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Pipe Marking Saves Lives

Pipe Marking Saves Lives

Pipe Marking and Your Employees When someone is talking about pipe markings the conversation typically is focused on why they are important for regulatory compliance or for convenience or even to improve general safety. When it comes right down to it, however, pipe markings are important because they save lives. This isn’t an exaggeration or sales

Custom Safety Labeling for Manufacturing

Custom Safety Labeling for Manufacturing

Save Money with Custom Safety Labeling When working in a manufacturing environment one of the most important things for safety is being able to convey information quickly and accurately to employees in the area. Whether this is letting people know where safety equipment is, informing them of what is in a container, alerting them to

GHS Compliance – Time is Running out

GHS Compliance – Time is Running out

It seems like quite some time ago now that OSHA completed their 2012 final rule revising the Hazard Communication Standard, also known as the ‘right to know’ regulation. For many companies, the new regulations were looked over and then largely forgotten about. If that is the case for you, consider this your wakeup call! You

Seven Simple & Effective Manufacturing Safety Tips

Seven Simple & Effective Manufacturing Safety Tips

Manufacturing facilities are an essential part of the global economy, but they are also one of the more dangerous places of employment. While there have been significant manufacturing safety improvements over the past several decades, many facilities still have a long way to go. Unfortunately, many facilities believe that it would be too costly or

Pipe Marking Tips and Tricks

Pipe Marking Tips and Tricks

Pipe Marking Tips that Could Improve Workplace Safety For many facilities the only thing they think about when it comes to pipe marking is whether or not they are in compliance with the required standards from organizations such as ANSI and ASME. While this may be sufficient to get you in compliance, it is not

Untracked Near Miss Data Kills Profits

Untracked Near Miss Data Kills Profits

How Near Miss Data Can Improve Your Business The fact that safety and profitability go hand and hand has been written about extensively by myself and many others over the years. While many facilities still look at safety improvement as a costly necessity of doing business, a growing number are actually starting to realize that

Safety Climate

Safety Climate

Safety Climate: You can watch Things Happen, Make Things Happen, or Wonder What the Heck Happened? When it comes to the safety climate of a work place there are many things to consider such as communication, the safety practices and plans in place, hazard awareness, etc. However, there is one area that seems to be

HAZWOPER Analysis – 5 Important Steps

HAZWOPER Analysis – 5 Important Steps

The term HAZWOPER stands for Hazardous Waste Operations and Emergency Response Standard, and is a set of standards created by OSHA. These standards are specifically applicable to five groups of employers/employees according to OSHA, but they can also be used by many other facilities looking to improve their hazardous waste safety. The five specific groups

Wind Turbine safety – Top 5 Hazards

Wind Turbine safety – Top 5 Hazards

Close Look at Wind Turbine Safety With the rapid growth of wind turbines as a clean source of power throughout the country and around the world, thousands of people are being employed to install and maintain these giant electricity generators. While these are often great jobs, they can also be quite dangerous, which is why

Casting Safety 101

Casting Safety 101

Everything You Need to Know About Casting Safety Whether you are casting small items as a hobby at home or you work with large industrial casting equipment, it is important to know how to stay safe at all times. It will come as no surprise that working with or around casting equipment can be very

Mobile Safety Training Management

Mobile Safety Training Management

Key Benefits Related to Mobile Safety Training In today’s high-tech world it is important to make sure you take advantage of all the latest advancements to improve the way your business runs. In places like warehouses, manufacturing facilities, construction sites and other potentially dangerous jobs, there are many improvements that can be made by using

Manual Handling Safety Checklist

Manual Handling Safety Checklist

Manual Handling Safety Review In just about all types of manufacturing, warehousing, mining and other facilities there are many risks that people have to be concerned about. One of the biggest concerns today is manually handling safety. Manual handling is any activity where a person has to actually handle items in the facility themselves, and