Improving Our Workplace Safety Record

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Improving Our Workplace Safety Record

After I started working in my dad's factory, I could tell that there were a few changes that we needed to make right away. The workers weren't taking safety seriously, and it showed. Within a period of about three weeks, four workers had been involved in accidents. I knew that I wanted to turn things around, so I started focusing on following all of the rules. Within the period of about year, we were able to slash our accident record. This blog is designed to help people who work in the processing and manufacturing field know how to take care of their employees and prevent dramatic losses.

Looking At How Biosolid Waste Is Being Put To Good Use

The collection of solid waste at wastewater treatment plants is an unavoidable and necessary evil. Finding ways to get rid of solid waste has been a problem for many years, especially considering there is no possible way to limit its formation. While many treatment plants have disposed of it through incineration, new regulations have caused this technique to be deemed environmentally dangerous and incineration has been stopped in many areas. Today, water treatment professionals are coming up with more beneficial ways to reuse biosolid waste instead of trying to just get rid of it. Read More 

Keeping Memorabilia Safe For Trade Shows And Expositions

The life of traveling from city to city for trade shows and expositions can be exciting. One of the major responsibilities that you will have is figuring out how to transport all of your memorabilia safely, on a consistent basis. If you are interested in figuring out how to keep your items safe but attractive, here are some ideas on how to choose the proper display boxes. Velvet-lined boxes No matter the type of products you carry, one of the best ways to make sure it is protected is to line the boxes with soft material. Read More 

What’s Right For Your Roof? Asphalt Shingles Versus Metal Roofing

The roof is one of the most essential parts of any home. Between the pelting rain, the relentless sun, the heavy winter ice and snow, and occasional storm debris, the roof has to withstand more than any other part of the house. Choosing the right kind of roof - one that can stand up to all that abuse - is essential, but it may not be easy to choose between an asphalt shingle roof and a metal roof. Read More 

Sheet Metal Handling: Important Safety Tips For Manufacturing Workers

Sheet metal is an important material in the manufacturing industry, and is used to create everything from soft drink cans to airplanes and everything in between. Working with sheet metal can be a dangerous task not only due to the sharpness of jagged sheets, but the sheer weight of this material as well. As such, there are a few sometimes-overlooked safety tips that all sheet metal workers should keep in mind and follow closely on a daily basis. Read More