The ABC’s and 123’s of Fall Protection

Falls are one of the most dangerous hazards workplaces face and unfortunately many also lack the appropriate fall protection and safeguards in place. Workers are at risk for falling from ledges, ladders, or platforms and this can result in serious injuries, even death. Did you know falls are the leading cause of death in construction?

Pipe Marking 101: Why is Pipe Marking Important?

Have you thought about the pipes in your facility lately? Or the labels on them? All the different components of pipe marking can get confusing. It is important however, for safety and efficiency to keep the pipes in your facility properly labeled. Those working on or around pipes should be able to quickly identify the

GHS – What’s Next? A Timeline of GHS Compliance

The Globally Harmonized System of Classification and Labeling of Chemicals is an international hazard communication standard. According to OSHA, more than five million workplaces and over 40 million workers are affected by GHS, it’s a big deal! Chemicals being manufactured, produced, and distributed will need to have GHS labels and safety data sheets. Although OSHA

Arc Flash PPE

If an arc flash occurs, it is critical that workers in the are kept safe by the proper personal protective equipment (PPE). OSHA requires workers to weat protective equipment for wherever danger of injury from electric arcs, flashes, and electrical explosions can occur. Arc flash PPE often includes leather gloves and shoes, a balaclava, safety

Lockout/Tagout Safety

The control of hazardous energy and something about lockout/tagout has consistently ranked in the top 10 of OSHA’s yearly most cited violations. It is important when service or maintenance is being performed on equipment that it is safely de-energized and re-energized. If a machine is mistakenly powered up during maintenance it can very serious, even

Surprise OSHA Inspection? What to Expect

Did you know the majority of OSHA inspections are conducted without advanced notice? Your facility should be ready for a surprise OSHA visit, so you’re not caught off guard and the inspection can run smoothly. An OSHA inspection can easily result in violations and penalties if your facility is not in compliance with their regulations