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Which Countries are Participating in GHS?

GHS-worldwide

2 min read Although the Globally Harmonized System of Classification and Labeling of Chemicals is not a legal requirement, many countries are choosing to adopt this new standard because it simplifies the transport and storage of chemicals. Those involved in the chemical trade will no longer need to create multiple labels and information sheets to sell their products … Read more

Pipe Labels – In house vs pre-made

Pipe Labels Marked

3 min read 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 it is just something that you want do to help ensure your facility is following industry best … Read more

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

Pipe Marking

2 min read 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. Despite this fact, pipe marking doesn’t need to be terribly difficult because you can follow one set of requirements that will help … Read more

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

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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

GHS Transition Tips…in Case You’ve Been Procrastinating

4 min read The transition from OSHA’s old Hazard Communication Standard (HCS) to the new standard that incorporates the United Nations’ Globally Harmonized System (GHS) is well underway, as employers were required to train their employees on the changes to chemical labels and safety data sheets (SDSs) by December 1 of last year. OSHA wanted the end users of … Read more

LabelTac Vinyl Sign Printing Machine

Vinyl Sign Printing Machine

5 min read Vinyl Sign Printing Has Never Been Easier There are dozens, or even hundreds of different pieces of equipment used in most facilities on a daily basis. One of the most important, yet also most overlooked items is the industrial label maker. While most people don’t think about label makers as being essential to operating a … Read more

Labeling Powered Industrial Trucks—1910.178

Powered Industrial Trucks

4 min read Safety of Powered Industrial Trucks No matter what type of facility you’re operating in, the chances are good that there will be a variety of different powered industrial trucks that are being used. This could be anything from a small fork lift inside a warehouse to a large dump truck at a construction site. Despite … Read more

Hazard Communication – 1910.1200

Hazard Communication

4 min read Improving Hazard Communication in the Workplace If you’re looking for ways to improve the overall safety of your facility, one of the best places to start is with an evaluation of your current hazard communication standards. According to OSHA, hazard communication violations are the second most commonly cited violations, as of 2012. In 2012 there … Read more

Bumper Stickers & More: An Introduction to Thermal Printing

4 min read How to Create Bumper Stickers for Your Sticker campaigns For everything from political campaigns to social causes and beyond, cars adorned with bumper stickers are a regular sight across the country. Regular stickers, even more common, are a staple of our world from a young age, and an easily recognizable object for even children. Have … Read more