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
Wed, 2012-05-02
Hazardous materials are present in every workplace in the United States.  They could be something as simple as cleaning supplies, but also include other types of chemicals, explosives and radioactive materials.When you combine these ever-present dangers with fire, you have a deadly combination... Read Full Story
Thu, 2012-04-26
There are so many variables involved in figuring out when it's time to replace an older safety sign.  Maybe your production process requires new specific personal protective equipment, or you need to replace a sign that was damaged due to high wind.Hopefully you didn't wait until your sign... Read Full Story
Fri, 2012-04-20
Safety in the workplace begins with awareness, but the ultimate result of an accident can be due to a multitude of factors. One of the most cost-effective ways to remind workers of potential hazards, dangerous or deadly situations, and proper safety procedures is by posting ANSI and OSHA... Read Full Story
Mon, 2012-04-16
More and more businesses are doing their part to reduce the impact of their operations on the environment. LEED is intended to provide building owners and operators a concise framework for identifying and implementing practical and measurable green building design, construction, operations and... Read Full Story
Fri, 2012-04-13
Stonehouse Signs specializes in providing 100% Custom Signs to your exact specifications. Early in the ski season this year, Telluride Ski Resort asked Stonehouse to create a series of large format signs for a freestanding display that is located at the base of the mountain.  As always,... Read Full Story
Wed, 2012-04-11
"Our company acquired LxSigns® from Stonehouse Signs back in 1993, and those signs are still presentable and in use- so when the need arose to acquire more signs due to the expansion of our facility, I immediately contacted Stonehouse Signs. I truly believe in the old saying - "You get what... Read Full Story
Tue, 2012-04-03
Maintenance and repair crews across the United States are presented with a dangerous and potentially life threatening situation when they enter a confined space. Since a confined space can be encountered in virtually any occupation, it's vital that employers and employees adhere to the... Read Full Story
Mon, 2012-04-02
Smoking in the workplace has always been a polarizing subject.  Statistics show that in the United States, tobacco use is responsible for about one in five deaths annually.  That equates to approximately 443,000 deaths per year, with 49,000 of those deaths from second-hand smoke exposure... Read Full Story
Wed, 2012-03-21
Wearing a helmet when you ski or snowboard is still optional at most resorts. Yet with every news report involving the death or serious injury of skiers and riders, the subject of helmet use is front and center.There is a wide variety of opinion both for and against wearing a helmet on the slopes,... Read Full Story
Thu, 2012-02-16
Inspection tags are a vital piece of any safety program.  They keep record of repairs and maintenance schedules, identify items that are safe to use after being repaired, and prevent accidents and injuries from unexpected startup or the release of hazardous energy.This article identifies some... Read Full Story