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10 Items for Your Safety Hazards Checklist

10 Items for Your Safety Hazards Checklist

Get Started with a Safety Hazards Checklist Keeping a facility safe is extremely important, and as a safety manager or other leader in the facility it is often going to be your responsibility to ensure there are no unnecessary hazards. One of the best ways to do this is to make a safety hazards checklist

10 Tips to Improve Mine Health & Safety

10 Tips to Improve Mine Health & Safety

Every workplace has some types of health and safety hazards that people need to be aware of. When it comes to the mining industry, however, there are significantly more hazards to be concerned with. To make matters worse, the hazards in this industry are often far more dangerous than they are in most other workplaces.

8 Electricity Tips for Staying Safe

8 Electricity Tips for Staying Safe

A Guide for Keeping Safe around Electricity Of all the many safety hazards in the workplace, few can cause as much damage, injury or even death as electricity. To make it worse, accidents with electricity can literally happen in the blink of an eye, which is why it is so important to implement electricity tips

Electrical Hazard Communication -1910.305

Electrical Hazard Communication -1910.305

Electrical – Wiring and Equipment – 1910.305 When attempting to improve the overall safety of your facility, one of the best places to start is the electrical wiring and equipment located in your building. These systems can be extremely hazardous to the facility if not set up properly. In order to improve safety of your

Electrical Systems Design (General)—1910.303

Electrical Systems Design (General)—1910.303

Is Your Electrical Systems Safe? Electrical systems are among the most important in any facility, while also being one of the most dangerous. Improperly designed electrical systems can cause a wide range of different issues in the facility, ranging from having no power to frequent power outages, and even causing damage to the machines that

What is NFPA?  – LabelTac Printers and Labels

What is NFPA? – LabelTac Printers and Labels

NFPA and LabelTac Working Together The NFPA, or National Fire Protection Agency, is dedicated to helping facilities improve their overall fire safety and prevention programs. This is done in large part by issuing safety standards, guidelines and codes that help instruct companies on how to stay safe when working with fire or electrical equipment, as

What is Fault Current?

What is Fault Current?

Arc Flash, Fault Current, and OSHA Electricity, for all its interaction with just about every aspect of today’s modern world, is still a general mystery to the layperson. While we may have a sort of idea of some of the terminology – hey, there was a band called AC/DC after all – most managers aren’t

The 11 Most Common Workplace Hazard Areas In Your Facility

The 11 Most Common Workplace Hazard Areas In Your Facility

Do You Know the Common Workplace Hazard Areas In Your Facility? When working in a facility for eight or more hours per day, at least five days per week, it is easy to develop a sort of ‘blindness’ to some of the more common workplace hazards. Of course, if something is on fire, or there

Facility Safety Frequently Asked Questions

Facility Safety Frequently Asked Questions

Facility Safety Questions and Answers When it comes to improving safety in a facility, people have all sorts of questions. In many cases the questions are about specific situations related to their own facility. These questions often require very detailed answers and looking at how the laws or regulations apply to a specific situation. For

Arc Flash Explosions & Prevention

Arc Flash Explosions & Prevention

Most commonly, the hazards we associate with electricity and exposed electrical equipment are those due to direct contact. In these cases, a worker might accidentally touch an uninsulated wire or piece of electrical equipment, and momentarily become a conductor themselves. Severe burns and arrhythmia or stoppage of the heart can occur. What most people don’t

Electrical Safety in Your Industrial Facility

Electrical Safety in Your Industrial Facility

When running any type of industrial facility there are many different hazards that need to be considered. Throughout the facility there are risks with everything from large machines to the toxic chemicals being used, and many more. With all these risks, some safety or facility managers don’t put an emphasis on electrical safety, which can

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