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What is an Electrical Arc?

What is an Electrical Arc?

Electrical arcs can be a serious hazard when not intended. When an electric arc is created in an uncontrolled environment, such as an arc flash, serious injury or death can occur. Learn more...

Arc Flash, Electrical Safety, Workplace Safety, Fire Safety

What is a Thermal Printer?

What is a Thermal Printer?

Thermal printers are essential to printing in an industrial setting. Learn about the two types of thermal printing to determine which one suits your facility’s needs.

5S, Lean Manufacturing, Kaizen, Kanban, GHS, Arc Flash, Pipe Marking, Electrical Safety, Safety Signs, OSHA, NFPA, Wire Marking, Labeling, Workplace Safety, Facility Efficiency, Mining Safety, Gemba, Hazcom, Fire Safety, Safety, Six Sigma

Floor Marking for Fire Extinguishers

Floor Marking for Fire Extinguishers

Use floor markings to make sure you can find the fire extinguisher and that it is not blocked in an emergency.

Lean Manufacturing, Floor Marking, Forklift Safety, Fire Safety, Safety

NFPA 704

NFPA 704

NFPA 704 is a set of standards used to identify hazardous materials so that emergency response professionals will know the dangers.

NFPA, Workplace Safety, Fire Safety, Safety

OSHA 1910.39 Fire Prevention

OSHA 1910.39 Fire Prevention

Fire prevention safety is important for all employees and workplaces. This article explains fire prevention standards and provides helpful tips.

OSHA, Regulations & Compliance, Fire Safety, Safety

Arc Flash and Electrical Safety

Arc Flash and Electrical Safety

Learn how arc flash works and how it relates to your larger electrical safety program.

Arc Flash, Electrical Safety, Fire Safety, Safety

10 Essential Steps for Electrical Safety

10 Essential Steps for Electrical Safety

Follow these 10 steps to protect people and property from electrical hazards.

Electrical Safety, Fire Safety, Safety

Arc Flash Software

Arc Flash Software

A review of common software programs that will help you reduce arc flash hazards.

Arc Flash, Electrical Safety, OSHA, Regulations & Compliance, Fire Safety, Safety

Arc Flash Facts

Arc Flash Facts

Arc flash can cause serious damage to people and property. Learn how arc flash works and how you can prevent it.

Arc Flash, Electrical Safety, OSHA, Regulations & Compliance, Fire Safety, Safety

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Arc Flash PPE Categories

Arc Flash PPE Categories

NFPA 70E PPE requirements for arc flash An arc flash is a dangerous electrical event that can result in serious injuries if proper protective measures aren’t taken. People working on electrical

Arc Flash, Electrical Safety, PPE, Workplace Safety, Fire Safety, Safety

10 Astonishing Facts about Arc Flash

10 Astonishing Facts about Arc Flash

Be prepared for arc flash An arc flash is a dangerous discharge of energy from an electrical circuit that can result in severe burns, hearing loss, and even death. An arc

Arc Flash, Electrical Safety, Safety Signs, NFPA, Labeling, Workplace Safety, Fire Safety, Safety

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How To Spot Counterfeit Electrical

How To Spot Counterfeit Electrical

Counterfeit electrical components can instantly burst into flames. Hear how to identify fake wiring, breakers and switches from Brett Brenner of ESFI. Electricians and contractors may be surprised to hear that

Electrical Safety, Safety Signs, Labeling, Workplace Safety, Fire Safety, Safety

New HazCom Labeling Standards

New HazCom Labeling Standards

HazCom labeling changes are here. OSHA’s new standards finally match GHS labeling. Expert Chuck Paulausky, CHMM, explains hazard communication labeling. Chuck says the new labels are a big safety improvement from

GHS, OSHA, NFPA, PPE, Labeling, Workplace Safety, Regulations & Compliance, Hazcom, Fire Safety, Safety

Electrical Safety At Work

Electrical Safety At Work

Electrical safety at work kicks up a notch with strong advice from OSHA trainer Jon Koppari. Hear Jon’s tips for safety managers, owners and workers. In 13 short minutes, Jon covers

Arc Flash, Electrical Safety, OSHA, NFPA, Labeling, Workplace Safety, Lockout Tagout, Fire Safety, Safety

An Earthquake At Work

An Earthquake At Work

Earthquake safety at work? A quake could happen while employees are on the job. Prep with workplace emergency supplies, equipment and evacuation drills. American Red Cross staffer Melinda Davis says doorway

OSHA, Workplace Safety, Fire Safety, Safety

Do A Combustible Dust Test

Do A Combustible Dust Test

Combustible dust explosions can happen in a confined workspace without notice. Hear dust and flammability expert Dr. Ashok Dastidar discuss a Go/No-Go test, and how to collect a sample of

OSHA, NFPA, Fire Safety, Safety

No-Itch, Flame-Resistant Clothes

No-Itch, Flame-Resistant Clothes

  Flame resistant clothing now means comfort. Hear about the new polyester FR fabric, a comfort and safety breakthrough from Bulwark FR Chris Holcombe VP, GM of Bulwark FR, describes their milestone

Arc Flash, PPE, Workplace Safety, Fire Safety, Safety

Safety Signs You Need In The Workplace

Safety Signs You Need In The Workplace

Safety signs help companies be OSHA compliant based on ANSI Z535 safety sign and tag standards. Hear about four categories of workplace safety signs. OSHA adopted sign standards from American National

Safety Signs, OSHA, NFPA, Labeling, Workplace Safety, Regulations & Compliance, Fire Safety, Safety

Wildfire Smoke Health Effects

Wildfire Smoke Health Effects

Wildfire smoke is a creeping health hazard in the western US. Hear how to breathe safely as the smoke moves from burning forests to populated areas. The forest fire season is

Fire Safety, Safety

Wind Energy Safety

Wind Energy Safety

Wind energy safety is a careful blend of fall protection, electrical hazard awareness and much more. Hear the best practices for working on wind turbines. Working 30 stories up can a

Arc Flash, Electrical Safety, OSHA, Lockout Tagout, Fire Safety, Safety

Emergency Fire Shelters From NASA

Emergency Fire Shelters From NASA

Fire shelters for firefighters may soon withstand more heat, thanks to NASA. Testing is on now for fire shelters made with spaceship heat shield technology. Hear how two NASA engineers approached

Fire Safety, Safety

7 Tips For July 4th Safety

7 Tips For July 4th Safety

July 4th safety is just as important as safety at work. Use your head, and follow these seven common sense tips for using fireworks. In this podcast, Dan Clark reminds workers

Fire Safety, Safety

4 Steps to Flammable Liquids Safety

4 Steps to Flammable Liquids Safety

Flammable liquids safety can change quickly when workplace temperatures rise. Listen for four ways to avoid flashpoint fires and explosions. Find out the difference between flammable and inflammable. Hear about volatile liquid

GHS, Safety Signs, NFPA, Labeling, Workplace Safety, Hazcom, Fire Safety, Safety

7 Levels Of Laser Safety

7 Levels Of Laser Safety

Laser safety in the workplace minimizes the risk of eye injuries. Hear about the 7 laser classes, and the precautions required for each. Lasers are common in a worker’s everyday life,

Safety Signs, Workplace Safety, Fire Safety, Safety

Workplace Holiday Fires

Workplace Holiday Fires

Workplace holiday fires can happen in an instant. Be careful with electricity, heat sources and flammables with workplace decorations inside and outside. Electrical hazards abound, especially with those funky, ten-year-old light

Electrical Safety, Workplace Safety, Fire Safety, Safety

Turkey Fryer Fires

Turkey Fryer Fires

Turkey fryer fires happen more than you might think. Listen to the story of contractors who nearly burned down the house they were building. You’ll hear why the NFPA and

NFPA, Fire Safety, Safety

Fire Extinguisher Operation

Fire Extinguisher Operation

Fire extinguisher operation is not as easy as point-and-shoot. We explain the types of fires, and the types of extinguishers, and how to use them. What’s burning? Is the source wood,

Electrical Safety, NFPA, Workplace Safety, Fire Safety, Safety

Exit Routes At Work

Exit Routes At Work

Exit route violations are very common in OSHA inspections. Make access to unobstructed, well marked workplace exit routes a priority. We detail the finer points of exit routes in this

Safety Signs, OSHA, Workplace Safety, Fire Safety, Safety

NFPA Labels - Reading The Fire Diamond

NFPA Labels - Reading The Fire Diamond

NFPA labels help workers identify hazardous materials. In this podcast, employees can learn how to read the NFPA label, the “Fire Diamond,” to stay safe. The diamond shaped NFPA label has

NFPA, Labeling, Workplace Safety, Regulations & Compliance, Fire Safety, Safety

3 Simple Tips For Safety Managers

3 Simple Tips For Safety Managers

Safety managers, ATTENTION! Check hazards, provide safety training, and ensure proper use of PPE. Safety managers will best succeed by planning ahead for dangers such as fire, chemicals, slips and falls,

Workplace Safety, Fire Safety, Safety

Facility Safety - 10 FAQs

Facility Safety - 10 FAQs

Dan has compiled the 10 most common signage and labeling questions asked about keeping workers safe and avoiding fines. These questions are from a wide range of industries. The answers

Arc Flash, Safety Signs, OSHA, NFPA, Labeling, Workplace Safety, Lockout Tagout, Regulations & Compliance, Fire Safety, Safety

Mine Safety

Mine Safety

Mining companies and miners must always be involved with mine safety. The past few generations of miners have had many safety improvements, but more are needed. Companies and miners should prevent

Electrical Safety, Mining Safety, Fire Safety, Safety

OSHA Compliant Safety Labels - Pt. 1

OSHA Compliant Safety Labels - Pt. 1

Safety labels from an industrial label maker can help you pass an OSHA inspection, and keep employees safe. An inspection from OSHA could come at any time. Inspections often focus on

Arc Flash, Safety Signs, OSHA, Labeling, Workplace Safety, Fire Safety, Safety

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