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What Is A Flame Arrester? (And How Your Safety Depends On It)

What Is A Flame Arrester? (And How Your Safety Depends On It) Being responsible for the safety of employees in a workplace that uses flammable materials is an important job. For businesses and industries that utilize gas cans it’s vital to understand the importance of flame arresters. Flame arresters are designed to act as a filter to prevent sparks or flames from entering gas cans, pipes, or tanks and to extinguish flames quickly in confined locations. Different types of flame arresters vary in style depending on their application, but the key to safety lies in the consistent use of the appropriate arrester for each situation. When used properly, flame arresters can prevent catastrophic damage and loss of life.  

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Marcus Williams - Tuesday, August 30, 2016

How To Store Gasoline Safely

How To Store Gasoline Safely Over the Long Term Gasoline is an important part of our everyday lives. It lets us run our cars and trucks, which gets the kids to school and the groceries home. Many households store gasoline on site to fuel lawn and garden equipment or to be prepared for an emergency. However, many consumers are unaware of the hazards of gasoline storage. Without knowing proper storage and handling procedures, you could be putting your family at risk.  

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Marcus Williams - Monday, August 22, 2016

What Are The OSHA Requirements For Gas Cans?

Make Sure You Know These OSHA Requirements for Gas Can Storage  

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Marcus Williams - Thursday, August 18, 2016

Eagle vs. Jerry Gas Cans

Learn the Difference Betwee Eagle & Jerry Gas Cans The design of your gas can may seem unimportant, but it can actually make a great difference in the safety and usage of fuel. If you have ever struggled to fill a gas tank with an awkward can or dealt with gas can corrosion, you know that better design and quality means an easier time fueling and storing gas. Jerry gas cans and Eagle gas cans are both popular options for gas storage and use. The question is which gas can offers all the safety and functional features you need for a reasonable price. 

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Marcus Williams - Monday, August 15, 2016

Firefighter Tools and Equipment: The List of Essential Firefighter Gear

Firefighter Gear: How Do They Do It? Firefighters perform one of the most dangerous and essential jobs in the country. Fighting fires requires not only skill and courage, but also the right equipment. Having proper and well-maintained fire station equipment can mean the difference between a safe return and life-threatening situations. To fight fires safely and effectively, be sure your fire station has the following tools and equipment.  

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Marcus Williams - Wednesday, August 10, 2016

Eagle vs. Justrite Gas Cans

Eagle and Justrite gas cans look similar and, in many ways, get the job done in a similar fashion. This does not mean gas cans from both manufacturers are the same. What may seem like small differences between the two gas cans can make a significant difference when each model is in storage or in use. Let’s look at all aspects of each can, breaking down the pros and cons of each brand, to see which gas can comes out ahead. 

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Marcus Williams - Monday, August 08, 2016

Plastic Vs. Metal Gas Cans (And Which Is Best For Your Needs)

Gasoline is a highly flammable liquid and it should be stored properly in approved safety cans, whether plastic or metal. The greatest risk factor from gasoline storage is from the vapors it produces. Gasoline fumes are heavily concentrated and spread across distances, allowing for them to easily spread to a source of ignition. The fumes from one cup of gasoline have the explosive power equal to five pounds of dynamite, so it’s important to store your gasoline properly.  

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Marcus Williams - Wednesday, August 03, 2016

What's the Difference Between a "Containment System" and a "Secondary Containment System"?

What’s the difference between a Containment System and Secondary Containment? 

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Marcus Williams - Friday, July 29, 2016

The Hard Truth About Plastic Gas Cans

Plastic gas cans are sold and used everywhere. They’re a typical choice to keep in the trunk of your car, just in case the car runs out of gas at some point. Anyone using a lawnmower, chainsaw, or other gas-powered equipment likely has a red plastic gas can for fueling the tank.  

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Marcus Williams - Wednesday, July 27, 2016

The Case For Optional Workplace Safety Protocols

The Case For Optional Workplace Safety Protocols  

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Marcus Williams - Wednesday, July 13, 2016