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Protect Your Business and the Safety of Your Employees by Understanding What OSHA’s Top 10 Safety Violations Were for FY 2012

Protect Your Business and the Safety of Your Employees by Understanding What OSHA’s Top 10 Safety Violations Were for FY 2012

As a business owner who may be interested in what the possible hazards are in their workplace should review OSHA’s yearly top ten list of violations for the previous year. By doing so, the business owner can see if they are covering all potential hazards and identifying what possible changes they may have to make

Mike Wilson | December 7, 2012 | Safety Solutions | Labeling, Lockout Tagout, OSHA, Safety, Workplace Safety


Aisle Marking Tapes – Guidelines and Its Importance

Aisle Marking Tapes – Guidelines and Its Importance

The Occupational Safety and Health Administration or OSHA definitely is the authority when it comes to the rules and regulations that must be applied in the industrial settings. They care about even the smallest detail that may have an effect to the safety of workers in the entire United States. This is due to the

Mike Wilson | December 6, 2012 | Safety Products | Aisle Marking, Aisle Marking Tape, Floor Marking, Forklift Safety, OSHA, Safety, Safety Signs


Floor Marking Tape – Your Guide to Safety

Floor Marking Tape – Your Guide to Safety

Organization is a very essential aspect of safety in the workplace and all other establishments. Safety can help everyone get the work done without any trouble. Thus, facilities like factories, warehouses, hospitals and laboratories as well as other areas make use of floor marking tape to ensure that all equipment’s are in proper location and hazards are

Mike Wilson | December 3, 2012 | Safety Products | Facility Marking, Floor Marking, Forklift Safety, OSHA, Safety, Workplace Safety


OSHA for a Small Business

OSHA for a Small Business

(OSHA) Occupational Safety and Health Administration is an agency of the US Department of Labor. The agency strives to improve the safety and health conditions in the workplace. The agency sets the standards, imparts training and encourages the continual improvement of safety and health conditions in the workplace. There are a number of benefits for

Mike Wilson | November 28, 2012 | Safety Solutions | OSHA, Workplace Safety



OSHA Releases Top Ten Violations Citations for 2012 at NSC Congress and Expo

OSHA Releases Top Ten Violations Citations for 2012 at NSC Congress and Expo

At its annual Congress and Expo in Orlando this year, the National Safety Council was “treated” to OSHA’s release of its top ten list of violations citations for 2012. OSHA deputy director of the Directorate of Enforcement Programs Patrick Kapust reported the list for a crowded Expo audience. Among the list of ten violations, the

Mike Wilson | November 2, 2012 | Safety Solutions | Electrical Safety, Hazcom, Lockout Tagout, OSHA, Safety


OSHA Empowers Employees

OSHA Empowers Employees

Traditionally, organization’s management had the role of designing and implementing safety rules without the necessary participation of the employees. The system was straightforward and often not to the benefit of the employees. However today, revised regulations on workplace safety have emphasized on the involvement of employees by recognizing that they are the major players and

Mike Wilson | October 24, 2012 | Safety Solutions | OSHA, Regulations & Compliance, Safety, Safety Signs, Workplace Safety




Workplace Safety Rules and Regulations

Workplace Safety Rules and Regulations

Safety in the workplace is a sensitive issue and there are wide regulations and departments specifically dedicated to it. The need for regulations has been brought forth by the high number of deaths and injuries reported as a result of work related injuries. Workplace safety is broad and encompasses a number of several issues. These

Mike Wilson | October 1, 2012 | Safety Solutions | Equipment Labeling, Labeling, OSHA, Regulations & Compliance, Safety, Workplace Safety


OSHA’s Priority Areas in Workplace Safety

OSHA’s Priority Areas in Workplace Safety

The employer is obligated to ensure the workplace remains a safe place for the employees. He also has a responsibility of informing the workers of the various hazards within an organization. There are specific stipulations on how this is to be achieved. OSHA has elaborate specification on safety signs and appropriate markings to caution and

Mike Wilson | September 24, 2012 | Safety Solutions | OSHA, Regulations & Compliance, Safety, Safety Signs, Workplace Safety


Best Practice Labeling Guidelines

Best Practice Labeling Guidelines

In order to perform critical best practice OSHA-compliant overhauls, implementing proper benchmarking for visual safety and/or lean management systems is the ideal solution for today’s production and manufacturing sectors. Have a Game Plan Once your team has analyzed and considered the scope of what your safety or lean program aims to achieve, it’s advisable to

Mike Wilson | September 21, 2012 | Safety Solutions | Facility Marking, Floor Marking, Labeling, OSHA, Pipe Marking, Regulations & Compliance



How to Ensure Workplace Safety

How to Ensure Workplace Safety

The importance of workplace safety cannot be underemphasized. The annual injuries and fatalities resulting from work related accidents continue to raise eyebrows. Worse still are the long-term debilitating effects that exposure to various hazards in the workplace has on employees. Some of these illnesses and deaths go unreported as they happen years after the employee

Mike Wilson | September 17, 2012 | Safety Solutions | OSHA, Safety, Safety Signs, Workplace Safety


OSHA Aisle Marking Requirements

OSHA Aisle Marking Requirements

According to the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA), some requirements help enforce workplace safety by protecting employees from various hazards. Aisles usually delineate areas of high foot traffic.  They are also very important escape routes when there is an incident. With the regulations in place, there is a guarantee that there will not be

Mike Wilson | September 4, 2012 | Floor Marking | Aisle Marking, Aisle Marking Tape, Floor Marking, OSHA, Safety, Workplace Safety