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Importance of a Chemical Risk Assessment

Chemicals are in use in workplaces every day. It is important to follow and maintain chemical safety for worker health. Workplaces can easily ident...

Chemicals are in use in workplaces every day. It is important to follow and maintain chemical safety for worker health. Workplaces can easily identify and address workplace hazards through routine and thorough chemical risk assessments.


BY CHRISTINE TORRES | Published October 28, 2019
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Lean and Safety Intersect at Miller Fabrication

Starting out as a small welding company 56 years ago, Miller Fabrication Solutions has successfully transitioned into a bustling metals manufacturi...

Starting out as a small welding company 56 years ago, Miller Fabrication Solutions has successfully transitioned into a bustling metals manufacturing partner for original equipment manufacturers (OEMs). This expansion helped the company dominate its market but not without challenges.


BY CHRISTINE TORRES | Published October 21, 2019
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3 Ways to Improve Ammonia Handling

In refrigeration and HVAC, it’s out with old, complex systems and in with new, efficient and sleek ammonia systems. When working with low-charge am...

In refrigeration and HVAC, it’s out with old, complex systems and in with new, efficient and sleek ammonia systems. When working with low-charge ammonia systems, managers need to follow process safety management that includes ongoing training.


BY CHRISTINE TORRES | Published September 03, 2019
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Maintaining Safety at Eastman Chemical

For Eastman Chemical Co.'s Jesse Duvuvei, an effective maintenance program requires maintenance technicians and operators working together. Staying...

For Eastman Chemical Co.'s Jesse Duvuvei, an effective maintenance program requires maintenance technicians and operators working together. Staying on top of complete facility maintenance not only improves the production process, but it makes a facility even more safe.


BY CHRISTINE TORRES | Published August 07, 2019
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5 Shocking Arc Flash Mistakes

Everyone knows arc flash is dangerous and the hazards that come with electrical work. However, sometimes simple mistakes are made, which can be cos...

Everyone knows arc flash is dangerous and the hazards that come with electrical work. However, sometimes simple mistakes are made, which can be costly on many levels. Here are a few tips to be mindful of to keep workers and workplaces safe, compliant, and efficient.


BY CHRISTINE TORRES | Published August 06, 2019
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What does it take for an EPA Cleanup?

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency is celebrating 20 years of Superfund success. We talk with EPA officials on communication, safety and all...

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency is celebrating 20 years of Superfund success. We talk with EPA officials on communication, safety and all else it takes for a Superfund cleanup.


BY CHRISTINE TORRES | Published August 05, 2019
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Graphic Products Unleashes Fun for Dog Day Event

For five years, Graphic Products has been a participant in the Take Your Dog to Work Day event. The day gives workers a chance to show off their fu...

For five years, Graphic Products has been a participant in the Take Your Dog to Work Day event. The day gives workers a chance to show off their furry friends to one another and it allow their dogs to see where their human spends their time away from home.


BY CHRISTINE TORRES | Published June 21, 2019
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Production Flies High at Valley Forge Flag

As a manufacturer and wholesaler of flags and banners, Valley Forge Flag has been in business for more than 130 years. This mass production of spor...

As a manufacturer and wholesaler of flags and banners, Valley Forge Flag has been in business for more than 130 years. This mass production of sports, government, school, and other patriotic insignia takes diligent craftsmanship. Valley Forge Flag talks about its history as well as its safety.


BY CHRISTINE TORRES | Published June 11, 2019
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6 Ways to Improve Office Safety in June, National Safety Month

Each year, nearly 80,000 private sector administrative workers suffer on-the-job injuries. With June named by the National Safety Council (NSC) as...

Each year, nearly 80,000 private sector administrative workers suffer on-the-job injuries. With June named by the National Safety Council (NSC) as National Safety Month, here are six smart fixes, beyond simple ergonomics, that can help make any office safer.


BY CHRISTINE TORRES | Published June 06, 2019
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Tips to Prepare for National Forklift Safety Day

National Forklift Safety Day is the second Tuesday in June. The day serves as a focal point for manufacturers to highlight safe use of forklifts an...

National Forklift Safety Day is the second Tuesday in June. The day serves as a focal point for manufacturers to highlight safe use of forklifts and the importance of operator training. In turn, this encourages safer behavior in warehouses, distribution centers, and manufacturing plants.


BY CHRISTINE TORRES | Published May 29, 2019