Category: Safety

Monitoring The Health Of Plant Machinery

Health monitoring or condition monitoring has been used for many years on machines and plant where the cost of an outage is high. It can allow failures to be anticipated and maintenance or repairs to be scheduled for the least loss of production, as well as avoiding unnecessary periodic maintenance. It can be as simple as …

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Drives and Machine Safety

According to a commonly consulted hierarchy of controls, people’s safety in the workplace is dependent on various types of protective measure. The most effective of these is classed as hazard removal – obviously enough. At the other end of the scale is the wearing of personal protective equipment. Midway between the two lies the field of engineering controls – the design or …

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Seven Steps that Save Engineers Lives

The pressure on Todays Busy Engineers has never been higher to continuously improve process performance and reduce costly downtime due to equipment failure. Delivery on KPI’s is vital but nothing is more important than understanding how to work safely, here are the 7 easy steps to always apply.   As an example of electrical safety …

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Prepare yourself and your machines for the winter conditions!

Cold weather can affect outdoor work in a variety of ways, but the work needs to get done regardless of the elements. Without the right personal protective equipment, working outside in the cold can be uncomfortable or even hazardous. In addition to proper training and safe working conditions, the proper protective equipment can help your …

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Top Safety Tips for Electrical Engineers

Introduction Electricity can kill or severely injure people and cause damage to property. Every year many accidents at work involving electric shock or burns are reported to the Health and Safety Executive (HSE). Most of the fatal incidents are caused by contact with overhead power lines. Those using or working with electricity may not be …

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