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10 Jul 2020
Every month in 2020, we’ll be brining you a Klein Timeline Snapshot: a look back in time at a specific year, looking at what the world was like in said year, and what was happening with Klein Tools. This month’s year: 1989 Men’s cashmere sweater: $99.00Kellogg’s Pop Tarts: $.99 per boxCommodore 128D Computer: $399.00 What was happening in the world: July of 1989 was big month in the sporting world. Several high-profile athletic events and achievements took place, including: -The 60th Annual All Star Baseball Game, with the American League taking the win 5-3, and KC Royals player Bo Jackson...
02 Jul 2020
This weekend is the 4th of July and with that comes barbeques, celebrations and of course, fireworks. The tradition of shooting off fireworks to celebrate the 4th of July dates back centuries, to 1776 to be exact. While fireworks are used to celebrate many an occasion today, the 4th is still the holiday that garners the most pyrotechnic displays (the Macy’s 4th of July fireworks display is the largest in the country, in case you were curious). With fireworks however come risks, so today we’re looking at how to keep yourself safe while celebrating. In reading these tips please remember: only...
25 Jun 2020
One of scariest parts of being a trade professional in the electrical field is the possibility of getting hurt, specifically the risk of electrocution. It is estimated that there are up to 30,000 nonfatal shock injuries each year, many of which do not get reported. When looking at reported injuries, there are around 300 deaths and 4,000 electrical related injuries among the U.S. workforce each year, ranking electrocution sixth among causes of work place death in the United States. A commitment to protecting electricians has always been a priority of Klein Tools. Over the years, we at Klein...
19 Jun 2020
For those who may have forgotten, Father’s Day is right around the corner (quite literally, it is two days away)! If the holiday may have slipped your mind, have no fear! Klein Tools has got you covered with a list of quick and easy gifts that your Dad is sure to love, and you can find in time to celebrate this Sunday. Check out 10 dad-approved Klein Tools gifts below: Klein Tools Black Swivel Seat Counter Stool-Perfect for any home bar or man-cave, this black swivel stool (also available in yellow) is perfect for the dad who already has every Klein tool but wants to show off his love for...
12 Jun 2020
Every month in 2020, we’ll be brining you a Klein Timeline Snapshot: a look back in time at a specific year, looking at what the world was like in said year, and what was happening with Klein Tools. This month’s year: 1980 Beef, top sirloin: $2.79 per poundBuick Regal: $8,085Twin size firm mattress: $65 What was happening in the world: June 1980 changed the way that the world consumed news forever. Cable News Network, more commonly known as CNN, launched in June 1980 as the first 24-hour news channel. This gave viewers round-the-clock access to see world events happen in real time, something...
05 Jun 2020
As states have slowly begun to reopen over the last several weeks, and restrictions have started lifting, many people are trying to get back to their regular routines. While some companies have given employees the option to work from home indefinitely, most of us are starting to head back into the job and get back into the normal swing of things. With this, however, comes fear from many people that a second wave of COVID-19 could come later in the year. As the world awaits relief from this new public health concern, a large number of traditional office workers have started to make...
29 May 2020
May 29 is National Heat Awareness Day in the United States. Created by the National Weather Service, this holiday was created to encourage employers and workers to recognize the warning signs of heat illness and keep workers safe. Throughout the summer months every year, there are thousands of illnesses and many deaths of workers due to extreme heat or humid conditions. Today, we’re looking at what you can do to keep yourself safe when you’re outside on the jobsite during the summer months. There are three main ways to protect yourself from head related illnesses: water, rest, and shade....
22 May 2020
While it may seem like 2020 just started, we’re almost through May and summer is right around the corner. With summer comes higher temperatures outside, which means your home electrical and HVAC systems working harder to keep you cool inside. There are a few basic steps that you can take now, before the temperatures start rising, to ensure your home is in tip-top shape and will keep you cool and your electrical bills down all summer long. -Make sure your AC is working properly – This may seem like a pretty obvious thing, but it often goes overlooked until it is too late. Turn on your air...
15 May 2020
Klein Snapshot – May 15 Every month in 2020, we’ll be brining you a Klein Timeline Snapshot: a look back in time at a specific year, looking at what the world was like in said year, and what was happening with Klein Tools. This month’s year: 1968 Chevrolet Impala, sport coup: $3,468Gerber Baby Food: $.07 per jar Hotpoint Washing Machine: $159 What was happening in the world: -The first human lung transplant took place in Europe (and only fourth in the world), when 15 year old Alex Smith received the lungs of an 18 year old woman who had passed away only hours earlier. -The Nobel Prize in...
01 May 2020
If you’ve been following us on social media over the last few weeks, you’ve probably noticed our new Stay Fit series, where we offer up tips on how to stay in job-ready shape if your social distancing routine includes staying at home. While this series offers up specific exercises you can do to mimic the muscles you would regularly be working on the jobsite, there are many other things you can easily do to make sure you’re staying both mentally and physically healthy during this time. While some of these may seem like obvious tips, it can be helpful to have a reminder of the simple things we...

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