All Aboard: Nautical Safety Checklist

When it comes to keeping your crew safe out on the deep blue sea, having life preservers, emergency rafts, and other floatation devices readily available is a no brainer. You’re prepared for the worst, and that’s a great start—but your ship safety precautions shouldn’t stop there. Ensuring a safe work environment is critical, both on … Continue reading All Aboard: Nautical Safety Checklist

How to Ensure Your Workers Stay Safe While Operating Machinery

More than 4,500 fatal injuries occur in the workplace per year. Prevention is key; know your employees are in the safest possible environment when it comes to preventing future machinery mishaps on the job. In this blog, we have compiled some ways to keep your workers safe, including being up-to-date with the lockout/tagout (LOTO) process, … Continue reading How to Ensure Your Workers Stay Safe While Operating Machinery

The Must List: Manufacturing Safety

Fast-moving belts, metal-crushing machinery, and scraps potentially flying every which way. In the manufacturing world, safety hazards are plentiful, but fortunately, so is the safety equipment designed to provide protection from the dangers of the job. Here, we’ve compiled a comprehensive list of all the equipment your facility should have on hand in order to … Continue reading The Must List: Manufacturing Safety

Avoiding Commercial Property Hazards

A safety checklist for building and property managers. Compared to many labor-intensive jobs, office workers have it pretty easy—at least when it comes to taking rigorous safety precautions. While a spilled cup of coffee or an open file drawer can certainly cause harm, the dangers involved in office settings often pale in comparison to those … Continue reading Avoiding Commercial Property Hazards

Be in the Know: Safety Must-Reads

Explore a collection of interesting safety industry resources and insights from the U.S. Standard Products team. OSHA under Trump: A closer look With a new president and administration at the helm, manufacturing and industrial industries face potential shifts in OSHA’s worker safety regulations. Safety and Health Magazine takes a deep dive into how the new … Continue reading Be in the Know: Safety Must-Reads

Cold Weather Gear Guide for Outdoor Workers

Everyone always complains about the cold in the winter, but did you know that frigid weather is actually more deadly than heat? A report by the National Center for Health Statistics reveals that winter cold kills twice as many Americans than summer heat. Each year, approximately 2,000 people die due to weather-related causes. Of that … Continue reading Cold Weather Gear Guide for Outdoor Workers

Fall Protection Cited as #1 Workplace Hazard in 2016

According to new research released by the Occupational Safety and Health Administration, fall protection takes the top spot as the most frequently cited workplace safety and health violation in 2016. The data was compiled from nearly 32,000 workplace inspections, and indicates several startling trends when it comes to on-the-job safety. The entire list of top … Continue reading Fall Protection Cited as #1 Workplace Hazard in 2016

Ice Melt Guide for Business Owners

To the average business owner, ice melt is ice melt—you spread it on your sidewalks and parking lots, helping to ensure that the walkways surrounding your business are free of ice (and slip) hazards. What many don’t realize is that there is a wide variety of ice melt types, each with different properties. Some are … Continue reading Ice Melt Guide for Business Owners

Stay Safe with this Checklist for Personal Protective Equipment (PPE)

To reduce workplace accidents and shield workers from potential hazards, it’s important to have a thorough plan for equipping workers with personal protective equipment (PPE). Without protective equipment plan, employees are at risk of injury and employers could be subject to fines or penalties. OSHA stipulates that employers must pay for personal protective equipment for … Continue reading Stay Safe with this Checklist for Personal Protective Equipment (PPE)

Stay Safe While Working Outdoors This Summer

Summer is peak season for construction and other outdoor work, and while the warm weather and sunshine is nice, it’s important to consider safety when working outdoors in extreme heat. Hot temperatures may not seem particularly threatening, but heat stress injuries and heat strokes can be quite dangerous for outdoor workers. To stay safe while … Continue reading Stay Safe While Working Outdoors This Summer