Facility Safety

Best practices exceed ANSI eyewash & shower standard

Victim comfort is critical to a complete safety response
ANSI eyewash and shower compliance are standard measures to abide by, but is it enough for your employees?

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Fast flushing fluids: Outfit any location with emergency eyewash delivery systems

Hazards to the eyes exist in nearly every industry.

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Capture or continuous cleaning: It’s best to prevent dust from accumulating

An engineered approach to combustible dust safety relies on technology to solve the problem of accumulated dust.

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Your attention please: Make use of effective safety visuals

Workplace safety awareness is at an unprecedented high. Safety requirements and regulations are more thorough than they used to be, and each year brings a new set of safety recommendations and modifications on how to keep your facility and employees safe.

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Pain prevention for a long-standing problem

While first reported in the early 1980s, a study by the American Podiatric Medical Association (APMA) is still cited today because it is considered one of the most comprehensive studies on how many people in the U.S. workforce experience foot and lower extremity pain or discomfort as a result of their work.

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How clean is clean: the new Clean Standard K-12 offers benefits beyond classroom cleanliness

Since effective cleaning for health must be assessed by something more than a visual inspection, exactly how can the effectiveness of cleaning be judged?

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Safe and Secure: How kinetic mesh network technology protects a Texas drilling operation

The Permian Basin of west Texas contains billions of barrels of oil and trillions of cubic feet of natural gas.

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Chromium, noise and fall hazards found at NY extruding plant

OSHA has proposed $53,000 in fines for 11 serious violations against a New York manufacturer that exposed its workers to multiple hazards at its Fonda, NY facility.

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Robot safety standards move forward

RIA continues its work on the International Organization for Standardization (ISO) committee for Industrial Robot Safety’s Technical Specification TS 15066 for guidance on collaborative robot operations. This specification will provide additional guidance on the safe deployment of collaborative robot operations, which are described briefly in ANSI/RIA R15.06-2012 Parts 1 and 2. 

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United Airlines cited for exposing workers to electrical, other hazards

Same hazards found in 2011, 2013

United Airlines Inc. has exposed ground operation workers at the Newark airport to hazardous conditions, prompting OSHA to issue 16 citations and propose penalties of $101,300. The safety violations were found during a January 2014 inspection that is part of an OSHA effort to focus on workplaces with high rates of injuries and illness.

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Scenes from the World of Safety

Sights, signs & symbols from the National Safety Congress & Expo held in San Diego, CA, September 15-18

11/4/14 2:00 pm EST

Eye Injuries: You rarely see them coming. Practical Solutions for reducing injuries to the eye.

The 3M Eye Injury Reduction webinar will provide an examination of how to help solve eye injuries in the workplace. This issue continues to challenge virtually every industry, and the solution is often times multifaceted. 3M will share some new tools and approaches to help you in solving this issue.

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2014 October

This issue features articles about PPE safety and OSHA standards

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Safety Engineering, 4th Edition

A practical, solutions-driven reference, Safety Engineering, 4th edition, has been completely revised and updated to reflect many of today’s issues in safety.

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