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Fall Protection VS Fall Prevention

Posted by Medsafe on Mar 20, 2017 7:30:00 AM
Is there much of a difference? You’ll often hear both phrases used interchangeably while describing the overall fall protection industry –which is a bit mind blowing because they simply aren’t the same thing at all. So, what is the difference in fall protection vs fall prevention?  Read More

Topics: Fall Protection, Facility Safety

Arc Flash Safety Tips To Keep Workers Alive

Posted by Medsafe on Mar 13, 2017 7:24:00 AM
Electricity is really just organized lightning.-George Carlin No matter what your age, education level, or work experience, electricity is dangerous. The wrong thing placed, pulled, or touched can result in a serious, if not fatal injury. Plants, factories and other workplaces across the United States understand this; ... Read More

Topics: Facility Safety, Arc Flash

Eye Wash Station Maintenance

Posted by Medsafe on Mar 9, 2017 7:18:00 AM
In your workplace, emergency eye wash stations are there for when an accident occurs  - and what's more important than your eyes? It only takes 10 to 15 seconds for permanent damage to happen. When a person is exposed to a hazardous or corrosive substance, the timing is even more critical because serious eye injury ... Read More

Topics: First-Aid, Facility Safety

Barriers, Barricades and Floor Tape

Posted by Medsafe on Mar 2, 2017 7:29:00 AM
Safety is 30 percent common sense, 80 percent compliance and the rest is good luck.  -Barry Spud Safety is always a goal in everything we do. Whether individuals are participating in an activity for fun or for work, precautions are taken. We wear seat belts, gloves and goggles. We put up warning signs, lights and ... Read More

Topics: Facility Safety

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

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

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