Empire Safety Blog

Globally Harmonized System (GHS): Is your Facility Ready?

Posted by Empire Safety on Dec 23, 2016 8:47:01 AM

  Globally Harmonized System of Classification and Labeling of Chemicals (GHS) for hazard communication. Ok, that’s a mouthful. What does it mean and how does it affect you? Let’s try to break it down into easy-to-use information. Read More

Topics: OSHA, Signage & Identification, Facilities Management, Facility Safety

Stormwater Management Plans: Are you ready?

Posted by Empire Safety on Dec 14, 2016 8:00:00 AM

Stormwater Management and The Clean Water Act Winter months are the perfect time of year to take a closer look at the stormwater management plans that you may have in place. The combination of rain, snow and snow melt makes it even more important to make sure your facility is on the mark. Runoff across impenetrable surfaces like buildings, equipment, or roadways, picks up pollutants and typically discharges them directly into bodies of water or indirectly through sewer systems. Preventing and controlling potential pollutants from coming into contact with our water and soil (Clean Water Act) isn’t only the law, it’s the responsible thing to do. Read More

Topics: Stormwater management, Facilities Management

Loading Dock Safety: Are You Overlooking Some of the Basics?

Posted by Empire Safety on Dec 2, 2016 11:01:00 AM

Facility Safety is a major concern Concerned about the safety of your workers, guests and your bottom line? The you'll want to pay attention to this one! Walk through any industrial facility, whether it is a manufacturing plant, refinery, warehouse or a factory and the hazards that are overlooked will astound you. Read More

Topics: Facilities Management, Facility Safety, Winter Gear