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Fire Safety

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

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

Safety Signs – OSHA’s Standards and Specifications

Safety Signs – OSHA’s Standards and Specifications

Reviewing Safety Signs Standards and Specifications Safety signs are one of the simplest, yet most effective safety improvement options you can use for your facility. These signs are affordable, easy to get and can convey almost any message you need quickly and easily. They fall in the category of ‘visual communication’ as well, which is

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

Flammable Liquids Safety – The Five Basics You need to Know

Flammable Liquids Safety – The Five Basics You need to Know

Keeping Your Employees Safe from Flammable Liquids When working in a facility where flammable liquids are present, it is essential that you take safety seriously. Having a well thought out flammable liquids safety strategy in place that everyone is aware of can help to prevent major accidents. Facilities that use this type of thing typically

Arc Flash Dangers – The 6 Deadliest

Arc Flash Dangers – The 6 Deadliest

How to Avoid Arc Flash Dangers Just about everyone has witnessed a spark coming from an electrical outlet or other device, and most have even experienced the feeling of one of these sparks on their hands or other parts of the body. While these tiny sparks are mostly harmless, they can still hurt quite a

Ten Safety Tips in the Office that take Ten Minutes or Less

Ten Safety Tips in the Office that take Ten Minutes or Less

Is Your Office Safe? For the most part, working in an office environment is one of the safest types of jobs available. You don’t typically need to worry about falling objects or getting hit by an indoor vehicle. The fact is, however, that there are still risks present that everyone should be aware of. Fortunately,

7 Tips for Safely Responding to Chemical Spills in the Workplace

7 Tips for Safely Responding to Chemical Spills in the Workplace

Chemical Spills in the Workplace When it comes to safety hazards in the workplace, there are few things that are as scary or serious as a chemical spill. Whether it is a small spill or something bigger, they can all be extremely dangerous to the people working in the facility as well as any products

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.

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