7 Places to Use Anti-Slip Tape

traction tape, non-skid tape

Slips, trips and falls account for the most accidents in general industry, according to OSHA, resulting in 15 percent of accidental deaths in the workplace. Only work-related motor vehicle accidents cause more worker fatalities annually.  These accidents also cause many injuries that lead to time spent away from work. Slips, trips and falls (STFs) can … Read more7 Places to Use Anti-Slip Tape

New OSHA Injury Reporting & Recordkeeping Rules

workplace injuries, OSHA reporting

Most employers, especially in manufacturing, construction and other high-risk environments, are probably quite familiar with OSHA’s recordkeeping and reporting requirements. Until now, employers have been required to report any work-related fatalities to OSHA, as well as any incident that led to three or more hospitalizations. Many workplaces also had to keep records of work-related injuries … Read moreNew OSHA Injury Reporting & Recordkeeping Rules

OSHA’s SHARP Program – Safety Success Stories

PPE, safety gear, safety success

We often hear stories of workplace accidents in the news: combustible dust explosions, fires, chemical accidents, workers electrocuted by power lines. It’s important that these stories are reported since to continue improving workplace safety, we need to know what kind of problems still exist. Not all the news on the safety front is bad, though. … Read moreOSHA’s SHARP Program – Safety Success Stories

The Visual Workplace – 5 Less Obvious Places to Use Signs and Labels

floor sign, informational label

Your workplace already uses many types of signs and labels: exit signs, hazard pictograms and signs telling workers not to smoke, not to enter and not to forget to wear PPE. These signs are an integral part of a visual workplace, which is a work environment where visual cues like signs and labels quickly communicate … Read moreThe Visual Workplace – 5 Less Obvious Places to Use Signs and Labels