Reflective tapes are also termed as safety tapes. Reflective tapes are used to enhance safety aspects. They are used at various locations including manufacturing industries, process industries, public buildings and garments. These tapes have the unique quality to reflect the light that… Continue
Added by Mike Wilson on November 14, 2012 at 8:31pm —
Today the awareness to maintain safety from hazardous materials has led to a revolution in pipe marking. The fact that most residential, commercial, industrial, and institutional outlets have pipes installed in them and in most cases they… Continue
Added by Mike Wilson on November 8, 2012 at 8:54pm —
One of the places in an industry where a large portion of a day’s activity takes place is the warehouse. A number of heavy duty machinery is moved from one place to another, huge containers are transported, a continuous flow of people enter and exit the warehouse… Continue
Added by Mike Wilson on November 5, 2012 at 9:02pm —
For all businesses to prosper, it is necessary that the work place is made safe and secure for all. Both the employers as well as the employees gain from maintaining a safe work place. For the employers legal expenses are drastically… Continue
Added by Mike Wilson on November 4, 2012 at 3:00pm —
The floor is one of the most ignored parts of the industrial building and yet workplace safety experts recognize that it is the most appropriate for safety signs. Most of the accidents that occur within an industrial setting arise from… Continue
Added by Mike Wilson on November 2, 2012 at 2:39pm —
Whether you’re looking for print, radio or video PSAs, the John Petropoulos Memorial Fund (JPMF) can help you out.
The JPMF educates the public about their role in keeping emergency responders – including police, firefighters, paramedics and tow truck drivers – safe on the job. Our PSAs raise awareness about workplace and traffic safety issues facing first responders.
The ads show an…
Added by John Petropoulos Memorial Fund on February 1, 2012 at 3:06pm —
11 years ago today, Calgary Police Service Const. John Petropoulos died in the line of duty. He was investigating a break & enter call at a warehouse when he fell through a false ceiling. A safety railing would have saved his life. Today we're thinking about John and the loved ones he left behind and asking you to consider this question: Is your workplace safe for everyone?
Added by John Petropoulos Memorial Fund on September 29, 2011 at 12:08pm —
Imagine that you are an employee scheduled for a safety training class. You walk into the room and grab a seat towards the back. The safety instructor begins to drone on about the importance of safety procedures. The guys behind you are talking and you can’t hear what the instructor is saying. You start to wonder,… Continue
Added by SafetySkills™ on July 13, 2011 at 11:22am —
Chaquestas Isotermico para bajas temperaturas hechas en los Estados Unidos y ropa Isotermica Industrial para industrias que necesitan ropa que sea contra el frio extremo. La chaquetas isotermicas tienen mangas con punos de nylon/algodon para combater el frio. La chaqueta isotermico tiene el cuello alto con cierre ajustable y forrado con suave polar. Tambien se ofrecen… Continue
Added by Fred on December 3, 2010 at 9:44am —
The athletic style of AOSafety Metaliks Sport Safety Glasses - Clear Lens makes it really popular in sport. It’s durable, light and adjustable fit makes it a popular choice amongst mountain bikers. High performance glasses like the… Continue
Added by Fred on November 25, 2010 at 3:45pm —
In an environment where eye hazards are common, AOSafety Factoids Safety Glasses could be your best friend. It is crucial that your eyes are protected during various activities. Eye injury claims more than 2000 people every day and is not to be taken lightly. The eyes are… Continue
Added by Fred on November 25, 2010 at 3:20pm —
In my last blog I wrote about National Safety Month – what it is and some thoughts on integrating outside-of-work safety topics into your workplace safety training sessions. This week I’ll continue my discussion on National Safety Month, but with a different focus – ways to “celebrate” National Safety Month in your facility.
I know that we’re half way through June already, but some of these ideas are easy to pull together. Others, you may need… Continue
Added by Christie Mendola on June 15, 2010 at 1:00pm —
It’s National Safety Month! Not that safety isn’t always important, but during the month of June the National Safety Council (NSC), which sponsors the initiative, is putting in extra effort to remind people to live and work safely. It is also encouraging companies to spend some time this month focusing on safe practices in the workplace.
How are they doing that?
For each week in June, the… Continue
Added by Christie Mendola on June 3, 2010 at 9:00am —
OSHA Regulation 1910.147 is the standard for the Control of Hazardous Energy (lockout/tagout). This is an important regulation that needs to be understood and followed. One component is the use of padlocks in your Continue
lock-out/tagout program. As you know, there are many choices when it comes to…
Added by Donna Kolody on April 30, 2010 at 12:35pm —
We all agree that reducing workplace injuries and keeping employees safe is important. But there are different schools of thought on how exactly to achieve that. On one hand, some feel that more regulations and stricter fines are the most effective way to ensure employees are protected. On the other, some think that creating a workplace committed to safety is the more effective.
Those who support the idea of stricter fines and more regulations
will be happy to know that… Continue
Added by Christie Mendola on April 30, 2010 at 12:23pm —
Here in Maryland we are still digging out from our latest snowfall.Snow and ice accumulation on rooftops can be a significant danger hiding in plain sight.Take a moment to survey your workplace for potential ice and snow hazards from above.If hazards do exist at your workplace,take action to minimize or completely eliminate them by removing the snow and overhanging ice.If removal of the hazardous snow and ice isn't feasable,post warning signs and make everyone aware of the potential… Continue
Added by Bob Geary on February 22, 2010 at 2:30pm —
Latest Blog Entry:
Eight Days to Shake the Safety World
By Jerry Laws
AIHA's Feb. 2 town hall meeting is a chance for its members to be heard collectively at the Feb. 10 "OSHA Listens" meeting in Washington, D.C. President Obama did not mention workers' safety in his SOTU speech, but it isn't too late to change the political tug of war as he urged.…
Added by Jerry Laws on January 28, 2010 at 10:18am —
Latest Blog Entry:
Working on Screen: Too Much Fiction or Too Much Fact?
By Jerry Laws
Having seen both "Avatar" and "Up in the Air," I associate "Air" much more than "Avatar" with workers and workplaces as I experience them. If you haven't seen it, actors George Clooney and Anna Kendrick are consultants who fly from city to city to inform white-collar workers they've been fired. What we learn at the end of the movie is that most of these… Continue
Added by Jerry Laws on January 20, 2010 at 10:48am —
These past few days have been horrific across the U.S. The stunning tragedy at Fort Hood claiming the lives of 13 people along with many injured, and then today’s workplace shooting in Orlando. All that seems to come to mind is, what is wrong with people today and why is it that signs of danger get ignored until it is too late?
In Fort Hood, Texas on Nov. 5 at 1:30 p.m. suspected shooter Maj. Nidal Malik Hasan, an Army psychiatrist, gunned down the very soldiers who he was there to… Continue
Added by Heather Anderson on November 12, 2009 at 11:30am —
It is easy to say that diversity awareness is a hot topic for 2009 and employers should take this October, Diversity Awareness Month, as an opportunity to share this with employees. With the appointment of Sonya Sotomayor to the Supreme Court and the recent Crowley/Gates controversy, the entire nation has become aware of how important it is to understand each others’ differences. No place needs to be knowledgeable of this more than the workplace. SafetySkills™ Diversity in the Workplace course… Continue
Added by Heather Anderson on October 9, 2009 at 11:04am —