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Five Common Safety Blind Spots

Five Common Safety Blind Spots

Improving workplace safety is a challenging task, and one that is never ending. When done properly, however, it can help to avoid accidents and even save lives. Many businesses focus on implementing safety standards, and ensuring equipment is properly maintained to avoid safety issues. While these are both very good things to do, it can

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

It’s Pipe Marking Season! Get All Your Pipe Marking Resources in One Place

It’s Pipe Marking Season! Get All Your Pipe Marking Resources in One Place

Now that spring has arrived and everything is thawing out, it’s the perfect time to take stock of your facility’s pipe labels. Maybe your labels took a beating over the winter and could use some cleaning. Maybe they’ve been in place for many years and are starting to look worn. Maybe you just haven’t thought about

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

New Floor Tape Finder Helps You Choose Floor Tape

New Floor Tape Finder Helps You Choose Floor Tape

  Wondering which floor tape would work best in your facility? Do you need a basic vinyl tape, a heavy-duty tape, or something that can even withstand the pivoting wheels of forklifts? Not sure what tape to buy? Use our new Floor Tape Finder to quickly get the answers. Our web-based Floor Tape Finder will

Two Scholarship Competitions for 2017

Two Scholarship Competitions for 2017

We had such a positive response to our first scholarship competition in 2016 that we’ve decided to host two scholarship competitions in 2017. There will be a spring/summer application cycle and a fall/winter application cycle, with deadlines on July 15th and December 15th respectively. Eligibility and application details are similar to last year’s competition. College,

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