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BRADY’S SCAFFTAG(R) INSPECTION TAGGING SYSTEM HELPS WITH OSHA COMPLIANCE AND INCREASES WORKER SAFETY


MILWAUKEE — Brady Corporation (NYSE:BRC), a leader in high-performance marking and wire identification, now offers a line of Inspection Tagging Systems especially designed for scaffolding.

Brady’s Scafftag(R) system clearly indicates to all users the current status of scaffolding equipment. It is estimated that scaffold failures and accidents cause 4,500 injuries and 50 deaths annually in the U.S. The Scafftag(R) system can help prevent these workplace accidents, save employers millions in lost productivity and liability claims, and facilitate OSHA compliance.

The Scafftag(R) system includes a durable tag holder and multiple inserts that give workers and inspectors vital safety information at the point of need. This information includes the duty or load-bearing capacity of the structure and relevant inspection information.

The three-stage system is designed to indicate whether the structure has been inspected, and whether it has passed inspection.

In the first stage, the tag holder is permanently attached to the scaffolding structure, a “Do Not Use” message is put in place until the structure has been inspected. If the scaffolding fails inspection, the “Do Not Use” message remains in the holder. When the structure is re-inspected, if it passes a new insert is completed and placed in the holder, to let workers know the scaffolding is safe to use. If not, then prohibition message is left in place.

Brady Scafftag(R) holders and inserts are designed to withstand tough industrial applications and the harshest environments.

For additional information on the Brady Scafftag(R) system and other Inspection Tagging System products, contact Brady at 1-888-272-3946 or visit www.bradyid.com/scafftag.

About Brady Corporation:
Brady Corporation (NYSE: BRC) is an international manufacturer and marketer of complete solutions that identify and protect premises, products, and people. Its products help customers increase safety, security, productivity, and performance and include high-performance labels and signs, safety devices, printing systems and software, and precision die-cut materials. Founded in 1914, the company has more than 500,000 customers in electronics, telecommunications, manufacturing, electrical, construction, education, medical, and a variety of other industries. Brady is headquartered in Milwaukee and employs more than 9,000 people at operations in the Americas, Europe, and Asia/Pacific. Brady’s fiscal 2006 sales were approximately $1.018 billion. More information is available on the Internet at www.bradycorp.com.

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Contacts:
Marilyn McGair
Marketing Images, Inc.
(262) 523-3940 Ext: 102
Cell Phone: 262-751-9403
Email: marilyn@marketingimages.com

Stewart Landy
Brady Corporation
Phone: 800-541-1686
Email: Stewart_Landy@bradycorp.com


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