Stonehouse Blog and Safety News

Mon, 2011-03-28
How fast is lightning fast?  Is it the blink of an eye?  The flash you see before you hear the thunder?  The response time of your new, super-fast computer?  In relation to your business, it might be an order that you don’t have to think about- before you even wonder where it is... Read Full Story
Fri, 2014-02-07
The J.W. Stonehouse Font, Exclusively Created and Used by Stonehouse Signs
In the late 1920s, J.W. Stonehouse began producing his safety signs in a special font he created.  J.W. developed the font to be both effective and visually appealing on his safety sign products, which at the time were made to communicate the mining bell alarm system to coal miners. Why did J.... Read Full Story
Thu, 2014-01-30
Image for Article Stonehouse Signs Service is “Excellent. 10 out of 10!”
Kristi Lengyel of Walk2Class recently worked with Stonehouse Signs, and she was extremely pleased with her custom results!Ms. Lengyel is the Property/Operations Manager for Walk2Class, a collection of apartment buildings catering to students in Illinois. She contacted Pat Powers, one of Stonehouse... Read Full Story
Thu, 2014-01-23
OSHA’s Changing Role in the Safety Industry
Since OSHA was established by the Occupational Safety and Health Act of 1970, worker fatalities have dropped from an estimated 14,000 in 1970 to 4,500 in 2010. This is the equivalent of reducing fatalities from 38 per day in 1970 to 12 per day in 2010. This, coupled with the explosive growth in... Read Full Story
Fri, 2014-01-17
Stonehouse Signs Recognizes National Ski Areas Association Safety Month
Stonehouse Signs recognizes Safety Month, sponsored by the National Ski Areas Association (NSAA). As a Supplier Member, Stonehouse will also attend NSAA’s Winter Conference & Tradeshow, taking place January 21 – 23, 2014 in Steamboat, Colorado.Stonehouse Signs, a Colorado company that... Read Full Story
Tue, 2014-01-14
Stonehouse Signs Custom Medical Center Whiteboards
Hospitals, clinics, and other medical facilities often use whiteboards to schedule procedures, communicate patient information or track patient locations. And while whiteboards are ideal for medical center purposes, in that they’re easy to update as information changes, they also can have... Read Full Story
Tue, 2014-01-07
Bilingual Signs - Stonehouse Signs
It should come as no surprise to say the U.S. population is changing. In fact, it is estimated that by 2050, the minority population of the U.S. will become the majority, and the Hispanic and Asian populations will be the largest ethnic groups in the U.S. It should also come as no surprise that... Read Full Story
Thu, 2014-01-02
Stonehouse Signs Custom Ski Sign for A-Basin
Stonehouse Signs is continuing their relationship with Arapahoe Basin Ski & Snowboard Area, most recently producing several custom sign solutions for the Snowsports School. Stonehouse has been working with A-Basin since 2005, and this winter season has so far produced over 50 signs for the ski... Read Full Story
Thu, 2013-12-26
ANSI Standard Sign - Notice Keep This Area Clear.
The American National Standards Institute (ANSI) announced recently it would be offering free read-only access to certain standards that have been incorporated by reference to federal regulations. ANSI announced the free access soon after the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA)... Read Full Story
Thu, 2013-12-19
Stonehouse Signs Creates "Ace" Sign for A-Basin Snowsports School
The new "Ace" Sign will greet snowsports students this ski season at A-Basin. Ace is the official mascot of the Arapahoe Basin Ski & Snowboard Area.Stonehouse Signs, a Colorado-based company that manufactures customizable visual communication products, will soon debut a fully customized... Read Full Story
Fri, 2013-12-13
Both ANSI Safety Sign Layouts Now Referenced by OSHA
New Rule Went Into Effect on September 11, 2013 For over 10 years, businesses were confused if they could use the newer American National Standards Institute (ANSI) Z535 designs for safety signs and tags, first released in 1998 and updated most recently in 2011, or if they should follow the... Read Full Story