Vinyl Chart Tape – Ways To Improve Your Workplace

vinyl chart tape

Wouldn’t it be nice if there was some cheap material that could simultaneously improve your board rooms, worker organization, and other meeting tools and spaces? Gee, sure sounds nice. Lucky for you, it also exists. It’s called vinyl chart tape , and it’s backless (meaning no paper backing), easy to use, and can be purchased … Read moreVinyl Chart Tape – Ways To Improve Your Workplace

Safety Signs – 7 Reasons Your Facility Might Need an Update

safety signs, visual workplace

Proper safety signage in the workplace can be the difference between an employee being safe while performing a task or getting injured. It’s true that safety training also helps prevent workplace accidents, but strategically placed safety signs are daily, on-the-job reminders that will reinforce proper behavior. Consequently, it’s important employers and safety managers do their … Read moreSafety Signs – 7 Reasons Your Facility Might Need an Update

Chemical Hazards in the Workplace and How to Prepare for Them

Chemical Hazard, Chemical Exposure

Does your company have hazardous chemicals in the workplace? If so, you’re required to comply with OSHA’s Hazard Communication Standard, which requires you to develop day-to-day and emergency procedures for handling hazardous chemicals and then properly train employees in those procedures. Understanding the specific types of chemical hazards and how to prepare for the type(s) … Read moreChemical Hazards in the Workplace and How to Prepare for Them

Hazardous Chemical Cleanup: Steps for Dealing with a Spill

Hazardous Chemicals, Spill, Cleanup

Despite your best efforts to avoid employee exposure to hazardous chemicals, if your company uses chemicals, it will likely experience a spill occasionally. According to OSHA estimates, 650,000 chemical products exist and 32 million workers may be exposed to chemical hazards. Because of the prevalence of chemicals in the workplace, spills happen and need to … Read moreHazardous Chemical Cleanup: Steps for Dealing with a Spill

HazCom: Simplified Program Ideas for Safety Managers

Hazardous Chemicals, HazCom

Many hazardous substances and materials enter the workplace, but some industries certainly use more hazardous materials than others. Even if your facility only uses one hazardous chemical, though, your company is still required to comply with OSHA’s Hazard Communication Standard (HazCom or HCS). This standard states employees have a right to know the names of … Read moreHazCom: Simplified Program Ideas for Safety Managers

Strain, Sprain, and Ergonomics in Construction

Overexertion injuries are incredibly common in the construction industry, with thousands of hours of work lost each year as a result. In fact, these types of injuries, also called musculoskeletal disorders or MSD’s, account for a higher average number of days away from work per occurrence than all other non-fatal injuries on the job, according … Read moreStrain, Sprain, and Ergonomics in Construction