Workplace Safety

  • Work Zone Safety: Creating a Safe Environment for All

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    As the weather gets warmer throughout the country, more work crews will be dispatched to outdoor work zones on the nation’s highways. While getting their job done, these workers need to also concentrate on staying safe while in the work zone. Safety is a huge concern for these workers. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and the National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH), Read More

  • Size Matters: Introducing the Smallest Pipe Marker Ever

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    If labeling very small pipes pester you, then your worrying days are over! Identifying and marking small pipes is now easy, thanks to Seton's newest Setmark® pipe marker size! This latest and smallest pipe marker size (8XSM) can conveniently fit pipes with an outer diameter of 3/8” to 1/2” (with a 5/16" letter height). What’s more, this little marker comes with big Read More

  • Custom Safety Solutions And The Bottom Line: More Related Than You Think

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    It's a sad fact that a number of businesses, in an effort to increase their profits, implement cost-cutting measures that can compromise workplace safety. Thankfully, this kind of thinking is falling out of favor. Nowadays, a lot of businesses are adopting the attitude that investing in workplace safety is not only necessary for compliance, it actually 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

  • Workplace Eye Wellness Month: Tips to Keep Your Eyes Safe

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    March is Workplace Eye Wellness Month, an initiative started by the National Safety Council. This is the perfect opportunity to look (no pun intended) at the different ways we can keep our eyes in tip top shape and review what to do when an accident happens. According to the 1910.133 OSHA eye and face protection standard, employees exposed to eye and 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

  • Burn Awareness Week 2014 Kickoff: Tips to Prevent Scalding

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    It’s that time of the year again when we observe Burn Awareness Week. Always the first week in February this year the event starts on February 2nd and runs until the 8th.  The focus for 2014, scalds, is particularly dangerous as it only takes a second or so of exposure to heated liquids such as boiling 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

  • Working Safely in Cold Weather: Dealing With Cold Stress, Snow and Ice

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    Is it just me, or does it seem like it isn't going to get warm anytime soon? Some news outlets are reporting the cold will be with us for at least another week. For those who have to work in this weather, extra safety precautions should be taken. Generally speaking, workers working outside, in this freezing cold, are Read More

  • December 1 – The First GHS Deadline: A Recap

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    For those of you who have been keeping up with the latest compliance news (as well as our blog), you already know that December 1 was the first deadline for the Occupational Safety and Health Administration's (OSHA) push to integrate the agency’s Hazard Communication Standard or HazCom with the UN’s Globally Harmonized System of Classification and Labeling of Chemicals or GHS. As Read More

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