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Tommie Copper: How Does it Work?

Tommie Copper is a notable brand of compression apparel that is infused with copper and designed to relieve pain in areas where worn. Unlike most compression wear, Tommie Copper promotes the idea of comfortable compression wear. Tommie Copper compression wear bridges the gap between athletic use and pain relief in overworked [...]

2016-06-24T11:24:58+00:00 Law Enforcement, Shop Galls|Comments Off on Tommie Copper: How Does it Work?

Bates Individual Comfort System

Not all people walk in the same way; some people walk with an outward or inward tilt. If you’re one of these people, you may find your shoes uncomfortable. If you find your shoes uncomfortable after work and everyday activities, you may be wearing shoes designed for someone with a different [...]

2016-06-10T08:57:16+00:00 Shop Galls|Comments Off on Bates Individual Comfort System

Things Law Enforcement Officers Want You To Know

Law enforcement is one of the most difficult, but rewarding careers out there. As civilians, we can help make officers’ jobs and lives easier. With the hard work law enforcement officers put in to keep the community safe, please consider the following things. […]

2016-06-24T11:25:29+00:00 Law Enforcement|Comments Off on Things Law Enforcement Officers Want You To Know

Things You Might Not Know About Firefighters

Often people have preconceptions about who firefighters are and what goes into their work. Many assume that firefighters are simply heroes that show up to put out fires, but don’t typically know much about them. There are many things that firefighters might want civilians to know about their line of work [...]

2015-12-31T10:10:30+00:00 Fire & EMS|Comments Off on Things You Might Not Know About Firefighters

Tactical Jackets and Footwear for Cold Weather

With the winter months already upon us, it’s a good time to either dig through the closet for the warmer clothes, or simply picking up something new. You definitely want to make sure that you have everything you need for when it starts getting much colder.  […]

2015-12-18T10:27:52+00:00 Shop Galls|Comments Off on Tactical Jackets and Footwear for Cold Weather

Keeping a Clear Mind as a Firefighter

Firefighting is listed as the most stressful job of 2015, and managed to get third place in 2014, according to careercast.com. This is very easy to imagine, given the incredibly stressful situations firefighters put themselves in when they’re called to act in a moment’s notice, responsible for not only their own [...]

2015-12-16T13:46:38+00:00 Fire & EMS|Comments Off on Keeping a Clear Mind as a Firefighter

Tips for Handling Stress in Law Enforcement

Working as a law enforcement officer can certainly be a satisfying and rewarding job. However, it can just as easily be a stressful one. Working in law enforcement places a lot of responsibility and burdens on one’s shoulders, and sometimes it’s hard to remember that we are only human and sometimes [...]

2015-12-10T15:25:07+00:00 How To, Law Enforcement|Comments Off on Tips for Handling Stress in Law Enforcement

Changes to Flame-Resistant Work Apparel

As of 2015, the Occupational Safety and Health Administration passed new rules for employees regarding open flame hazards. While before this change it was only recommended that your body be fully covered with flame-resistant clothing in the work place, this new regulation requires that those whose workplaces meet certain requirements, which [...]

2015-12-10T15:25:25+00:00 Fire & EMS, Shop Galls|Comments Off on Changes to Flame-Resistant Work Apparel

History of Firefighters

Firefighters have a long and colorful history, with many of the most famous figures in Western history playing a big role in forming the firefighting profession we know today. By understanding where professional firefighting originated we can appreciate it not only for saving countless homes and lives, but also for the [...]

2015-12-10T15:25:36+00:00 Fire & EMS|Comments Off on History of Firefighters