Safety isn't a slogan, it's a way of life.

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Controlling the release of hazardous energy is the most important thing you can do to protect others from electrical hazards. Prevent injuries to your general industry workers by ensuring the hazardous energy they’re working with is properly controlled and locked out with a safety lockout device.

Never wait until a real emergency happens… Be prepared to keep your workers safe before an emergency strikes with these helpful tips and products!  

If you’re planning on taking a road trip this summer, you’ll most likely see dispensary signs popping up along the highways and out west in Reno, Nevada. 

Answers to commonly asked questions about changes made to walking-working surfaces final rule
So what is OSHA doing to protect workers from falls?
OSHA plans to protect all general industry workers from falls with new rules designed to prevent 29 fatalities and 5,842 lost-workday injuries every year. In order to make this a reality, OSHA issued a final rule updating the existing standards set forth 46 years ago on Walking-Working Surfaces and Personal Fall Protection Systems. 

Failure to comply with OSHA regulations regarding electrical hazards carries a steep price – both in terms of citations issued and in employee injuries and deaths.

Signage in the workplace is a great way to not only promote cleanliness and minimize confusion, but also basic safety. Just like marking proper exits throughout your facility, identifying the contents in pipes is crucial. With proper pipe labeling, you can effectively inform others about the substances carried through pipelines, so they can continue to work safely.  

You already know confined spaces are potentially dangerous work zones – shouldn’t they all have permit required tags, then?

Many workplaces contain small spaces that are otherwise unsafe and considered “confined” because they obstruct the activities of employees. By design confined spaces have limited openings for entry and exit and are not intended for continuous worker occupancy.

OSHA's Final Rule to Protect Workers from Exposure to Respirable Crystalline Silica

Every year, nearly 2.3 million workers are exposed to the hazardous substance of silica in their workplace, according to OSHA. That’s why The Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) issued a final rule to curb lung cancer, silicosis, chronic obstructive pulmonary disease and kidney disease in America's workers.

Let’s explore the early days of safety signs to discover their true impact 

One commonly cited OSHA statistic claims that 13 work-related deaths occur every day.  Based on this shocking figure, you may have questioned the importance of safety signs, since serious injuries still occur in the workplace. 

The truth is, if safety signs were nonexistent, no one would know about potential hazards and the amount of injuries would escalate dramatically.

A world without safety signs