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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

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

Near Miss Reporting – A Step by Step Guide for Improved Reporting

Near Miss Reporting – A Step by Step Guide for Improved Reporting

Improve Safety with Near Miss Reporting When looking for ways to improve the safety of your facility, one of the best options is to identify improvement opportunities by looking at near misses. Near misses are any incident where someone experiences a problem that almost causes an accident or injury. While nobody would deny that these

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

Total Productive Maintenance (TPM) Explained

Total Productive Maintenance (TPM) Explained

Understanding Total Productive Maintenance Total Productive Maintenance, or the acronym TPM, gets tossed around in Lean and general business circles often enough, but an understanding of the idea escapes most people. In general, TPM has a few different goals. In a quick and dirty sense, these are… To eliminate breakdowns To eliminate small stops or

Injury Prevention Plans – 5 Key Components

Injury Prevention Plans – 5 Key Components

Implementing Injury Prevention Plans All facilities should have injury prevention plans in place for most jobs within the facility. These plans can help identify risks, and plan out what should be done to reduce or eliminate them from the facility. In many places, these types of plans are actually required by law. Whether you have

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