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Three Tips to Maximize the Life of Your Floor Tape

Three Tips to Maximize the Life of Your Floor Tape

Tip #1: Proper Installation of Floor Tape To ensure floor tape lasts for years, proper installation is vital. Create a plan for where the tape will be installed and who will install it. It may be a good idea to have two or more people do the actual installation if you plan to apply long

The 11 Most Common Workplace Hazard Areas In Your Facility

The 11 Most Common Workplace Hazard Areas In Your Facility

Do You Know the Common Workplace Hazard Areas In Your Facility? When working in a facility for eight or more hours per day, at least five days per week, it is easy to develop a sort of ‘blindness’ to some of the more common workplace hazards. Of course, if something is on fire, or there

Hazard Communications – One Tool That Can Help

Hazard Communications – One Tool That Can Help

Floor Marking Tape Continues to Help with Hazard Communications Keeping a facility running safely and efficiently can be very difficult. While most companies try to improve safety whenever possible, they often miss some obvious problems. This is illustrated by the 2011 report from Workplace Safety Pro, which listed the top 25 general industry violations. When

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

Housekeeping for Safety

Housekeeping for Safety

When Housekeeping for safety is Ignored, Tragedy May Occur It seems that you can’t go more than a few days without seeing a news story about a workplace injury or fatality that could have been prevented with proper safety procedures. The companies where these incidents occur are investigated to see what went wrong, and in

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

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

“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

Chemical Safety in the Workplace and SDS (Safety Data Sheets)

Chemical Safety in the Workplace and SDS (Safety Data Sheets)

Working with hazardous chemicals can be one of the most dangerous activities for workers to engage in for a number of reasons; not the least of which being that many chemicals used in production are used in small quantities, meaning that they last a while between re-stocks and workers don’t have to handle them constantly.

Grab Bag: Safety Signs and Labels

Grab Bag: Safety Signs and Labels

There are many topics in the safety sphere which transcend any individual business or industry, and become vital in just about every industrial operation (and sometimes non-industrial as well) in existence. The wide range of safety signs, labels, and the associated rules and suggestions that go along with them certainly fit into this category without

Office Safety – 6 Ways To Stay Safe In The Office

Office Safety – 6 Ways To Stay Safe In The Office

While injuries in an office environment might seem rare, or even a bit silly, they’re more common than you think. Office safety might not be responsible for stopping as many catastrophic accidents or deaths as those in work environments using large machinery (such as production, construction, etc.), but there is definitely more to it than

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