HazMat Suits: Protect Yourself from Dangerous Chemicals

Imagine walking on Mars, all geared up in a suit that keeps you safe from hostile elements. Now bring that vision a bit closer to home. You’re not combating extraterrestrial factors; it’s something much more terrestrial and possibly lurking in your immediate vicinity- dangerous chemicals. Much like a Mars mission, dealing with hazardous materials requires

Avoid OSHA Citations: What You Need to Know to Stay Compliant

Imagine you’re walking on thin ice, carefully observing every step. One wrong move and there you are, submerged into freezing waters without a rescue team in sight. Similarly, bypassing OSHA compliance can throw your business into deep trouble with hefty penalties, unrecoverable reputational damage, and worst of all, injuries to your invaluable workforce. To avoid

The Importance of Safety Signage in the Workplace: Enhancing Awareness and Preventing Accidents

Safety signage plays a critical role in promoting workplace safety and preventing accidents. In this article, we will highlight the importance of safety signage and provide insights into its effective use to enhance employee awareness. By understanding the significance of safety signs and their proper placement, organizations can create a safer work environment. The Purpose

Value Stream Mapping: Streamlining Processes in Lean Manufacturing

Value stream mapping is a powerful tool within lean manufacturing that enables organizations to analyze, visualize, and optimize their processes from end to end. By mapping the flow of materials, information, and activities, organizations can identify waste areas, bottlenecks, and inefficiencies and implement targeted improvements to streamline operations. In this article, we will delve into

Keeping Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) Clean

Worker wearing clean PPE

Personal protection equipment, or PPE, is critical for keeping people safe in the workplace. There are many different types of PPE available, each of which is designed to provide a specific type of protection to the person wearing it. While some PPE items is designed to be used once and then disposed of, most of

Mining Safety: What You Need to Know

Visual communication is essential to occupational safety and this is especially true if the workplace is a notoriously hazardous mine. The Mine Safety and Health Administration (MSHA) requires that mine operators follow safety guidelines to reduce the risks of safety hazards. Mines should also employ visual safety tools such as safety signs and labels to

Visual Communication 101

Visual communication is one of the most effective and widely understood forms of communication, and that is especially true in facilities and warehouses. There is a plethora of places and spaces in a workplace to add visual cues: the wall, the floor, shelves and racks, pipes, wires, machines, and virtually any surface. Why Go Visual?

The Dangers of Shift Work

Factory Lights

Shift work refers to any type of non-daytime work shift. Night workers, those who work very late or very early and workers who have a rotating work shift are all considered shift workers. According to the American Psychological Association, almost 15 million Americans work night shifts at least some of the time, which makes them