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Growing Importance of Work-Life Balance

People who aren't able to create a work-life balance can suffer from stress, burnout, and physical ailments like heart disease.The advancements in the way people access information, communicate with one...

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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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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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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 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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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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25 Energy Saving Ideas For The Winter

Put on a sweater and lower your thermostat by 2 degrees Celsius and you could save as much as 4 percent on your heating bill. If you throw down a rug,...

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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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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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HSE Topics

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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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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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Preventing Slips, Trips, and Falls

Did you know that slips, trips, and falls are second only to automobile accidents in causing personal injury? On stairways alone, falls result in almost two million disabling injuries yearly. There are thousands more minor injuries caused by slips, trips,...

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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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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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Winter Driving Tips

What makes the difference between an ordinary driver and a good one? An ordinary driver reacts to the road situations. A good driver anticipates crises and avoids them.How should you prepare a vehicle for driving under winter conditions?Driving in winter...

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Driving Safely in Winter Weather

The leading cause of death during winter storms is transportation accidents. Many accidents could be avoided if drivers took time to learn and practice these tips for driving safety during snowy and icy conditions. It is important to keep your...

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Do you have a Fire Escape Plan

The most common and fastest spreading fires are caused from cooking and heating equipment. Every second counts when escaping a fire. It’s important to be prepared by planning and practicing an escape plan.Take these simple steps towards fire safety. Test...

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Understanding Safety Signs

Signs are used to prevent accidents. They are common in the work area, along the roadside, and in public buildings and they are required by OSHA regulations. OSHA has some specific requirements for signs. The requirements are in place to...

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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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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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