Scientific research facilities and certain manufacturing plants use CleanRooms to safeguard products or specimens against environmental contamination. Maintenance personal need to keep temperatures and air purity at consistent levels. A CleanRoom is designed to seal out various contaminants, including dust particles, microbes, mold spores and chemical vapors. Working safely in a CleanRoom requires specific procedural … Read moreCleanRoom Safety 101
According to the Centers for Disease Control, no single aspect the work day could be more dangerous for the average employee than driving. Beating out injuries related to slips and falls, and homicide, the largest percentage of work-related fatalities came from individuals involved in motor vehicle accidents. “Roadway crashes,” they say, “led all other causes, making … Read moreAn Employers Look into Transportation Safety
Machine guarding is one of the most important safety concepts in any manufacturing or industrial facility. When done properly, it can help keep those who are working on potentially dangerous machines safe from harm. In addition, it can keep other people working in the area away from flying sparks or other debris, so they don’t … Read moreBenefits of Machine Guarding go Beyond Safety
Every time you step onto a construction site, there are countless hazards that you can come across in just a matter of seconds. That is why construction safety is not something that should be taken without serious diligence and precaution. Whether you are working on a commercial or residential site, or if you are working … Read moreA Comprehensive Look at Construction Safety
When most people think of a safety manager, they visualize a large manufacturing facility with hundreds of workers and tons of equipment. However, safety hazards are just as likely in a smaller company or even within an office environment. When a company is operating on a shoe string budget or is just starting up, investing … Read moreIs it Important to Invest in a Safety Manager?
How to increase strength and mobility safely If you’ve ever suffered a painful injury at work, you’re not alone. Injuries occurring at the workplace are more common than you might think, and are not restricted to stuntmen and other daredevils. According to data compiled by Safe Work Australia in 2010, 40% of situations where compensation … Read moreGuest Post: Recovering From Workplace Injuries
When OSHA announced that they would begin accepting online filings for claims, virtually everyone thought this would be an excellent idea. Harnessing the power and speed of computers to streamline the process was expected to be a huge benefit, and the fact that you could file from just about anywhere made it easier for many … Read moreWhere Did OSHA Go Wrong with Online Filings?
Many businesses, public facilities and parking areas need floor or pavement markings to delineate areas, mark key features and avoid traffic mishaps. Aisle numbers, safety stations, exits and other features must be clearly marked, a job once done with paint. Paint works well when it is new, but it wears thin over time. Furthermore, if … Read moreHow Floor Tape can Improve the Safety and Visual Management of your Facility