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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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OSHA Finally Embraces GHS

OSHA Finally Embraces GHS

The deadline for OSHA’s new HazCom labeling standards, based on GHS, is June 1st, 2015. Are you compliant? OSHA has new requirements for labeling chemicals. In this podcast, HazCom industry expert Chuck Paulausky details these new standards, based on the Globally Harmonized System, GHS. Most manufacturers already comply with the new labeling

Dan Clark | December 12, 2014 | GHS Labeling, HazCom Labeling, Podcast | Facility Marking, GHS, Hazcom, Labeling, OSHA, Regulations & Compliance, Safety, Workplace Safety





Stretch Breaks At Work

Stretch Breaks At Work

Stretch breaks for employees have big benefits. You lose a little production time, but make bigger gains in productivity. Workers doing the same task all day need to occasionally loosen up to prevent stiffness and workplace injuries. Company scheduled stretch breaks are an excellent way to encourage employee participation. OSHA says workers

Dan Clark | September 18, 2014 | Podcast, Stretch Breaks | OSHA, Safety, Workplace Safety



Lockout-Tagout Shortcuts That Kill

Lockout-Tagout Shortcuts That Kill

Lockout-tagout (LOTO) is not just for major equipment repairs. Do it for maintenance, cleaning, and even retrieving stuck items, or it could be fatal. In this podcast we discuss the importance of not taking shortcuts. Workers and managers should always “do it right” and use lockout-tagout signs and labels. Implementing this element

Dan Clark | September 9, 2014 | Lockout-Tagout, Lockout/Tagout (LOTO), Podcast | Electrical Safety, Lockout Tagout, OSHA, Regulations & Compliance, Safety, Workplace Safety


Powered Industrial Truck Labels

Powered Industrial Truck Labels

Powered industrial trucks, also known as forklifts, need clear labeling to keep operators and pedestrians safe. This podcasts details the three main types of labels, CAUTION, WARNING and DANGER. We also discuss the factory-supplied nameplate, and what’s on it. Good labeling increases visuality for the operator. They will be more aware of

Dan Clark | August 21, 2014 | Forklift, Podcast, Powered Industrial Truck, Signs and Labels | Forklift Safety, Labeling, OSHA, Regulations & Compliance, Safety, 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