Archive for September, 2017
 
 
 
Hazard
 
Black Lung Disease
Black Lung Disease
Black Lung Disease

Respiratory Disease Resurges Among Coal Miners

What should be done when old workplace problems reemerge decades later? This is a question regulatory agencies, industry associations and workplaces have been asking recently about coal workers’ pneumoconiosis (CWP) (often refe...
 
Facility
 
Indoor Air Quality
Indoor Air Quality
Indoor Air Quality

Indoor Air Quality the Focus of New Global Alliance

Outdoor air can be filled with pollutants from vehicles, industrial processes and plenty of other sources, so outdoor air quality should be our biggest air quality concern, right? Wrong. If you work indoors, the air you breathe...
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Safety Products
 
Tool Safety, Tool Storage
Tool Safety, Tool Storage
Tool Safety, Tool Storage

Ergodyne Tool Backpack Ideal for Working at Heights

The Ergodyne Arsenal 5843 Tool Backpack offers many storage compartments and can be easily carried or hoisted to upper levels, making it ideal for employees who work at heights.
 
Facility
 
Pipe Labels Marked
Pipe Labels Marked
Pipe Labels Marked

Pipe Labels – In house vs pre-made

Using Pipe Labels for Safety and Convenience Keeping the pipes in your facility properly labeled is important for both safety and convenience. In some cases, it will be a requirement from OSHA or other regulators, and in others...
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Hazard
 
Skylight Screen, Fall Protection
Skylight Screen, Fall Protection
Skylight Screen, Fall Protection

Install Guards to Prevent Falls Through Skylights

Fall protection in the workplace receives a lot of attention, as it is the most frequently cited OSHA standard, and falls to a lower level accounted for 574 work-related fatalities in 2013. These falls occur in many circum...
 
OSHA
 
Pipe Marking
Pipe Marking
Pipe Marking

OSHA vs. ANSI Pipe Marking – What You Need to Know

Busy safety managers have plenty of rules and regulations to keep track of, and pipe marking standards may sound complex. That’s because pipe marking regulations aren’t universally adopted by the various standards agencies. Des...

 
Fire
 
Fire Safety
Fire Safety
Fire Safety

Fire Extinguishers – Do You Know How (and When) to Use Them?

We’ve discussed the dust explosion pentagon, which explains the five components needed for a combustible dust explosion, before. Today we’re going to discuss a diagram that is simpler, but no less important for peop...