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
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 One-of-a-Kind Sign for A-Basin Ski & Snowboard Area
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
OSHA Updates General Industry and Construction Safety Sign Regulations
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
Mon, 2012-10-22
J.W. Stonehouse in a Colorado mine inspecting his safety sign. (1910)
 Arvada, Colorado (PRWEB) October 22, 2012Today, Stonehouse Signs kicks off its second century of participation in the National Safety Council Congress & Expo in Orlando, Florida. Jeff Stone, current co-owner of the company, reminisced, “My Great Uncle, J.W. Stonehouse, was there 100 years... Read Full Story
Thu, 2012-08-30
When was the last time you saw a sign in parking lot?  There's a good chance you parked in one today!  From the most remote beach to a populated city, you will find a place to park your vehicle around every corner.  There is a wide variety of parking lot signs, from a standard stop... Read Full Story
Mon, 2012-08-13
With the Occupational Safety and Health Act of 1970, Congress created the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA). OSHA's mission is to ensure safe and healthful working conditions for working men and women. Since OSHA’s creation, safety professionals have been refocusing... Read Full Story
Tue, 2012-07-24
My name is Dewey Bridge, and I’ve been negotiating with Stonehouse Signs' sales team and graphic designers to create a banner for our graduating class. Through this rather long, arduous process (due to the chronic indecision by my classmates), your team has been unbelievably patient, considerate... Read Full Story
Mon, 2012-07-16
In Trail Sign Installation Tips Part I, we offered tips on layout, wording and installation for trailhead signs, trail warning signs, and regulatory trail signs.Part II includes detailed information on reassurance and confidence markers, directional signs, guide signs, and interpretive signs... Read Full Story
Thu, 2012-06-28
One of the most critical steps in new trail development is ensuring the new trail is properly marked.  Lack of detail can cause problems for the disabled, elderly or less skilled users if they do not have sufficient information to choose a proper route. This two article series offers detailed... Read Full Story
Fri, 2012-06-22
"I just wanted to send out a debt of gratitude to the friendly and very helpful Stonehouse Team in Arvada.  They were lifesavers!I needed signs for my customer on a Friday morning for an OSHA inspection. I sent the information via email on Thursday evening around 4:45 PM.  At 7:00 AM the... Read Full Story