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GHS Labeling – The Do’s and Don’ts

GHS Labeling – The Do’s and Don’ts

Globally Harmonized System Labeling Globally Harmonized System (GHS) labeling is an important requirement in many facilities. Whether you are looking to implement GHS labeling in a facility for the first time or you are just updating your current visual communication standards it is important to get everything right. In addition to helping to ensure your

Tony Ferraro | February 11, 2016 | Safety Solutions | GHS, Hazcom, Labeling, OSHA, Regulations & Compliance, Safety, Safety Signs


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

Tony Ferraro | October 7, 2015 | Safety Products | Fire Safety, OSHA, Regulations & Compliance, Safety, Safety Signs



Seven Simple & Effective Manufacturing Safety Tips

Seven Simple & Effective Manufacturing Safety Tips

Manufacturing facilities are an essential part of the global economy, but they are also one of the more dangerous places of employment. While there have been significant manufacturing safety improvements over the past several decades, many facilities still have a long way to go. Unfortunately, many facilities believe that it would be too costly or

Tony Ferraro | July 10, 2015 | Lean, Safety Solutions | 5S, Lean, Lean Manufacturing, OSHA, Regulations & Compliance, Safety, Safety Signs, Six Sigma




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

Tony Ferraro | February 2, 2015 | Safety Solutions | Fire Safety, HAZWOPER, OSHA, Regulations & Compliance, Safety, Safety Signs, Spill Cleanup


Near Miss Reporting – A Step by Step Guide for Improved Reporting

Near Miss Reporting – A Step by Step Guide for Improved Reporting

Improve Safety with Near Miss Reporting When looking for ways to improve the safety of your facility, one of the best options is to identify improvement opportunities by looking at near misses. Near misses are any incident where someone experiences a problem that almost causes an accident or injury. While nobody would deny that these

Tony Ferraro | January 16, 2015 | Safety Solutions | OSHA, Regulations & Compliance, Safety, Workplace Safety


Industrial Labeling for All Different Situations

Industrial Labeling for All Different Situations

What is Industrial Labeling? Most facilities today use a wide range of different chemicals and other potentially dangerous products. Whether it is for cleaning, manufacturing, quality control or something else entirely, it is important to use these items as safely as possible. When the chemicals or other products arrive on site, or are produced and

Tony Ferraro | January 7, 2015 | Visual Safety | Facility Marking, Labeling, OSHA, OSHA Labels, Regulations & Compliance, Safety, Safety Signs


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

Tony Ferraro | December 5, 2014 | Safety Solutions | Fire Safety, OSHA, Safety, Workplace Safety


Hand Hazards that are Often Overlooked

Hand Hazards that are Often Overlooked

Hand Hazards in the Workplace When it comes to workplace accidents and injuries, few are more common or more traumatic than hand injuries. Every year thousands of people experience severe cuts or even amputations, which can have a permanent impact not only on their ability to work, but also to perform most common tasks outside

Tony Ferraro | December 4, 2014 | Safety Solutions | Hand Safety, Hazcom, Labeling, OSHA, Regulations & Compliance, Safety, Workplace Safety



Forklift Dangers that may Suprise You

Forklift Dangers that may Suprise You

Forklift Dangers and How to Avoid Them Forklifts are one of the most common types of vehicles that are used on the worksite. They are most commonly found in manufacturing facilities, but are also frequently used in warehouses, construction sites and many other locations. While they are certainly one of the most essential tools for

Tony Ferraro | November 19, 2014 | Safety Solutions | Forklift Safety, OSHA, Regulations & Compliance, Safety, Workplace Safety