Safety management in various fields is an interest of mine. The industrial field tends to have more accidents than most other types of job sites, so I’ve spent a lot of time learning about industrial accidents. How do they happen? Why do they happen? How do they affect employees, business owners, and clients? How do they impact the overall success of an industrial business? Some of the answers to these questions can be found in this blog. I started it to share the information that I’ve been collecting with people that are in my field of interest. If you work or own a business in the industrial field, knowing how to prevent accidents at work should be important to you. The information here can help you learn how to be more proactive in preventing them.
19 May 2016
Airborne dust can be a big problem in some outdoor work environments, particularly where extensive construction activities and digging are underway. Dust is considered a pollutant in some localities, and the unrestrained release of dust into the atmosphere can violate laws concerning air purity. Even if your area does not have such regulations, it is still in the best interest of workers and the environment to keep dust under control. All workers can play a part in controlling dust, and if you are on a job site as an employee, supervisor or contractor, there are several things you can do.
7 March 2016
Water brake dynamometers have been around for a few decades now, but the durability and affordable cost for these units keep them popular today for engine testing. Truck repair centers and race car performance shops alike invest in these units before realizing the complexity of the water system required for the braking. Make sure you design your water brake dynamometer correctly from the ground up by considering these important requirements prior to picking specific equipment.
21 January 2016
As the owner of an up-and-coming manufacturing business, you might be more concerned about meeting deadlines or keeping your clients happy than you are about who operates your overhead cranes and whether or not daily inspection sheets are filled out. To complicate the matter, myths surrounding proper crane usage are common, leaving business owners confused and complacent. Here are two overhead crane myths debunked, and what might happen if you decide to ignore the truth:
9 December 2015
Radiant flooring gets a lot of buzz in the residential heating world, but many business owners are finding out that it works well in some commercial applications too. Keeping a mechanic's shop warm and comfortable with a radiant heating system works well for the employees, owners, and customers alike. Learn the five benefits of this type of commercial heating equipment for every vehicle repair company. Preventing Winter Hazards The work areas of the shop are full of slip hazards on a warm day due to oil spills and misplaced tools.
22 October 2015
Roll-off or construction dumpsters are great for big projects that create a lot of waste, such as home remodels. You simply toss in all your junk and have it hauled away for a reasonable fee. Of course, even small fees add up quickly, especially when you're tackling a big project. If you want some tips on how to stay under budget, check out these three ways to save a little bit of cash when you rent a roll-off dumpster.