Stonehouse Blog and Safety News

Thu, 2011-04-07
I called Stonehouse signs with an emergency need for 1000 barricade tags printed front and back.  I supplied a sample and they were able to get back to me with a proof in less than an hour and by the afternoon that same day I had all 1000 tags in my possession.  I had called all over... Read Full Story
Thu, 2016-03-10
Stonehouse Signs First Aid Station Sign
2016 brought a number of big changes to OSHA policies and regulations, including the agency changing the way it measures inspections and increasing fines for violations. But one smaller change made to a regulation could potentially have a big impact on facilities.OSHA standard 1910.151, “... Read Full Story
Tue, 2016-03-01
Custom Recreational Camp Ground Signs
With an influx of both local and out-of-town visitors each year, outdoor recreational areas such as hiking trails, campgrounds and state parks need to be able to clearly communicate information, rules and restrictions of the area. Stonehouse Sign’s large format signage can help these areas do just... Read Full Story
Mon, 2016-02-22
Stonehouse Signs Overexertion Top Cause of Workplace Injuries
Every year, a number of top ten reports are released that attempt to quantify important safety issues. These lists, which include OSHA’s Annual Most Cited Violations, are an important tool for employers as they identify common workplace safety issues. Employers can then focus on identifying and... Read Full Story
Tue, 2016-02-09
Stonehouse Signs Confined Space Signs
OSHA reports that about 90 deaths involving confined spaces occur each year. And in many instances, the real danger is that confined spaces often don’t look outwardly dangerous. Because of this, workers often don’t realize the hazards or register trouble before it is too late. And sadly, many times... Read Full Story
Mon, 2016-02-01
Stonehouse Signs Danger Hot Do Not Touch Sign
The first week each February is designated as Burn Awareness Week. Although many burn prevention resources focus on burns in the home, they are also a safety issue in the workplace. The American Burn Association estimates that in 2015 there were 486,000 burn injuries that received medical attention... Read Full Story
Thu, 2016-01-28
Stonehouse Signs No Open Carry Signs / No Concealed Carry Signs
Stonehouse Signs often gets calls from customers asking if we have a specific compliance sign in stock. And while we don’t keep every state, county or municipal-compliant sign on-hand, our Custom Sign Service does give Stonehouse Signs the flexibility to make whatever sign you need, following the... Read Full Story
Fri, 2016-01-22
Stonehouse Signs Machine Guarding Signs
Machine Guarding is essentially protecting workers from injuries associated with a machine’s moving parts or other machine processes or functions. Although the explanation sounds simple, in reality this OSHA standard is consistently one of the most cited violations. It was cited 2,540 times in 2015... Read Full Story
Wed, 2016-01-13
Stonehouse Signs Custom Incident Command System Dry Erase Board
Stonehouse Signs started our safety sign business in 1910, when the 2nd generation of a sign painting family came to embrace the concept that standardized safety communication is key to a safer workplace. In 1910, that meant a standardized mining bell signal program, complete with instructional... Read Full Story
Tue, 2016-01-05
Stonehouse Signs Custom FPCON Slider Signs
FPCON Signs, which describe the Force Protection Level for U.S. military facilities including bases, recruiting stations and health clinics, can often change based on recent terrorist activity, incidents or specific threats. To help the quick communication of the current threat level, Stonehouse... Read Full Story
Tue, 2015-12-29
Stonehouse Signs OSHA Changes How It Measures Inspections
OSHA is making some big changes for 2016.The agency, which just recently increased fines for the first time in 25 years, is also changing the way it measures inspection numbers.Previously, the agency would report the total number of inspections it completed for measurement purposes. However, as of... Read Full Story