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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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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
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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.


BY GRAPHIC PRODUCTS STAFF | Published January 13, 2017
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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.


BY GRAPHIC PRODUCTS STAFF | Published December 02, 2016
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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.


BY GRAPHIC PRODUCTS STAFF | Published October 04, 2016
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Columbus, Ohio Emerges as Smart City Challenge Winner

As a safety product supplier to US Departments of Transportation (USDOTs), Graphic Products would like to offer congratulations to the City of Colu...

As a safety product supplier to US Departments of Transportation (USDOTs), Graphic Products would like to offer congratulations to the City of Columbus, Ohio for winning the Smart City Challenge. The national award was hosted by US DOT in tandem with Vulcan Inc. of Seattle.


BY GRAPHIC PRODUCTS STAFF | Published July 20, 2016
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Could a Construction Labor Shortage Mean Cutting Corners on Safety?

Construction labor and subcontractor shortages are a reality in June 2016 as housing starts increase. Will this affect safety? As well as Complianc...

Construction labor and subcontractor shortages are a reality in June 2016 as housing starts increase. Will this affect safety? As well as Compliance Assessment Services, Graphic Products offers a range of construction resources such as resources on crane safety and safety signage to keep sites safe.


BY GRAPHIC PRODUCTS STAFF | Published July 07, 2016