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4 Signs Your Safety Communication Needs an Update

Safety signs and labels that are up to date, clearly worded, and in tact play a key role in achieving workplace safety and compliance goals. Signag...

Safety signs and labels that are up to date, clearly worded, and in tact play a key role in achieving workplace safety and compliance goals. Signage that has faded or lost reflectiveness, or are missing from dangerous areas, do not help communicate hazards clearly and consistently to workers.


BY CHRISTINE TORRES | Published April 25, 2018
News and Trends

Mislabeled Bottle Causes Injury

An injury incident at a university lab prompts staff to better organize the lab, revisit chemical safety plans, and improve methods to ensure lab s...

An injury incident at a university lab prompts staff to better organize the lab, revisit chemical safety plans, and improve methods to ensure lab safety. Chemical safety in the workplace starts with strong safety concepts that are established before work begins.


BY CHRISTINE TORRES | Published April 23, 2018
News and Trends

Pedestrian Deaths Plateau on Second Year of Record Numbers

Pedestrian injuries and deaths continue to stay at record-high numbers, while motor vehicle-related deaths have declined only slightly. Organizatio...

Pedestrian injuries and deaths continue to stay at record-high numbers, while motor vehicle-related deaths have declined only slightly. Organizations such as the National Safety Council are reminding drivers and pedestrians to help create a safer environment.


BY CHRISTINE TORRES | Published April 16, 2018
News and Trends

NIOSH Study Links Impacts of Workplace Noise, Heart Health

The National Institute of Occupational Safety and Health conducted a study about noise in the workplace and its effects on worker health. Some of t...

The National Institute of Occupational Safety and Health conducted a study about noise in the workplace and its effects on worker health. Some of the results showed that long-term exposure to loud noise in the work environment could impact blood pressure and overall heart health.


BY CHRISTINE TORRES | Published April 16, 2018
News and Trends

ANSI Harmonizes Safety Colors with ISO

To help ensure color consistency for safety, the American National Standards Institute’s (ANSI) Z535.1 brings its color code in line with the Inter...

To help ensure color consistency for safety, the American National Standards Institute’s (ANSI) Z535.1 brings its color code in line with the International Organization for Standardization (ISO). ANSI says changes to the standard make compliance easier to understand.


BY CHRISTINE TORRES | Published April 03, 2018
News and Trends

MSHA Coming to Collect on Scofflaw Program

Mining companies cited years ago have not been paying their fines, and the Mine Safety and Health Administration is clamping down. MSHA officials s...

Mining companies cited years ago have not been paying their fines, and the Mine Safety and Health Administration is clamping down. MSHA officials say they want to increase mine worker safety by sending a message through the strengthening of its Scofflaw Program to rein in some habitual violators.


BY CHRISTINE TORRES | Published April 03, 2018
Safety

Golden Opportunities in Modern Mining Safety

Extracting minerals from the earth requires mighty labor. A lot of the processes in mining have changed in the past 30 years. There is great advent...

Extracting minerals from the earth requires mighty labor. A lot of the processes in mining have changed in the past 30 years. There is great adventure and great dangers in mining. With new technology and governmental focus on safety, the canvass for industrial mining continues to evolve.


BY CHRISTINE TORRES | Published April 03, 2018
Safety

HazCom Plans Crucial in Preventing Employee Exposure

Several workplace chemical exposures have prompted OSHA to remind companies of proper respirator and ventilation policies. After an incident in New...

Several workplace chemical exposures have prompted OSHA to remind companies of proper respirator and ventilation policies. After an incident in New York, individuals urge OSHA to create a notification system for local first responders, fire departments, and others of chemicals in the area.


BY CHRISTINE TORRES | Published March 30, 2018
News and Trends

Is Your Building Safe? Apple Design a Pain in the Glass

From concept to design, to working inside, buildings are formulated to house sustainable safety practices. Poor design plans that do not think safe...

From concept to design, to working inside, buildings are formulated to house sustainable safety practices. Poor design plans that do not think safety through are sure to cause chaos in the workplace, especially should a fire or other emergency occur.


BY CHRISTINE TORRES | Published March 29, 2018
News and Trends

Nanotech is Not Beyond NIOSH’s Sight

As science progresses, NIOSH is staying on top of the change by creating tips on mitigating nanomaterial hazards. Workers who are creating with nan...

As science progresses, NIOSH is staying on top of the change by creating tips on mitigating nanomaterial hazards. Workers who are creating with nanotechnology can become exposed to hazards from breathing in the tiniest particles as well as chemical reaction damage. Communicating safe handling is necessary at all times.


BY CHRISTINE TORRES | Published March 29, 2018