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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 “continuous slow improvement.” In the

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 forklift weighs nearly 5 tons

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 in providing the best products

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 this system, OSHA has aligned

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. OSHA estimates there are approximately

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 of P4 Lean Strategy. His

Brewery Safety

Brewery Safety

Craft beer has become a multi-billion-dollar industry, and new breweries are being built all the time. When most people think about this industry, they only look at the end product. The brewing process, however, can actually be quite dangerous if proper care isn’t taken. Just because a brewery is a fun and exciting place to

Introducing the Winner of the 2018 Winter Scholarship

Introducing the Winner of the 2018 Winter Scholarship

One of the joys of hosting a scholarship competition is reading about the vast and varied individuals who apply. We received hundreds of applications from widely diverse backgrounds, interests, and career goals. We read about people’s childhoods in Lebanon, in Brooklyn, in rural Michigan, and how these upbringings inspired them to pursue engineering, rocket science,

Winter Safety on the Road and In the Workplace

Winter Safety on the Road and In the Workplace

This is the busiest time of year for travel, and also the time when our roadways are plagued with weather-related hazards. Even if you aren’t traveling this holiday season, for those of us in Northern states, winter weather makes even our routine commutes hazardous. It’s time to start thinking about winter safety. With the stress

Christmas Safety

Christmas Safety

With Christmas just around the corner, most people are thinking about family and presents. While these are certainly important parts of the holiday season, it is also important to take some time to think about safety. There are many hazards that are unique to Christmas, and failing to plan for them can make it so

Helpful or Harmful – Is Wireless Technology Truly Safe?

Helpful or Harmful – Is Wireless Technology Truly Safe?

Radios, Over-the-Air television, remote-controlled drones, blue tooth devices, WiFi devices, and of course cell phones. Whether you use wireless technology or not, you are being exposed to the wireless signals that they are emitting. While most people just accept this as normal, a growing number of people are starting to wonder if this type of

Halloween Safety Tips

Halloween Safety Tips

With Halloween coming up very soon, it is important to start thinking about how to keep yourself and your children safe during this fun (and a little scary) holiday. By following these tips, you can avoid common hazards such as burning yourself while brewing potions, casting spells, or even getting mauled by a werewolf. Whether

International Fire Code

International Fire Code

Currently adopted by 42 US states, as well as Puerto Rico, Guam, and the District of Columbia, the International Fire Code seeks to establish minimum standards for fire prevention and fire protection systems, while unifying and simplifying the numerous model fire code standards available into a single, comprehensive code. Or, in the words of the

NFPA 70E 2018 Update: What You Need To Know

NFPA 70E 2018 Update: What You Need To Know

Every three years, the National Fire Protection Association releases an update to the NFPA 70E regulations, a series of guidelines meant to protect those who work with and around electricity. 2018 is no exception, and while the majority of changes in this year’s edition involve minor sentence changes and general editorial housekeeping, there are a

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