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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

Industrial Labeling Systems

Industrial Labeling Systems

Safety signs, labels and other types of visual information are essential in every facility. Some of these items are required by OSHA or other regulations, and others are needed for improved efficiency and safety. The bottom line is that all facilities use these types of things, and need them to be easy to see, very

Universal Safety Standards in the Workplace

Universal Safety Standards in the Workplace

Safety Standards in the Workplace and You Recently, chemical production companies, workers, and producers using chemicals in their final products will have noticed some changes in their labeling systems. Known as the GHS, or global harmonization system of labeling, the new labels for chemical containers are an effort at standardizing the identification procedures for many

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

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

Industrial Label Makers – Finding Your Perfect Printer

Industrial Label Makers – Finding Your Perfect Printer

In the working world, labels warn employees and sometimes even customers of potential hidden dangers in the workplace, and contribute to the safety of a work culture in their own subtle way. They’re so ingrained in industrial environments that most people might take some of the signage and labeling that keeps them safe for granted,

Struck by Accidents in Construction

Struck by Accidents in Construction

Each year in the United States there are over 800 construction related deaths. Of these, more than 150 are caused by being struck by vehicles, construction equipment or other common workplace items. In fact, the so-called struck by accidents are the #1 cause of injuries on construction sites, and the second leading cause of death.

Flammable Liquids

Flammable Liquids

When it comes to workplace hazards, few things can be more dangerous than a fire. Each year in the United States there are over 70,000 workplace fires, with many of them being serious. From these fires, there are about 200 employee deaths each year. This is a very significant number, and it shows that not

Summer Workplace Hazards

Summer Workplace Hazards

When the cold temperatures of winter fade away, and the heat of the summer approaches, it is important to look at how workplace safety can be affected. Each season brings with it a different set of safety concerns, and if not properly addressed, it can lead to accidents, injuries or illness that could have otherwise

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