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Regulations & Compliance

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


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


“Back” to the Basics – Preventing Lower Back Injuries in the Workplace

“Back” to the Basics – Preventing Lower Back Injuries in the Workplace

Back pain and injuries account for some of the most reported and most serious common workplace injuries worldwide. In fact, you’d be hard-pressed to find a country whose labor department doesn’t dedicate pages of literature to both employers and employees solely on this topic. Loss of work days and productivity, lifelong injuries and disabilities, and

Tony Ferraro | April 16, 2014 | Safety Solutions | Back Injuries, Forklift Safety, Health, Injuries, Injury Prevention, OSHA, Regulations & Compliance, Safety, Workplace Injuries, Workplace Safety


Arc Flash Explosions & Prevention

Arc Flash Explosions & Prevention

Most commonly, the hazards we associate with electricity and exposed electrical equipment are those due to direct contact. In these cases, a worker might accidentally touch an uninsulated wire or piece of electrical equipment, and momentarily become a conductor themselves. Severe burns and arrhythmia or stoppage of the heart can occur. What most people don’t

Tony Ferraro | April 2, 2014 | Safety Solutions | Arc Flash, Electrical Safety, Equipment Labeling, Fire Safety, Labeling, OSHA, Regulations & Compliance, Safety, Safety Signs




How to Handle Chemical Spills

How to Handle Chemical Spills

The goal of workplace safety programs is primarily to prevent accidents and injuries by helping train people on how to minimize risk and work more safely. An important part of any program also must focus on how to respond when something goes wrong. Nowhere is this truer than when there is a chemical spill in

Tony Ferraro | March 18, 2014 | Safety Solutions | Emergency Evacuation, Fire Safety, GHS, PPE, Regulations & Compliance, Safety, Spill Cleanup, Workplace Safety


Five Steps to Proper Hand Protection in the Workplace

Five Steps to Proper Hand Protection in the Workplace

Cuts and lacerations, sprains, broken bones, burns, and infections all affect the hands of millions of workers every single year in America. While employees generally seek to be careful and are protective of their own bodies, accidents happen and, when they do, they can range from the very minor to the very severe, going so

Tony Ferraro | March 13, 2014 | Safety Solutions | Hand Safety, OSHA, Regulations & Compliance, Safety, Safety Signs, Workplace Safety


Accident Investigation – Everything You Need to Know About Surviving A Post-Accident Investigation

Accident Investigation – Everything You Need to Know About Surviving A Post-Accident Investigation

Unfortunately, workplace accidents are inevitable and occur across the country on a variety of scales on a daily basis. Most accidents are minor, with some even going unreported, but for many there are followup investigations that can potentially drag on for months or even years, much to the chagrin of a business owner trying to

Tony Ferraro | March 10, 2014 | Safety Solutions | Accident Investigation, OSHA, Regulations & Compliance, Safety


7 Reasons to use Industrial Floor Signs

7 Reasons to use Industrial Floor Signs

Industrial floor signs, or industrial floor stickers, used in factories and other work floors, have a variety of uses. These can range from simply helping employees find their way around to facilitating lean projects and other endeavors. Just to show you how versatile these floor signs are, here are seven unique uses for industrial floor

Tony Ferraro | January 28, 2014 | Safety Products | Emergency Evacuation, Floor Marking, Floor Signs, Forklift Safety, Organized Workplace, Regulations & Compliance, Safety, Safety Signs




NFPA 70E Update Overview

NFPA 70E Update Overview

The NFPA or National Fire Protection Association is responsible for creating the NFPA 70E which is the standard for electrical safety within the workplace. When it comes to electrical safety in the workplace, there are basically three different types of electrical hazards; they are electrical shock, electrical arc flash, and electrical arc blast. It is

Tony Ferraro | August 23, 2013 | Safety Solutions | 70E, Arc Flash, Electrical Safety, Fire Safety, NFPA, Regulations & Compliance, Safety


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

Tony Ferraro | August 15, 2013 | Safety Solutions | GHS, Hazcom, Labeling, OSHA, Regulations & Compliance, Safety