2014

  • Meet the Latest Safety Padlock from Master Lock®

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    Implementing your lockout procedures shouldn’t be dangerous! This is why Seton has recently launched dielectric thermoplastic safety padlocks from industry leader Master Lock®! As with all Master Lock® padlocks, this new safety product carries the same high standards for padlock design, application and performance that customers have trusted since 1921. But the good news is  Read More

  • July is Eye Injury Prevention Month

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    Did you know that more than 2,000 eye injuries occur each day? That is over 80 injuries an hour and more than 1 per minute! But there is good news. An estimated 90 percent of eye injuries can be prevented when the proper safety eyewear is used. Since July is National Eye Injury Prevention Month, it's a good time to review your Read More

  • The History of GHS Classification

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    As the world is currently focused on the World Cup and its host country, Brazil, it's interesting to note that Brazil was also the site of the creation of the Globally Harmonized System (GHS). More than 20 years later, implementation of GHS, an internationally recognized system for the classification and labeling, continues. In 1992, at the United Nations Conference on Environment and Development (UNCED), also known Read More

  • Video: How to Install a U-Channel Sign Post

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    When you're planning to buy new traffic or parking signs, you're probably also thinking about how you will install sign posts. With the right tools and techniques, your new signs and posts can be put up to stand the test of time. Watch this brief video to learn the correct way to install  U-Channel sign posts. Read More

  • National Safety Month 2014: It Takes All of Us

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    It's June again, and that means it is National Safety Month! Organized by the National Safety Council every year, this year's theme "Safety: It takes all of us" was chosen with the idea in mind that everyone is responsible for reducing the safety risks of each other, and not just ourselves. It is the Read More

  • Jump-start Hearts: AED Programs Can Save Lives

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    Sudden Cardiac Arrest (SCA) is a remorseless killer.  With over 60 million Americans suffering from cardiovascular disease, SCA is one of the leading causes of death in the United States, claiming nearly 325,000 lives each year. Tens of thousands of these fatalities occur in work areas that are far from appropriate medical care -- and that's what kills people. The survival rate for cardiac arrests that occur far from hospitals ranges from a Read More

  • Block the Sun, Not the Fun: 7 Sun Safety Tips

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    The oncoming 80-degree weather can tempt you well enough to don your swimsuits and frolic under the sun, but that doesn’t mean you should totally put your guards down. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) cites skin cancer, which is caused by exposure to ultraviolet (UV) radiation from the sun, as the most common form of cancer in the United States. In fact, studies suggest that Read More

  • Landscaping Safety: Tips for Mowing and Tree-Trimming

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    Workplace accidents present serious consequences not only to affected workers, but also to their co-workers, the company, and their families. This holds true for all employees , and landscape workers are no exception. Some of the most serious and debilitating injuries in landscaping occur when personnel use mechanical equipment lacking adequate safeguards. Injuries also result when workers fail to follow the appropriate safety protocols. As such, landscape worker Read More

  • The Fatal Four of Construction and Mining

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    When working in industries such as construction and mining, accidents are bound to happen. The presence of hazardous conditions and use of heavy machinery increases the risk of injury and even death for workers. According to the latest data of Bureau of Labor Statistics, almost 4,400 fatal injuries were reported in 2012 alone. In the construction Read More

  • Sprucing Up Parks for Spring and Summer

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    Public parks belong to everyone! That's the idea behind New York City's It's My Park Day. Coordinated by the City Parks Foundation, this program is working with roughly 300 community groups to improve and beautify public spaces. Activities include mulching, litter pick-up, tree planting, and educational shows and lectures. The events foster a sense of community and encourage the protection of public Read More

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