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Visual Aids Bolster Bollard Post Safety

Whether used as a means to direct traffic, deter vehicle intrusions, and to protect people and structures, bollards act as visual guides, reminding...

Whether used as a means to direct traffic, deter vehicle intrusions, and to protect people and structures, bollards act as visual guides, reminding drivers to drive safely and responsibly in areas near schools, government buildings, and industrial warehouses and shipping yards.


BY CHRISTINE TORRES | Published December 07, 2017
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Corporate Disclosure Lags on Safety Metrics Reporting

Global companies are tracking workplace injury and safety data but are not making it public. Having transparency about hazards enhances awareness a...

Global companies are tracking workplace injury and safety data but are not making it public. Having transparency about hazards enhances awareness and allows room to more effectively improve overall safety. Reporting these efforts can improve investor relations and employee culture.


BY CHRISTINE TORRES | Published November 20, 2017
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Marine Corps Air Facility Adds App, Steps Up Safety Program

A safety team at the Marine Corps Air Facility (MCAF) in Quantico, Virginia, tackled safety issues and created an app to help with inspections. The...

A safety team at the Marine Corps Air Facility (MCAF) in Quantico, Virginia, tackled safety issues and created an app to help with inspections. These efforts have been recognized by OSHA's Voluntary Protection Program for creating a world-class safety program.


BY CHRISTINE TORRES | Published November 20, 2017
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Injured Woodworker Details Importance of Machine Guarding

Years after a board impaled his hip, a woodworker's pain continues. He details the importance of machine guarding. Consistently listed among OSHA's...

Years after a board impaled his hip, a woodworker's pain continues. He details the importance of machine guarding. Consistently listed among OSHA's top 10 safety violations, machine guarding is still often overlooked in protection. OSHA has several standards for machine guarding.


BY CHRISTINE TORRES | Published November 20, 2017
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Prevent a Nightmare: Haunted Houses on Safety Street

Guest of a haunted house don't typically expect to be completely safe, but safety is a concern for the people trying to scare those who dare to ent...

Guest of a haunted house don't typically expect to be completely safe, but safety is a concern for the people trying to scare those who dare to enter. From a list of rules on the first step on the property to a floor marked exit, safety is in the background of all those frightening corners.


BY CHRISTINE TORRES | Published October 18, 2017
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Five Ways You Can Prevent Fires at Your Office

National Fire Prevention Week is October 9-16 and gives good cause for pause for many of us who work in offices. The National Fire Protection Assoc...

National Fire Prevention Week is October 9-16 and gives good cause for pause for many of us who work in offices. The National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) claims there are approximately 3,340 office building fires annually, causing an average of four deaths and 44 injuries every year.


BY CHRISTINE TORRES | Published October 09, 2017
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Your Safety Preparedness Can Help Others

When a disaster strikes, sometimes our failure to properly label even the simplest piece of equipment or putting off updating an old sign can inadv...

When a disaster strikes, sometimes our failure to properly label even the simplest piece of equipment or putting off updating an old sign can inadvertently cause a second crisis for workers who are trying to help. Old, faded or missing safety signage could become problematic after a disaster.


BY CHRISTINE TORRES | Published September 26, 2017
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New Head of DOL, OSHA Delivers Empowering Speech at G20 Meeting

Now in his new role as U.S. Secretary of Labor, Alexander Acosta joined international labor and employment leaders who represent approximately 85%...

Now in his new role as U.S. Secretary of Labor, Alexander Acosta joined international labor and employment leaders who represent approximately 85% of the world's global economy at the G20 Labor and Employment Ministers' Meeting, held in Germany in May.


BY GRAPHIC PRODUCTS STAFF | Published June 06, 2017
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Police Officers and Hearing Loss: A Growing Concern

One of the biggest dangers police officers now face is now permanent hearing damage. Discharging firearms, sirens, and demonstrations are among the...

One of the biggest dangers police officers now face is now permanent hearing damage. Discharging firearms, sirens, and demonstrations are among the contributing factors of police work, and ear protection is critical.


BY GRAPHIC PRODUCTS STAFF | Published March 13, 2017
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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.


BY GRAPHIC PRODUCTS STAFF | Published January 26, 2017