Electrical Safety Articles

  • Magid Glove & Safety Manufacturing Company - Case Study

    Location:Romeoville, IL Project Size:3.5 MW EcoFoot2+ Ballasted Flat-Roof Mounting System was installed on the record-breaking 3.5 MW array for Magid Glove and Safety Manufacturing Company in Romeoville, IL. Completed in November 2018, this is the largest rooftop solar installation in the Midwest.  Electricity ...


    By Ecolibrium Solar

  • TOMRA sorting boosts paper recovery at Ireland’s largest household recycling facility - Case Study

    Cutting-edge sensor-based sorting technology from TOMRA Sorting has been deployed to boost paper recovery at Ireland’s largest household recycling facility, which is operated by Irish Packaging Recycling (IPR), part of the Beauparc Utility Group. Five TOMRA AUTOSORT units were installed as part of a £2.9 million plant upgrade earlier this year. The state-of-the art Regional Materials ...


    By TOMRA Sorting GmbH

  • Safety Considerations at Anaerobic Digestion Plants

    Anaerobic digestion is a collection of processes which naturally breakdown organic matter to eventually produce biogas - a methane rich gas which is burned to produce both heat and electricity. The methane can also be used as vehicle fuel or injected into the gas grid. The industry is growing fast and is forecast to continue to do so with many farmers adding bio-gas plants alongside their ...

  • NFPA 820 Compliance in Wastewater Treatment Plants

    Wastewater treatment plants are essential structures in cities and small communities. Such facilities are closely monitored by several professional institutions, such as OSHA and the NFPA. When it comes to the latter group, guidelines set forth in NFPA 820 are regulations that dictate fire hazards in such facilities. Fire related accidents in wastewater treatment facilities are uncommon. However, ...


    By Larson Electronics LLC

  • Preventing operating problems by maintaining your rotary airlock valve

    Even though a rotary airlock valve is a relatively simple device, you have to maintain it properly to ensure it performs dependably. Proper maintenance will provide twin long-term dividends: better valve performance and smooth conveying system operation. First, know your valve inside and out. Maintenance workers should read the manufacturer's operating manual. This will help them understand the ...


    By Wm. W. Meyer & Sons, Inc.

  • Rotary valve maintenance: preventing operating problems

    Preventing operating problems by maintaining your rotary airlock valve Even though a rotary airlock valve is a relatively simple device, you have to maintain it properly to ensure it performs dependably. Proper maintenance will provide twin long-term dividends: better valve performance and smooth conveying system operation. First, know your valve inside and out. Maintenance ...


    By Wm. W. Meyer & Sons, Inc.

  • TechConnect conference will include panel on safety and innovation as partners for success in advanced manufacturing

    The TechConnect World Innovation Conference and Expo, which will be held May 14-17, 2017, in Washington, D.C., will include a panel discussion on May 16, 2017, on “Safety and Innovation as Partners for Success in Advanced Manufacturing” as part of the Advanced ...


    By Bergeson & Campbell, P.C.

  • LED Applications for Aircraft Maintenance Facilities

    Businesses that specialize in aircraft maintenance must take high quality lighting conditions into consideration during operations. There are numerous factors in such facilities could make inspections difficult to carry out. For example, the presence of large aircrafts and equipment promotes the creation of shadows and dark spots in the location. Additionally, shiny surfaces increase ...


    By Larson Electronics LLC

  • SHEilds Christmas Gifts #1 – Electrical Safety

    Free Safety Tips for the Season It’s that time of year again! Time to start getting serious about Christmas shopping, dig out the annual decorations and of course switch on our seasonal lights. There’s an undeniably positive boost created by lights covering the inside and outside of the household; whether it’s to brighten up dark winter days, amaze your children ...


    By SHEilds Ltd

  • Most Useful Mobile Apps for EHS Managers

    Managing compliance is a full-time job and to do it well, EHS managers need to have the right tools. We’ve put together a list of apps that we like (and use ourselves) to make EHS management a little easier. We've broken them down into three categories: EHS-Specific Apps, General Business Apps, and Travel Apps (for those EHS managers who are on the road a lot visiting mulitple sites.) EHS ...


    By Antea Group - USA

  • Curtailing Construction’s Fatal Four – Eliminating Injuries from Electricity

    The “Fatal Four” of construction are falls, electrocutions, workers being caught in or between objects, and worker being struck by objects. In the United States, these hazards consistently account for over 50% of construction worker deaths annually. This translates into the deaths of over 899 workers on a yearly basis. In our four part blog post series, we will examine each hazard and ...


    By Intelex Technologies Inc.

  • How to Plan & Execute an EHS Awareness Day

    A common theme among successful EHS programs is awareness and understanding among employees. Employees need to know what EHS is, why it’s important, and how they can contribute to a healthier and safer work environment. But oftentimes this isn’t the case. According to our research, 72% of employees are ...


    By Antea Group - USA

  • GridBee AP500 Solves wet wipes problem - Case study

    The $2 billion wet-wipes market and the two million lift pump stations in the U.S. may be at an impasse—at the bottom of wet well lift stations. That's where the wipes collect and form clogs, causing maintenance trauma for sewer department personnel. In one Connecticut town, a savvy sewer department foreman took the time to find the exact cause of the problem— and a simple, effective ...


    By Medora Corporation

  • Electric Safety in the Workplace

    Every day, in every business, there is one bill the employer will pay and that is the electricity bill. Electricity is used constantly, whether it is boiling a kettle, using a computer or equipment. It is intrinsic to our lives and is vital for our day to day activities. It is easy to take for granted; every now and then we are reminded of its importance. An example of this is when there is a ...

  • An EHS Checklist for Low-Risk Technology Facilities

    For environment, health and safety (EHS) managers at technology companies, identifying, assessing and prioritizing potential risks in a lower-risk environment - from offices to call centers - is part of the job. And when it comes to EHS programs, compliance is just the start. The following EHS checklist can serve as an assessment guide for EHS managers of low-risk ...


    By Antea Group - USA

  • Case study - Better maintenance starts with better documentation

    OXIDIZER SERVICE SERIES: PART 1 Your oxidizer system is both a significant investment in - and a long term commitment to - environmental compliance. Part of properly servicing your oxidizer system is maintaining the design documentation associated with that system. In the oxidizer design world, National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) standards are often viewed as good practice. However, not ...

  • Company Fined for Exposing Immigrant Workers to Hazards

    Two years after a worker died by electrocution at a steel plant own by St. Louis Cold Drawn, inspectors from the U.S. Department of Labor’s Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) found the company continues to exposes it workforce, predominantly consisting of Asian immigrants with limited English speaking skills, to amputation, electrical and other safety ...


    By AES Marine Consultants, LLC

  • The Colorado Intergovernmental Risk Sharing Agency - Case Study

    The Colorado Intergovernmental Risk Sharing Agency was formed in 1982 in response to an insurance crisis faced by many municipalities—one that left them without adequate, affordable insurance coverage. By pooling resources, the original 18 municipalities gained quality property and liability coverage at reasonable costs, as well as levels of service that far exceeded any they’d ...


    By FirstNet Learning, Inc.

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