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APWA Color Code Prevents Accidents and Helps Save Lives

The APWA (American Public Works Association) has developed and published a uniform color-code for temporarily marking underground utility lines. It encourages all contractors, surveyors, utility providers and communication companies to use the universal color code to promote worker safety prevent service interruptions and reduce potential damage while working on or near any…

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Added by Sheri Pear on March 15, 2010 at 8:30am — No Comments

Oops- your forklift bumped a corner! Protect corners, columns, and machinery

Even the most experienced forklift driver may occassionally have an ‘oops’ moment. Protect your facility from damage with Concrete Column Padding – round or square, Rack Protectors, Column Protectors,… Continue

Added by Michelle Sears on March 12, 2010 at 2:22pm — No Comments

Valve Marking Part 1: Metal Valve Tags

Valve marking is an important part of your facility’s pipe safety. Valve marking enables employees and visitors to identify which valves are associated with specific pipes. This is important if a pipe has a leak, is being repaired or needs to be emptied, for example.



There are various products you can use for valve marking. One of the best choices is a metal valve tag. Metal valve… Continue

Added by Christie Mendola on March 11, 2010 at 4:00pm — No Comments

FAQs on Lockout/Tagout Practice



Concerned with the correct procedures to follow for your LOTO devices?

Well, now you can rest assure that Seton has the answers…

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Added by Tara Binkoski on March 11, 2010 at 1:00pm — No Comments

Shipping Over International Boarders? Make Sure Your Cargo Seal is CTPAT Compliant!

Steel bolt locks are an important line of defense against tampering and theft of valuable shipments and they are CTPAT compliant. With steel bolt locks you can safely secure truck & trailer doors, container bins, cargo shipment containers, ISO containers, high value shipments, Intermodal containers, rail cars, air cargo containers, doors, hatches, hazmat containers or anything that will have contents that will be…

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Added by Renee Hioki on March 11, 2010 at 1:00pm — No Comments

Spill Sorbents: Understanding The Three Types

When working with or storing dangerous chemicals and liquids, a major part in effective clean-up and proper precautionary measures is making sure you have the right spill response items on hand. The most common type of spill response item are sorbents. Sorbents are materials or composites used to recover liquids such as leaks, drips or spills. The typical sorbent is designed to adsorb liquids onto its surface.

There are three types of sorbents to choose from. In order to select the…

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Added by Jennifer Sledziona on March 10, 2010 at 1:09pm — No Comments

Create a complete exit, fire & evacuation guidance system

Exit, fire & evacuation policies are mandated by OSHA, thus necessary for every business. Emedco helps you to create an exit, fire & evacuation system above and beyond what is expected by OSHA, giving you an edge on safety in any emergency situation. First and foremost, you must place Exit Signs above exit doors. For a money-saving "green" option, choose Emedco's… Continue

Added by Michelle Sears on March 9, 2010 at 5:02pm — No Comments

Safety training made easy

Given the complexity of workplace safety, trainers are often looking for tools that can make safety training easier. One tool that can be very helpful is an all-in-one training kit. All-in-one training kits provide all of the tools that trainers need to pull together an effective safety training course on all sorts of…

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Added by Christie Mendola on March 9, 2010 at 1:00pm — No Comments

MUTCD Sign Color Regulations

Did you know that the FWHA’s MUTCD has strict restrictions on what colors a traffic sign is?

It something you might not think too much about but it is very important to pay attention to when buying a…

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Added by Richard Mariano on March 8, 2010 at 10:09am — No Comments

What is a Bar-Code?

According to dictionary.com the term bar-code is:

–noun a series of lines of varying width, printed, as on a container or product, that can be read by an optical scanner to determine charges for purchases, destinations for letters, etc. The key to this code is

the variation in line thickness and separation.

Bar codes are ideal for property identification…

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Added by Renee Hioki on March 5, 2010 at 8:26pm — No Comments

Portable floor stands for fast, temporary warnings

Portable Floor Stands can be picked up and placed anywhere to restrict pedestrian traffic. Place around spills, in front of manholes, elevators or restrooms. Two-sided messages guarantee your message won't be missed in either

direction. Portable Floor Stands are constructed of durable polyethylene and will not chip, crack or fade, regardless of the environment. They send a… Continue

Added by Michelle Sears on March 5, 2010 at 2:00pm — No Comments

Choosing the right traffic and parking sign material

Have a need for a traffic sign or a parking sign?

Ready to start your research? You probably already know what sign legend you need, whether it be a stop sign,…

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Added by Richard Mariano on March 4, 2010 at 2:02pm — No Comments

ANSI standards for pipe markers part 3

In addition to where you place your pipe marker and what color pipe marker you use, there is an additional element of pipe marking you must consider -- the size of the pipe marker.



If your facility looks anything like the one in this picture, you have pipes of all different sizes that need to be marked. ANSI standards designate what size pipe marker you should use and the letter height depending on the size of the…

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Added by Christie Mendola on March 4, 2010 at 10:30am — No Comments

Theft prevention – is easier than you think!

Keeping your business & company property safe against theft and vandalism is just that easy. According to the Federal Bureau of Investigations every 3.2 seconds a property crime occurs. Fortunately there are some things you can do to improve security, deter crime, reduce potential liability and make your employees feel safer.

Protect your business, avoid loss and increase security by following these safety tips.

Lock your doors

Most criminals enter…

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Added by Renee Hioki on March 3, 2010 at 3:49pm — No Comments

A Race to Cure Unintended Acceleration

Latest Blog Entry:

A Race to Cure Unintended Acceleration



By Jerry Laws

Edmunds.com's CEO asked DOT and NHTSA to take a "fresh approach" to the problem that goes beyond Toyota's woes. His company announced Tuesday it is drafting rules for a $1 million prize to determine what really causes it.…

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Added by Jerry Laws on March 3, 2010 at 10:03am — No Comments

Electrical Safety

Can anybody give me some specifics on a standard for the requirements of GFCI in a General Industry setting?

Added by Dawn Eichenlaub on March 2, 2010 at 1:54pm — 5 Comments

Ideas for a successful safety incentive program

Many companies use incentive programs to encourage their employees to work safely and reward them for following safety procedures. But, there can be drawbacks to safety incentive programs. In some cases, the way the programs are structured can cause employees not to report accidents or near misses to avoid ruining the reward for other employees.



Based on the ideas of multiple safety community members, I pulled together the following ideas for effective safety incentive…
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Added by Christie Mendola on March 2, 2010 at 10:35am — 2 Comments

Washing Instructions for Carhartt High-Visibility Garments

High-visibility apparel is intended to make the wearer more visible with color enhanced fabrics and reflective taping. Like any type of clothing, these garments can fade, become soiled and torn; but with high-visibility

apparel, these imperfections can reduce the effectiveness of the garment. Carhartt gives specific washing instructions for their High-Visibility items to help your clothing last as long as…

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Added by G&L Clothing on March 1, 2010 at 11:38am — No Comments

Training Curriculum

As Safety Director for the AGC of Minnesota I've just completed the customization of some on-line courses for construction safety. I would value your feedback. Go to www.agcmnonline.com and download a demo and tell me what you think. Thanks.

Dan

Added by Dan Hannan, CSP, CHMM on February 26, 2010 at 3:11pm — No Comments

Select the right pipe marker for your needs

Depending on the condition, size and location of pipes in your facility you can have different pipe marking needs. Newer facilities may have perfectly clean pipes, while older facilities might have corroded or dirty piping systems. Others might have pipes carrying hot materials, while others do not.



Think about your needs. Do you need a pipe marker that can be used in any condition or one that is long lasting? Or are simply looking for an economical way to bring your…
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Added by Christie Mendola on February 25, 2010 at 1:58pm — No Comments

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Python Condition Objects Tutorial in 2018

If you have knowledge of other programming languages, then you would know the importance of conditional statements. Conditional statements are required for taking decisions. Whenever we operate the…Continue

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Agile overcome common software security challenges

Paradoxically, security is a negative goal. To secure something, you must understand how insecure it is. Start by trying to break it or by figuring out how other people might break it. The same is…Continue

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Understanding Data Parallelism in MapReduce

In order to understand the goals of MapReduce, it is important to realize for which scenarios MapReduce is optimized. The MapReduce programming model is created for processing data which requires…Continue

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