Reducing Workplace Injuries

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3 min read ALL injuries equal, or add up to, a loss of money for every company. And imagine how much money. The U.S. Centers For Disease Control And Prevention says there are 3.6 million work-related injuries treated in emergency rooms each year. These kind of stats point towards the job (no pun intended) that employers have in making sure their workers stay safe at all times. There are various ways to accomplish that task and our Safety …

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OSHA Compliant Safety Labels – Pt. 1

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3 min read Safety labels from an industrial label maker can help you pass an OSHA inspection, and keep employees safe. An inspection from OSHA could come at any time. Inspections often focus on signs and labeling. Follow along with this short radio-cast from Dan Clark as he relays the story of a facility safety manager who needed to come up with a plan to get the facility into shape. Dan covers various aspects of the job and …

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OSHA Compliant Safety Labels – Pt. 2

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3 min read Choosing the right safety label maker for your facility’s safety program is an important job. Many safety managers are given the hard task of updating their facility but are given a very limited, if any, budget to do it with. Because every penny counts and more importantly the investments need to last a long time and keep on providing a high quality service at an ongoing low price, the purchase decision for a good thermal …

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Lockout-Tagout Systems

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5 min read Lockout-tagout is the #1 cited violation for general industry by OSHA, but they estimate the lockout-tagout standard prevents 120 fatalities and 50,000 injuries annually. LO/TO is being adopted industry-wide and on a global scale as a best practice for increasing facility safety. Locking out machinery that is defective or dangerous due to a malfunction, in a factory or manufacturing facility, is the smartest thing you can do before you perform any kind of maintenance or …

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Safety Podcast – What Is This?

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2 min read Safety podcast? This is The Safety Brief, dedicated to industrial and construction safety. Episodes are always less than 5 minutes, posted twice weekly (most of the time). OSHA standards. Fall protection. Drones at construction sites. If it deals with workplace safety, we’re talking about it. Safety managers and company owners can stay current on safety with this series hosted by Dan Clark. TRANSCRIPT: (:00) intro music and effects (:04) Dan Clark: Hello! This is Dan …

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