Creating A Safer Work Environment

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Creating A Safer Work Environment

After I started becoming more and more interested in manufacturing, I realized that there was a real problem with the safety of a few big factories in the area. In addition to not using some of the most top-of-the-line safety features, the factories also had a pretty unimpressive track record as far as safety went, which is why I started thinking more seriously about becoming a manufacturing safety enthusiast. I started a few campaigns to strengthen things, and some of them actually made a palpable difference. This blog is all about creating a safer work environment for your employees and friends.

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Preventing Factory Worker Hearing Loss By An Industrial Fan

31 October 2017
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Industrial fans are necessary for bringing clean air into a factory and taking dirty air out. Unfortunately, these large mechanical items can cause hearing damage in your employees. Here's what you need to know about this concern. Hearing Loss In A Factory May Be Related To A Fan Every year, nearly 25,000 people report hearing damage while at work. Over 80 percent of these people work in a manufacturing area. That's because factories like this often have very loud equipment that can contribute to hearing loss. Read More …

Why ESD Mats Work Best When Paired With Special Footwear

13 September 2017
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Electrostatic discharge (ESD) mats, whether used as tabletop or floor models, are essential for controlling the build up and discharge of electricity that could ruin expensive equipment, damage sensitive materials, or even trigger a fire or explosion in a sensitive environment. Yet even the best ESD mats are limited in how much protection they off when used alone. Combining ESD mats with secondary equipment designed to work in conjunction with it, such as specialty ESD control footwear, is the best choice in any setting where electricity absolutely must stay under control at all times. Read More …

You Can Really Weld That? How To Avoid Injuries When Welding Plastic

5 August 2017
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If you thought welding was just for metal work, you'd be wrong. There are a lot of different types of welding processes, including plastic. In fact, plastic welding is one of the most popular forms of welding today, although many people are still unfamiliar with the process. Plastic welding uses extreme heat to form a permanent bond between two or more pieces of plastic. Once the pieces have been welded together, it's virtually impossible to break the bond. Read More …

Creative Ways To Recycle Your Used Motor Oil

2 August 2017
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If you are one of those people that change their own vehicle's oil, then you know how difficult it is to dispose of your old, used oil. You may even have gallons of old oil sitting around in your garage. This is because you can't pour it down the drain or into your yard because it will contaminate your drinking water. You can take your oil to a recycling center or a car shop near you and they will recycle it or you can recycle it yourself. Read More …

Tips For Assembling Your New Pallet Racking System

2 August 2017
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If you're installing pallet racking in your warehouse for the first time, it can be exciting to see the organization and new production flow coming together. Unfortunately, in your excitement, you may rush the preparation and assembly process. Doing so can render your pallet racking unstable, unsecured, and dangerous. Here are some tips to help you with the assembly and installation stage for your new pallet racking system. Start With The Basics Read More …