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Safe Stacking and Storage in the Warehouse

Floor Markings, Storage, Stacking

5 min read When we think of the safety issues associated with warehouses, many of us tend to think about the hazards involved in using equipment like forklifts or the dangers of lifting heavy materials. While these issues do pose significant threats, the way materials are actually stored in the warehouse can also impact everyone’s safety. If stacked … Read more

How to Start a Health and Safety Management System

5 min read Your facility probably has many written safety procedures—hazard communication or emergency response, for example—but do you have a comprehensive health and safety management system (HSMS)? OSHA mandates many kinds of safety plans, but there is no federal mandate regarding a health and safety system that covers all other safety plans (though some states do require … 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

Floor Tape Helps Boost Safety In Auto Shop

SafetyTac Floor Tape

3 min read Safety is always a concern when working with dangerous equipment and machinery, especially when it involves students in a training program. The auto repair shop at Portland Community College, located just south of Portland, Oregon, is not only a fully functioning auto repair shop, but also a training facility for students to earn a degree … Read more

Avoid Water Contamination From Poor Facility Plumbing Infrastructures

Water Tank valve with Pipe lines

4 min read Most of us remember the saying “A stitch in time saves nine”. This saying came to us from a time in life when people had to resort to repairing their own clothes due to the high cost of replacement, should a small rip turn into a larger one, due to ignoring the problem too long. … Read more