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Facility Safety – 10 FAQs

Facility Safety – 10 FAQs

Dan has compiled the 10 most common signage and labeling questions asked about keeping workers safe and avoiding fines. These questions are from a wide range of industries. The answers are a good starting resource for any professional concerned about facility safety. The size of signs. The colors of signs. OSHA compliance.

Dan Clark | June 4, 2014 | Podcast, Safety Labels | Facility Marking, Labeling, NFPA, OSHA, Regulations & Compliance, Safety, Safety Signs, Workplace Safety



Universal Safety Standards

Universal Safety Standards

Will universal safety standards cause more problems than they solve? Implementing rules across cultures and languages will have benefits, but also potential issues. GHS, the Globally Harmonized System of labeling hazardous chemicals is one example of standardized visual warnings being adopted worldwide. The United Nations began planning the program in 1992, and

Dan Clark | May 29, 2014 | GHS, Podcast, Universal Safety Standards | Facility Marking, GHS, Hazcom, Labeling, OSHA, Safety, Workplace Safety



Foot Protection

Foot Protection

Helmets, ear protection, eye protection are all important. However, safety managers must ensure foot protection is a priority too. The foot is susceptible to many dangers at a jobsite. OHSA warns of punctures, crushing, sprains, slips, trips and falls. Feet can also be injured from electrocution, chemical burns and frostbite. Shoes or

Dan Clark | May 28, 2014 | Falling Objects, Podcast | OSHA, PPE, Safety, Spill Cleanup, Workplace Safety



Mine Safety

Mine Safety

Mining companies and miners must always be involved with mine safety. The past few generations of miners have had many safety improvements, but more are needed. Companies and miners should prevent cave-ins with proper ground control, including pillar design, roof supports and horizontal stress supports. Confined space fire and explosions can be

Dan Clark | May 27, 2014 | Mining Safety, Podcast | Electrical Safety, Emergency Evacuation, Facility Marking, Fire Safety, Mining Safety, Safety, Workplace Safety