Labeling, whether its labeling pipes or adding labels to an office space, creates a safe and more efficient workplace. Our resources will help you review and follow industry standards by using a variety of different labels, or even creating custom labels.

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A Quick Guide to Underground Utility Labeling

A Quick Guide to Underground Utility Labeling

Underground utility labeling is an essential ingredient to every project that involves construction. This article outlines the step-by-step process of getting your site inspected for utilities, and how to label underground lines safely and accurately.

OSHA, Labeling, Regulations & Compliance, Safety

Your Guide to Proper Pipe Marking

Your Guide to Proper Pipe Marking

If you are looking to implement or update a pipe marking strategy for your facility it is important to gathering as much information as possible. Read More...

Pipe Marking, OSHA, Labeling, Regulations & Compliance

Catchy Safety Slogans

Catchy Safety Slogans

Catchy safety slogan signs are an interesting method that many companies use to keep employees and customers safe.

Safety Signs, Labeling, Workplace Safety

Barcode Labeling

Barcode Labeling

Barcode labeling can help improve efficiency and overall accuracy when working with individual items. Learn how barcode labeling can help improve your business today.

5S, Lean Manufacturing, Kaizen, Kanban, Labeling, Facility Efficiency

The Two Faces of OSHA Sign Compliance: ANSI 1967 vs. ANSI 2011

The Two Faces of OSHA Sign Compliance: ANSI 1967 vs. ANSI 2011

OSHA regulations require businesses to follow one of two safety sign standards to remain in compliance: ANSI 1967 and ANSI 2011. Take a look at these two styles and pick the one that best meets your needs.

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

What is HAZCOM?

What is HAZCOM?

Hazcom is designed to help employees to quickly identify hazardous chemicals. Learn more beneficial information about Hazcom.

GHS, Safety Signs, OSHA, Labeling, Workplace Safety, Regulations & Compliance, Hazcom, Safety

A Guide to Pipe Marking Standards

A Guide to Pipe Marking Standards

For most industries, abiding by ASME/ANSI pipe marking standards is sufficient for staying safe and OSHA compliant. Some workplaces, though, are required to comply to more unique pipe marking standards due to the nature of the substance the pipes contain.

Pipe Marking, OSHA, NFPA, Labeling, Regulations & Compliance, Hazcom

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, Military Equipment, Safety, Six Sigma

ANSI TIA 606-B Cable Labeling Standards

ANSI TIA 606-B Cable Labeling Standards

ANSI TIA 606-B Cable Labeling Standards are a unified labeling method for the wires used in computer systems. These standards help businesses record data and keep their IT environments organized. Get to know these standards; they’ll help your business run more efficiently.

Electrical Safety, Wire Marking, Labeling, Regulations & Compliance

Waste Water Treatment Labeling

Waste Water Treatment Labeling

Waste water treatment labeling ensures that all water and flow is accurately labeled. keeping employees safe from contaminated water.

Labeling, Workplace Safety, Regulations & Compliance, Spill Cleanup

Lean Healthcare

Lean Healthcare

Implementing lean healthcare in the medical field will lead to improvement in overall performance and patient satisfaction.

Lean Manufacturing, Safety Signs, Labeling, Workplace Safety, Regulations & Compliance, Facility Efficiency

Arc Flash Labeling

Arc Flash Labeling

Arc Flashes are one of the most dangerous accidents that can happen in a facility. Learn how to keep your facility safe and incident-free through proper labeling.

Arc Flash, Labeling, Workplace Safety, Regulations & Compliance

Solar System Labeling

Solar System Labeling

In 2017, The National Electrical Code (NEC) made some significant changes to solar system labeling standards. Getting familiar with these updates will help your facility stay safe and efficient.

Electrical Safety, Safety Signs, Labeling

Anhydrous Ammonia – Safety & Labeling

Anhydrous Ammonia – Safety & Labeling

Concentrated (or anhydrous) ammonia presents significant hazards to people and the environment. Here’s what you need to know to stay safe.

Pipe Marking, Labeling, Workplace Safety, Safety

Asset Tags

Asset Tags

A simple yet powerful organization tool, asset tags reduce theft, enhance inventory management efforts, and make it easier for employees to find exactly what they need exactly when they need it.

5S, Lean Manufacturing, Kaizen, Labeling

HMIS Labels

HMIS Labels

Having a complete understanding of the Hazardous Materials Identification System (HMIS) is essential to keeping your employees safe when working with chemicals.

OSHA, Labeling, Workplace Safety, Regulations & Compliance, Safety

Metal-Detectable Labels (FDA Food Labeling Compliant)

Metal-Detectable Labels (FDA Food Labeling Compliant)

Accidental contamination is a major worry in the food industry, and while it’s impossible to completely rule out all contamination, metal detectable labels help eliminate a significant danger.

Labeling, Regulations & Compliance, Safety

Creating a Visual Workplace

Creating a Visual Workplace

Creating a visual workplace can help improve efficiency and reduce workplace injuries. Check out these tips for creating a visual workplace.

Lean Manufacturing, Labeling, Workplace Safety, Hazcom, Safety

Visual Factories

Visual Factories

Visual factories use signs, posters, charts, labels and floor marking to provide information that improves efficiency, safety and productivity in the workplace. This is a fairly simple concept that yields excellent results.

Floor Marking, Safety Signs, OSHA, Labeling, Regulations & Compliance, Safety

Ammonia Refrigeration

Ammonia Refrigeration

When using ammonia refrigeration, or ammonia for anything in the workplace, there are a variety of OSHA regulations that need to be followed.

Pipe Marking, OSHA, Labeling, Regulations & Compliance, Safety

OSHA 1910.145 Warning Signs and Tags

OSHA 1910.145 Warning Signs and Tags

Understanding OSHA standards for warning signs and tags is an essential part creating a safe work environment.

Safety Signs, OSHA, Labeling, Safety

ANSI Color Codes for Pipe Marking

ANSI Color Codes for Pipe Marking

When following the ANSI A13.1 standards, the most important thing is to understand the six most common color schemes.

Pipe Marking, OSHA, Labeling, Workplace Safety, Regulations & Compliance, Safety

Understanding the NFPA 704 Labeling System

Understanding the NFPA 704 Labeling System

Learn how to properly label hazardous materials following NFPA 704 labeling standards.

NFPA, Labeling, Hazcom, Safety

Labeling Electrical Conduits

Labeling Electrical Conduits

Learn how to label electrical conduits so employees can quickly identify them.

Electrical Safety, Labeling

GHS Label Information

GHS Label Information

A closer look at OSHA’s Hazard Communication Standard—1900.1200—and how it applies to your facility.

GHS, OSHA, Labeling, Workplace Safety, Regulations & Compliance, Hazcom, Safety

Safety Colors

Safety Colors

Using colors strategically makes communication in your facility more effective. Get the details about common color codes.

Safety Signs, OSHA, Labeling, Regulations & Compliance, Safety

ANSI Z535

ANSI Z535

An in-depth look at ANSI’s standard for safety signs and labels in the workplace.

Safety Signs, OSHA, Labeling, Regulations & Compliance, Safety

Guide for Proper Valve Tag Use

Guide for Proper Valve Tag Use

Tips and recommendations for labeling the valves on your pipe system.

Pipe Marking, OSHA, Labeling, Lockout Tagout, Regulations & Compliance, Valve Tag, Safety

The Definitive Guide to Globally Harmonized System (GHS) Labeling

The Definitive Guide to Globally Harmonized System (GHS) Labeling

Implementing GHS has been an evolving process for many companies. Here's what you need to know.

GHS, OSHA, Labeling, Workplace Safety, Regulations & Compliance, Hazcom, Safety

Pipe Color Codes - ANSI/ASME A13.1

Pipe Color Codes - ANSI/ASME A13.1

The ANSI/ASME A13.1 pipe marking color code explained.

Pipe Marking, OSHA, Labeling, Regulations & Compliance, Safety

Cable Management

Cable Management

Properly marking wires can improve organization, facilitate faster maintenance, increase safety, and more.

Electrical Safety, Wire Marking, Labeling, Safety

GHS Label Creation

GHS Label Creation

Find out how to make Globally Harmonized System (GHS) labels in 3 steps.

GHS, Labeling, Workplace Safety, Hazcom, Safety

Labeling Infographics

Stop Buying Labels from a Catalog

Stop Buying Labels from a Catalog

Six reasons you should stop buying labels from a catalog and start printing your own labels with an industrial label printer Filling out lengthy order forms is a real drag...and

Lean Manufacturing, Floor Marking, Safety Signs, Labeling, Workplace Safety, Hazcom, Safety

The Importance of Industrial Label Printers

The Importance of Industrial Label Printers

The Importance of Industrial Label Printers in the Workplace Safety 2.8 million workplace injuries occur every year in the US alone.This equates to 1 injury every 11 seconds. With proper training and

Lean Manufacturing, Pipe Marking, Electrical Safety, Safety Signs, OSHA, Labeling, Workplace Safety, Facility Efficiency, Hazcom, Safety

GHS Timeline: What's Next?

GHS Timeline: What's Next?

GHS: What's Next? The timeline of GHS Compliance The GHS Mission: To internationally standardize classification and labeling of chemicals with pictograms, signal words and hazard warnings. The goal is to reduce time

GHS, Pipe Marking, Safety Signs, OSHA, Labeling, Workplace Safety, Regulations & Compliance, Hazcom, Safety

10 Astonishing Facts about Arc Flash

10 Astonishing Facts about Arc Flash

10 Astonishing Facts about Arc Flash An Arc Flash is an energy discharge that forms when a fault occurs in an electrical circuit. The arcing fault results in a tremendous amount

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

5 Steps for Pipe Label Compliance

5 Steps for Pipe Label Compliance

It's Pipe Marking Season! Are you in Compliance? Now that the snow is melting and spring is springing, this is a good time to check your pipes and make sure they

Pipe Marking, Safety Signs, Labeling, Workplace Safety, Regulations & Compliance, Safety

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Safety Programs Built With Employee Input

Safety Programs Built With Employee Input

Safety programs work best by consulting workers. EHS expert Lori Siegelman of W&M Environmental tells how to involve employees to build safety programs. Lori says a worker doing a task is

GHS, Safety Signs, OSHA, PPE, Labeling, Workplace Safety, Regulations & Compliance, Gemba, Hazcom, Safety

HazCom Labels And SDSs - OSHA Talks

HazCom Labels And SDSs - OSHA Talks

HazCom labels and SDSs are confusing - until now. Two OSHA industrial hygienists explain what is happening right now with the Hazard Communication Standard. Hear about HCS 2012 changes in chemical

OSHA, NFPA, Labeling, Workplace Safety, Regulations & Compliance, Hazcom, Safety

OSHA Inspections - How To Prepare

OSHA Inspections - How To Prepare

OSHA inspections are a breeze if you’re ready. An OSHA Consultation Manager tells how OSHA can help your company be safe and ready for inspection. For FREE. An OSHA consultation visit

GHS, Arc Flash, Electrical Safety, OSHA, NFPA, PPE, Labeling, Workplace Safety, Regulations & Compliance, Hazcom, Safety

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

OSHA Inspections - What To Expect

OSHA Inspections - What To Expect

OSHA inspections can create panic in every safety manager. Relax. An OSHA Enforcement Manager responds to 18 questions on inspections, revealing the facts. Gary Beck, Enforcement Manager of Oregon OSHA, explains

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

Starting A Visual Workplace - Pt. 2

Starting A Visual Workplace - Pt. 2

Starting A Visual Workplace should not mean you’ll get a pink slip because of workplace efficiency. Dr. Gwendolyn Galsworth explains. In this 2nd podcast with Dr. Galsworth, she points out that

Kanban, Floor Marking, Safety Signs, Labeling, Workplace Safety, Spanish Resources, Safety

Safety Experts Talk - Overview

Safety Experts Talk - Overview

Safety Experts Talk is the place where manufacturing and construction experts discuss safety and continuous improvement. Listen to keep workers safe. Welcome to the podcast series. The interviews last up to

5S, Kaizen, GHS, Electrical Safety, OSHA, Labeling, Workplace Safety, Hazcom, 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

Portable Containers In HazCom 2012

Portable Containers In HazCom 2012

Portable containers for hazardous chemicals in the workplace can have NO labeling in only two situations, according to OSHA's HazCom 2012 standard. In less than three minutes, Dan Clark explains how

GHS, OSHA, Labeling, Workplace Safety, Hazcom, Safety

Are Semi-Trailers Permit-Required Confined Spaces?

Are Semi-Trailers Permit-Required Confined Spaces?

Permit-required confined spaces aren’t just sewer pipes. Semi-trailers can be hazardous too. Hear about hazards in three trailer types, empty and loaded. In this 3½ minute podcast, Dan Clark describes OSHA’s

OSHA, Labeling, Workplace Safety, Safety

7 HazCom Label Questions For OSHA

7 HazCom Label Questions For OSHA

Hazcom label rules are confusing. Get chemical labeling answers direct from OSHA on their Hazard Communication Standard, HCS, implemented June 1st. Hear important information about pictograms, labeling bulk shipping containers, refillable

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

OSHA Finally Embraces GHS

OSHA Finally Embraces GHS

The deadline for OSHA’s new HazCom labeling standards, based on GHS, is June 1st, 2015. Are you compliant? OSHA has new requirements for labeling chemicals. In this podcast, HazCom industry expert

GHS, OSHA, Labeling, Regulations & Compliance, Hazcom, Safety

Available Fault Current Labels

Available Fault Current Labels

Available fault current is the maximum current in a short circuit. Electrical service panels must be labeled with the current, and the date it was calculated. If it changes, the

Arc Flash, Electrical Safety, NFPA, Wire Marking, Labeling, Safety

Powered Industrial Truck Labels

Powered Industrial Truck Labels

Powered industrial trucks, also known as forklifts, need clear labeling to keep operators and pedestrians safe. This podcasts details the three main types of labels, CAUTION, WARNING and DANGER. We also

OSHA, Labeling, Workplace Safety, Regulations & Compliance, 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

Chemical Safety

Chemical Safety

Chemical safety in the workplace requires solid cooperation between management and employees. Workers must wear the proper PPE, which will vary based on the chemicals being handled. To maintain industrial hygiene, employees

GHS, Labeling, Workplace Safety, Spill Cleanup, Hazcom, Safety

Hazard Labels

Hazard Labels

Hazard labels give critical information. Labels are the glue that hold the whole safety system together. From manufacturing to office settings, proper labeling of hazards is important for employee safety, and

5S, Lean Manufacturing, GHS, Pipe Marking, PPE, Labeling, Workplace Safety, Facility Efficiency, Hazcom, Safety

Industrial Labeling Made Easy

Industrial Labeling Made Easy

Industrial labels are cheaper to make in-house. And quicker. For a manufacturing, in a warehouse, or almost any work site, consider buying a quality industrial label printer. Think about about all

5S, Lean Manufacturing, GHS, Arc Flash, Pipe Marking, Electrical Safety, Safety Signs, Labeling, Workplace Safety, Regulations & Compliance, Facility Efficiency, Safety

Color Coding For Safety

Color Coding For Safety

This is a surprise! OSHA does NOT have requirements for safety color coding in the workplace. But ANSI does. The American National Standards Institute suggests labeling areas with seven colors

Floor Marking, OSHA, Labeling, Workplace Safety, Regulations & Compliance, Safety

Safety Housekeeping

Safety Housekeeping

This is the story of tragedy that could have been avoided with better safety housekeeping. Here, we detail a fatal accident at a sugar refinery in Wyoming, and review of

Safety Signs, Labeling, Workplace Safety, Tool Organization, Gemba, 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

Universal Safety Standards

Universal Safety Standards

Will universal safety standards cause more problems than they solve? Implementing rules across cultures and languages will have benefits, but also potential issues. GHS, the Globally Harmonized System of labeling hazardous

Labeling, Safety

OSHA Compliant Safety Labels - Pt. 2

OSHA Compliant Safety Labels - Pt. 2

Choosing the right safety label maker for your facility's safety program is an important job. Many safety managers are given the hard task of updating their facility but are given

Safety Signs, OSHA, Labeling, Workplace 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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