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Value Creation Topics

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3 Ways To Create Value That Lasts

Innovators work hard to understand exactly what value means to their customers so they can generate it. So how exactly do you generate value?Generating value is one of the most...

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20 Tips Before Traveling Internationally

If this is your first time traveling abroad, or maybe you just need a refresher here's a list of 20 tips you should do or bring before your trip.Security &...

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10 Things to Stop Saying At Work

verything you say in the workplace counts. Whether it’s sharing an idea during a meeting or helping a coworker with a project, what you say can make a lasting impression.The...

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WHY WEAR PPE?

You work safe . You’re careful. You don’t make mistakes. Do you really need your PPE? The answer is “YES” for 3 good reasons: No matter how careful you are, the...

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Extending the Battery Life of Your Gadgets

Keeping your cell phone fully charged seems like the best thing to do, but it can actually end up costing you extra. Here's how you can save and get more...

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How To Handle Stress In The Moment

You hear a lot of advice about how to reduce stress at work. But most of it is about what to do over the long term — take up yoga,...

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Taking control, calmly.

Why learn how to control negative interactions?We all like to think of ourselves as being safe and secure while at work, protected from all forms of violence and aggression. However,...

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5 Ways to Make the Most of Meetings

5 Ways to make the most of meetings. While hours in the conference room are unavoidable, they don’t have to be a waste of your time. In fact, by employing...

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Top 10 keyboard shortcuts everyone should know

Top 10 keyboard shortcutsUsing keyboard shortcuts can greatly increase your productivity, reduce repetitive strain, and help keep you focused. For example, highlighting text with the keyboard and pressing Ctrl +...

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Top Ten Fuel Saving Tips

Avoid High Speeds - As your speed increases, your aerodynamic drag increases in an exponential fashion. Driving 62 mph (100 km/h) vs 75 mph (120 km/h) will reduce fuel consumption...

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HSE Topics

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Protect Your Hands

Let's take a minute here to talk about your hands. How would your life be affected if you lost a finger? Not Much? A lot? How about if you lost your thumb? No problem you say? Try using any tool...

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Electrical Cord Safety

Inspect all extension cords prior to use for damage and missing ground prongs Protect extension cords from damage Never use a metal outlet box as an extension cord Never use Romex or non-metalic cable as extension cords Avoid using Nails or staples to hold...

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Protecting Your Eyes

There really isn't much to be said about protecting your eyes other than you would be foolish not to do so at all times while on the job. Eye protection devices have been used in the construction industries since 1910. While...

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Your Hearing - Keep it for a Lifetime

Most of us go through life taking our senses for granted. Like touching, tasting, smelling, and seeing; hearing is something we do automatically, without giving it much thought. But when something goes wrong with any of our senses, including our...

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Safety Tips for Winter Walking

When the winter air is crisp and the ground is covered with snow, there’s nothing like taking a walk to enjoy the beauty of the season — and walking is one of the best ways to keep fit. On...

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Extension Ladders

Prevent Falls from Extension Ladders Use the extension ladder in the manner for which it is intended Set your ladder at the correct 4:1 angle. For every 4 rungs, set the ladder back 1 foot. As a check, with your feet...

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Look and Live

Most construction accidents happen because people just didn't watch what they were doing, where they were walking, where they were standing, sitting, or climbing. This week's Tail Gate Safety Topic deals with paying attention and "looking" which is the most...

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Working in Hot Weather

Certain safety problems are common in a hot environment. Heat on the job can cause dizziness, discomfort and the fogging of safety glasses, all of which can lead to accidents.Prevent injuries from working in hot weather by: Get enough sleep Wear...

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Handling Electrical Power

A mistake around electricity could easily be your last. Even experienced electricians and electrical power installers must be on guard all the timeNon-electricians are at greatest risk of electrocution. A mistake around electricity could easily be your last. Even experienced...

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Driving Safely in Traffic

When you are driving in traffic, what are some things you must do to avoid accidents? Avoiding accidents in traffic is a little different than avoiding accidents on the open road. Long-distance drivers know that fatigue is responsible for numerous...

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The "F" Word

that's right... Fabrication

Fabrication is a process that involves the construction of equipment / machines and structures from various raw materials. This normally involves welding, cutting, forming and machining to produce the final product.

Fabrication jobs usually start with General Arrangement (GA) drawings, which will assist in creation of the shop / fabrication drawings.
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Non Destructive Testing

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Hardness Testing - HT

The Brinell scale characterizes the indentation hardness of materials through the scale of penetration of an indenter, loaded on a material test-piece. The typical test uses a 10 mm diameter steel ball as an indenter with a 3,000 kgf (29 kN) force. For softer materials, a small...

Ultrasonic Testing - UT

In ultrasonic testing (UT), very short ultrasonic pulse-waves with center frequencies ranging from 0.1-15 MHz and occasionally up to 50 MHz are launched into materials to detect internal flaws or to characterize materials. The technique is also commonly used to determine the th...

Magnetic Particle - MP

The test object is magnatized. Magnetic powder is applied to the surface. The magnetic powder will accumulate in areas where the magnetic field emerges as a result of a surface or subsurface flaw.

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