Signs

  • Eco-Friendly Signs Just One Way to “Go Green”

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    Earth Day, an annual worldwide celebration on April 22, is the perfect time to assess your organization’s safety program and work to make it more “green.” One effective way in which to accomplish this is through the use of green safety products, including eco-friendly signs. Eco-friendly signs, which are 100% recyclable, still help organizations meet compliance regulations. They also fit into workplaces dedicated to obtaining and maintaining LEED (Leadership Read More

  • Product Spotlight: Traffic and Parking Signs

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    Spring clean-up is in full swing throughout the country these days. For most organizations, that means getting their facility’s grounds in shape. If you haven’t already, start looking around your grounds for damaged or broken traffic and parking signs, as well as posts. These signs are crucial to your facility’s safety and they need to be in good condition and clearly visible to be effective. Seton has a full 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

  • MUTCD Traffic Signs: Past, Present, and Future

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    Yellow-green signs are a newer edition to the MUTCD standards. The rules of the road have come a long way since the first stop sign appeared in Detroit in 1915, and they continue to evolve with new technologies and more cars on the road than ever. The MUTCD (Manual on Uniform Traffic Control Devices) is the 862-page national guidebook Read More

  • Trade Association Report Details Suggestions for Reducing Wrong-Way Accidents

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    Choose High Intensity Reflective signs for the best visibility at night. According to the The National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB), between 300-400 people die every year in the United States from wrong-way driving accidents. This week at the its 44th Annual Convention & Traffic Expo, host organization American Traffic Safety Services Association (ATSSA) announced Read More

  • Going Deeper Into Trench Safety

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    Keep work excavations safe In order to increase safety awareness in the trenching industry, the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) has enacted a National Emphasis Program for trenching operations. However, it would seem that even the most common hazards of the job still tend to be disregarded. Many employers continue to receive citations for safety violations; and since 2003, there have 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

  • Common Types of Parking Signs

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    Inform visitors of your parking rules. Most drivers have first-hand knowledge of how difficult it is to find a convenient parking space. Wherever you may be, finding a proper parking place would probably mean driving around occupied lanes, losing precious time in the process, and dealing with other drivers who are in the same boat as Read More

  • Hospital Signs: Finding Ways to Improve Your Hospital Experience

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    Hospital "H" Signs Let’s face it: nobody wants to get hospitalized. Also, nobody wants a loved one ending up in a hospital as a patient either. It is usually a traumatic and stressful experience that no one ever hopes to get into. As overwhelming and unsettling this occurrence may be, it is sometimes necessary and unavoidable. Locating the Hospital with Ease One of Read More

  • The 2009 MUTCD: Some New Standards

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    The Manual on Uniform Traffic Control Devices or MUTCD is a document issued by the Federal Highway Administration that details the standards by which traffic control devices such as traffic signs, road markings and various signaling devices are designed, installed and used. Standards include font sizes, colors, shapes, reflectivity and other factors affecting how road markings can be perceived by motorists. At the start of Read More

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