15 Epic Safety Fails & How to Avoid Them

15 Epic Safety Fails & How to Avoid Them

Workplace safety is extremely important and it’s something most people reading this page think about on a regular basis. Those who work in this industry often get to a point where they don’t see very many egregious safety failures because companies that employ safety managers typically have at least some standards in place. Every day

Wrong Ways to Use Floor Tape

Wrong Ways to Use Floor Tape

Using floor tape is a great way to keep your facility better organized, safer, and in compliance with many regulations. Floor tape is an easy-to-use option that is fairly quick to install and can last for years without any significant problems. Floor tape is only a good solution, however, if it is used properly. There

What No One Tells You About Pipe Marking

What No One Tells You About Pipe Marking

Ok, let’s be honest here. Unless you are a safety professional, or you work closely with safety professionals, the chances are that no one has really told you anything about pipe marking, right? But for those of us lucky enough to work in this industry, it quickly becomes all too clear that there is an

106th Anniversary of Factory Fire that Prompted Workplace Safety Movement Recognized by ASSE

106th Anniversary of Factory Fire that Prompted Workplace Safety Movement Recognized by ASSE

On March 25, 1911 the Triangle Shirtwaist Factory in lower Manhattan caught fire, and 146 workers died while attempting to escape the burning building. This tragedy is recognized as the event that really started the workplace safety movement, and the ASSE is officially recognizing this important event. It was discovered after this event that fire

OSHA’s Training Program Operating Efficiently According to GAO

OSHA’s Training Program Operating Efficiently According to GAO

  In addition to providing regulations, guidelines, and inspections, OSHA also offers an important training and education service, known as the Outreach Training Program. In fiscal year 2016, this program reached almost 900,000 workers and provided them with important training on a wide range of topics related to occupational hazard recognition and prevention. According to

OSHA Updates on PPE

OSHA Updates on PPE

This week Summit Safety Group looks at some OSHA updates and what they look at when performing a walkthrough in a facility. Specifically, what they are looking at in regards to personal protective equipment used in any given situation. The video points out that offering personal protective equipment to employees is not sufficient to pass

OSHA – Important Dates in 2017

OSHA – Important Dates in 2017

2017 is shaping up to be a big year for changes from OSHA (as almost every year seems to be). There are already a number of key changes being rolled out, and being aware of the these changes and their effective dates is very important. The following are some of the most important dates from

Product Spotlight: KleenGuard Protective Apparel

Product Spotlight: KleenGuard Protective Apparel

When people think about personal protection equipment, they typically think about hard hats, steel toed boots, and safety goggles. One of the most commonly used types of protective gear, however, is fairly normal looking protective apparel. Protective apparel from KleenGuard is used in many industries ranging from medical labs to manufacturing facilities and offers an

Product Spotlight: Gauge Warning Film Circles

Product Spotlight: Gauge Warning Film Circles

Gauges are used in many workplaces to display things like speed, pressure, temperature, fill level, and more. These gauges make it easy for employees to keep an eye on a measurement that they can’t physically inspect. In most cases, gauges will have ideal levels, warning levels, and danger levels that need to be monitored for.