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12 01, 2022

J-CAP™ Safety Caps for 4” to 8” Post & Column Base Brackets

By |2022-01-12T15:08:05-08:00January 12th, 2022|Architecture, Buildings, Construction|

Avoid Injury with J-Cat Safety Covers for Post and Column Base Brackets The J-CAP™ safety cover is designed to easily fit over a variety of post and column base brackets. As a single cap, the J-CAP™ will fit over most 4” wide brackets, while the 6”, and 8” brackets will require 2 J-CAP’s™. Our J-CAP™ safety covers are easy to install and can be pushed on by hand and secured in place with a provided locking cable - simply loop the locking cable through the

6 01, 2022

Are J-Cat™ Safety Caps Easy to Install?

By |2022-01-07T14:11:53-08:00January 6th, 2022|Architecture, Buildings, Construction|

A common, and logical, question we get regarding our J-Cap™ safety covers is, “Are they easy to install?” The short answer is yes. They can be pushed on easily by hand as the width of the J-CAP™ shaft is at 3 1/8" and the Strap Tie Holdowns (STHD) are exactly 3." We provide a locking cable seal that can be looped through the nail holes of the STHD and then tightened. Affordable, reusable and easy to install, our safety caps can prevent serious impalement injury

22 12, 2021

The Safety Net

By |2021-12-22T10:41:05-08:00December 22nd, 2021|Construction, News|

The Safety Net December 2021By: Teddi Penewell, CSP, CITM.R.S. OSHA Safety, Inc. Keeping Companies Like Yours Safe For Over 30 Years Red Flags The red flag has been used throughout history as a signal that there is a problem or danger—encouraging people to stop and take notice. Red flag warnings may be a signal of high fire danger due to weather conditions or of serious water hazards at the beach. In auto racing, a red flag indicates a race has been stopped. Red-flag situations at

16 12, 2021

Let’s Be Honest…

By |2021-12-22T12:13:12-08:00December 16th, 2021|Construction, News|

Let's Be Honest... What is your first physical response when you see a police car behind you? You look at the speedometer and let off the gas, even if you’re not speeding. Chances are, your heart probably will start to race a little until you see the officer pass by you. Or how about you answer this question, honestly of course. Cell phones while driving, do you still use it when you are driving, or at that traffic light that seems to take FOREVER…

10 09, 2021

New Construction Safety Product Coming to ASSP Safety 2021 Expo

By |2021-09-10T20:14:30-07:00September 10th, 2021|News|

New Construction Safety Product Coming to ASSP Safety 2021 Expo Temecula, CA September 1, 2021 - J-CAT Safety Products, an innovative newcomer to the construction safety industry will be showcasing their newest construction safety device at the ASSP Safety 2021 Conference and Expo. The company’s signature product, the J-CAP™, is an OSHA-certified safety device that guards against injury or death due to impalements on exposed metal post brackets, metal forming stakes, and other similar hazards. Previously, workers would place common buckets or even

20 07, 2021

OSHA Releases Top 10 Standards Violations

By |2021-07-20T07:21:25-07:00July 20th, 2021|News|

OSHA Releases Top 10 Standards Violations OSHA Releases Information on Top 10 Most Frequently Cited Standards for FY 2020 OSHA has revealed its annual list of Top 10 Most Frequently Cited Standards. Mar 04, 2021 After months of delay, the Occupational Health & Safety Administration has revealed the Top 10 Most Frequently Cited Standards for Fiscal Year 2020. Although all of the standards that were previously found on the list in 2019 stayed on the list in 2020, there were some that moved positions in

2 07, 2021

New Construction Safety Product Creates Industry Buzz

By |2021-07-20T07:21:32-07:00July 2nd, 2021|News|

New Construction Safety Product Creates Industry Buzz Temecula, CA July 1, 2021 - J-CAT Safety Products, an innovative newcomer to the construction safety industry started with a flurry of activity at the World of Concrete, one of the industry’s largest trade show events. The show was the first time distributors and attendees got a look at the company’s signature product, the J-CAP™. It’s an OSHA-approved safety device that guards against injury or death due to impalements on exposed metal brackets, metal forming stakes,

16 04, 2021

New Construction Safety Product Launches at World of Concrete Show

By |2021-07-08T13:47:50-07:00April 16th, 2021|News|

New Construction Safety Product Launching at World of Concrete Show J-CAT Safety Products, Inc., a California-based company, has developed the J-CAP. This industry-first product is designed to prevent accidents caused by exposed brackets, flat metal forming stakes, and strap-tie holdowns. The device is the ONLY OSHA-approved product for the application. The J-CAP aims to mitigate impalement injuries on job sites. The industry’s previous best practice was custom-made wood boxes, placing non-OSHA-approved plastic flower pots or common buckets over the exposed brackets.

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