“ANSI Emergency Eyewash, Shower Standard Revised – Are You In Compliance?”

By Roy Maurer  12/7/2015 The national consensus standard for the selection, installation and maintenance of emergency eye, face and shower equipment was recently updated. The International Safety Equipment Association (ISEA) received American National Standards Institute (ANSI) approval for ANSI/ISEA Z358.1-2014, American National Standard for Emergency Eyewash and Shower Equipment, and the update went into effect … Continue reading “ANSI Emergency Eyewash, Shower Standard Revised – Are You In Compliance?”

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“The Importance of Eyewash Station Maintenance and Monitoring”

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Nb9XdcO1cZk Many different types of industries are required to install and maintain eyewash stations for their employees’ safety and health. These eyewash stations are an important safety device that can be instrumental for mitigating a number of different types of eye injuries. The Occupational Safety & Health Administration (OSHA) reports that work-related eye injuries cost … Continue reading “The Importance of Eyewash Station Maintenance and Monitoring”

“Safety Photo of the Day” – “Who Should Be Tied Off In This Photo?”

Who Should Be Wearing Fall Protection &  Tied Off In This Photo? OSHA issued a letter of interpretation that addresses the requirements for use of a body-restraint system on aerial lifts (body restraint is required) versus scissor-lifts (body restraint not required as long as standard guardrails are in place). One last thing about scissor-lifts to … Continue reading “Safety Photo of the Day” – “Who Should Be Tied Off In This Photo?”

“Update Your Fall Protection Program Now: Apply New ANSI Z359 Equipment Standards “

With recent and forthcoming changes to the ANSI Z359 fall protection code, the landscape of the fall protection industry is changing. Although OSHA still sets and enforces the law regarding fall protection, the outdated nature of the existing regulations forces organizations to look to ANSI for guidance on current best practices and equipment. As in … Continue reading “Update Your Fall Protection Program Now: Apply New ANSI Z359 Equipment Standards “

“10 Things You Need to Know About the Changes to ANSI/ISEA and EN 388 (Glove Cut Level) Standards”

Did you catch Jill Conley’s informative webinar last week? If you didn’t, we’ve compiled a list of the ten key points you should know about the 2016 changes to the ANSI/ISEA and EN 388 standards that have recently come into effect, and how they will affect future cut testing. 1. One of the main changes … Continue reading “10 Things You Need to Know About the Changes to ANSI/ISEA and EN 388 (Glove Cut Level) Standards”

“ANSI Emergency Eyewash, Shower Standard Revised – Are You In Compliance?””

By Roy Maurer  12/7/2015 The national consensus standard for the selection, installation and maintenance of emergency eye, face and shower equipment was recently updated. The International Safety Equipment Association (ISEA) received American National Standards Institute (ANSI) approval for ANSI/ISEA Z358.1-2014, American National Standard for Emergency Eyewash and Shower Equipment, and the update went into effect … Continue reading “ANSI Emergency Eyewash, Shower Standard Revised – Are You In Compliance?””

“Comprehending PPE Cut Levels”

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“Emergency Eyewash, Shower Standard Revised”

By Roy Maurer  4/7/2015 The national consensus standard for the selection, installation and maintenance of emergency eye, face and shower equipment was recently updated. The International Safety Equipment Association (ISEA) received American National Standards Institute (ANSI) approval for ANSI/ISEA Z358.1-2014, American National Standard for Emergency Eyewash and Shower Equipment, and the update went into effect … Continue reading “Emergency Eyewash, Shower Standard Revised”

Defining The Word “Safety” – Part 1 – James Roughton

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=oPGslgCRFCA According to OSHA: You have the right to a safe workplace - En Español - Tiếng Việt Nam You have the right to a safe workplace. The Occupational Safety and Health Act of 1970 (OSH Act) was passed to prevent workers from being killed or seriously harmed at work. The law requires employers to … Continue reading Defining The Word “Safety” – Part 1 – James Roughton

OSHA Publishes Direct Final Rule On Standards Update To Rules On Signage

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VBY1lI9SUOw Understanding OSHA's Safety Sign Standards Update For decades, OSHA's regulations for workplace safety signs were based on outdated formats that were not aligned with the latest safety communication standards and their state-of-the-art warnings technology. These sign and tag regulations had not been updated since their inception in 1971, which referenced the 1967 and 1968 … Continue reading OSHA Publishes Direct Final Rule On Standards Update To Rules On Signage

OSHA Publishes Direct Final Rule on Standards Update to Rules on Signage

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VBY1lI9SUOw Clarion Safety Systems, a longstanding leader in advancing best practices in visual safety communication, announced today that its efforts to promote the use of industry best practices related to safety signs, colors and tags to the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) has resulted in the agency issuing a Direct Final Rule (DFR) on … Continue reading OSHA Publishes Direct Final Rule on Standards Update to Rules on Signage

Safety Photo of the Day – “What’s Wrong With Using This As A Face Shield?, It’ll Work Just Fine!”

Want Water With That face Shield? Face shield protection is an important part of personal protective equipment (PPE). OSHA regulation 29 CFR 1910.133 gives the requirements for employers to follow on the appropriate use and selection of face shields and protective eyewear. OSHA relies on ANSI to provide manufacturing standards for face shields as well … Continue reading Safety Photo of the Day – “What’s Wrong With Using This As A Face Shield?, It’ll Work Just Fine!”

Forklift Safety, Rules & Training

  Part 1 Part 2 & 3 Powered industrial trucks are essential in many industries to transport and distribute materials. Forklifts also present a major safety concern: traffic accidents. According to OSHA statistics, forklifts cause approximately 85 fatalities and 34,900 serious injuries per year and account for another 61,800 injuries that are classified as non-serious. … Continue reading Forklift Safety, Rules & Training

ASSE Announces Approval of Two Key Safety Standards for the Construction and Demolition Industry

DES PLAINES, IL (January 5, 2012) – The American Society of Safety Engineers (ASSE) announced today that the American National Standards Institute (ANSI) has approved two new ASSE A10 construction and demolition standards aimed at enhancing safety. The two new standards approved are the ANSI/ASSE A10.1-2011 Pre-Project and Pre-Task Safety and Health Planning for Construction … Continue reading ASSE Announces Approval of Two Key Safety Standards for the Construction and Demolition Industry

ANSI Recognized by OSHA as an Approved Accrediting Body for Crane Operator Certification Programs

The American National Standards Institute (ANSI) has been recognized as an approved accreditor of crane operator certification programs by the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) of the U.S. Department of Labor. "ANSI is pleased to have earned OSHA's recognition as an accreditor of crane operator certification programs, which attests to the highest quality of … Continue reading ANSI Recognized by OSHA as an Approved Accrediting Body for Crane Operator Certification Programs