Importance of Industrial Safety

It is natural that the industrial setting for many manufacturing and processing businesses involves a variety of critical safety points. This is due to production systems which utilize heavy machinery, chemicals and other sensitive materials and processes. Typical industrial hazards can include chemical exposure to the body, ergonomic hazards due to frequent and/or intense physical strain, as well as other physical dangers, such as heat or heavy moving parts.

Identifying these threats has introduced regulations on worksite safety to be comprehensive and thorough. These safety regulations are implemented and enforced by federal and state agencies, all of whom aim to dramatically decrease and eliminate work hazards which are preventable through safety education and equipment.

It is a modern view now within facility management to view preventative measures as a smart and long-term investment into the wellbeing of the industry and the business itself. Indeed, safety precautions offer businesses advantages which save money and time, while improving productivity and morale. This proactive push within the manufacturing and production industry to help fortify safety precautions in the work place are supported by diverse options for preventative gear and equipment, as well.

A key development within industrial safety is the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA). Through the support of other organizations like the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and the National Institute of Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH), these organizations are able to develop mandatory safety and health standards for all sensitive work environments. Enforcement of these standards also assisted in record-keeping and reporting procedures, essential to securing all employees and businesses across all industries.

Prudential’s Contribution

Here at Prudential Overall Supply, we dedicate our efforts in supporting work safety and health to further secure sensitive work environments with dynamic services and a variety of industrial work gear and options. We are happy to provide both a high quality standard for preventative gear, as well as cleanroom servicing. By integrating our Clean Green processing and evaluation standard with our versatile and durable uniform inventory, POS aims to further work safety goals for the benefit of both the industry and the environment.

Prudential also offers a range of facility safety products like mat, mop, storage, and towel systems to accommodate facility needs. Addressing facility safety and health needs helps create a more secure work environment overall. These durable materials and ergonomic designs ensure facility safety on a comprehensive and immediate level. POS products, in combination with protective gear, make a significant impact on the number of reduced potential injuries, illnesses, and fatalities that occur in the workplace.


The lack of appropriate safety gear and knowledge within the workplace is quite devastating to a business on multiple levels. This can result in a lowered workforce morale and inefficient production, which damages both product and service. Utilizing safety procedures, equipment, uniforms, and increased awareness on specific workplace hazards helps save lives, increase productivity, and improve quality of life for all. Visit our industrial services and uniforms page to learn more today.