Tag Archives: workplace safety

Believe in Safety: A Survivor’s Insight

Believe in Safety: A Survivor’s Insight

After surviving an arc flash accident, which landed him in the hospital and required an extensive recovery process, Brandon Schroeder keenly felt the value in sharing his story. Not only was it a poignant narrative, but it also drove home the fact that an arc flash accident impacts more than just you personally.

Milliken & Company Named One of America’s Safest Companies

Milliken & Company Named One of America’s Safest Companies

Milliken & Company

When a work environment is safe, workers are free to focus on their jobs.  That is the driving belief behind Millikens commitment to safety.  We are happy to announce that Milliken & Company has been included in Americas Safest Companies List.  Created in 2002, Americans Safest Companies is a corporate award that honors companies who […]

Understanding Your Liability in Third-Party Contractor Situations: A Case Study Review

Understanding Your Liability in Third-Party Contractor Situations: A Case Study Review

Last year, a Los Angeles County jury found Qualcomm liable for $7.1 million[1] in damages as a result of a burn incident. Qualcomm, a telecommunications equipment company, was found negligent in an electrical fire incident, where a third-party contractor suffered third-degree burns while servicing electrical equipment on the companys premise. The incident, which resulted in […]

Rethinking Risk Assessment in Today’s Work Environments

Rethinking Risk Assessment in Todays Work Environments

Rethinking Risk Assessment

By Matt Burtney Content Marketing Associate, Superior Glove and Scott Francis Midwest Regional Market Manager, Westex by Milliken Embracing a Safety Culture: Since 1970, the workforce in the United States has doubled. In that same time, on-the-job fatalities have fallen by 68%. Whats the driving force behind this change? Promoting a culture of safety in […]

How ASSE Safety 2017 Innovations Enhance Employee Safety

How ASSE Safety 2017 Innovations Enhance Employee Safety

Westex by Milliken & Haws Corporation ASSE Safety 2017

By Scott Francis Midwest Regional Market Manager, Westex by Milliken and Samantha Hoch Marketing Communications Strategist, Haws® We believe when it comes to safety, you should not have to compromise. Leaders in the safety industry design innovative, yet functional, equipment to protect workers while on the job. From emergency response equipment to flame resistant (FR) […]

How To Effectively Control Combustible Dust

How To Effectively Control Combustible Dust

Westex by Milliken & Lewellyn at ASSE Safety 2017

By Jason Reason CIH, CSP, CHMM Senior Vice President of Safety and Health Services, Lewellyn Technology, LLC with Scott Francis Midwest Regional Market Manager, Westex by Milliken The issue of combustible dust and its associated hazards (fire, deflagration, explosion) has always existed in several industries in one form or another. Only recently has the topic […]

Safety 2016 Trade Show Recap

Safety 2016 Trade Show Recap

We are excited to have wrapped up another successful American Society of Safety Professionals (ASSE) Safety show, this year in Atlanta! This trade show and exhibition brings safety professionals together to learn best practices, discuss industry updates, and make connections with suppliers and each other. Now that the show is over, we thought we’d share […]

Why Ongoing Safety Education is Critical

Why Ongoing Safety Education is Critical

In honor of National Safety Month, were taking a look at the importance of ongoing safety education and training. Safety excellence means going beyond recording a zero injury number to embedding safety into the culture of your workforce. After all, being safe is about employee buy-in and the employees themselves, not just about the numbers.

June is National Safety Month

June is National Safety Month

National Safety Month - Westex by Milliken

Our safety goal is zero injuries. We are committed to safety excellence in everything we do. Our basic belief is that all incidents can and will be prevented. – Charlie Young, Corporate Safety Manager at Milliken & Co.

We Are FR Educators

We Are FR Educators

We Are FR Educators - Westex by Milliken

Westex by Milliken is all in when it comes to FR education. Most companies in our industry are just suppliers; we want to be your partner in safety, and that involves bringing more to the table than a piece of fabric.