Celebrating National Safety Month: Week 3

Celebrating National Safety Month: Week 3

Slips, trips, and falls can result in serious injury, or even death. They are, however, 100 percent preventable. OSHA has cited fall protection in the construction industry as the number one violation of 2017 and fall protection training takes the ninth spot on the list. As we enter week three []

Floor Paint or Floor Tape?

Floor Paint or Floor Tape?

I know that floor paint has been used for decades to mark the floors of industrial workplaces, however, just because something has been around or done for a long time does not mean it is the best practice or choice today. There are many cons to using floor marking paint []

Kaizen for the Workplace and Personal Spaces

Kaizen for the Workplace and Personal Spaces

The strategy of Kaizen can be used in a workplace or even in the home. This is a great post for the beginner or the advanced Lean user. I would recommend checking out the article and exploring how Lean can help your company. “A Japanese management strategy called Kaizen roughly translates to []

National Forklift Safety Day

National Forklift Safety Day

Today is National Forklift Safety Day! Sponsored annually by the Industrial Truck Association, the day aims to reduce the number of forklift-related fatalities and injuries. Since the mass production of power lift trucks in the 1930s, forklifts have been a staple to countless warehouses, facilities, and construction sites. The average []

Celebrating National Safety Month: Week 1

Celebrating National Safety Month: Week 1

With the start of summer comes rising temperatures, barbecues, sunshine, and the chance to commemorate another National Safety Month. Promoted by the National Safety Council (NCS) each June, this month of observance aims to increase safety awareness while reducing preventable injuries and deaths. At Creative Safety Supply, we pride ourselves []

Spanish GHS Labels

Spanish GHS Labels

The Globally Harmonized System (GHS) is a set of standards set forth by the United Nations aimed at standardizing and harmonizing the classification of hazards, and has been adopted by companies, governments, universities, and other institutions around the world. Although the UN does not have power to require or enforce []

5 Ways to Celebrate National Electrical Safety Month

5 Ways to Celebrate National Electrical Safety Month

The month of May is National Electrical Safety Month, designated by the Electrical Safety Foundation International (ESFI), and designed to promote electrical safety in the home, school, and workplace. The annual campaign aims to reduce the number of electrical-related fires, fatalities, injuries, and property loss that occur all too often. []

Safety and Lean Resources

Safety and Lean Resources

We here at Creative Safety Supply pride ourselves in offering free safety and lean resources through blogs, posts, podcasts, and infographics; in our efforts to educate and inform, below are workplace safety and Lean manufacturing websites we recommend. P4 Lean Strategy Bill Weider is an expert in Lean and founder []