• Silica Compliance: What You Need to Know

    Silica Dust The Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) recently issued a Final Rule in an effort to limit workers' exposure to respirable crystalline silica, which has been linked to lung cancer, silicosis, chronic obstructive pulmonary disease and kidney disease among exposed employees. Though the U.S. Department of Labor first discovered the hazards of crystalline silica back in the 1930s, many of the standards are outdated and don't protect workers properly. Recently, however, OS.. Read More
  • Walking-Working Surfaces Compliance Standards

    Walking-Working Surfaces According to the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA), falls from both heights and on the same level are among the leading causes of serious work-related injuries and even deaths. In fact, the agency estimates that slips, trips and falls are responsible for roughly 15% of accidental worker deaths, which ranks them second only to motor vehicle accidents as the leading cause of fatalities at work. .. Read More
  • Seton Portable Printer Selection Guide

    Portable Printer From general purpose industrial labels to datacomm, electrical and material handling labels, Seton Portable Printers provide users with robust labeling solutions on demand and on-the-go. .. Read More
  • Choosing the Right Spill Sorbents

    SUS_BLOG_300x200_041117 You never know when a spill will occur, but you can be sure of how you're going to handle it. Having the right spill sorbents on-hand can make all the difference when it comes to cleaning up a spill quickly and efficiently. Spill sorbents are the most common - and arguably the most important - parts of spill kits .. Read More
  • 7 Steps to Organize Your Parking Lot

    Traffic & Parking Did you know one in five automobile accidents occurs in a parking lot? Though there are often reduced speeds in these areas, fender benders are more likely to occur in parking lots than on open roadways. So, how can you limit the number of accidents that occur in your own lot? Follow these seven tips:
    1. 1. Control the flow of traffic. Most parking lots are hectic. The high concentration of vehicles in a small area makes for increased car congestion. .. Read More
  • 6 Factors to I.D. Your Pipes and Valves

    Pipe Markers & Valve Tags Marking all the pipes and valves in your facilities is imperative to the safety of everyone in the building. According to ANSI/ASME Standard A13.1-2015, there are six main factors to consider when choosing pipe markers and valve tags:
    1. 1. Size It's possible you'll need different sized pipe markers and valve tags, depending on.. Read More
  • 10 Steps to Prevent Slips, Trips & Falls

    SUS_BLOG_300x200_041117 Want to improve floor safety in your workplace? Follow these 10 steps from Seton to prevent slips, trips and falls in all of your facilities:
    1. 1. Inspect Your Workplace The first step involves assessing your facilities. In addition to looking for at-risk areas in your buildings, you should investigate incidents involv.. Read More
  • Making Sure Your Business Is GHS Compliant

    GHS Compliance The Globally Harmonized System (GHS) of Classification and Labeling of Chemicals has been used by countries around the world since its introduction in 2003, but its mandatory nature is far less established. The final deadline for all businesses to become compliant with GHS labeling was June 1, 2016, which means the ch.. Read More
  • Keeping Your Employees Safe Inside Work Zones

    Work Zone Safety Employees perform their jobs in work zones all year long, but as temperatures continue to rise in the Spring, the number of workers taking on duties away from facilities increases. Safety in work zones is always critical, but its importance grows as more employees work in areas where they're exposed to a host of potential dangers related to traffic. According to the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSH.. Read More
  • 5 Steps to a Safe and Compliant Warehouse

    Warehouse Safety Want to improve warehouse worker safety at your own business? Follow these five steps from Seton to establish effective warehouse safety:
    1. 1. Protect Against Slips, Trips & Falls Slips and falls are responsible for about 40 percent of reported workplace deaths. Take advantage of anti-slipping safety products - such as .. Read More