Scott Laxton

Scott Laxton is Vice President of Marketing & Product Development with Cordova Safety Products and will mark his 10th year with Cordova in January. Scott Laxton is a PPE industry veteran with more than 28-years of experience in Product Development, Marketing, Purchasing & Sales.
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Articles by Scott Laxton


Goggles vs. Glasses: Which Is the Right Safety Eyewear for Your Job? Goggles vs. Glasses: Which Is the Right Safety Eyewear for Your Job? Goggles vs. Glasses: Which Is the Right Safety Eyewear for Your Job? Goggles vs. Glasses: Which Is the Right Safety Eyewear for Your Job?


Your workers need eye protection - but what kind? Find out whether glasses or goggles are the right choice for your workplace.

Safe Lifting: Don't Put Your Back on the Line Safe Lifting: Don't Put Your Back on the Line Safe Lifting: Don't Put Your Back on the Line Safe Lifting: Don't Put Your Back on the Line


Lifting seems straightforward but shouldn't be taken lightly. Learn about proper lifting techniques and important protective equipment.

6 Jobs That Call for Disposable Clothing 6 Jobs That Call for Disposable Clothing 6 Jobs That Call for Disposable Clothing 6 Jobs That Call for Disposable Clothing


You do what you can to save money on PPE, but that doesn't mean disposable clothing isn't the best option. Find out when it is needed.

Selecting the Right PPE for Women: Hand, Foot, and Body Safety Selecting the Right PPE for Women: Hand, Foot, and Body Safety Selecting the Right PPE for Women: Hand, Foot, and Body Safety Selecting the Right PPE for Women: Hand, Foot, and Body Safety


Women are now a part of every industry, so find out how to keep all your employees safe by learning how to select properly fitting PPE for...

Selecting the Right PPE for Women: Head, Eye, and Ear Protection Selecting the Right PPE for Women: Head, Eye, and Ear Protection Selecting the Right PPE for Women: Head, Eye, and Ear Protection Selecting the Right PPE for Women: Head, Eye, and Ear Protection


One size does not fit all, especially when it comes to PPE. Learn the differences to look for when looking for PPE for women.

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When is it okay to wear a bump cap? When is it okay to wear a bump cap? When is it okay to wear a bump cap? When is it okay to wear a bump cap?


Helmets are arguably the most important PPE available given the potentially catastrophic effects of a head injury (learn more about...

When do I need supported gloves? When do I need supported gloves? When do I need supported gloves? When do I need supported gloves?


When working with chemicals and toxins, it’s crucial to protect your hands and skin as much as possible. Think of how easily liquids and...

When do I need to wear a back support belt? When do I need to wear a back support belt? When do I need to wear a back support belt? When do I need to wear a back support belt?


Back injuries are some of the most common workplace injuries, accounting for almost 20% of all work-related injuries and costing upwards of...

What should I provide for outdoor workers who are at risk of heat stress? What should I provide for outdoor workers who are at risk of heat stress? What should I provide for outdoor workers who are at risk of heat stress? What should I provide for outdoor workers who are at risk of heat stress?


Heat-related illnesses can be fatal, especially during hot summer days and in areas with high humidity. People who work outdoors during...