The Benefits of LED Bulbs

LED Bulbs
It’s time for the Holidays again. Inevitably, the lights have to go up on the house, tree and what other creative place you can think to put them. As technology has advanced, you notice the use of much brighter LED bulbs versus grandma’s traditional strings of lights that need to be replaced every other year. So, what are LED lights, why are they so bright and how do they last so long and how are they different from other flashlights?

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Leather Tanning: It’s a Process

Leather Tanning

Leather Tanning

Tanning of leather is the process created to convert skin or hide into leather. These have the ability to absorb chemicals such as tannic acid which keep them from decomposing, water resistant durable and supple. Surfaces of the hide include oil glands and hair which is considered the grain side while the flesh side is considered to be softer. Hides come from sheep, cattle and porcine animals. The process is essentially a reaction of the fibers of collagen with different chemicals of which, the most prevalent would be vegetable tannins and trivalent chromium for starters. Continue Reading…

New Innovations In Keen Safety Toe Footwear

Keen Boots InnovationsKeen is taking a bold new direction with their safety toed footwear by updating styles, shelf appeal, comfort and outstanding fit. These work boots are not like yesteryear’s work boots. In fact, some great changes have been made with Keen footwear and the following article will tell you exactly what you need to know.  Continue Reading…

Bug Repellant Lowers Flame Retardant Factor in FR Clothing

FR Apparel And Bug Spray

Do you know how bug spray effects FR Apparel?

Bug repellant and FR clothing have been considered in combination. However, testing has been done with this application on fire resistant clothing. Results of this application showed little promise. With fire retardant clothing, sprays like DEET are shown as significantly reducing the factor of flame retardation. While it is always advised to use bug repellent on skin, testing and research are showing that using this or any other type of repellant on FR clothing can cause serious problems. One problem with using DEET on clothing is that sprays like this are flammable, therefore reducing the protective retardation of flame for FR clothing. Continue Reading…

Layering: Staying Warm in the Cold Weather


Effective Layering

As the weather turns colder many people continue to work and play outdoors. For instance, hiking in the fall and winter can be extremely rewarding. It is important that working people keep themselves well dressed to keep safe from discomfort and even frostbite. When dressing for colder weather consider your internal thermostat. Some people usually run hot while others seem to always be cold…like my wife. If it’s the former then multiple layers would probably work better. If you’re generally cold heavier clothing could be the better option. Either way, the best way to keep warm is by wearing layers. Continue Reading…

Preventing Frostbite

Prevent Frostbite

Prevent Frostbite

Frostbite is caused by exposure of the body to the cold. Several factors contribute to the danger and severity of frostbite. The length of time exposed to the cold and the actual temperature outside make a big impact to the risk. The wind chill factor and the humidity in the air can also be important circumstances. High altitudes can even pose a danger. Wetness of clothing, shoes or body coverings increases the chances significantly. If these conditions are extreme enough it is possible for frostbite to occur in just minutes to exposed body parts. The elderly and the young are particularly susceptible to frostbite. Persons with circulatory problems, previous cold injuries and those who recently lost blood due to an injury are also more likely to suffer frostbite. Continue Reading…

What is ASTM?



You will begin to see safety toe standards transitioning from the ANSI (American National Standards Institute) standards to new standards known as ASTM (American Society for Testing and Materials). ASTM International is one of the largest voluntary standards development organizations in the world and a preeminent source for technical documentation for industries worldwide. You can find all sorts of safety footwear at Each pair is a little different giving you choices so you can find the perfect pair of safety toe boots or shoesContinue Reading…

What is EH Footwear?

Electrical Hazard Rated Footwear

Electrical Hazard Rated Footwear

Working with electricity can be dangerous. Engineers, electricians, linesmen, maintenance men, and other professionals work with electricity directly, including working on overhead lines, cable harnesses, and circuit assemblies. Others, such as office workers and salespeople work with electricity indirectly and may also be exposed to electrical hazards. Electricity has long been recognized as a serious workplace hazard. OSHA’s electrical standards are designed to protect employees exposed to dangers such as electric shock, electrocution, fires, and explosions. That is why Working Person’s Store carries protective EH footwear to keep you safe in times of need.  Continue Reading…

What is ESD Footwear?


ESD Footwear

ESD Footwear Prevents The Build Up Of Static

Working Person’s Store knows how important it is to carry safety footwear to keep you free from Electrostatic injuries. In ordinary circumstances, static electricity and ESD are little more than an annoyance. However, in an increasingly technological age, the familiar static shock we receive when walking across a carpet can be costly or dangerous. That is why protective footwear is a a necessity. This same static discharge can ignite flammable mixtures and damage electronic components. Static electricity can attract contaminants in clean environments or cause products to stick together. Static electricity is defined as an electrical charge caused by an imbalance of electrons on the surface of a material.

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Revised ANSI 207 PSV 2011 Standard

ANSI 207 PSV 2011 Standard

Hi-Vis clothing is used to protect the wearer. As a safety factor, rules and regulations must be in place when wearing hi-vis clothing in a work environment. Although you may have questions about hi-vis clothing, that is not what this article is about. This articles main purpose is to inform you that changes have been made, therefore standards have been updates. The updates have been defined in the following… Continue Reading…

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