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The Safety Brief In our podcasts we give short but valuable overviews
and insights into how contractors and safety managers
can be even more effective in protecting their workers.
In our podcasts we give short but valuable overviews and insights into how contractors and safety managers can be even more effective in protecting their workers.

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Machine Safety At Work

Machine Safety At Work

Machine safety at work requires constant attention. In our industrial age, there are many moving parts and sharp edges. Listen for tips on machine safety. In this podcast, we review nine rules to keep workers safe around machines. Important issues covered include lockout/tagout, loose clothing; flame resistant clothing, PPE, and more. In

Dan Clark | August 19, 2014 | Hand Safety, Machine guarding, Podcast | Electrical Safety, Equipment Labeling, Facility Marking, Lockout Tagout, Safety, Workplace Safety


Warehouse Traffic Safety Management

Warehouse Traffic Safety Management

Warehouse traffic can be a safety battle. A battle of people vs. machines. Too often, the machines win. Struck-by accidents in 2012 alone claimed the lives of 199 people on the job. With better planning, those lives could have been saved. Listen to this podcast for ways to increase warehouse traffic safety.

Dan Clark | August 12, 2014 | Forklift, Podcast, Struck-by Accidents | Facility Marking, Floor Marking, Forklift Safety, Safety, Safety Signs, Workplace Safety


Exit Routes At Work

Exit Routes At Work

Exit route violations are very common in OSHA inspections. Make access to unobstructed, well marked workplace exit routes a priority. We detail the finer points of exit routes in this podcast. We discuss the three parts to an exit route: exit access, the exit itself, and exit discharge. Hear about OSHA’s requirements

Dan Clark | August 7, 2014 | Exit, Exit Routes, Podcast | Emergency Evacuation, Facility Marking, Floor Marking, OSHA, Regulations & Compliance, Safety, Safety Signs, Workplace Safety


NFPA Labels – Reading The Fire Diamond

NFPA Labels – Reading The Fire Diamond

NFPA labels help workers identify hazardous materials. In this podcast, employees can learn how to read the NFPA label, the “Fire Diamond,” to stay safe. The diamond shaped NFPA label has four color quadrants, each designated with a hazard range or symbols. Listen as we review the NFPA label details in less

Dan Clark | August 4, 2014 | Fire Diamond, NFPA Labels, Podcast | Facility Marking, Fire Safety, Hazcom, Labeling, NFPA, Regulations & Compliance, Safety, Workplace Safety




Workplace Hazards — 10 Hotspots

Workplace Hazards — 10 Hotspots

Workplace hazards are sometimes hidden in plain sight. Workers and managers need to be aware of 10 dangerous hotspots in facilities. Fall protection is needed on ledges, stairs and places people may slip and fall. Air quality is often ignored because it’s mostly unseen. PPE can help. Temporary electrical installations, such as

Dan Clark | July 10, 2014 | Podcast, Workplace Hazards | Electrical Safety, Facility Efficiency, Facility Marking, Floor Marking, Hazcom, Safety, Safety Signs, Workplace Safety



Hazard Labels

Hazard Labels

Hazard labels give critical information. Labels are the glue that hold the whole safety system together. From manufacturing to office settings, proper labeling of hazards is important for employee safety, and fit well with 5S, Six Sigma and Lean systems. Hazard labels should be put on dangerous chemical containers to GHS standards,

Dan Clark | July 1, 2014 | GHS Labeling, Podcast, Signs and Labels | Equipment Labeling, Facility Marking, GHS, Hazcom, Labeling, Organized Workplace, Pipe marking, Safety, Workplace Safety


Industrial Labeling Made Easy

Industrial Labeling Made Easy

Industrial labels are cheaper to make in-house. And quicker. For a manufacturing, in a warehouse, or almost any work site, consider buying a quality industrial label printer. Think about about all the signs a workplace might need: safety signs, 5S and Lean labels, warehouse markings, pipe markings, arc flash, chemical labels. Doing

Dan Clark | June 25, 2014 | Industrial Labels, Podcast | Equipment Labeling, Facility Marking, Labeling, Pipe marking, Safety, Safety Signs, Workplace Safety