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Review of ANSI Color Codes For Pipe Marking

Review of ANSI Color Codes For Pipe Marking

A Great Pipe Marking Guide for Understanding Color Codes One thing that virtually all facilities have in common is that they have all sorts of different pipes running throughout the building. These pipes can carry just about anything from drinking water to any number of chemicals or even gasses. Labeling pipes properly is extremely important

Tony Ferraro | July 7, 2014 | Safety Solutions | ANSI, Color Codes, Color Coding, Facility Marking, Fire Safety, Labeling, Pipe Marking, Safety, Workplace Safety




Hazard Communications – Vinyl Labels

Hazard Communications – Vinyl Labels

Improving Hazard Communications with Vinyl Labels As you may recall, last week I wrote about a recent study that uncovered that hazard communications were at the heart of many of the most significant safety challenges in facilities today. In that article I went over how floor tape can help convey critical information, and improve the

Tony Ferraro | June 18, 2014 | Safety Products | Facility Marking, GHS, Hazcom, Labeling, OSHA, Safety, Tool Organization, Workplace Safety


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

Tony Ferraro | June 16, 2014 | Safety Solutions | Arc Flash, Electrical Safety, Equipment Labeling, Fault Current, Fire Safety, Labeling, OSHA, Regulations & Compliance, Safety


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

Tony Ferraro | June 10, 2014 | Safety Solutions | Electrical Safety, Facility Marking, Fire Safety, Labeling, Ladder Safety, PPE, Safety, Safety Signs, Workplace Safety




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

Tony Ferraro | May 29, 2014 | Safety Products | Barcoding, Equipment Labeling, Facility Marking, Labeling, OSHA, Regulations & Compliance, Safety, Safety Signs, Tool Organization


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

Tony Ferraro | May 28, 2014 | Safety Solutions | Arc Flash, Electrical Safety, Facility Safety, Fire Safety, GHS, Labeling, Lockout Tagout, OSHA, Safety, Safety Signs, Safety Standards, Workplace Safety


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

Tony Ferraro | May 27, 2014 | Safety Products | 5S, Equipment Labeling, Facility Efficiency, Facility Marking, GHS, Labeling, Organized Workplace, Safety, Safety Signs


Housekeeping for Safety

Housekeeping for Safety

When Housekeeping for safety is Ignored, Tragedy May Occur It seems that you can’t go more than a few days without seeing a news story about a workplace injury or fatality that could have been prevented with proper safety procedures. The companies where these incidents occur are investigated to see what went wrong, and in

Tony Ferraro | May 22, 2014 | Safety Solutions | GHS, Labeling, OSHA, Workplace Safety



Universal Safety Standards in the Workplace

Universal Safety Standards in the Workplace

Safety Standards in the Workplace and You Recently, chemical production companies, workers, and producers using chemicals in their final products will have noticed some changes in their labeling systems. Known as the GHS, or global harmonization system of labeling, the new labels for chemical containers are an effort at standardizing the identification procedures for many

Tony Ferraro | May 13, 2014 | Safety Solutions | GHS, Labeling, Safety, Safety Standards, Workplace Safety