When it comes to blade safety, the Gem Runner™ Reloadable Safety Blade Dispenser is the most innovative solution on the market today. Learn more about how Gem Runner™ can meet the requirements of your workstation operations.

Injury prevention is key to remaining competitive.

Customer using Gem Runner at a workstationHazard prevention is a critical dimension of operations that involve cutting and slicing. The U.S. Department of Labor estimates that for every dollar spent on injury prevention, an employer can expect up to six times a return on its investment.

Safety Engineers and Plant Managers understand the importance of having the right tools at hand to minimizing the risk of injury on the job. Gem Runner™ provides safe and easy access to single edge blades at workstations where speed and efficiency are paramount.

Injury prevention is a commitment to employees and customers.

By going beyond safety compliance to making safety a core value, organizations are sending important messages to employees and communicating core values to customers. By providing the safest, most efficient cutting mechanisms and the highest quality blade edges, management is saying, “We care about worker safety. We care that customers know we care.” The bonus is that a company’s safety record is directly related to both productivity and financial prospects.

Gem Runner™ and OSHA

OSHA 1910.138(a)
General requirements. Employers shall select and require employees to use appropriate hand protection when employees’ hands are exposed to hazards such as those from skin absorption of harmful substances; severe cuts or lacerations; severe abrasions; punctures; chemical burns; thermal burns; and harmful temperature extremes.

OSHA 1910.138(b)
Selection. Employers shall base the selection of the appropriate hand protection on an evaluation of the performance characteristics of the hand protection relative to the task(s) to be performed, conditions present, duration of use, and the hazards and potential hazards identified.