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Addressing Lockout/Tagout for National Electrical Safety Month

Addressing Lockout/Tagout for National Electrical Safety Month

Since May is National Electrical Safety Month, it’s the perfect time to address common electrical hazards in your workplace. One of the most important components of electrical safety is the control of hazardous energy, AKA lockout/tagout. Electrical energy can be fatal when accidentally released, and employees are at risk for shock, burns, electrocution, or other

Industrial Label Printer for Manufacturing

Industrial Label Printer for Manufacturing

Are You Looking for an Industrial Label Printer for Your Manufacturing Facility? When running a manufacturing facility it is important that you have all the right equipment available to get the job done properly. While every facility is unique and will require different types of equipment, one thing almost every manufacturing facility needs is an

10 Reasons Why Industrial Labeling is Important

10 Reasons Why Industrial Labeling is Important

Improve Organization and Efficiency with Industrial Labeling Industrial labeling is an essential activity in any facility, and for many different reasons. For example, it can help to improve safety as well as organization and even efficiency. In fact, proper labeling can benefit almost every measurable area of the facility. If you don’t already have a

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

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

When to Choose a Large Label Printer

When to Choose a Large Label Printer

Are You Thinking about Purchasing a Large Label Printer? Printing safety signs and custom labels for your facility is a big part of keeping everyone safe, as well as ensuring the facility remains in compliance with local, state and federal regulations. Safety managers at facilities need to make sure they always have the right signs

Industrial Labeling Systems

Industrial Labeling Systems

Safety signs, labels and other types of visual information are essential in every facility. Some of these items are required by OSHA or other regulations, and others are needed for improved efficiency and safety. The bottom line is that all facilities use these types of things, and need them to be easy to see, very

Achieving OSHA Compliance with the help of an Industrial Label Maker

Achieving OSHA Compliance with the help of an Industrial Label Maker

The role of a safety manager at a facility is often difficult because of all the different requirements and responsibilities involved. Several years ago, I was hired into a facility as a safety manager. Prior to being hired on, the facility did not have a dedicated safety manager, so the responsibilities were just performed by

Grab Bag: Safety Signs and Labels

Grab Bag: Safety Signs and Labels

There are many topics in the safety sphere which transcend any individual business or industry, and become vital in just about every industrial operation (and sometimes non-industrial as well) in existence. The wide range of safety signs, labels, and the associated rules and suggestions that go along with them certainly fit into this category without

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

7 Benefits of having an Industrial Label Maker

7 Benefits of having an Industrial Label Maker

Any facility that is looking to improve organization, become more 5S and Lean compliant, eliminate waste or generally improve the way things are done will want to have an industrial label maker. While some may think it is an insignificant tool for most facilities, they can actually be used for many things that can help

Water Resistant Label Printer

Water Resistant Label Printer

Label printers come in all shapes and sizes; however, they are not all created equal. The capabilities of label printers vary widely depending upon their intended usage. For instance, some label printers are very small and compact and feature a typing pad right on the actual labeler. These types of label printers offer the convenience

Warehouse Signs : Enforcing Safety and Ease of Operations

Warehouse Signs : Enforcing Safety and Ease of Operations

To those who are used to a warehouse environment, walking through the maze and sorting out the various items safely might sound like a walk in the pack. To the visitors or new employees it is a different story altogether. Huge warehouses can be quite complicated especially with the various equipments and different chemicals everywhere.

Workplace Safety Rules and Regulations

Workplace Safety Rules and Regulations

Safety in the workplace is a sensitive issue and there are wide regulations and departments specifically dedicated to it. The need for regulations has been brought forth by the high number of deaths and injuries reported as a result of work related injuries. Workplace safety is broad and encompasses a number of several issues. These

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