Preparing for the GHS Changeover

ghs-poster

3 min read What is GHS? The Globally Harmonized System (GHS) is a global approach to hazard communication. It is  one unified system around the globe that will now be used to classify chemical hazards,  label elements, and create safety data sheets. The GHS implementation will be a gradual process phased in over the next few years as … Read more

Safety Signage 101

3 min read Thinking safety Keeping your employees safe and injury free can seem like a daunting task that seems to always be heading up hill. Even with the best safety practices and hours of rigorous safety training, accidents still seem to happen. Of course, the goal of any organization is to completely eliminate workplace injuries or deaths. But, … Read more

Avoid Hazardous Chemical Exposure

3 min read UV Safety Month July is the official start of summer for most parts of the country that aren’t blessed with the year round sunshine of the southwest. So for good reason, July has been deemed UV Safety Month by healthfinder.gov to help raise awareness about the dangers of ultraviolet rays from the sun. UV rays … Read more

Mold 101

3 min read  Quick Mold Remediation is Crucial to Avoid Health Problems [dropcap]W[/dropcap]hen people talk about the negative health effects of mold, it’s usually in the context of mold problems in and around the home. What many neglect, however, is the possibility of mold growth in the workplace. You may not smell the same musty scents at work, … Read more

Fire Safety

Big Machine on Fire

3 min read A successful safety program in the workplace takes a collaborate effort among everyone. Fire safety, is no different. Although workplace fire incidents remain relatively low, incidents like the April explosion at a fertilizer plant in  West, Texas, remind us of the importance fire safety and training are to the workplace. The mystery behind the West, … Read more

Avoid Water Contamination From Poor Facility Plumbing Infrastructures

Water Tank valve with Pipe lines

4 min read Most of us remember the saying “A stitch in time saves nine”. This saying came to us from a time in life when people had to resort to repairing their own clothes due to the high cost of replacement, should a small rip turn into a larger one, due to ignoring the problem too long. … Read more

Safety In Your Pocket

Foreman with Smartphone app

3 min read Mobile applications helping to improve workplace safety Yep, there’s an app for that. The idea of implementing a safety plan that includes cell phones or tablet use might seem counterproductive, but with the increased technology available, users are finding more and more benefits. App stores are flooded with apps to help you plan your day, … Read more

Creative Safety Supply Offering Free SafetyTac Floor Tape Samples

3 min read The beginning of the end for floor paint? The benefits of using floor tape over floor paint, for your safety and organizational lines are as evident as ever. As more companies move towards floor tape and paint becomes a thing of the past, the challenge becomes which tape to buy?  Deciding which floor tape is … Read more

Safety Culture 101

3 min read A new day [dropcap]T[/dropcap]here was a time when hearing  “highly productive company” and “safety is a number one priority” in the same sentence would be a laughable dichotomy, getting more eyes rolling than heads nodding. Thankfully, this mindset is a fading thought. Implementing safety as a vital part of your companies core values is now … Read more