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  • Pavement Message Signs: Safety Messages Right Where You Need Them

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    Seton 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 Read More

  • Forklift Safety: Proper Training Can Save Lives

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    Proper training can be a lifesaver. That’s certainly true when it comes to forklift operation training. According to OSHA (Occupational Safety & Health Administration), forklift accidents cause approximately 85 fatalities and 34,900 serious injuries annually. OSHA estimates that about 20 to 25 percent of those are caused in part by inadequate training. OSHA states that forklift operators must be trained and certified by their companies, which are required Read More

  • Safety News You Can Use

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    Several companies were recently fined for a variety of OSHA (Occupational Safety & Health Administration) violations. Retailer Cited for Multiple Safety Violations A national retailer faces penalties of $217,000 after being cited for four safety violations (three willful and one repeat) in a Montana location. The willful violations were failure to keep exit routes free and unobstructed, storing materials in unstable and unsecured ways, and using space around electrical Read More

  • Inspection Perfection: Tips When Inspecting Pipe Markers

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    When you have extensive piping infrastructure in your facility, it’s critical that you mark this properly with appropriate pipe markers.However, it can be just as important to keep those pipeline markers properly maintained, inspecting them regularly for signs of deterioration. This is especially important when preparing for safety inspections as degraded or improperly applied pipe markers are considered a violation of safety regulations. But what should Read More

  • 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

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