Hingst’s Sign Post: Spray Painting Safety

Sign Builder Illustrated contributor Jim Hingst writes: “If you are spray painting or airbrushing an enamel, a dust mask will not provide you with adequate protection. Prolonged exposure to the chemicals in paints can make you sick and eventually could...

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Lowen Corporation Announces ISO 9001 Certification
Lowen Corporation is proud to announce it is now certified as an ISO 9001:2008, Quality Management Systems compliant organization. This certification is accredited by ABS Quality Evaluations, Inc. ISO 9000 is a family of standards related to quality... Read More
NSC Recognizes Workers’ Memorial Day
The National Safety Council is recognizing Workers’ Memorial Day on Sunday, April 28, by remembering all workers who have died on the job and reaffirming its commitment to collaborative efforts to promote employee safety. In 2011, nearly 4,000 workplace... Read More
Hingst’s Sign Post: Shop Safety Plan
Sign Builder Illustrated columnist Jim Hingst writes in his latest blog: “In some cases, your employees will not recognize the hazards in your shop or on the job site. Your responsibility is to educate your people about these hazards, such as those posed... Read More
Introducing the SpiderRail™ Guardrail System
Spider, a division of SafeWorks, LLC, announces SpiderRail™—a temporary, non-penetrating guardrail system used to protect workers from fall hazards in the restoration, new construction, and process industries. Designed for easy and efficient assembly... Read More
25th Anniversary of American PERMALIGHT, Inc.
American PERMALIGHT®, Inc. celebrates its 25th Anniversary in March 2013. Since 1988, American PERMALIGHT® has been known for its photoluminescent safety products and printable substrates that get activated by ambient lighting and emit their bright... Read More

IPAF U.S. Convention Drew Frank Discussions
Frank discussions on what is appropriate training for aerial work platform (AWP) operators and how to keep operators safe marked the first-ever IPAF U.S. Convention held November 1-2 in Chicago. For starters, AWPT’s Gary Riley drove home the safety... Read More
ISA Trains 220+ Crane Operators in 2011
More than 220 sign company personnel have participated in ISA’s industry-leading mobile crane operator safety certification training program in 2011. The training program is designed to help the industry meet certification requirements from... Read More
New CCO Crane Inspector Certification
On November 1, CCO Crane Inspector Certification launched a new CCO national crane inspector certification program, developed jointly by the National Commission for the Certification of Crane Operators (NCCCO) and the Crane Certification Association of... Read More
OSHA Modifies Guidance on AWP Fall Protection
The US Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) has rescinded its January 2009 letter of interpretation #20070823-7896 on the use of shock absorbing lanyards in aerial work platforms (AWPs). The 2009 letter of interpretation had created... Read More
Talk CPSIA at 2011 SGIA Expo
Join SGIA and CPS’'s Small Business Ombudsman Neal Cohen, in a one-of-a-kind educational session that will bring to light issues that concern specialty imagers about the Consumer Product Safety Improvement Act (CPSIA) at the 2011 SGIA Expo (New... Read More



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