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What is Process Safety Management?

Process Safety Management

2 min read Process Safety Management (PSM) is an analytical tool used to prevent the release of highly hazardous chemicals (HHCs) and improve safety in the workplace. As defined by OSHA and the EPA, HHCs are chemicals that can pose physical or health hazards to workers or the surrounding community. These chemicals are …

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PPE for Winter That’s Also Flame-Resistant

4 min read Yesterday, we took a look at flame-resistant (FR) clothing for the workplace. This clothing can protect workers against fires because it is either made from naturally flame-resistant materials or materials treated with flame-retardant chemicals. This discussion touched on the importance of finding FR clothing that isn’t too stiff or too …

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Inspection Checklists and Their Role in Safety

safety checklist, safety inspection

4 min read All workplaces have to do periodic inspections of things like safety procedures, equipment, personal protective equipment (PPE) and exit routes. These inspections help businesses make sure their operations are up to code and functioning well, and they can be useful in office environments, manufacturing floors, warehouses, laboratories and many other …

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6 Reasons to Invest in a Visual Workplace

safety sign, danger sign

5 min read A visual workplace uses tools like safety signs, labels, floor markings and other visual cues to communicate information quickly. This information may alert people to hazards, serve as a reminder or provide instructions. You may think your workplace doesn’t need added visuals. Maybe you have a good safety record and production …

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Prevent Slips and Falls with Anti-Slip Floor Tape

3 min read The rainy season is once again upon us and there’s no time like the present to re-evaluate your safety measures as we come into winter. Wet conditions tend to always bring an increase in slip and fall injuries around the workplace. To reduce the risk factors associated with wet conditions, …

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The Future of Occupational Safety

3 min read Forward Thinking Contemplating the future can be a slippery slope clashed with controversy and hope. We can combine all the statistics with all the collective information available, and still be completely wrong in our predictions. The answer to today’s problem may not necessarily be the answer for tomorrow’s problem. However …

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Ten Funny Safety Videos

2 min read Occupational safety is an extremely serious topic to cover and train. There’s no short-cutting when it comes to safety at work or at home for that matter. Unfortunately, training classes and videos can also be extremely boring and dry when presented to employees. However, there is a growing number of …

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Coin Lithium Battery Safety Information

Coin lithium battery

3 min read Lets be honest, there are threats that surround our children anywhere and everywhere, at anytime. Unless you wrap your children in bubble wrap before you leave for work everyday, they’re at risk of something. However, some risks are more serious than others and just the awareness alone is sometimes all …

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September is National Preparedness Month

3 min read Here Comes September The month of September brings a handful of changes to our busy lives. It’s usually the time of year where we ask ourselves what happened to summer and have to quickly adjust to the new season that awaits us. As our days get shorter and the little …

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5 Ways You Can Prevent Accidents

3 min read Some will flat out tell you that workplace accidents are inevitable and that they just happen. While this is true to an extent, there are definitely things you can do to limit and hopefully prevent workplace accidents from happening. The National Safety Council defines an accident as an “undesired event …

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Workplace Safety is no Joke

Workplace safety is no joke

3 min read Whether you’re oblivious to it or not, there’s no doubt about the importance of workplace safety. The numbers simply don’t lie, workplace safety is no joke. Every day in America, 13 people go to work and never come home. Every year in America, nearly 4 million people suffer a workplace …

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