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15 Ideas for Workplace Safety Posters

Workplace safety posters can make a big difference. They can prevent an accident at work to occur. Many people can be prevented from doing unsafe actions after seeing such text and graphical messages.

safety-postersWorkplace safety posters are effective ways to remind people about potential hazards at workplace. They can deliver safety message effectively through text and graphical posters. And the good news is that you have full control on designing workplace safety posters for your workplaces.

However, you may have problem in creating workplace safety posters. There is no idea that comes into your mind. That’s no problem. In this post, I’d like share 15 ideas for workplace safety posters. So, keep reading this article to brainstorm idea. (more…)

Chemical Safety Labels – Overview

Chemical safety labels are parts of hazard controls against hazardous chemicals. Correct chemical safety labeling is fundamental factor to workplace safety. Besides, it is also required by legal.

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Chemical safety labels inform potential hazards posed by hazardous chemicals, as well as other important information such as first aid procedure and emergency procedure. Their applications on hazardous chemical containers are very practical on how to use the products safely.

Potential hazards contained in a specific hazardous chemical may in form of physical and health hazards. Physical hazards could be combustible liquid, explosive, compressed gases, flammable, oxidizer, organic peroxide, water reactive and unstable or reactive. Health hazards of hazardous chemical could be carcinogenic (cancer-causing), irritant, corrosive, sensitizer, acutely toxic, chronically toxic, reproductive toxin, hepatotoxins, nephatoxins, neurotoxins, substances that damage the skin, eyes, mucous membranes or lungs, and substances that work on the circulatory system.

Failure to provide correct chemical safety labels or chemical hazard labels can cause injuries, ill health, death, fire and explosion. As an example, when a worker is mixing two chemicals or more without clear labels, could create toxic gases or even explosion. (more…)

Scaffold Accident Statistic – The Unspoken Warning

Scaffold accident or scaffolding accident may be seen as the secondary hazard in chemical plant. It could be understood because the use of scaffold is less frequent in operating or existing chemical plant. Scaffold is probably used if there is a construction work done in the plant site.

scaffolding-accidentIn addition, scaffold accident has higher probability to happen due to scaffold users are construction workers or construction labors who may have received inadequate safety training.

Scaffold usage could cause various accidents at work. Fall accident may become the major work accident related to scaffold operation. It could cause fatal injuries and deaths. So that’s why safety precautions on such accident at work should be given in high priority. (more…)

The Importance of Workplace safety Posters

safety posters for the workplaceWorkplace safety posters play an important role in effective safety communications, safety precautions and safety warnings to workers. Workplace safety poster is one kind of safety communication. Their applications in chemical industries are very common, where various potential hazards present.

Safety regulations and legal require the use of workplace safety posters. Generally, these workplace safety posters have to be placed in workplaces where hazards exist. They warn workers about specific hazards that accompany their jobs and naturally appear in such workplaces. (more…)

15 Preventive Measures against Carbon Monoxide Hazards

Because carbon monoxide is odorless and colorless, many workers in the plant site do not realize its existence in the workplace. Thus, preventive measures hold fundamental safety function in order to reduce carbon monoxide generation, avoid concentration buildup, alert workers about its existence and prevent carbon monoxide poisoning.

You may have established some preventive measures against CO. But the list below may give you another idea for completing hazard controls against CO. (more…)

Top 6 Free Safety Poster Websites

free-safety-postersSafety signs and safety posters play the same role. They remind people inside chemical plant to the potential hazards, which may risk their safety. They do it with simple communication, without million of words. It will be more simple and effective than long training session in classroom.

Safety posters are attractive visually with limitless creativity that can be added. Now, I am posting the top 6 free safety posters websites for your reference and you can pick up some of the safety posters for your own use. (more…)

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