Safety Awareness News

  • Getting the H&S message across with workplace health and safety posters

    The Canadian Centre for Occupational Health and Safety (CCOHS) launched a poster program to help workplaces promote health and safety. CCOHS released the first two in a series of workplace posters: WHMIS Hazard Symbols and Cranes & Hoists Hand Signals. As part of an occupational health and safety program, the posters can illustrate and promote safe work practices and help remind people of ...

  • Safety not only makes SENSE but DOLLARS too!

    A safety preparedness program will prevent injury from occurring at your workplace. A safety preparedness program will save your company hours of logistical work and wasted aggravation. And last but not least, although safety is a money investment, your returns are almost guaranteed to save your company money in the long run. Since partnering with Legend Safety, many companies’ Experience ...

  • OSHA seeks comments on personal protective equipment and training standards

    The US Department of Labor's Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) announced in the Aug. 19 Federal Register that it is accepting public comments on a Notice of Proposed Rulemaking (NPRM) on Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) and training standards. The proposal clarifies that when an OSHA standard requires an employer to provide PPE, such as respirators, or training to employees, ...

  • ISO standard on beach safety flags and water safety signs

    Summer time very often rhymes with time spent on the beach or in aquatic parks and playgrounds, but, whether it is the sea, the lake or the pool, the aquatic environment can be risky, particularly when climatic or water conditions are unfavourable. Water safety signs and flags can therefore be an invaluable aid in bringing people's attention to hazards and indicating where safety aids or ...

  • Be aware of copies

    Imitations can be a problem for any original equipment manufacturer and Markleen is no exception. We would like to make clear to all our customers that Markleen does not make equipment for any other brands, and our products can only be obtained through our network of authorised distributors. Markleen is a leading designer and manufacturer of oil spill response equipment, but only those products ...

  • Safety Signs Save Lives

    Niagara Falls, NY --- April 17, 2006 --- For many organizations, employee productivity has a direct correlation with employee safety. Unless safety issues are properly identified and made known to employees, these issues may go on unknown to them. If left unaware, seemingly simple tasks such as wearing a hard hat, not smoking, locating eyewash stations or keeping certain doors closed can be ...


    By The Compliance Center (ICC)

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