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Industrial Updates

Industrial Updates
  • Should You Outsource Electrical Work?

    If you have the experience in-house or go outside, it is important to remember that OSHA and NFPA 70E require facility management to ensure that all workers are “qualified” to work on specific electrical equipment. ce it is the facility manager’s responsibility for safety, Schneider Electric has provided some topics to cover when you are contracting service providers.

    04/11/2018

  • PPE Table Changes in 2018 NFPA 70E

    Federal regulation of NFPA 70E and OSHA has helped reduce the number of electrical fatalities. Are you doing enough? Here's what you need to know about achieving complete electrical safety.

    04/11/2018

  • Phoenix Contact Limited Lifetime Warranty – Build with Confidence

    Phoenix Contact USA customers have access to the industry's most extensive limited lifetime warranty policy. Phoenix Contact's Cabinet Confidence Limited Lifetime Warranty (LLW) applies to a wide range of Phoenix Contact products. LLW coverage is exclusive to U.S. customers who register and use Phoenix Contact power supplies and surge protection to protect electronics in their applications.

    03/29/2018

  • The Potential and Challenge of IoT Explained

    IoT has profound implications for the construction industry, industrial plants, manufacturers, and commercial and urban infrastructure. Gartner estimates that 5.5 million "new things" are being connected each day, and GE predicts investment in the Industrial Internet of Things is expected to top $60 trillion (including services) over the next 15 years. Every organization, no matter how large or technologically savvy, can expect to be affected.

    02/26/2018

  • Beyond the Zero Incident Policy: Four Tips for Improving Workplace Safety

    OSHA recommends companies celebrate employees that demonstrate safe behaviors, as opposed to rewarding employees for zero incidents. That’s why companies have started to move beyond the Zero Incidence Policy – into a more behavior-based safety approach.

    10/17/2017

  • How to Make Electrical Safety Job #1

    Federal regulation of NFPA 70E and OSHA has helped reduce the number of electrical fatalities. Are you doing enough? Here's what you need to know about achieving complete electrical safety.

    08/31/2017

  • 9 Secrets of Successful Electrical Safe Work Practices

    One of the first steps to true electrical safety compliance is an Electrical Safe Work Practices (ESWP) policy. See the 9 secrets to a successful ESWP and see how your electrical safety policy compares.

    08/21/2017

  • Using Infrared Cameras to Find Pipe Blockages

    Whether they carry liquid product, water, steam, natural gas, or oil, keeping pipes flowing smoothly is critical to safe and efficient manufacturing and processing systems. Blockages, thinning, and corrosion can diminish the efficiency and safety and result in leaks that could cause serious damage to your facility and your people.

    06/03/2017

  • Panduit’s 5 Tips to Meet Control Panel Space Requirements

    Unused space. Energy distribution. Thermal management. When it comes to the manufacturing floor, space is at a premium and the drive to reduce costs by fitting panels into tight spaces while complying with safety and regulatory requirements can be challenging.

    04/22/2017

  • Smart-UPS VT from APC for Your Industrial Applications

    The units vary from 10kVa all the way up to 250 kVa, so you can choose the correct size depending on your load and how much equipment you're trying to back up with battery power.

    12/14/2016