Archives: Safety & Work Wear

Klein® Tools Headlamp

Klein® Tools Designs a Headlamp with all the Must-Haves for the Jobsite January 26, 2016 (Lincolnshire, IL) – Klein Tools (http://www.kleintools.com), for professionals since 1857, launched its new Illumination line, including a headlamp (Cat. No. 56220) designed specifically for electricians.  It features an anti-slip silicone strap that comes pre-adjusted to fit a hard hat.  The […]

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Winter Workwear

Arborwear Double Thick Pullover Crew Neck Sweatshirt Working in construction and having rugged clothing go hand in hand. For me clothing worn on the job-site must have exceptional durability, comfort, quality of construction, and a fit that you can not only feel in the fabric, but also see in performance results. There is nothing worse than working […]

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Milwaukee M18 Stand Light 2130-20

Milwaukee M18 LED Stand Light 2130-20 Getting portable, dependable lighting on a jobsite can sometimes be a challenge.  For years I’ve kept a variety of halogen and incandescent lights in my trailer for this purpose. I’m always finding myself in a basement, attic or crawlspace and they’re NEVER lighted! The problem with using halogens was […]

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Timberland PRO® Workwear

Timberland PRO® Workwear There’s no doubt that you’ve heard of Timberland, especially if you’re from New England. They set the standard 40+ years ago that made the brand synonymous with rugged boots and shoes. In 1999 they launched Timberland PRO®, a line of great-looking, durable, safety work boots for the professional tradesmen. And, most recently, […]

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Milwaukee M12 Heated Hoodie Review

Milwaukee M12 Cordless Heated Hoodies Milwaukee continues to expand their popular heated gear lineup with an obvious choice, heated hoodies! You’d be hard pressed to visit a jobsite in cold regions of this country without seeing a large percentage of laborers wearing some type of hoodie sweatshirt. This is a brilliant move by Milwaukee and […]

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COAST FL60 LED Headlamp

COAST FL60 Fixed-Beam LED Headlamp COAST, a company well-known for their knives and multi-tools, and now an industry leader in LED flashlights from the DIY-er’s to the Navy Seals and soldiers in Iraq and Afghanistan, recently came out with a new headlamp line.  We took a look at one of their headlamps, the COAST FL60 LED […]

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2015 KEEN Utility Media Event Twitter Highlights

2015 KEEN Utility Media Event Twitter Highlights Last week we had the opportunity to attend the first media event at KEEN Utility and get a first hand look at the product and the company. We were part of a small handful of Tool and Construction media personnel invited and it gave us a really clear look […]

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Little Giant Revolution Ladder

Little Giant 17’ Revolution Ladder, Model 12017 Review The CPSC (Consumer Product Safety Commission) report on ladder safety shows mind blowing statistics concerning the severity and number of ladder-related accidents that occur in the United States. Every year thousands of people are injured, and hundreds are killed in ladder accidents that usually can be avoided. More […]

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KEEN Utility Braddock AL WP Work Boot Review

KEEN Utility Braddock AL WP Work Boot Review I have weird feet. There, I said it. Painful flat feet kind of weird. I’ve worn a lot of other work boots over the years and my feet almost always ached at the end of the day. The only times they didn’t was during the middle of winter; […]

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Milwaukee M12 Heated Gear Review

Milwaukee M12 Heated Gear Review Five years or half a decade. No matter which way you say it that’s how long Milwaukee heated gear has been changing the way we work and play in the winter months. It all started with the introduction of the first jacket in classic Milwaukee Red. The next few seasons […]

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