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August 2015

Mace® Brand Nite Beams available at Second Sole in Mentor, OH

By Jess 2 years ago 1848 Views No comments

The new line of LED safety wear is now available at Second Sole in Mentor, Ohio. They have quality gear, great pricing and an awesome staff! Here is a little message from SS:

"Second Sole being a "one-stop-shop", we eliminate the need for you to shop for product, worry about shipping, printing, art design, costly set-up fee's, etc. Let us take care of the work for you. We offer extremely competitive pricing, personal business and another way for you to support your local community.

Second Sole will happily meet with any type of team coach, organization, or event manager to review products and place large team and/or event orders.

We have access to an in-store graphic designer to take care of any art work needs, and we partner with great local screen printers, embroiderers and various other embellishers enabling quick turn around time of any team or event order."

Your beach safety checklist: 4 items to always keep in your beach bag

By Eric 2 years ago 2601 Views No comments

Summertime is beach time, as millions of Americans head to the shore for sun and fun. But even while you’re enjoying a relaxing trip to the beach, you need to be prepared for the unexpected.

Keep these items in your beach bag to complete your beach safety checklist.

  • Pepper spray. Many beaches are public places. That means you don’t know who — or what — you might run into, and you may not be familiar with the area. How can you deter people looking for trouble? One way is to bring a friend or family member to the beach with you. Another strategy is to get in the habit of packing pepper spray. Don’t forget: Keep your pepper spray canister out of direct sunlight to avoid overheating and potential leakage.
  • First aid kit. A good first aid kit should include disinfectant and bandages for minor cuts and scrapes, moleskin patches for blisters, self-cooling ice packs, cloth bandages for sprains, and lotions to treat jellyfish stings and sunburns. If you’re heading to beach that’s in a remote location or doesn’t have a lifeguard, it’s even more important to have these items with you, as it could take longer for first responders to arrive.
  • Cell phone. Sand and water don’t mix well with cell phones, so many beachgoers don’t want to take one with them. But it’s important to have a fully charged cell phone with you in case of emergency. You can always dial 911, but programming local emergency numbers into your phone can give you another way to reach help.

  • Emergency items. If your waterfront adventure takes you to a really remote lake or beach, you’ll need other items that could come in handy if you get lost or stranded. These include a GPS unit that can signals your location to emergency responders.

Other emergency items to consider are an emergency blanket to keep you warm in the event of cold temperatures or injury shock, waterproof matches to start campfires, water-purification tablets for drinking and cooking, and bear spray – in case you encounter aggressive wildlife.

With the right amount of preparation, you can enjoy your summer excursion to the beach and be prepared for an emergency.

By Eric Crawford
Eric Crawford is Mace’s vice president of global sales.

Introducing the New Official Mace® Brand Blog

By The Mace Team 2 years ago 1840 Views No comments

Looking for tips to help keep yourself and your family safe? Look no further, because the all-new Mace® Brand blog has you covered. We'll be featuring various topics written by our very own Mace team that will help you stay ahead of the curve. From the city and the suburbs to the great outdoors, Mace® Brand knows safety.

Have an idea for an article? Send us your questions and comments as we continue to add new and helpful content. We'd love to hear from you!

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