Industrial Safety Updates

Industrial Safety 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

  • 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

  • Will you be ready for the SCCR changes in the 2017 NEC?

    The 2017 NEC® has been released and, with it, additional requirements that will affect how short-circuit protection is applied to equipment and machinery. Eaton has developed a new technical document, Code changes affecting short-circuit current ratings based on the 2017 NEC.

    12/09/2016

  • The Basics of Machine Safety

    This presentation will cover the basic requirements of machine safety in the United States, including an overview of OSHA standards. We will also discuss the IEC 13849-1 international safety standard and how its driving requirements in the U.S. market.

    04/29/2015

  • Graybar Monitoring Solution Allows Weir SPM to Boost Employee Safety

    Utilizing Pelco and FLIR automation solutions, testing of pressure pumping equipment used in hydraulic fracturing is now done from a control center outside the blast-proof enclosure.

    12/01/2011