• Creating a Healthy, Safe, Age-Friendly Work Environment

    agingworkers Today’s workforce is comprised of workers of all ages.  But older workers still do and will continue to make up a significant portion of the workforce. According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, one in five American workers will be over age 65 by 2015. In 2020, one in four will be over age 55. Regarding safety in the workplace, the Centers for Disease Control (CDC) notes that older workers may suffer fewer workplace injuries than their younger counterparts. This is attributed to the experience th.. Read More
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  • Off-the-Job Safety is Important Too

    offthejobsafety While you stress safety while your workers are on the job, it’s a good idea to promote safe habits and behaviors when those workers are off the clock, as well. After all, if they are injured during their leisure time, it could impact their ability to work. Plus, promoting safety 24/7 can only make workers more likely to want a safety-inspired lifestyle. In the publication, A Resource Guide on the Journey to Safety Excellence, from the .. Read More
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  • Prevent Slips, Trips and Falls in Your Workplace

    sliptripfall Slips, trips and falls account for more general industry accidents than any other type of incident. And 15 percent of all on-the-job fatalities are attributed to slips, trips and falls. According to the most recent data available from the Bureau of Labor Statistics, in 2012, slips, trips and falls resulted in: • 680 fatalities • More than 285,000 lost work-time injuries The numbers may be startling, but there is still a tendency by some to overlook the dangers of slips, trips and falls in the workplace... Read More
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  • Pavement Message Signs: Safety Messages Right Where You Need Them

    pavement_message_signs_275x188Seton is always on the lookout for new ways to help you promote safety within your facility. The latest is our new line of pavement message signs. These pavement signs are designed for both indoor and outdoor use and to last up to a year. Also, as with our other floor and pavement markers, our new pavement signs feature highly noticeable graphics and messages for a number of safety applications. What makes our new pavement signs different is their cons.. Read More
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  • Violence at Work: How Secure Is Your Company?

    Workplace violenceIt is a threat that exists in large businesses and small, in every type of industry and in every area of the country. Workplace violence is one of today’s most-pressing safety concerns — and the statistics are staggering: • Each week, an average of 20 workers are murdered and 18,000 are assaulted at work. Workplace violence is the No. 1 cause of death for women on the job. • Nearly 2 million workers are victims of workplace violence in the U.S. each year. Every safety program s.. Read More
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  • Meet the Latest Safety Padlock from Master Lock®

    Master Lock Dielectric Thermoplastic Safety PadlocksImplementing 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 .. Read More
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  • July is Eye Injury Prevention Month

    ImageEyeProtectionDid 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 policies and procedures in place to .. Read More
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  • The History of GHS Classification

    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 as the Rio Summit, more than 172 world governments and thousands of representatives from non-governmental organizations (NGOs) agreed to create a standard for hazard communication in order to eliminate confusion.

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

    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.
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  • National Safety Month 2014: It Takes All of Us

    NSM-icon-2014It'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.. Read More
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