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Safety Signs

Planning Ahead for an Emergency Response

Planning Ahead for an Emergency Response

No matter how hard you work at improving the safety of a facility there is always the chance that there will be an emergency situation that comes up. Whether it is an employee that gets injured at work, a fire, a chemical spill or any number of other things, it is important to plan a

Whats Inside Your Safety Toolbox?

Whats Inside Your Safety Toolbox?

I was recently brought into a manufacturing facility to help analyze their overall safety program, and attempt to improve it. The facility was part of a global company. The global company was encouraging all of the local facilities to focus on improving safety, but hadn’t given them much guidance on how this should be done.

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

7 Benefits of having an Industrial Label Maker

7 Benefits of having an Industrial Label Maker

Any facility that is looking to improve organization, become more 5S and Lean compliant, eliminate waste or generally improve the way things are done will want to have an industrial label maker. While some may think it is an insignificant tool for most facilities, they can actually be used for many things that can help

5S Supplies Improve Safety and Organization in Auto Repair Shops

5S Supplies Improve Safety and Organization in Auto Repair Shops

A few months ago Creative Safety Supply donated a variety of 5S supplies to an auto shop at Portland Community College. CSS also worked with the college to help make their facility safer and more efficient. You can read more about the changes made here. After I seen the success of this project I decided

How Simple Visibility Improvements can Improve Efficiency & Reduce Waste

How Simple Visibility Improvements can Improve Efficiency & Reduce Waste

Over the years, I have learned that one of the biggest mistakes individuals and companies make is always looking for the big changes to reduce waste or improve efficiency. They keep focusing on finding the next big, innovative move that will result in dramatic improvements to the bottom line. While these are great when they

5S Tools and Blueprint Used In My Last 5S Project

5S Tools and Blueprint Used In My Last 5S Project

When re-organizing or changing up your work floor or operations setup, you can have a potentially massive task on your hands. The problem with “potentially massive” projects is that they tend to easily become overwhelming, leading many to one of two undesirable outcomes: A) You take shortcuts and end up with a sort of half-result

Why We Tend to Miss Near Misses

Why We Tend to Miss Near Misses

In the workplace, reporting incidents is a crucial component in keeping workers safe. What a lot of people don’t realize, however, is that “incidents” and “injuries” are not the same thing. In fact, many incidents occur without any tangible injuries or damages; nothing may really come from an incident at all. In these cases, we

Go for the Gold: Create an Accident-Free Work Environment

Go for the Gold: Create an Accident-Free Work Environment

What is one of the leading causes of production loss within a company? If you guessed accidents, you are correct. Accidents, whether they are big or small take a toll on nearly everyone in the company. When an accident happens, employees may be injured, equipment or processes must be paused, accident reports must be filed,

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

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

Custom Signs

Custom Signs

Contact us for your Custom Signs Today! If you can’t find the sign you’re looking for, a good option may be to order or create custom signs! The benefits of custom signs far outweigh those related to generic signs. The main benefits include using the colors, font, and specific message you want. Whether it is

Construction Safety Signs

Construction Safety Signs

Construction zones are known as areas that are full of potential hazards. Common construction zone hazards include falling objects, electrocution, excavation accidents, asbestos, general machine hazards, automobile accidents, etc. The list literally goes on and on. The job of construction involves a lot of equipment, tools, and motorized vehicles, and the risk for injury increases

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