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Ammonia Accidents Threaten Worker Safety, Business Operations

Year after year, anhydrous ammonia accidents kill workers and cause severe financial penalties to businesses. Proper quality control measures such...

Year after year, anhydrous ammonia accidents kill workers and cause severe financial penalties to businesses. Proper quality control measures such as pipe markings, thorough hazardous material and maintenance management, and personal protection equipment help avert ammonia dangers.


BY CHRISTINE TORRES | Published February 06, 2018
News and Trends

OSHA Plan for Fine Increase Kicks In

As of Jan. 23, 2019, OSHA's civil penalties for violations of workplace safety and health standards are 2.5 percent higher. The maximum fine is now...

As of Jan. 23, 2019, OSHA's civil penalties for violations of workplace safety and health standards are 2.5 percent higher. The maximum fine is now more than $130,000. The agency has increased its penalties to adjust for inflation as part of the Federal Civil Penalties Inflation Adjustment Act.


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

OSHA and Ironworkers Partner for Safety Outreach

OSHA and Ironworkers are partnering up to help boost safety programs and prevent the most common injuries, such as those related to falls, welding,...

OSHA and Ironworkers are partnering up to help boost safety programs and prevent the most common injuries, such as those related to falls, welding, and other hazards in steel erection. Construction specific labels and signage can enhance safety on jobsites of all sizes.


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

NYC Plans to Remove Old, Misleading Fallout Shelter Signs

Signs that were posted during the Cold War are still up in places around New York City. These signs are old and no longer reflect the city's emerge...

Signs that were posted during the Cold War are still up in places around New York City. These signs are old and no longer reflect the city's emergency plan. For the safety and well-being of a community it is necessary to have correct and effective wayfinding.


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

Facebook Reveals Arc Flash Study, Safety Report

Facebook recently spoke up about two arc flash incidents at one of its data centers. Arc flash can cause serious injuries and even death. Proper te...

Facebook recently spoke up about two arc flash incidents at one of its data centers. Arc flash can cause serious injuries and even death. Proper testing, mitigation, and prediction protection is necessary to maintain efficient safety operations.


BY CHRISTINE TORRES | Published January 22, 2018
Product Updates

Graphic Products Creates Resources for Oil and Gas Industries

Create a safer work environment to reduce the likelihood of accidents on any oil and gas industry project using visual communication. Graphic Produ...

Create a safer work environment to reduce the likelihood of accidents on any oil and gas industry project using visual communication. Graphic Products' infographic, guide, and best practice tips article for the oil and gas industry offer easy solutions to industrial safety needs.


BY CHRISTINE TORRES | Published January 11, 2018
News and Trends

BLS, OSHA Report: Fatal Work Injuries Continue to Increase

According to the Bureau of Labor and Statistics, 5,190 U.S. workers died on the job in 2016. Effective visual communication and safety resources ca...

According to the Bureau of Labor and Statistics, 5,190 U.S. workers died on the job in 2016. Effective visual communication and safety resources can help lower the number of fatal work injuries and fatalities.


BY CHRISTINE TORRES | Published January 10, 2018
News and Trends

MSHA Announces Winter Alert Campaign

The U.S. Department of Labor’s Mine Safety and Health Administration (MSHA) has started its annual winter alert campaign. The agency reminds miners...

The U.S. Department of Labor’s Mine Safety and Health Administration (MSHA) has started its annual winter alert campaign. The agency reminds miners and mine operators of the increased hazards that colder weather creates. Signs and labels provide a layer of safety when working in cold environments.


BY CHRISTINE TORRES | Published January 05, 2018
Pioneering Personnel

A Talk with Oregon OSHA

Aaron Corvin is the Department of Consumer and Business Services Oregon OSHA Public Information Officer, located in Graphic Products’ home state of...

Aaron Corvin is the Department of Consumer and Business Services Oregon OSHA Public Information Officer, located in Graphic Products’ home state of Oregon. We sat down with Corvin to chat about Oregon’s most cited OSHA standards and an informative video on what to expect in an OSHA inspection.


BY GRAPHIC PRODUCTS STAFF | Published January 05, 2018
Pioneering Personnel

Oil Rig Manager Talks Mastering Safety Challenges

It's a safety manager's job to help keep workers informed and well trained. Anyone who works on an oil rig, from roustabouts to drillers, needs to...

It's a safety manager's job to help keep workers informed and well trained. Anyone who works on an oil rig, from roustabouts to drillers, needs to be constantly up to speed on best practices and safety. It is up to oil rig managers to help ensure smooth operations through leadership.


BY CHRISTINE TORRES | Published January 03, 2018