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Conveyor Mangles Worker - 5 Safety Tips

While pulling boxes from a line where a conveyor system meets up with a roller line, one worker was caught and severely injured. Conveyor systems h...

While pulling boxes from a line where a conveyor system meets up with a roller line, one worker was caught and severely injured. Conveyor systems help increase productivity but workers must work safely around them. Workplaces can use simple safety best practices to minimize downtime for efficiency.


BY CHRISTINE TORRES | Published May 22, 2019
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Tips to Maximize Control Panel Safety

Never underestimate the power of electricity. While it is easy to take energy for granted, there are many hazards that await workers who do not pre...

Never underestimate the power of electricity. While it is easy to take energy for granted, there are many hazards that await workers who do not prepare prior to working with it. Workplaces can ensure safety for electrical maintenance by keeping control panels neat, organized and properly labeled.


BY CHRISTINE TORRES | Published April 10, 2019
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Plan Ahead: Enhance Emergency Safety

Accidents will happen, and so can emergencies. As equipment and processes change, it's important to keep emergency plans updated too. Plan ahead to...

Accidents will happen, and so can emergencies. As equipment and processes change, it's important to keep emergency plans updated too. Plan ahead to enhance safety in any facility. Keep employees up to date on emergency plans and support continuous employee safety through high-visibility markings.


BY CHRISTINE TORRES | Published January 15, 2019
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Optimize Safety and Efficiency: To-Do List

There are always new opportunities to improve safety and efficiency in the workplace. Using results from a recent NSC survey, address worker safety...

There are always new opportunities to improve safety and efficiency in the workplace. Using results from a recent NSC survey, address worker safety issues easily by drawing attention to the top areas of safety concerns. Amplify visual communication and other efficiency tactics.


BY CHRISTINE TORRES | Published January 15, 2019
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Creativity, Innovation Drive Toy Manufacturing Success

Santa's helpers are thick in the holiday fray and the toy manufacturing industry is booming. New companies such as Cortex Toys are off to a good st...

Santa's helpers are thick in the holiday fray and the toy manufacturing industry is booming. New companies such as Cortex Toys are off to a good start this year and already needing more space for rapid growth. Manufactures of any kind, from toys to candy, can apply strategic lean principles.


BY CHRISTINE TORRES | Published December 03, 2018
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Our Best Content of 2018

This are the top Graphic Products stories, articles and blog posts for 2018.

This are the top Graphic Products stories, articles and blog posts for 2018.


BY KELSEY RZEPECKI | Published December 03, 2018
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Store Hazardous Chemicals Safely

When working with and storing hazardous chemicals, steps must be taken to ensure safety. Appropriate protections are important for workers as well...

When working with and storing hazardous chemicals, steps must be taken to ensure safety. Appropriate protections are important for workers as well as others who might come into contact with these materials. Improper storage or failed labeling of materials can cause a disaster.


BY CHRISTINE TORRES | Published November 29, 2018
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Are Arc Flash Injury Rates on the Rise?

No matter what the reason, arc flash injuries are still a problem in industry. Lockout/tagout, one of the best tools for arc flash prevention, held...

No matter what the reason, arc flash injuries are still a problem in industry. Lockout/tagout, one of the best tools for arc flash prevention, held its place at No. 5 on OSHA’s Top 10 violations for a second year. Recently, an arc flash in a power generation facility injured two workers.


BY CHRISTINE TORRES | Published November 20, 2018
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Make the Nice List: Decorate the Workplace Safely

The holidays are approaching quickly and it's time to deck the facility halls. Some of the simplest tasks can cause a minor or serious injury if pr...

The holidays are approaching quickly and it's time to deck the facility halls. Some of the simplest tasks can cause a minor or serious injury if proper procedures are not followed. From creating massive displays to stringing up a few simple lights, workplaces can take the time to ensure safety.


BY CHRISTINE TORRES | Published November 20, 2018
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How to Avoid Three Top Welding Injuries

Some of the job hazards welders face each day are while working from heights, in extreme conditions, and in confined spaces. There are several simp...

Some of the job hazards welders face each day are while working from heights, in extreme conditions, and in confined spaces. There are several simple precautions workplaces can take to ensure a safer work environment. Here are three of the biggest dangers to welders and how to avoid injuries.


BY CHRISTINE TORRES | Published November 05, 2018