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  • Clearing Up the ANSI Sign Confusion

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    We’ve heard from many customers that they need some clarity around which safety signs they need in their facility to ensure OSHA-compliance. We definitely understand the confusion and we want to help clear it up. In September 2013, OSHA (Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) updated its signage regulations to add the 2011 ANSI (American National Standards Institute) Z535 safety sign standards on specifications for accident prevention signs and Read More

  • Three Essential Tools for Optimizing Your Pipe Marker Purchases

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    When your facility houses a large amount of pipes, identifying and organizing all of them can be a challenge. In fields such as oil or chemical handling, manufacturing, and even facility management and construction, pipes carrying all types of substances will multiply rapidly. Having inadequately labeled pipes can lead to accidents and injuries, and you can prevent this by getting educated about pipe markers! Luckily, we have Read More

  • Pedestrian Safety In Your Warehouse: A Safer Layout for Forklift Traffic

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    As far as industrial sites go, warehouses, especially large ones, are unique in the sense that these facilities experience both outdoor and indoor traffic. Indoor traffic is a combination of pedestrian traffic and powered industrial trucks like forklifts moving along warehouse aisles. As you may know, large warehouses rely on forklifts and other material handling equipment to efficiently move their inventory from one part of the facility Read More

  • Custom Size Labels: The Right Sized Label All The Time

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    There are many benefits to customization. In fact, a previous article mentioned 4 reasons why taking the custom route is a wise investment. To recap, these reasons are: You can choose your own design – Customization means you are no longer a "slave" to a product’s standard features. In Read More

  • Equipment, Workers or Walls: A No-Win Dilemma?

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    Damaged property or an injured employee, which risk are you more willing to take? High-traffic warehouses sometimes get thrown into this no-win trade-off for many reasons—cost cutting, lack of training, slack safety regulations, etc. All are wrong reasons to sacrifice one important asset over the other. And although some common incidents—like a forklift crashing into a wall, a freight trolley bumping into a column, and a worker hitting Read More

  • Seton's New Catalog for New Challenges in 2014

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    A few weeks have passed since the first day of January. After the festivities of welcoming a new year comes the business of getting down to-well, business. 2014 offers another chance for establishments and industries across the United States to promote safety and proper facility management. This, of course, brings new challenges for both employers and employees to meet. With this in mind, Seton is offering several new Read More

  • Hurricane Preparedness Week: A Few Guidelines

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    On average, the U.S. coastline is struck by an average of 3 hurricanes over a 2-year period, with at least one of these being classified as major.  And while the states along or near the Atlantic coast and Gulf of Mexico are most directly impacted by the hurricane season (which occurs from June to November), these weather disturbances affect the entire country. As such, the Read More

  • Avoid Construction Accidents Using Signs

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    Post construction site warning signs to avoid accidents. Accidents can happen in any industrial setting, but we all have to agree that construction sites can be more dangerous compared to others. According to the Organizational Safety and Health Administration or OSHA, more than 17% of work-related fatalities can Read More

  • The Essential Lock Box Guide

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    A lock box is a pretty common term in the real-estate business, as well as in the banking industry. However, it also means something to those in industrial and manufacturing: safety. These items, when used with a proper lockout system, act as a fail-safe device that will ensure no machines are activated while maintenance is Read More

  • Top 10 First Aid Myths

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    There are a number of myths out there regarding the proper first aid treatment for common medical emergencies. Below are 10 of the most common first aid mistakes, according to the Red Cross, and the proper action that should be taken. It’s important to know responding correctly helps minimize further damage and may decrease recovery time. Myth Read More

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