https://gdlweb.azureedge.net/images/32-keep-your-eyesight-safe_featured.webp]~type;~tags;[2021, eye protection, protective eyewear accessories, safety, september], id;[blog20]~title;Say Good-Bye to Blind Spots with West Coast Mirrors~url;ocs-academy-blogs/eliminate-blind-spots-with-west-coast-mirrors~desc;Road safety applies to everyone, but having visibility on the road becomes especially challenging in a big rig. Find out how Cham-Cal mirrors can help you when you’re on the road.~date;9/15/2021 12:00:00 AM~category;just-for-truckers~image;[https://gdlweb.azureedge.net/images/31_eliminate-blind-spots-with-west-coast-mirrors_featured.webp]~type;~tags;[2021, automotive, heavy duty fleet, mirrors, september], id;[blog17]~title;How to Choose Heat Resistant Gloves~url;ocs-academy-blogs/how-to-choose-heat-resistant-gloves~desc;Heat resistant gloves provide protection from dangerously hot environments and objects. This time we discuss how to choose the right pair of heat resistant gloves, and what those heat ratings mean.~date;8/25/2021 12:00:00 AM~category;school-of-safety-supplies~image;[https://gdlweb.azureedge.net/images/28-how-to-choose-heat-resistant-gloves_featured.webp]~type;~tags;[2021, august, gloves and hand protection, heat resistant gloves, how to, safety], id;[blog16]~title;Prevent Hose Whipping with Hose Whips~url;ocs-academy-blogs/prevent-hose-whipping-with-hose-whips~desc;When a hose fails, the last thing you want is for your equipment, or your employees, to be put at risk. This time, we discuss the safety benefits of having a whip check properly installed on your air hose system.~date;8/18/2021 12:00:00 AM~category;hose-school~image;[https://gdlweb.azureedge.net/images/27-prevent-hose-whipping-with-hose-whips_featured.webp]~type;~tags;[2021, august, hose and fittings, how to, industrial fittings, tooling], id;[blog13]~title;Road Safety and Load Signs~url;ocs-academy-blogs/road-safety-and-load-signs~desc;Load signs help keep our roads, and our drivers safe, but with tons of different options how do you know what sign is meant for you? This time we cover a range of sign types and some road regulations.~date;7/28/2021 12:00:00 AM~category;school-of-safety-supplies~image;[https://gdlweb.azureedge.net/images/24-road-safety-and-oversize-load-signs_featured.webp]~type;~tags;[2021, july, safety, traffic safety, vehicle load and towing light bars], id;[blog11]~title;Roughneck Containment Berms, and Environmental Protection~url;ocs-academy-blogs/about-containment-berms~desc;Containment berms are a great tool to have on hand in case of an emergency. Learn more about the importance of berms in this post!~date;7/14/2021 12:00:00 AM~category;school-of-safety-supplies~image;[https://gdlweb.azureedge.net/images/22-roughneck-containment-berms_featured.webp]~type;~tags;[2021, berms, july, portable spill containment units, safety, spill control], id;[blog4]~title;Why Wheel Chocks are Important~url;ocs-academy-blogs/why-wheel-chocks-are-important~desc;Wheel chocks can help ensure that your vehicle doesn’t roll away while it is parked. They provide an extra layer of safety during maintenance and inspections. Here you can learn more about choosing the correct wheel chock, placing a chock, and the chocks we have available here at ohcanadasupply.ca.~date;4/28/2021 12:00:00 AM~category;modules-on-material-handling~image;[https://gdlweb.azureedge.net/images/11_wheel-chocks-guide-blog_featured.webp]~type;~tags;[2021, april, dock equipment, material handling, safety, wheel chocks], ]

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Blog Array: [ id;[blog_60], title;Grass Fire Safety Tips, url;ocs-academy-blogs/grass-fire-safety-tips, desc;Dry and windy conditions are one of the leading causes of a grassfire or wildfire starting in your area and can start at any moment. Ensuring you have all the necessary products and are practicing good lawn maintenance is essential to help stop the spread of grassfires and wildfires. Below are some must-have products to help keep fires from starting in your area!, date;5/15/2023 12:00:00 AM, category;tools-and-equipment-101, image;[https://gdlweb.azureedge.net/images/60_grass-fire-safety-tips_featured.webp], type;, tags;[fire prevention, fire safety, grassfire, wildfire]]


Blog Array: [ id;[blog_59], title;Cool Down with Burnshield®, url;ocs-academy-blogs/cool-down-with-burnshield, desc;Burn treatment is a key part of first aid. Simply putting ice or water on a burn might not be enough to treat it. It may even cause more harm. Learn all about how Burnshield® can help ease the pain and promote faster healing of burn wounds., date;4/14/2023 12:00:00 AM, category;school-of-safety-supplies, image;[https://gdlweb.azureedge.net/images/59_cool-down-with-burn-free_featured.webp], type;, tags;[2023, april, burns, burnshield, first aid supplies, first aid treatment, safety]]


Blog Array: [ id;[blog58], title;Safe and Clean Hands with Ansell Gloves, url;ocs-academy-blogs/safe-and-clean-hands-with-ansell-gloves, desc;We’re covering the wide selection of Ansell gloves that we carry for safety on the job or at home. Learn how these gloves are made and the different materials that glove manufacturers use to keep your hands safe and clean. We’ll also go into the different types available and what they are best suited for., date;3/31/2023 12:00:00 AM, category;school-of-safety, image;[https://gdlweb.azureedge.net/images/58_ansell-gloves_featured.webp], type;, tags;[2023, ansell gloves, chemical resistant gloves, cold weather gloves, cut resistant gloves, disposable gloves, gloves, gloves and hand protection, heat resistant gloves, march, safety, vinyl]]


Blog Array: [ id;[blog49], title;Stay Sharp with KDS Cutting Tools, url;ocs-academy-blogs/stay-sharp-with-KDS-cutting-tools, desc;While the folding or pocket knife is one of the most well-known knives out on the market, we should really be shifting our attention to an unsung hero of the workplace, retractable utility knives or box cutters., date;8/19/2022 12:00:00 AM, category;tools-equipment-101, image;[https://gdlweb.azureedge.net/images/63_stay-sharp-with-KDS-cutting-tools_featured.webp], type;, tags;[2022, august, box cutters, cutting tips, cutting tools, kds, kds cutting tools, safe cutting practices, safety, safety knives, safety tips, scrapers, utility knives]]


Blog Array: [ id;[blog47], title;Suit up for off-shore Safety with Mustang Survival, url;ocs-academy-blogs/suit-up-for-off-shore-safety, desc;We’re going to dive into our offering of Mustang Survival’s high-quality water safety gear. It’s important to be sure you have the right PFD’s and safety equipment handy before you head out on the water, and we’re here to help you suit up with gear for marine professionals and recreational water lovers alike., date;8/11/2022 12:00:00 AM, category;school-of-safety-supplies, image;[https://gdlweb.azureedge.net/images/61_suit-up-for-off-shore-safety_featured.webp], type;, tags;[2022, august, boating safety, buoyancy, floatation devices, marine equipment, mustang survival, pfd, water rescue, water safety]]


Blog Array: [ id;[blog42], title;How BMP Erosion Control Products Keep Drinking Water Safe, url;ocs-academy-blogs/how-erosion-control-products-work, desc;Erosion control is vital for protecting our water and sewer systems. Read more to find out how BMP’s line of inlet protection systems keeps our environment clean., date;3/9/2022 12:00:00 AM, category;school-of-safety-supplies, image;[https://gdlweb.azureedge.net/images/55-how-erosion-control-products-work_featured.webp], type;, tags;[2022, absorbent socks and booms, containment booms, leak diverters, march, portable spill container units, safety, spill control, spill kits]]


Blog Array: [ id;[blog40], title;Safety Signs 101: Selecting Signage with Accuform, url;ocs-academy-blogs/how-to-choose-a-safety-sign, desc;When it comes to Safety Signage material and size can mean everything. This time we cover the basics of selecting the proper safety sign for your application., date;2/16/2022 12:00:00 AM, category;intro-to-signs, image;[https://gdlweb.azureedge.net/images/53-how-to-choose-a-safety-sign_featured.webp], type;, tags;[2022, february, how to, safety, signs]]


Blog Array: [ id;[blog34], title;Must-Have Items for Your Roadside Emergency Kit, url;ocs-academy-blogs/diy-roadside-emergency-kit, desc;Getting stranded on the side of the road is the last thing on anyone’s mind when they plan a road trip, but it’s best to always be prepared! That’s why this time we discuss the items that you should always have in your vehicle, just in case., date;1/5/2022 12:00:00 AM, category;school-of-safety-supplies, image;[https://gdlweb.azureedge.net/images/47_diy-roadside-emergency-kit_featured.webp], type;, tags;[2022, alarms, battery booster packs and chargers, booster cables, first aid kits, first aid supplies, january, safety, safety alarms and warnings, snow and ice removal, snow shovels]]