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Q&A with a SafeRack Employee: Being LEAN and Solving for Safety 

Created on: September 23, 2016

John Lawson, Director of Engineering & New Product Development For over a decade, SafeRack has delivered high-quality, precision-built industrial safety solutions. And we like to always keep a step ahead. But if it weren’t for the savvy minds behind the scenes, we wouldn’t be where we are today. Our expert team is continuously working to […]

Are You Ready for the New Railcar? 

Created on: September 7, 2016
Loading platform for crude oil rail car

By: John Edwards, Business Unit Leader, SafeRack New Rules and Regulations Take the Tank-Car Industry by Surprise Throughout the past several years, there’s been a surge in crude oil production and its transport by rail. As a result of these growing demands within the crude-by-rail sector, the industry ramped up production of their DOT-111 tank […]

The SafeRack Difference: Protection vs. Prevention 

Created on: August 26, 2016
Fall protection gangway

With 120 million workplace accidents happening every year, safety continues to be a paramount issue when discussing industrial workplaces. The most common of those accidents and cause of injury are falls.

Crude Oil Transfer by Rail is On the Rise 

Created on: August 11, 2016
crude-by-rail

With more than 9 million barrels of oil pumped every day, oil production in North America is reaching an all-time high (shale oil especially). Even with recent drops in oil prices, the industry has remained not only resilient, but also surprisingly on the incline.

We’re All About Safety 

Created on: July 28, 2016
Manufacturing Safety

Whether you’re looking at Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) Laws and Regulations, or applying American National Standards Institute (ANSI) Safety Standards, your business goal should always be to provide a safe working environment. This applies to your employees, people on your work site and also your customers.

Crude Oil Facilities: An Introduction to Safety 

Created on: July 25, 2016
crude-by-rail

What does your workday look like? If you’re like most people with a nine-to-five job, you spend your days working in an office, most likely at a desk, on a computer or laptop. Perhaps you also get together with coworkers for meetings or conference calls throughout your day.

Implementing a Successful Workplace Safety Program 

Created on: July 21, 2016
Crafting an OSHA compliant safety plan

For industries dealing with crude oil, toxic chemicals, heights or dangerous machinery, the workplace poses many potential dangers. While you as the terminal, project or company manager, might not be able to eliminate potential threats, you can certainly work to reduce workplace dangers.

The Complex Notes of Chocolate Handling 

Created on: July 15, 2016
Food and Drug Administration

You may not think about it while eating your next chocolate-covered bonbon, but the liquid chocolate that makes a treat, well, a treat had a very long and challenging journey as it found its way to you. Liquid chocolate solidifies when cool, burns easily if too hot and, because it’s meant for human consumption, requires safeguards that ensure continuous hygienic conditions.

Major OSHA Updates Begin August 1st 

Created on: July 13, 2016
Safety Inspection Fines Increase

(As of July 13, 2016, OSHA has announced that it will delay enforcement of their new anti-retaliation regulations until November 1, 2016. The following blog post has been edited to reflect these changes.) Come August, there will be a new batch of OSHA rules and regulations going into effect. How will you know which ones impact you and how to decipher the new guidelines? Here, we’ve summarized the key updates to note, and what to pay attention to in the coming weeks.

Summer Weather Safety Tips 

Created on: July 6, 2016
Summer Weather Safety

Not only does warm weather increase the risk of heat-related illness, it also increases the likelihood of severe weather conditions, including hurricanes, thunderstorms, tornadoes, wildfires and more. This blog takes a closer look at the most frequent summer weather hazards, and how to best protect your employees.

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Tech Trends for 2016
Created on: February 16, 2016

Drones, virtual reality, augmented reality and the Internet of Things (Industrial and otherwise) will top all sorts of buzzword lists this year. But what about the new manufacturing tech that has been glossed over a little? Here are some of the developments that could help you transform for 2016.

We all have some idea about how science fiction will blur into reality this year, with drones, virtual reality and, of course, the Internet of Things (Industrial and otherwise) topping all sorts of buzzword lists. Any of those technologies could — and probably will — affect manufacturing this year...
Don't Trip Over OSHA Compliance: Adequate Fall Protection Paramount to Employee Safety
Created on: February 16, 2016

Falls are among the most common causes of serious work-related injuries and deaths. OSHA recently announced the preliminary Top 10 most frequently cited workplace safety violations for fiscal year 2015 and fall protection (1926.501) ranks as its top violation with 6,721 citations for the year.

According to the Bureau Labor of Statistics, fatalities from falls, slips and trips increased 10 percent to 793 in 2014 from 724 in 2013. Transportation and material moving occupations accounted for the largest share (28 percent) of fatal occupational injuries of any occupation group. Fatal work injuries in this group...