Pipe Marking Standards

4 min read In many of today’s modern facilities there are many different products in use to help improve the way the facility works. Everything from water being used to cool machinery to acids, fire suppression products and even gasses are used on a regular basis. The one thing all of these products have in common is that … Read more

Safety Signs – 7 Reasons Your Facility Might Need an Update

safety signs, visual workplace

5 min read 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 more

Chemical Hazards in the Workplace and How to Prepare for Them

Chemical Hazard, Chemical Exposure

5 min read 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 more

Hazardous Chemical Cleanup: Steps for Dealing with a Spill

Hazardous Chemicals, Spill, Cleanup

7 min read 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 more

HazCom: Simplified Program Ideas for Safety Managers

Hazardous Chemicals, HazCom

4 min read 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 more