Saf-T-Gard International, Inc. (Voltgard Test Lab)
The Voltgard® Test Lab is a division of Saf-T-Gard International, Inc., a family-owned and operated manufacturer, distributor, importer, exporter and global supplier of personal protective equipment, electrical safety, facility safety and first aid. Based in suburban Chicago, Saf-T-Gard has been bringing workers home safely since 1936. The Voltgard® project was launched in 1983 as a small test lab with the mission to develop the electrical testing and utility industry business by providing the testing of rubber insulating products to complement the sales of new products. Today, it is the largest, independent, NAIL4PET-accredited test lab for rubber insulating products in the United States and provides full-service testing and recertification of rubber gloves, sleeves, blankets, line hose, covers, dielectric footwear, jumper cables, grounding sets, plastic guards, hot sticks, matting, hoods and insulating hand tools – all to applicable OSHA standards. The Voltgard® Test Lab acts as an off-site lab for numerous utilities, telecom companies, contractors, municipalities and industrial facilities nationwide. The Voltgard® division of Saf-T-Gard is dedicated to serving industries where worker safety and protection from electrical current are critically important and has developed its own proprietary Voltgard® brand of award-winning electrical safety products, including the Voltgard® V-GRIPS® Leather Protector Gloves and the Voltgard® Telescopic Insulated Rescue Body Hook in addition to offering a full line of electrical safety products ranging from rubber insulating goods to arc flash safety clothing and kits to grounding equipment and so much more! Saf-T-Gard also developed The Original Rubber Goods Change-Out Program®, the industry’s first, start-to-finish solution that monitors, tracks and manages the rubber goods’ in-service use and testing intervals to minimize out-of-service time and ensure tested materials are received within compliance deadlines so that workers can remain safe and productive. Additionally, Saf-T-Gard has one of the largest new rubber goods inventories in the world and can immediately replace any goods not meeting applicable standards. Furthermore, the Saf-T-Gard and Voltgard® team has more than 100 combined years of safety experience that includes ASTM Voting Members, OSHA 30-hour trained safety professionals, Qualified Safety Sales Professionals (QSSP) and NFPA 70E trained safety professionals. The expertise of our team can be an extension of your team when you partner with Saf-T-Gard on your company’s safety program. Our comprehensive electrical safety program delivers proven time and cost savings for our customers in nearly every industry, and we can do the same for you! No one else offers the Voltgard® level of service!