ESD Supplies & Electronics Blog

ESD Training in the Medical Industry: What to Know

Posted by Antistat on Mar 14, 2017 6:07:00 PM

ESD training is a vital aspect of maintaining safety in the healthcare industry. Health and safety requirements in the medical industry are some of the most comprehensive in the country. Those employed by healthcare organizations are expected to understand the basics of maintaining a medically safe environment for themselves and their patients. In addition, doctors, surgeons, and medical staff undergo extensive training to minimize the potential of safety threats while providing patient care.

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Topics: ESD Essentials, ESD Training

Why ESD Packaging is So Essential

Posted by Antistat on Feb 7, 2017 12:19:00 PM

Your company’s manufacturing processes are undoubtedly designed to minimize the risk of ESD-based damage to products — but the same can’t be said for the facilities and practices of your subcontractors, shipping agents, and the companies that ultimately sell your product.

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Topics: ESD Supplies, ESD Products, ESD Essentials, ESD Packaging

ESD Essentials: Choosing the Right ESD Gloves

Posted by Antistat on Jan 24, 2017 7:37:00 PM

Cleanrooms and manufacturing work requires a number of different safety procedures in order to protect both the workers and the products being handled from potential dangers like electrostatic discharge. One of the cornerstone elements of cleanroom and manufacturing safety is the use of electrostatic discharge (ESD) gloves.

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Topics: ESD Supplies, ESD Gloves, ESD Essentials

The Basics of ESD Matting: What You Need To Know

Posted by Antistat on Jan 17, 2017 1:33:00 PM

A clean room or manufacturing environment requires a number of items of equipment in order to ensure maximum employee and product safety. One of the most critical pieces of safety equipment is the antistatic mat. These mats, in conjunction with antistatic gloves and standard cleanroom equipment, can significantly lower the overall threat of static electricity damaging sensitive electronic products.

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Topics: ESD Supplies, ESD Essentials, ESD Matting

Antistatic Cloth: What You Need To Know

Posted by Antistat on Jan 10, 2017 1:22:00 PM

There are many different factors to consider when constructing an ESD-safe cleanroom or manufacturing environment. Among these considerations is the question of what clothes are appropriate for use in an antistatic workplace. Several kinds of fabric present an ESD threat in a workplace, including the material used to make employee uniforms, carpeting, and cleaning supplies such as workstation towels. To this end, many companies elect to use a high volume of antistatic cloth-based products in order to ensure the lowest possible level of an accidental electrostatic discharge.

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Topics: ESD Supplies, ESD Essentials

What To Look For When Choosing ESD Safety Shoes

Posted by Antistat on Jan 3, 2017 1:24:00 PM

Clean room safety requires a number of different safety implements and procedures. In addition to protecting employee’s hands and faces, many companies also have a need to provide protection for employee’s feet as they work with sensitive electronics. To this end, many organizations purchase ESD safety shoes for their employees in order to add an additional layer of electrostatic discharge protection to their work environments.

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Topics: ESD Safety Shoes, ESD Essentials