Find the right MCR Safety product that protects you against these common hazards.
When Old Man Winter arrives, anyone working on a construction site needs their hands and body warmed with balaclavas, insulated gloves, and garments.
Demolition operations are part of the revising process when refurbishing bridges and roads. So it makes sense to keep the back-of-hand protected when picking up and moving all the loose debris.Learn More About Crush and Impact Protection
Every construction site requires steel toe boots, as there is always the possibility that tools, items, or material may fall onto a worker’s feet.
Exposure to toxic substances causes 12% of all injuries in this industry. Whenever a worker is spraying or exposed to chemicals, they should consider wearing chemical-resistant gloves. We've got a vast lineup!
Asphalt absorbs the sun's rays, making conditions hot for those working on the blacktop. To avoid heat-related illnesses, workers should consider wearing moisture-wicking hi-vis clothing that can go a long way in keeping the body cool.
When lifting and carrying heavy items such as equipment and materials, it helps to have some extra padding in the palm of a pair of protective work gloves.
The industry ranks 5th for thermal burns. Bitumen burns are common for workers, as it is heated to 232°C for spray applications and only slightly lower temperatures for road paving.
Flying asphalt and broken rock from jackhammers are all over in road construction. Keeping eyes protected with safety glasses is a must. A face shield is also necessary to protect one's eyes and face when cutting or grinding.
Working in the rain is no fun. Workers turn to MCR Safety’s hi-vis rainwear, bomber jackets, and raincoats to keep them dry.Learn More About Inclement Weather Protection
Have you seen the number of materials stacked up next to a road under construction? Abrasion injuries are common across this industry as someone has to move and place all those materials in the appropriate spot. This task requires hand protection.
Anyone working close to a federally funded highway must wear Class 2 or Class 3 hi-vis clothing. Flaggers, the workers who control traffic and signaling others to drive, must wear reflective clothing, as must anyone operating near mobile construction equipment. We have an entire product line workers can choose from, including safety vests, hi-vis shirts, and hi-vis jackets.Learn More About Overall Visibility Protection
Splinters, small metal chips, and burrs are found all over road construction sites. Sharp pointed metal can rip through low puncture-rated gloves! Workers should wear higher puncture-rated gloves to protect their hands.
Many road workers come across jagged rebar and other sharp objects on the job. Over 18% of all hand injuries are from cuts and lacerations. Construction workers come into constant contact with rough, sharp, and jagged surfaces.Learn More About Sharp Objects Protection
MCR Safety manufactures and supplies Personal Protective Equipment (PPE). Simply put, WE PROTECT PEOPLE! We are known world-wide for our extensive product line depth surrounding gloves, glasses, and garments spanning across numerous industries. We offer the total package of safety gear encompassing industrial gloves, safety glasses, protective garments, welding gear, industrial boots, Flame Resistant (FR) gear, face shields, and much more. From a glove standpoint alone, MCR Safety manufacturers and supplies over 1,000 different style gloves. Here are some of the many reasons MCR Safety is your go to source for PPE:
MCR Safety is recognized as a global manufacturer stretching across six countries, with both distribution and manufacturing facilities. Our core competency and specialty is manufacturing and supplying protective gloves, glasses, and garments. The information shown and provided on MCR Safety’s website, its safety articles, industry resource pages, highlighted hazards and safety equipment should be used only as a general reference tool and guide. The end user is solely responsible for determining the suitability of any product selection for a particular application. MCR Safety makes no guarantee or warranty (expressed or implied) of our products’ performance or protection for particular applications.