Empire Safety Blog

Springtime in Construction: What Danger Lurks Among Your Workers

Posted by Empire Safety on Mar 8, 2017 10:00:00 AM

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Topics: Heat Stress, Job Safety, outdoor protection

Choosing the Right Personal Protective Equipment: Rain Gear

Posted by Empire Safety on Jan 25, 2017 10:00:00 AM

Picture it. The weather outside is damp and cold. Your boots are wet and soaking through to your feet; which are already tired as it is. Your hands can’t keep a solid grip on your tools and you know that by the end of the day you will be drenched through and through. Read More

Topics: Hi-Viz, Job Safety, Winter Gear

Hearing Protection Required...But Why Aren't Workers Wearing Them?

Posted by Empire Safety on Jan 18, 2017 10:00:00 AM

Twenty-two million workers are exposed to hazardous noise. That’s twenty-two million people every year! Whether it is just one time or daily exposure, the effect on the workforce is shocking. Not surprising however, is that those that are most effected work in the manufacturing sector. Read More

Topics: Hearing Protection, Job Safety, OSHA

Spill Control: Prepare for overlooked hazards with custom kits

Posted by Empire Safety on Jan 4, 2017 10:00:00 AM

  Spills Happen You take facility safety seriously and are always looking for ways to increase safety and maximize company profit. And while the hazard storage you have onsite works as it should to ensure chemicals are housed correctly, there’s still a risk of spills. Busy industrial facilities have a lot of moving parts; workers coming and going, heavy equipment and machinery. The likelihood that an unintentional spill will happen is significant due to these factors. Read More

Topics: Job Safety, Facility Safety, Spill Control

5 Reasons to Safely Store your Fuel and Chemicals

Posted by empireadmin on Jun 21, 2015 7:06:48 PM

Flammable Liquids are a Leading Cause of Industrial Fires Here are 5 reasons why using a safety cabinet will highly reduce your chances of an accident in the workplace Read More

Topics: Cabinets, Chemical, Chemicals, Flammable Liquids, Fuel, Job Safety, NFPA, OSHA, Storage, Summer

OSHA Final Rules: An excerpt from National Law Review

Posted by empireadmin on Apr 18, 2015 12:50:22 PM

After waiting 9 years for an update to OSHA's standards regarding standards on their operations and maintenance, OSHA has finally released a copy of the final rules. In this excerpt, the final rules are highlighted, which apply to both construction and general industry: Read More

Topics: Job Safety, National Law Review, OSHA

OSHA's Fall Protection Campaign

Posted by empireadmin on Jun 4, 2014 11:39:20 AM

Article from OSHA.gov Read More

Topics: Fall Protection, Job Safety