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LabelTac® Pro X Giveaway Winner Selected

LabelTac® Pro X Giveaway Winner Selected

We would like to give a huge thank you to everyone who registered for our summer LabelTac® giveaway and helped to make it such a success! Congratulations to Greg W. from Ohio, the lucky recipient of a new LabelTac® Pro X. With the printer, Greg will be also be getting the intuitive LabelSuite™ software, free

Pipe Marking with LabelSuite™

Pipe Marking with LabelSuite™

Every LabelTac® printer comes with the easiest labeling software on the market. Featuring an expansive library of ready-to-print templates and symbols, LabelSuite™ makes creating custom signs and labels a breeze. Included in this software is the Pipe Marking Assistant to guide you step-by-step through the design process of creating compliant pipe labels. Pipe marking is

Announcing the 2019 Fall Scholarship Winner

Announcing the 2019 Fall Scholarship Winner

After months of sorting applications and reading through essays, it’s time to announce the winner of the Creative Safety Supply scholarship competition! Year after year we receive hundreds of submissions and this year it has been our pleasure to read about the experiences and goals of scholars all across the country, from all different backgrounds.

Safe Forklift Operation: Expert Tips for Parking

Safe Forklift Operation: Expert Tips for Parking

Did you know more than 200 forklift-related injuries occur every day in the United States? Powered industrial trucks make speedy material handling possible and have been a fixture in warehouses for decades. There are dozens of standards and regulations regarding the operation of a forklift and even more safe driving tips from the experts, but

Find Creative Safety Supply at PACK EXPO 2019

Find Creative Safety Supply at PACK EXPO 2019

Come find our booth at PACK EXPO! Creative Safety Supply will be in Las Vegas, Nevada next week to attend thelargest packaging event of the year. Stop by our booth in the Upper South Hall to explore efficiency and packing solutions and see how creating custom, professional labels with the LabelTac® series of industrial printers

New Changes in GHS Revision 8  (Published 2019)

New Changes in GHS Revision 8 (Published 2019)

Every two years, the United Nations’ GHS Purple Book receives an update. The Purple Book is the official guiding document for the Globally Harmonized System of Classification and Labeling of Chemicals (GHS). It provides framework for GHS adoption, defines the system for hazard classification, and includes guidance on labeling requirements. The 8th revised edition of

OSHA Safe + Sound Week 2019

OSHA Safe + Sound Week 2019

OSHA’s year-round campaign kicks off their third annual nationwide event, Safe + Sound Week this month on August 12. This year’s event is focused on recognizing and celebrating the successes of businesses who have implemented safety programs. OSHA hopes to encourage businesses to refresh existing programs, and for workplaces without a safety and health program,

Machine Guarding (Safety Requirements + Expert Tips)

Machine Guarding (Safety Requirements + Expert Tips)

Machinery-related injuries can be devastating. Those operating or maintaining unguarded machines are at risk for crushed hands and arms, severed limbs and fingers, abrasions, amputations, and lacerations, or even death. Industries using dangerous machines (like power saws or milling machines) are required to eliminate or control any preset hazards. Machine guards serve as a safeguard

How is Gemba Lean?

How is Gemba Lean?

Gemba walks are a Lean management tool that fits in with many other Lean manufacturing concepts. The focus of a Lean manufacturing system in general is on identifying waste in work processes and eliminating it. That way only things that add value for the customer are performed or included. While a gemba walk can focus on

Addressing Lockout/Tagout for National Electrical Safety Month

Addressing Lockout/Tagout for National Electrical Safety Month

Since May is National Electrical Safety Month, it’s the perfect time to address common electrical hazards in your workplace. One of the most important components of electrical safety is the control of hazardous energy, AKA lockout/tagout. Electrical energy can be fatal when accidentally released, and employees are at risk for shock, burns, electrocution, or other

Managing Inventory with Rack Labels

Managing Inventory with Rack Labels

With rows and rows of aisles and shelves, operating an efficient warehouse can be a difficult and complex task. There is a considerable amount of planning that takes place in the development of a warehouse management process, but rack labeling is a simple and cost-effective way to control inventory. Facilitating the flow of inventory, keeping

How to Spring Clean Your Facility

How to Spring Clean Your Facility

Most people associate spring cleaning with clearing out the attic or organizing the closet, but the same energy can be applied to the workplace! Spring is an excellent opportunity to evaluate your facility and organize for efficiency. Focus on getting rid of items cluttering the workplace and making an environment that allows for more productive

Are you up to date with OSHA?

Are you up to date with OSHA?

OSHA works to assure safe and healthy working conditions and uses their authority to keep regulations and standards up to date. Below we have compiled some updates from the agency this year and what changes may be in the future. Higher Fines OSHA penalties were updated earlier this year and apply to any citation issued

Improving Facility Safety With a Visual Communication Strategy

Improving Facility Safety With a Visual Communication Strategy

Visual communication fosters a strong safety culture in the workplace. Visual communication reinforces training, displays best practices, suggests safe operating guidelines, and keeps workers aware of hazards.  Visual cues like signs and floor tape help to quickly communicate important information in a matter of seconds. Implementing a visual communication strategy is relatively inexpensive, but the

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