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What You Should Know About Personal Fall Arrest

November 11, 2020 4:14 pm Published by Leave your thoughts

A personal fall arrest system is crucial for the safety of people working at specific types of job sites in Lubbock, TX. Any personal fall arrest system you have on hand should feature the following elements: Anchorage/anchorage connector Body wear Connecting devices One might refer to these three parts as the “ABCs” of personal fall arrest—it makes it easy to remember the necessary components to abide by industry regulations. Let’s take a closer look at each of these three components and what you should know about them. Anchorage The term “anchorage” refers to a secure point of attachment for certain... View Article

Conveyor Maintenance Tips to Reduce Downtime

October 28, 2020 4:14 pm Published by Leave your thoughts

Conveyors are a crucial component of any factory. When operating efficiently, they deliver your products quickly and efficiently to where they’re needed in a timely manner. It’s easy to take your conveyors for granted as part of the infrastructure of your facility. However, if you have a conveyor breakdown, you’ll realize just how crucial it is to your everyday options. Downtime caused by conveyor malfunctions and breakdowns can have brutal effects on your business, so it’s crucial to stay on top of conveyor maintenance to prevent that downtime from occurring. Here are a few maintenance tips to help you reduce... View Article

Six Dump Pit Safety Rules That Could Save Your Life

October 5, 2020 10:52 pm Published by Leave your thoughts

Dump pits are a critical part of the harvest, but if you don’t observe basic safety tips, you could suffer serious injuries on the job. Long hours, fatigue and distraction are common during harvest season, and worker injuries and fatalities become more common in these situations. Don’t take your safety for granted—read these dump pit safety tips in Lubbock, TX and make sure your workers are always protected: Never walk in front of a truck: This might be common sense, but you’d be surprised at how many people get distracted and forget. Even if you’re positive the truck is parked... View Article

Seven PPE Tips That Will Protect the Safety of Every Agricultural Worker During Harvest Season

September 21, 2020 10:52 pm Published by Leave your thoughts

Harvest season is here, which means farms across the country will be kicking into high gear to handle the oncoming workload. Part of a successful harvest season includes keeping yourself and your workers safe while you process crops. OSHA estimates that almost 250 workers suffer from injuries every day during harvest season—injuries that cause them to lose time at work, and in some cases, may be permanent or even fatal. Injured workers lower morale, open the company up to significant financial risks and cut into your productivity. Be sure to use personal protective equipment for safer harvesting in Lubbock, TX.... View Article

Ethanol Plant Equipment and COVID-19

September 2, 2020 11:31 pm Published by Leave your thoughts

As other verticals slowly begin to bounce back, the ethanol industry continues to feel the ramifications of the COVID-19 pandemic. During the ordinarily-busy summer travel season, ethanol-related businesses experienced unprecedented market slowness as people stayed home to reduce the spread of the virus. With production practically on hold, there’s never been a better time to perform maintenance work on ethanol plant equipment in Lubbock, TX. What’s happening right now? Our country’s entire agricultural supply chain has felt the impact of the pandemic. Reports indicate that half of the biofuels companies that we relied on went offline earlier this year. Many... View Article

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