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, 2015-02-19
Stonehouse Signs Custom Facility Signs for MillerCoors
For MillerCoors Brewery in Golden, Colorado, a long history of a “passion for brewing” is central to the company’s identity. However, successful workplace organization and safety is just as important for the successful brewer. To that end, Stonehouse Signs has been providing custom facility,... Read Full Story
Tue, 2015-02-10
Stonehouse Signs Safety First Sign Lift With Your Legs Not Your Back
In general, workplaces are safer now than ever before, after a decades-long decrease to the illness and injury rate as recently reported by the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS.) And while this news is encouraging, there is still room for improvement. Musculoskeletal injuries, or “Injuries or... Read Full Story
Wed, 2015-02-04
Stonehouse Signs Workplace Illness & Injury Rates Drop Again
The focus on workplace safety has paid off – The Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) recently reported that for over a decade, the private industry workplace illness and injury rate has declined (with the exception of 2012, where the rate stayed the same as the prior year.) BLS reports that just... Read Full Story
Tue, 2015-01-27
Stonehouse Signs One-Fifth of Workers are Sleep Deprived
Last March, in a highly-reported incident, a Chicago commuter train operator feel asleep while on the job. The train she was operating crashed, leaving 32 people injured and causing about $6 million worth of damage. Sadly, the operator said this occurrence was not the first time she fell asleep... Read Full Story
Tue, 2015-01-20
Stonehouse Signs Caution Slippery Floor Sign Workplace Safety Sign
The New Mexico Supreme Court recently ruled that a safety sign can be considered a “Safety Device,” and that companies are responsible for their proper use by workers to encourage worker safety.The details of the case are pretty straightforward: In 2006, a nurse at Eastern New Mexico Medical Center... Read Full Story
Mon, 2015-01-12
NSAA Winter Conference and Tradeshow Stonehouse Signs
Are you attending the National Ski Area Association’s (NSAA) Eastern Winter Conference and Tradeshow? The conference is taking place next week, January 20 – 21, 2015, in Killington, Vermont, and Stonehouse Signs will be in Booth #15 exhibiting our line of standard and custom ski signs.So why should... Read Full Story
Wed, 2015-01-07
OSHA Updates the Reporting and Recordkeeping Rule for 2015 - Stonehouse Signs
2015 is going to be a busy year for the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA.)After months of debate, planning and preparation, OSHA’s updates to the Recordkeeping and Reporting Rule officially went into effect as of January 1, 2015. The updates to regulation 29 CFR 1904 were... Read Full Story
Mon, 2014-12-22
Stonehouse Signs - Fracking Safety
Use of “fracking” or hydraulic fracturing, has been on the rise in the last decade. Although it’s not technically a new process, its use has increased recently due to more horizontal well development – OSHA’s current estimate is that 35,000 wells are fracked each year.So what exactly is fracking?... Read Full Story
Wed, 2014-12-17
Ski Lift Safety Signs - ANSI Check For Loose Clothing And Equipment Sign
From 1973 to 2012, ski lifts transported riders over 7.53 billion miles – or the equivalent of more than 75 trips from the Earth to the Sun, according to the National Ski Area Association (NSAA.) More incredible still is that in the same time period, there were only 13 deaths that were... Read Full Story
Tue, 2014-12-09
Facility Traffic Signs - Danger Look Out For Lift Truck Sign
Many hazards exits within the workplace, but one often overlooked danger for workers is facility traffic. Outdoor areas like parking lots, alleyways and loading docks are considered part of the work area and need to be properly identified to prevent accidents and injuries. And internal traffic from... Read Full Story