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Understanding Facility Signage Compliance

Posted by Medsafe on Feb 27, 2017 9:30:00 AM
We all agree that there’s a need for safety signs within our facilities. After all, no one wants to find themselves, or a co-worker, in the hospital over an avoidable injury. The question is: what are the actual requirements of those facility safety signs?   Not to worry; OSHA has plenty to say when it comes to how ... Read More

Topics: Facility Safety

What Kind of Spill Control Sorbents Do I Need?

Posted by Medsafe on Feb 23, 2017 7:30:00 AM
You can count on spills. Even if you can somehow manage to implement the perfect warehouse organizational and safety plans, it’s highly unlikely that you’ll keep chemical spills from happening 100% of the time. It honestly doesn’t make much difference if it’s a small spill or a major hazard. You need a response plan. ... Read More

Topics: Facility Safety

Cut Protection 101: Understanding the Basics

Posted by Medsafe on Feb 20, 2017 7:30:00 AM
So, you’ve got yourself some cut-resistant gloves. Good for you. That’s worth something if you’re looking to live the #SafetyLife, right? But the term “cut-resistant” is kind of vague. Exactly how much resistance is it referring to? Do they resist every kind of cut hazard? These are important questions. In order for ... Read More

Topics: Hand Protection, Facility Safety

Product Feature: Ansell HyFlex 11-644 [Video]

Posted by Medsafe on Feb 20, 2017 5:30:00 AM
Ansell - Hyflex 11-644 Glove with polyurethane Palm The Ansell HyFlex® 11-644 glove features Ansell Cut Protection Technology™ with Ergonomic Design that combines a proprietary blend of high performance polyethylene yarn with a polyurethane palm coating. It molds naturally to the hand--preventing fatigue and is soft ... Read More

Topics: Hand Protection

New First Aid Standards: Are you up-to-date?

Posted by Medsafe on Feb 16, 2017 7:30:00 AM
Unless you happen to be brand spankin’ new to the safety game, you’re probably aware that OSHA requires first aid kits in the workplace. This regulation is pretty basic. It simply states that adequate first aid supplies must be readily available in the workplace. Read More

Topics: First-Aid, Facility Safety

Are You Arc Flash Compliant?

Posted by Medsafe on Feb 13, 2017 7:30:00 AM
Arc flash needs to be taken seriously. It’s a major workplace hazard that can cause irreparable injury to and even the death of workers. According to the US Department of Labor, a fatality from workplace electrocution occurs every day in the US. Every day. That seems excessive, wouldn’t you agree? Read more to find ... Read More

Topics: PPE, Facility Safety, Arc Flash

Facility Eyewash Compliance

Posted by Medsafe on Feb 9, 2017 7:30:00 AM
What is it? ANSI/ISEA Z358.1-2014 is the American National Standard for Emergency Eyewash Equipment. This nationally recognized standard establishes minimum performance and use requirements for eyewash equipment for emergency treatment of the eyes of a worker who has been exposed to hazardous materials. Read More

Topics: First-Aid, Facility Safety

10 Things You Need to Know about LOTO Compliance

Posted by Medsafe on Feb 6, 2017 9:10:00 AM
Let’s just start with the basics. First of all, we’re talking about Lockout/Tagout safety procedures when we use the term “LOTO”. It’s not to be confused with LOTTO, as in lottery- where you spend dollar after dollar for a chance to win millions so you never have to think about LOTO compliance ever again. Read More

Topics: Facility Safety, Lockout/Tagout

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