August 2016 Newsletter

The Difference Between Life and Death: Choosing the Right Safety Signal Words

In an ideal world, the workplace would be hazard-free and safe from potential injuries and accidents.


The truth is, however, many industrial operations involve a certain amount of risk that can’t be controlled through engineering measures, administrative controls, or personal protective equipment.

For decades, environmental, health and safety professionals have preached the value of placing hazard-alerting safety signs in certain areas and situations. In fact, as early as 1914, the word “danger” and arrow signs were used to point to workplace hazards.

Today’s signs embody the latest research, proper risk level signal words and U.S. court-driven principles that define the content of a proper warning.

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Customer Questions

Client Question:

We have printed a tag application to be fastened by standard zip tie. The fastened tag is then exposed to extreme stress and force may be applied to the fastening point in particular. Standard tag material has ripped in this application and we are looking for a more durable solution.


There are many materials suitable for printed tag application. For this particular circumstance, I would recommend a polyester material that is designed to be tear-resistant. We can also add a metal grommet to the finished product to assure reinforcement of the fastening hole.

Employee Spotlight: Sue Hunt

Position/Title: Process Development Team Lead

Present responsibilities at Muir Omni Graphics: Responsible for the Art Department and Job Writing

How long you’ve been at Muir Omni Graphics: 1 year

Words of wisdom: Don’t worry about things you have no control over.

Hometown: Peoria

Favorite part of the job: The variety of my responsibilities and the challenges they present

Hobbies outside of work: Carpentry and reading

What is one thing most people don’t know about you: In my spare time I love to do Graphic Design

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