Tag Archives: Workwear Reviews & Safety Equipment

Georgia Boot Carbo-Tec Wellington Work Boots Review

Good work boots are important—particularly when you spend all day on your feet. They have to endure mud, rain, sand, oil, and anything else the job site throws at you. Just a cursory glance at the Georgia Boot Carbo-Tec Wellington work boots piqued our interest. These are boots made with supple leather, and they have a more natural […]

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Milwaukee Workskin Light Weight Performance Shirt Review

As Managing Editor of Pro Tool Reviews and an avid endurance athlete, I’m a sucker for comfortable clothing for work and workouts. While I try to dress up a little for media events, you’ll find me in a dry fit shirt anytime I can get away with it. When I saw the new Milwaukee Workskin Light […]

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Meet MAX – the Modular Agile Exoskeleton

California-based robotics companying suitX recently introduced MAX, a Modular Agile Exoskeleton, to aid physical labor and reduce the risk of injury from the lifting, bending, pulling, and pushing common in many jobs. MAX consists of suitX’s backX, shoulderX, and legX modules working in conjunction to create full-body robotic exoskeletal assistance for industrial, construction, baggage handling, […]

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Klein Tools Journeyman Leather Utility Gloves

It wasn’t long after I sent Adam a picture of a big splinter under my fingernail that he brought me a fine pair of Klein Tools Journeyman Leather Utility Gloves. I don’t think he was concerned about me so much as he wanted to avoid receiving more disturbing pictures. In any event, it’s remarkable that those […]

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Truewerk G2 WerkPant Review: Industrial Athletes Only

Most contractors or tradesmen probably don’t think of themselves as athletes in their specific fields. So when I heard the term “industrial athlete” from Truewerk, they had my interest. When we think of any Pro athlete, we know that the gear that they use is not what you pick up at your local discount retailer. […]

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Updated ANSI Cut Resistance Standards

We recently received a very helpful graphic to go along with the new ANSI/ISEA 105-2016 cut resistance standards from our friends at Magid. Cut resistance standards have caused confusion in the past because they can differ between countries and testing methods. Time will tell if these new standards eliminate the confusion, but for now they do look more intuitive. […]

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Wolverine Jetstream CarbonMax Safety Toe Shoe

In my never-ending quest for the perfect footwear for work, I’m constantly chasing comfort. After all, the challenge isn’t producing a shoe with a safety toe, puncture resistance, and stability, it’s doing it in a way that doesn’t leave your feet begging for mercy at the end of the day. More often than not, I […]

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OSHA Impact Rated Contact Lenses Expect Approval

In a surprise move, OSHA is expected to approve impact rated contact lenses that meet the current Z87 impact requirements. New lenses that meet the standard will officially be listed under OSHA 20170401.Z87C. Lenses that exceed the impact standards will be able to carry a “Z87C+” designation. This is the same designation listed for typical […]

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ISOtunes Pro Noise Reducing Bluetooth Earbuds

Whether you’re on the jobsite, off on the long run, sitting on an airplane, or even just shopping at Walmart, there’s something that almost all of us understand universally – listening to music helps isolate us from all the bad mojo around and makes the time go by faster. When we have to wear hearing […]

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Thermacell Halo, Backpacker, and Tick Control System

Thermacell Repellents recently introduced three new products for 2017 designed to keep outdoor activities pest-free: the Thermacell Halo, Thermacell Backpacker, and Thermacell Control System. Non-topical Thermacell repellent products are government tested and EPA approved, using technology that the US Department of Defense has employed to protected troops from mosquito-borne illnesses for years. And the Non-topical […]

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