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PROVEN SOLUTIONS: Sorting Out The Acronyms: OSHA, Canada COHS, CE And ANSI

Work for any length of time in the business of keeping workers safe, and you will become familiar with a large number of acronyms that represent safety-based organizations or programs, some of which provide government oversight and others that offer private certification. To the rest of the workforce, though, these acronyms represent an arcane and challenging dilemma – everybody knows that acronym-named organizations like OSHA are important, but they would be hard pressed to explain what they do.

PROVEN SOLUTIONS: Unique Challenges Call For Custom Solutions

Industry has been built on ingenuity, but as a result, many companies face something of a consistency problem. Seven out of ten pieces of equipment in their plant are “standard,” but those other three have been modified somehow to meet a unique need. Some of the most important jobs in an industrial setting need to be done by custom-built products, and that goes for doors, hatches, gates and barriers as much as it does for automation and technology.

PS Safety Access™ Case Study: Wally J. Staples Builders

Wally J. Staples values the people on his team. His company, Wally J. Staples Builders in Brunswick, Maine, has been building custom homes since 1993, and during that time, he has worked hard to keep his longtime employees safe and satisfied with their jobs. To deal with the current shortage of tradespeople, Staples took the unique step of constructing a wood shop so that his carpenters could do more of their work indoors before installing custom cabinetry, etc., on site. It was the design of this new facility that led Staples to PS Safety Access™ and its EdgeSafe® Smart Gate.

PROVEN SOLUTIONS: Improving Safety By Controlling Pedestrian Traffic In The Workplace

Busy industrial facilities feature a complex sort of choreography as they operate. Skilled workers walk, talk and perform their duties at ground level, on elevated platforms and around powerful machines that simultaneously do jobs that are impossible for humans and pose a risk to the humans who work with them. When everything is running smoothly, productivity soars. When humans get distracted or complacent, injuries happen.

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