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Floor Marking Guidelines

Floor Markings, Storage, Stacking

2 min read Utilized in every kind of professional facility, from small schools and gymnasiums to large, full-scale manufacturing and chemical processing plants, strategically employed floor marking makes open space easier for workers and visitors to understand. Because it relays important information at the location and time it’s needed, floor marking creates a safer, more efficient facility. In … Read more

Mark Floors with Hazard Tape

Hazard Tape, Floor Marking Tape

3 min read If you are in charge of safety at an industrial facility, you most likely have hazards that you want employees to know about. There are plenty of methods for alerting workers to these hazards such as safety signs and training and emergency drills, and today we want to discuss another effective method: hazard floor marking … Read more

7 Places to Use Anti-Slip Tape

traction tape, non-skid tape

4 min read 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 more

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

floor sign, informational label

4 min read 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 more

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

Vinyl Chart Tape – Ways To Improve Your Workplace

vinyl chart tape

4 min read 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 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

The Colors of Safety – Using Common Color Associations to Promote Workplace Safety

3 min read Many of our lifelong associations between shapes, colors, and symbols are formed in our early years of life and follow us for decades. This “universal language” helps us to visually communicate with one another, even when coming from different backgrounds and cultures. In the workplace, these types of associations most often manifest themselves in the … Read more

How Floor Tape can Improve the Safety and Visual Management of your Facility

4 min read Many businesses, public facilities and parking areas need floor or pavement markings to delineate areas, mark key features and avoid traffic mishaps. Aisle numbers, safety stations, exits and other features must be clearly marked, a job once done with paint. Paint works well when it is new, but it wears thin over time. Furthermore, if … Read more

How Floor Signs can help with your 5S Project

4 min read When working on a 5S project it is important to not only look at the big things that are causing waste, but also those smaller areas where there can be improvements. One of the simplest things you can do when working to eliminate waste in a facility is to use floor signs throughout the area. … Read more