Author Archives: Enrico Santos

  • Workplace Eye Wellness Month: Tips to Keep Your Eyes Safe

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    March is Workplace Eye Wellness Month, an initiative started by the National Safety Council. This is the perfect opportunity to look (no pun intended) at the different ways we can keep our eyes in tip top shape and review what to do when an accident happens. According to the 1910.133 OSHA eye and face protection standard, employees exposed to eye and Read More

  • Burn Awareness Week 2014 Kickoff: Tips to Prevent Scalding

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    It’s that time of the year again when we observe Burn Awareness Week. Always the first week in February this year the event starts on February 2nd and runs until the 8th.  The focus for 2014, scalds, is particularly dangerous as it only takes a second or so of exposure to heated liquids such as boiling Read More

  • Using the Seton Pipe Marker Wizard

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    Picking pipe markers can be a stressful experience. Between having to figure out the sizes of your pipes, the regulations governing labeling them, and of course the act of sifting through countless pipe markers to find the right one, it’s no surprise that the thought of pipe markers make some people groan. At Seton, we completely understand where Read More

  • Fire Prevention Week 2013: Prevent Kitchen Fires Starts Off With A Bang

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    Fire is awesome - it keeps us warm during cold nights, cooks our food (how else would you be able to make that tasty Texas brisket without a proper fire?) and more. Undoubtedly, the harnessing of fire is one of the biggest evolutionary steps we’ve made as a species. With all its benefits, fire is also an unforgiving partner. If we don’t respect it, bad things can Read More

  • The Benefits of Multi-Message Signs

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    Multi-message signs have been around for quite some time now and have been winning over a lot of safety professionals. While there are many benefits to using these signs over standard ones, it might be best to focus on the major reasons why people have been switching over. Maximizing space: When installing signs in any facility, effective and visible placement is Read More

  • A Beginner's Guide to Faceshields: Materials, Standards, and More!

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    Our face is one of the most vulnerable regions of the human body. Anything that does damage to the face can easily damage our eyes, mouth, nose, and other sensitive areas. That said, when working with chemicals or performing potentially hazardous tasks, it is a necessity to strap on a face Read More

  • OSHA Heat Scale Explained

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    Foremen have to consider a lot of things when it comes to deciding how to schedule the workday. One such consideration is that day’s weather conditions and how long would it be safe to keep your workers engaged in heavy labor. In line with this, OSHA has devised a scale which helps determine how to schedule your workers’ workday based on the temperature of their working environment called Read More

  • Heat Stress and Construction Sites: Dealing with the dangers

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    A lot of safety consultants talk about heat stress and the danger it poses to our workers and staff in a construction site. While we do take notice of it, it’s hard to really fully grasp the danger until it happens to one of us.  Hopefully, this article will help you understand the dangers better as well as Read More

  • Parking Signs: The Basics and Then Some

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    With vehicle ownership at an all-time high and accident rates increasing, it is important that we focus on making our facilities safe. Almost every facility nowadays has to provide access to motor vehicles. While no one would deny the convenience of vehicles, it can be a rather daunting task to make sure everything is organized and that people are kept safe. One of the most important ways of securing Read More

  • Keep your construction site safe with Emergency Kits

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    Post first aid signs to facilitate a quick response There is one thing every construction site should have, and that’s an emergency kit for first aid. While we take every precaution we can - from providing our personnel with the best PPE gear, to the formulation and enforcement of effective safety policies - accidents Read More

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