sleeve labels are rapidly growing in many industries. Made from polymer plastic
film, shrink wrap sleeves offer protection to packages and labels. They are
also used to bundle multiple items together. They are often used on bottles
drinks and various other packaged products.
safety sign is hard to miss. They are practically everywhere you see them. They can be
found under the sink, on appliances and on the road. The main purpose of a
safety sign is to warn the viewer of a hazard or potential danger. You are likely to see several dozen different types of
safety signs along roads and highways when traveling. Most safety signs are symbol based, therefore
allowing for rapid recognition when driving or reading quickly.
and plastic cards tend to wear out and fade after being used for a long period
of time. Laminating and sealing anything between two sheets of plastic is an effective way to preserve and protect documents, photographs, business cards,
posters, or any other piece of paper that is of value to you. If you wish to
laminate something, there are a number of options available to you. Roll
laminators, for instance, are the most professional and the most expensive models in the
In this modern
age of health and safety awareness, a lot of people are skeptical about most
health and safety rules. Some people may see it as overkill, bureaucracy gone mad and a
pointless creation of jobs. But, these signs if properly installed and observed
will prevent countless accidents both at work and at home, and the proper
implementation of personal protective equipment rules will minimize the risk of
injury at work in a variety of environments.
many applications these days. They are often used in scanners and detectors,
night vision optics, medical applications and industry. However, radiation
exposure from lasers can be a serious health risk and it
does exist in many items that we come in contact with on a regular basis, such
as microwave ovens and cellphones.
The OSHA Confined
Space Regulation, CFR1910.146 is designed to prevent accidents to employees
when working in a space where one has limited or restricted access for entry or
exit and while in that area might meet up with liquids, gases or obstacles.
Thus, a person entering a confined space must be fully trained in the hazards
to be faced and must wear the appropriate protective clothing. The area is also
constantly monitored for air quality. Before entering a confined space area,
one has to receive a “Confined Space Permit.” To help the process along, a
series of signs and tags have been created. They contain proper procedures to
follow, Caution and Danger announcements as well as directions for those both
entering the area or assisting in the operation.
is absolutely crucial for protecting construction industry workers from a wide
array of hazards. Hard hats or helmets meeting ANSI standards should be worn
any time when there is a risk of falling or moving objects, fixed objects such as
exposed pipes or beams on which one might strike their head, or if there is a
possibility of accidental contact with electrical hazards. Protective headgear
should resist penetration, absorb the shock of a blow, resist water and burns,
and display clear instructions.
The use of
industrial chemicals in the workplace presents a danger to employees if the
products are not handled safely. OSHA has set up rules requiring the labeling
of chemicals by companies and employee training by employers to minimize the
risk of the chemicals. The Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA)
is tasked to regulate the manufacture and transportation of all materials, including
hazardous ones. When a material is known to present a health or safety hazard, all
materials must be labeled so employees who must work with the material are
aware of its dangers.
provides the ultimate protection for mass-produced safety tags. Idesco Safety has
a wide selection of OSHA approved laminated safety tags designed to withstand
tough, dirty and greasy conditions. The durable polyester laminate resists water, grease and extreme
temperatures. These laminated safety tags are easy to use. Simply attach these custom
safety tags to machines, equipment and other devices to warn of dangers and
Welding can injure both the welder and others working nearby.
Welding fumes, vapors, particulates and high intensity light all pose a threat
to people that are exposed to them. Temporary or permanent damage to the eyes can result from welding depending on the length and type of exposure. Welding generates metal
fumes, chemical gases and vapors. These chemicals can cause irritation of the
outer layer of the eye and the cornea.
Thousands of people
are yearly blinded from work-related eye injuries that could have been
prevented with the proper selection and use of eye protection. Eye injuries
alone cost more than $300 million per year in lost production time, medical
expenses, and worker compensation. Eye and face protection is addressed in
specific standards for the general industry, shipyard employment, long shoring,
and the construction industry.
The most guaranteed
method of preventing occupational deafness is by reducing noise at the source
by engineering methods. However, in certain workplace conditions, there is very
little or nothing one can do to reduce noise at the source. In such workplaces,
workers wear hearing protectors to reduce the amount of noise reaching the
Hand shields or helmets provide eye
protection by using an assembly of components such as a helmet shell. This
helmet must be opaque to light and resistant to impact, heat and electricity. Outer
cover plate made of polycarbonate plastic which protects from UV radiation,
impact and scratches. This helmet also includes filter lens made of glass
containing a filler which reduces the amount of light passing through to the
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Wearing a respiratory protection
device does not mean that you are safe. The atmosphere that surrounds you at
work still remains dangerous. The air that we breathe in is never "100%
clean". For example, your lungs can attacked by cooking smells, carpet
deodorizers, chlorine in bleach, cigarette smoke or dead skin cells from
animals in your own home. In your yard
or on the street, car exhaust, household and industrial smoke, smell of freshly
cut grass, tree resin, fungus dust, flower pollens and dust taken by wind, are
omnipresent. Moreover, some types of work generate substantial amounts of
atmospheric contaminants. For example, spraying with pesticides, washing with
solvents, grinding metal, transferring wheat on a feeder, painting with a spray
gun or arc welding belong to this group.
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