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Warning Signs for the Warehouse Floor

Warning Signs for the Warehouse Floor

Signs are posted in just about every workplace alerting workers of safety practices, precautions, security guidelines, warehouse rules, safety instructions, etc. Banners are hung from warehouse shelves stating how many days the facility has been free from an accident and labels are adhered to dangerous machines – but these messages can become easily overlooked. Ensure

New Year’s Resolutions for Staying Safe in 2020

New Year’s Resolutions for Staying Safe in 2020

The beginning of the new year offers a great opportunity to not only evaluate our personal performance, but our professional performance as well. It’s possible to create a better quality of life in the workplace; there’s always room for improvement, bad habits to kick, and small changes to make. Consider the year that’s now behind

Addressing Lockout/Tagout for National Electrical Safety Month

Addressing Lockout/Tagout for National Electrical Safety Month

Since May is National Electrical Safety Month, it’s the perfect time to address common electrical hazards in your workplace. One of the most important components of electrical safety is the control of hazardous energy, AKA lockout/tagout. Electrical energy can be fatal when accidentally released, and employees are at risk for shock, burns, electrocution, or other

Pipe Marking Season: Auditing Your Facility’s Pipes

Pipe Marking Season: Auditing Your Facility’s Pipes

Spring is just around the corner. As we leave behind the freezing temperatures and enter a new season, we also usher in the beginning of Pipe Marking Season. With longer days and spring cleaning in mind, it is the opportune time to evaluate your pipes and ensure they are properly labeled. If you are not

5 Ways to Celebrate National Electrical Safety Month

5 Ways to Celebrate National Electrical Safety Month

The month of May is National Electrical Safety Month, designated by the Electrical Safety Foundation International (ESFI), and designed to promote electrical safety in the home, school, and workplace. The annual campaign aims to reduce the number of electrical-related fires, fatalities, injuries, and property loss that occur all too often. OSHA estimates there are approximately

Christmas Safety

Christmas Safety

With Christmas just around the corner, most people are thinking about family and presents. While these are certainly important parts of the holiday season, it is also important to take some time to think about safety. There are many hazards that are unique to Christmas, and failing to plan for them can make it so

Drone Safety

Drone Safety

In just the last decade, drones have gone from something of an experimental concept to something that we see all the time. They are used for recreation, military, businesses, and anything else you can think of for a wide range of different things. As more and more people and businesses find uses for drones, safety

Five Common Safety Blind Spots

Five Common Safety Blind Spots

Improving workplace safety is a challenging task, and one that is never ending. When done properly, however, it can help to avoid accidents and even save lives. Many businesses focus on implementing safety standards, and ensuring equipment is properly maintained to avoid safety issues. While these are both very good things to do, it can

15 Epic Safety Fails & How to Avoid Them

15 Epic Safety Fails & How to Avoid Them

Workplace safety is extremely important and it’s something most people reading this page think about on a regular basis. Those who work in this industry often get to a point where they don’t see very many egregious safety failures because companies that employ safety managers typically have at least some standards in place. Every day

Wrong Ways to Use Floor Tape

Wrong Ways to Use Floor Tape

Using floor tape is a great way to keep your facility better organized, safer, and in compliance with many regulations. Floor tape is an easy-to-use option that is fairly quick to install and can last for years without any significant problems. Floor tape is only a good solution, however, if it is used properly. There

106th Anniversary of Factory Fire that Prompted Workplace Safety Movement Recognized by ASSE

106th Anniversary of Factory Fire that Prompted Workplace Safety Movement Recognized by ASSE

On March 25, 1911 the Triangle Shirtwaist Factory in lower Manhattan caught fire, and 146 workers died while attempting to escape the burning building. This tragedy is recognized as the event that really started the workplace safety movement, and the ASSE is officially recognizing this important event. It was discovered after this event that fire

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