Understanding Safety Colors

6 min read There have been many dramatic improvements to workplace safety that have taken place over the past several generations. One of the biggest things that has improved safety is the use of visual communication techniques. These strategies allow a company to convey important information visually so that employees can take action more quickly and easily to avoid accidents or injuries. One great example of visual communication in the workplace is seen with the usage of safety …

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ANSI Pipe Marking Standards

Pipes outside marked with pipe labels

3 min read The pipe marking standards from ANSI are the most widely followed in the world. The system they have developed is proven to help make it faster and easier for people to identify what a particular pipe is used for, which will improve workplace safety. Whether you are already following these standards, or you need to implement it in your facility, it is important to make sure you know the various requirements set up by ANSI. …

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What does HMIS stand for?

2 min read HMIS stands for Hazardous Materials Identification System. It is a rating system that uses numbers and colors to alert people of hazards associated with specific materials. This system was developed by the American Coatings Association with the intent of complying with OSHA Hazard Communication Standards. Today HMIS is used by many different industries because it is a simple way to show what type of danger is present, while also remaining in line with OSHA’s HazCom …

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What is the Hazcom standard?

Hazcom GHS label

2 min read The HazCom Standards is short for the Hazardous Communication Standard. It started off as a program from OSHA called ‘Right to Know.’ It was based on the fact that employees have a right to know what types of chemicals are being used in the area around them. In addition, they have the right to know what types of dangers these chemicals present. Of course, once employees know about these hazards, they can also demand things …

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Safety Supplies And Products

2 min read Safety supplies are required in every corporate field and these supplies have got the highest importance in meeting up accidental emergencies. Many people think that only those workers who work in any industrial units like warehouse or factory might face accidental injuries and thus they need to use safety supplies but this is completely a wrong conception. The fact is that risks are associated with every corporate industry but the nature differs from one field …

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