Setting Up A Better Manufacturing Area
After a few members of our team were injured in serious accidents, I decided that it would be smart to take a closer look at our setup. Instead of ignoring some of the issues and forgetting about older equipment, we started thinking carefully about how each piece operated and how we could improve our workflow. We were able to identify several large issues with our procedures, and it really helped to boost productivity and safety in our workspace. I decided to make this blog for any business owner that is concerned about creating a safer environment for their employees and their clients.
Vehicles driving over your unpaved construction roads can send dust containing crystalline silica from the road into the air, creating air pollution and causing health problems. Breathing in road dust from the air can cause respiratory problems and lung cancer. OSHA estimates 90 percent of over two million construction workers in the U.S. are exposed to crystalline silica from airborne dust. Airborne dust particles can also settle over crops and livestock, damaging the plants and the health of the animals.
If you have recently invested in some plastic injection molding machines for your machine shop, then you will need to hire some injection molders to work the machines. Highly skilled recruiters can help you to find the talented individuals you need. However, before your employees start on the machines, you will need to make sure that safety is your number one priority. You can do this with the following tips.
Install A Fume Extraction System
Refrigerated compressed air dryers are typically low-maintenance pieces of equipment in most operations, as they generally perform their job with little intervention by users. However, just because they are low-maintenance does not mean they are "no-maintenance"; you will need to perform a few service tasks from time-to-time on your refrigerated dryer. Below are some things you should do to keep your unit operating as designed and to avoid potentially costly repairs or replacement:
Electric pallet jacks take a lot of the hard work out of moving hundreds or thousands of pounds of materials and products across a warehouse floor, but they can't do all that heavy lifting and moving without a charged battery. However, charging your pallet jack batteries creates a few distinct hazards that can threaten the health and safety of your employees, and even safe charging procedures can shorten the lifespan of your equipment.
A metal fabrication company offers many services. They can custom shape or cut metal, turning it into parts that your company can use for the products they are building or manufacturing. If your company is looking to hire a metal fabrication company, there are many factors you need to consider when selecting a company. Obviously, price and the length of time it will take them to fill your order are important.