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Changes Ahead: OSHA’s GHS HazCom Standard

Changes Ahead: OSHA’s GHS HazCom Standard

Changes are always occurring around us, if processes or practices sit idle for too long they become outdated and less efficient while everything else continues to improve. OSHA’s GHS HazCom Standard is no exception to this rule. The OSHA HazCom Standard is in place to protect employees from exposure to hazardous chemicals through the use

Arc Flash: Common Beliefs Debunked

Arc Flash: Common Beliefs Debunked

Even though many people know and understand the hazards associated with arc flashes, there are still some people that quite frankly act “untouchable” when it comes to certain safety hazards in the workplace. We all know these people, they are the ones who need multiple reminders to wear safety glasses, rarely utilize hearing protection, and

OSHA Compliance Counts – Auto Industry

OSHA Compliance Counts – Auto Industry

OSHA is known for their great dedication towards employee health and safety. In fact, if it wasn’t for OSHA’s safety standards and guidelines, many workplaces would be quite a bit more hazardous than they currently are. Anyhow, OSHA makes it a regular practice to visit businesses in order to make sure they are indeed in

Cat 5 Cable Labels

Cat 5 Cable Labels

Labels are an essential component of any well-organized work environment. One of the uses for labels within the industrial workplace involves the labeling of cat 5 cables. As we all know, cat 5 cables are effective tools which help to carry signals for various equipment such as computer networks, phones, printers, videos, etc. However, one

Chemical Safety: No Room for Accidents

Chemical Safety: No Room for Accidents

Chemical safety is becoming increasingly more important as employers are realizing the harsh effects associated with them. Chemicals can contribute to causing fires and explosions and be very damaging to the human body as well. However, it is not the chemical itself that is to blame for most chemical accidents; unfortunately, most chemical accidents either

Hazard Harmony Between OSHA, NFPA, and HMIS

Hazard Harmony Between OSHA, NFPA, and HMIS

Three big players in the field of safety include OSHA (Occupational Safety and Health Administration), the NFPA (National Fire Protection Association), and the HMIS (Hazardous Materials Identification System). All three organizations aim to provide certain levels of protection to employees and people regarding safety and health hazards. However, OHSA has done some recent revisions to

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

Chemical Safety

Chemical Safety

The word “chemicals” reminds most of us of danger. We try to eliminate chemicals from foods, health products, lotions, detergents, clothing, etc. The list could go on and on, you name an item and there is probably an organic or chemical-free version somewhere on the market. However, even with an emphasis on environmentally friendly, chemical-free

OSHA Warning Labels

OSHA Warning Labels

The Occupational Safety and Health Administration or OSHA is dedicated to the health and well-being of employees while on the job. Day in and day out employees are exposed to potentially dangerous situations based upon their specific job functions. Whether a person is employed at a manufacturing facility, an auto body shop, or within a

Pipe Marking Checklist

Pipe Marking Checklist

Pipes are utilized everywhere, they are the number one way to transport gases, liquids, and other substances through buildings, underground areas, and virtually anywhere. The average person usually doesn’t label all the pipes in his or her home since they most likely do not carry highly pressurized or very hazardous materials and are often hidden

Labeling Tangled Cables

Labeling Tangled Cables

We’ve all seen it before, large amounts of disorganized cables. Messy and tangled cables not only look chaotic but also make maneuvering, understanding, and replacing cables extremely cumbersome.  Whether tangled cables are located within a small cubicle area or in the back room of an IT department, they not only look visually displeasing, but may also

8 Traits of a Quality Thermal Label Printer

8 Traits of a Quality Thermal Label Printer

Label printers are increasing in both use and value within industrial work environments. Label printers are capable of creating handy labels that adhere to almost any type of surface to help create awareness regarding safety or hazard information. However, the hunt for a quality label printer is not so simple. Believe it or not, all

Safety Stickers

Safety Stickers

The pertinent use of safety stickers and labels is a must within any industrial work environment. Safety stickers and labels serve many functions, first and foremost, they help to warn or inform employees and visitors of any specific safety concerns. Additionally, they also serve as handy informational reminders from identifying the contents within certain pipes,

Marking Tape

Marking Tape

Avoidable fatalities happen regularly in the industries. Even when the workers are merely injured, a lot is lost in terms of time as they recover from the injuries. For this reason, most organizations have made it a priority to floor mark their premises. This helps the workers to stay away from hazardous areas. Looking at

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