5 Safety Tips to Keep Your Employees Safe

3 min read It doesn’t matter how many signs you put up or seminars you hold, if employees don’t take their safety seriously, you’ll never be able to prevent injuries. This is why it is essential to help instruct employees on how to take responsibility for their own safety, in addition to providing them with specific training on specific hazards. When combined properly, employees will be more aware of the risks in the area and know how to …

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5S and 6S

2 min read The traditional 5 “S’s” of 5s are Sort, Straighten, Shine, Standardize and Sustain.  Facilities around the world have been following the 5S standards for years with incredible successes.  Some companies today, however, want to add in another S to try to further improve on this already very popular set of standards.  The sixth S is for safety which most people would agree is always of utmost importance in any type of facility today. Those who …

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Factory Floor Safety Markings

2 min read When working on a factory floor there are many different hazards which can cause significant harm to people in the area, products being made or even other machinery.  Finding ways to reduce or eliminate risk in a factory is an important task which can help improve the overall working environment as well as be a very effective way to reduce the expenses related to accidents in a factory.  One of the simplest and cheapest ways …

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Red Floor Tape

2 min read The color red is internationally recognized as the color which means to stop or use caution and that’s why the lean 5s standards have suggested red floor tape for helping people identify locations where they should not go in a facility.  While there is no set in stone rules from the 5s certification, it is a best practice to use red as the color which indicates people should use caution in an area.  Marking the floors …

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Warehouse Floor Marking Tape

3 min read As most people know an improperly run warehouse can be extremely dangerous for both the people who work there and also everything that is stored there as well.  It is critical to have a well organized facility if you want it to run smoothly and profitably.  One thing many warehouse managers use to help keep everything safe and efficient is warehouse marking tape.  There are many different types of this tape and it can be …

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