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Identify and Remove Those Slip and Trip Hazards for a Safe February

February marks a good time to shore up slip, trip, and fall hazards that are particularly acute when it’s cold and wet outside. The first step in a...

February marks a good time to shore up slip, trip, and fall hazards that are particularly acute when it’s cold and wet outside. The first step in abating common causes of slips and falls is to perform a safety audit.

Safety

Special Precautions for Fire Evacuations in Historic Buildings

The Portland Alder Hotel fire in January 2017 displaced almost 100 residents of the historic building. The fire was caused by a mechanical failure...

The Portland Alder Hotel fire in January 2017 displaced almost 100 residents of the historic building. The fire was caused by a mechanical failure in the building’s mechanical room. Visibility, even with smoke and a power outage, can be enhanced with lighting tape to help people navigate exits.

Visual Communication

Solar Power for Generating Electricity

In late December 2016, financial news giant Bloomberg announced they have new data showing that a large shift in global markets has occurred, decla...

In late December 2016, financial news giant Bloomberg announced they have new data showing that a large shift in global markets has occurred, declaring solar power to be a comparatively inexpensive form of power.

News and Trends

OSHA Issues New Construction Safety & Health Program Recommendations

This past fall, OSHA updated its recommendations for safety and health programs in general industry, for the first time in 30 years. The agency has...

This past fall, OSHA updated its recommendations for safety and health programs in general industry, for the first time in 30 years. The agency has now followed this with updated recommendations for the construction industry.

Safety

Popcorn Lung Spreads to Workers in Different Industry: Coffee Roasters

In 2000, workers at a Midwest popcorn processing plant began showing symptoms of bronchiolitis obliterans, a lung disease now known as “popcorn lu...

In 2000, workers at a Midwest popcorn processing plant began showing symptoms of bronchiolitis obliterans, a lung disease now known as “popcorn lung” or “flavorings-related lung disease.” The disease is caused by exposure to diacetyl, a flavoring agent in microwave popcorn.

News and Trends

OSHA Updates 30-Year-Old Safety & Health Plan Guidelines

OSHA announced its new recommended safety plan intended to aid employers, especially small- and medium-sized organizations in building a systematic...

OSHA announced its new recommended safety plan intended to aid employers, especially small- and medium-sized organizations in building a systematic approach to improving safety and health in their workplaces.

Safety

Can Near-Miss Reporting Help Your Safety Program?

A near-miss reporting plan helps build a strong overall safety plan by reflecting on near misses and using the lessons learned to improve your comp...

A near-miss reporting plan helps build a strong overall safety plan by reflecting on near misses and using the lessons learned to improve your company’s broader culture of safety, even when incidents don’t lead to injury.

News and Trends

NSC Congress & Expo is Almost Here!

Graphic Products will exhibit at NSC Congress & Expo, the world's largest annual safety industry event, attracting tens of thousands of safety prof...

Graphic Products will exhibit at NSC Congress & Expo, the world's largest annual safety industry event, attracting tens of thousands of safety professionals from all over the globe. NFL hall-of-famer Terry Bradshaw kicks off the show with a keynote speech on workplace safety.

News and Trends

OSHA Strengthens Alliances North and South of the U.S. Border

In September 2016, OSHA helped form a stronger alliance between the U.S. and Canada with an updated plan to align the countries’ hazardous workplac...

In September 2016, OSHA helped form a stronger alliance between the U.S. and Canada with an updated plan to align the countries’ hazardous workplace chemicals classification requirements and labels. OSHA also shored up its alliance with Mexico in a renewed plan.

Pioneering Personnel

Five Questions with Alamodome Maintenance Manager Eric Duncan

The Alamodome is a five-tier stadium in the center of San Antonio, Texas. As well as holding pro soccer matches, NFL football games, and WWE, it's...

The Alamodome is a five-tier stadium in the center of San Antonio, Texas. As well as holding pro soccer matches, NFL football games, and WWE, it's the home field for the UTSA Roadrunners (college football), and will host the 2018 Men's NCAA Final Four. Eric Duncan is a manager who ensures safety.