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Factory Floor Marking Tape

Factory Floor Marking Tape

If you’re looking for ways to improve the safety of your factory, you may want to consider adding, or updating, your floor markings. Factory floors are one area that many facility owners or safety managers’ neglect, and it can really cost them significantly in many ways. The only thing that most factory managers think about

Tony Ferraro | July 1, 2014 | Floor Marking | Facility Efficiency, Facility Marking, Floor Marking, OSHA, Regulations & Compliance, Safety, Safety Signs, Workplace Safety


OSHA and ANSI Z359 – Fall Protection Standard

OSHA and ANSI Z359 – Fall Protection Standard

Reviewing the ANSI Z359 Fall Protection Standard When it comes to workplace injuries, few things are as dangerous, or as common, as falling. This is why safety agencies such as OSHA have spent so much time developing their standards related for how to protect employees from falling while on the job. It is important to

Tony Ferraro | June 27, 2014 | Safety Solutions | ANSI, Fall Protection, OSHA, Regulations & Compliance, Safety, Safety Signs, Safety Standards, Workplace Safety


Hazard Communications – Signs

Hazard Communications – Signs

Safety Signs Improve Hazard Communications If you’re looking to improve the hazard communications in your facility, you’ll want to start by taking a good look at the different types of signs used by your company. Signs have been used to communicate hazards for millennia, and they are still one of the most effective options available.

Tony Ferraro | June 26, 2014 | Safety Solutions | Fire Safety, Floor Signs, Forklift Safety, Hazcom, Healthcare, OSHA, Regulations & Compliance, Safety, Safety Signs


5 Floor Marking Rules for a Safe Workplace

5 Floor Marking Rules for a Safe Workplace

It’s Time to Review the Rules of Floor Marking If you’re looking at updating your facilities floor markings to help improve the safety of the company, it is important that you take the time to ensure you’re doing it right. Spending time up front in planning and implementation can help you avoid a lot of

Tony Ferraro | June 25, 2014 | Floor Marking | Facility Efficiency, Facility Marking, Fire Safety, Floor Marking, Floor Signs, Healthcare, OSHA, Regulations & Compliance, Safety, Safety Signs, 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



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



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


Reducing Workplace Injuries

Reducing Workplace Injuries

Reducing workplace injuries should be an important goal of every company in every industry. Millions of people are injured, sometimes severely, every year while at work. These types of injuries not only hurt the individual, however, but they cause a lot of damage to the employer as well. Injuries cause downtime in production, expenses related

Tony Ferraro | May 6, 2014 | Safety Solutions | Health, Injuries, Injury Prevention, OSHA, Safety, Safety Signs, Workplace Injuries, Workplace Safety


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

Tony Ferraro | May 1, 2014 | Safety Products | Equipment Labeling, Facility Efficiency, Industrial Label Printers, Label Makers, Labeling, OSHA, OSHA Compliance, OSHA Labels, Safety, Safety Signs, Tool Organization