Category Archives: Workplace Safety

PPE Helps Provide Safety On the Job.

[caption id="attachment_993" align="alignleft" width="169"] Dry Ice Blasting to remove rust on structural steel beams at a gas turbine power generating plant.[/caption] According to national statistics, nearly two million people receive disabling injuries at work. One-forth of these injuries involve the head, eyes, hands, and feet. Hazards of every type exist in just about every workplace.…
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Industrial Cleaning . . . Does Your Facility Have What It Takes?

Cleaning is pretty much a fact of life, and unless you do the cleaning yourself, somebody else does it. That's where we come in. [caption id="attachment_873" align="alignleft" width="150"] Just one of many Blackwell's, Inc. associates that understand that working in industrial cleaning means you may be working in confined spaces or high above the floor.…
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Showing the Way By Getting In the Trenches

No one here at Blackwell's, Inc. likes to be called "The Boss"  especially the boss. But the company officers and salesmen here (including "The Boss") understand the difficulties our guys in the trenches face and these men are willing to roll up their sleeves, get their hands dirty, and dive into any challenge. Just last…
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Sandblasting As a Cleaning Method

It's a messy job. And without precautions it can be somewhat of a dangerous job. But if done properly, sandblasting is a very effective way to remove rust from steel and cast iron. [caption id="attachment_599" align="alignleft" width="300"] Before sandblasting to remove rust. This component known as a "butterfly" protects the bottom of a piece of…
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