Workplace Safety

  • Get Expert Advice and Product Knowledge in Seton’s New Pipe and Valve Marking Reference Guide

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    To provide customers with the expertise and knowledge they need to make the best pipe and valve marking decisions, Seton has launched a new reference guide devoted to its pipe and valve marking product line. The 36-page reference guide is a truly interactive experience for customers. Within the guide, there are links to some of Seton’s valuable tools for contractors, such as the Pipe Marker Wizard and Pipe Read More

  • Get Ready: Be Prepared for Spring and Summer Weather Hazards

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    We all look forward to the spring and summer months and the nice weather this time of year brings. But, in addition to the warmer temperatures and sunshine, many of us have to also expect some unsettled—and sometimes dangerous—weather. Among the spring and summer weather hazards are thunderstorms, tornados and flooding. Here are some tips on what to do during and after severe weather hits your area. During Severe Spring/Summer Read More

  • Safety News You Can Use

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    A contractor faces fines of $76,930 from OSHA (Occupational Safety and Health Administration) after exposing workers to fall hazards. The contractor received a willful citation for failing to provide fall protection equipment to employees working at heights up to 10 feet. Serious violations were given for not providing employees with protective gloves when they applied roof cement, as well as not training workers to inspect and install anchor Read More

  • Seton Launches Easy Reorder Service for Workplace Safety Supplies

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    To ensure customers never run out of the safety supplies they use all the time, Seton has launched its Easy Reorder service. Customers can sign up to receive automatic deliveries of their safety products, whether they need first aid supplies, safety tags or more. With each Easy Reorder, customers receive 10% off their order. So, in addition to always having safety supplies on hand, they also save money when Read More

  • Before Disaster Strikes: Prepare Your Business for an Emergency

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    Because you never know when a disaster can occur, you must always ensure your business is prepared. Whether that disaster is a natural hazard, such as a flood or hurricane, or a human-related hazard (such as accidents and violence), you need to have a plan in place to address the hazard as it happens. You also need to be able to address the aftermath. Ready Business, a Read More

  • Fall Prevention Awareness: Teach Your Workers About Fall Protection

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    Fall prevention will receive its annual burst of attention next month—from May 2-6—when the National Safety Stand-Down happens once again. OSHA (Occupational Safety and Health Administration) coordinates the event as a way in which to increase awareness of preventing falls in the construction industry. The main goal of the Stand-Down is to encourage communication between employers and employees about safety and how to prevent falls. Companies of Read More

  • Keep Safe and Dry: Protect Your Business from Flooding

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    Businesses can be devastated when impacted by flood damage. Floods can be caused by many factors, including the melting of a large snowfall, a large rainstorm or a slow-moving thunderstorm that drops a lot of rain in a short period of time. Whatever the cause of the flooding, you and your business need to be prepared. FEMA offers many suggestions on how to prepare for a flood. One Read More

  • Safety News You Can Use

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    OSHA (Occupational Safety and Health Administration) is seeking members to join its Whistleblower Protection Advisory Committee. Six positions are available on Dec. 1, 2016 and OSHA is accepting nominations for management, labor and the public. Those six new members will serve a two-year term on a 12-member committee. According to OSHA, the committee was formed to provide insights to the secretary of labor and the assistant secretary for occupational Read More

  • See Clearly: How to Protect Your Eyes on the Job

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    Protecting your eyes from workplace hazards should be a priority. Those hazards can exist in a variety of workplaces and in a multitude of forms. According to the American Optometric Association, eye protection is necessary when these eye hazards are possible: Projectiles (dust, concrete, metal, wood and other particles) Chemicals (splashes and fumes) Radiation (especially visible light, ultraviolet radiation, heat or infrared radiation and lasers) Bloodborne pathogens (hepatitis or HIV) from Read More

  • GHS Deadline Looms: Update Your Hazard Communication Program Today

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    GHS (Globally Harmonized System of Classification and Labeling of Chemicals) has been on the minds of companies for the last few years. But now, with the June 1, 2016 final deadline fast approaching, compliance with these new regulations needs to be top of mind. So as you get ready, here are some tips from OSHA on how to update your hazard communication program. Step 1: Learn the Standard/Identify Read More

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