Unknown Workplace Hazards – How Should We Deal with Them?

5 min read Most industrial workplaces already have plenty of hazards to deal with: heavy machinery, dangerous chemicals, falling objects, heights. Employers and safety managers have a lot to keep up with, so worrying about potentially unknown hazards might seem like a task that you just don’t have time for. Recent research efforts …

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Continuous Improvement In Manufacturing

6 min read Tony Ferraro, Continuous Improvement Blogger, Creative Safety Publishing. Details. Hear how to improve a process, increase safety and save money from Tony Ferraro. But, Tony says to make sure your customers are happy with the end product. Tony is a continuous improvement blogger for Creative Safety Supply. He’s experienced in …

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Emergency Eyewash Stations in 10 Steps

Emergency Eyewash Station

5 min read In work areas where dangerous chemicals are present, emergency eyewash stations are necessary first aid equipment. According to the Canadian Centre for Occupational Health and Safety (CCOHS), after a chemical exposure occurs, the first 10 to 15 seconds are critical. If a person doesn’t receive first aid right away, injuries …

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NFPA 70E Standards 2015

< 1 min read Bill Burke, NFPA Div. Mgr of Electrical Engineering Details. Every three years, the NFPA publishes the NFPA 70E, The Standard For Electrical Safety In The Workplace, and the 2015 edition is out. Every building owner and safety manager should have a copy, says Bill Burke, Division Manager of Electrical Engineering …

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6 Pains to Avoid During a Pipe Labeling Project

3 min read If you are in charge of safety for a large facility, a pipe labeling project—perhaps to get your workplace in line with industry standards or improve your current labeling system—can be a big task. You need to know the requirements and labeling options, but you also need to have in-depth …

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How to Use Safety Posters Effectively

4 min read Safety posters cover the walls in many workplaces and can make useful additions to a safety program. They help make the workplace more visual, which makes both work tasks and safety easier to understand. While safety posters can be very useful, if they are thrown up on a wall without …

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Workplace Safety for Non-English Speakers

4 min read As American workplaces become increasingly diverse, language can become an obstacle for many businesses. Workers who don’t speak English or for whom English is not their first language may struggle to understand workplace procedures. When the procedures in question are related to safety, lack of comprehension or misunderstanding are especially …

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