Safety

Your Lockout Tagout Program: Why You Can’t Set & Forget Procedures

Imagine having 400 machines on your shop floor, all with complicated moving parts and pieces. Everything seems to be going well. Your lockout tagout (LOTO) program is in place, probably sitting on a shelf in a beautiful set of binders. Then OSHA walks through the door. Their visit may not have anything to do with […]

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Industrial professionals wearing work gloves that meat the standards of ANSI ISEA 138

ANSI/ISEA 138: Everything to Know About the New Hand Impact Standard

Hand injuries are all too common on the job. For that reason, there have long been standards in place for measuring a particular glove’s resistance to cuts, abrasion, heat, and puncture. These standards help us select the right glove to protect a wearer performing a specific task, in specific conditions, with specific hazards. But when […]

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Prevent Brain Injury Incidents with Proper Head Protection

According to the CDC, about 166 Americans die from a traumatic brain injury (TBI) each day. While anyone can experience a TBI, people who work in construction, industrial, and transportation settings are among those with a higher risk than average for suffering a traumatic brain injury on the job. For that reason, OSHA mandates that […]

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New Fall Protection Innovations Protect Workers in Air & On Ground from Potential Safety Risks

If you’re overseeing a team as a contractor, foreman, or supervisor one of your biggest goals every day is to make sure your team goes home safely to their family. If your team does any work at height, planning, providing the right equipment, and training your team to do it properly can go a long […]

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Modern Solar Lighting Fixtures Use New Technology to Deliver Affordability & Reliability in One Solution

Not long ago, you had two options when considering solar lighting solutions for your project. On one end of the spectrum was cheap, low quality lighting solutions that offered no warranty and were not suitable for professional use. On the other end were bulky, multi-component solutions that were expensive and very labor-intensive to install. French […]

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Preventing Sickness & Injury from Occupational Heat Stress

Each year, on the last Friday in May, OSHA recognizes National Heat Stress Awareness Day. While May temperatures tend to be considerably fairer than those we see in August, there’s a reason OSHA designates a day in early summer to this critical topic. 50% to 70% of outdoor fatalities related to heat exposure each year […]

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How to Improve Safety Through Industrial Lighting Design

From the PPE your team wears to the lubricant that keeps your machines humming, there’s not a detail of your industrial operation that doesn’t account for the safety and wellbeing of your team. But depending on the type of lighting in your facility, you may be creating a less safe workspace than you think. LED […]

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Protect Your People & Property with Integrated Access Control & Video Security Systems

Is your facility’s security system making it easier or more difficult for you to keep your people and your property safe? As technology has evolved to make our workplaces more secure, it’s come with new responsibilities for IT teams. But staffing hasn’t always expanded at the same rate, leaving many facilities’ IT teams feeling stretched […]

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Safeology UVS Tower Elite in a healthcare setting - UV disinfection system

UV Disinfection Systems from Safeology Can Help Remove Viral Pathogens

Before we entered the age of COVID-19 a year ago, many facilities outside of healthcare were largely unaware of the various UV disinfection systems available to eliminate pathogens and reduce the spread of illness. So much has changed in these past twelve months, and many facility managers are exploring how their hospitals, schools, office buildings, […]

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An N95 mask sits on a table while the wearer takes a break.

Facemask Standards Explained: Choosing the Right Mask for the Job

Over the course of the past year, the average person has learned more than they probably ever thought they would about masks and face coverings. While we’ve come to understand the role masks play in reducing the transmission of viruses, it’s important to understand how each type of mask works so you know which applications […]

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