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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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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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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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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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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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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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Want To Be More Engaged At Work?

Do you walk through your office doors each morning with a bounce in your step and a sense of anticipation about the day ahead? Or do you drag your feet...

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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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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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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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HSE Topics

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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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Using Portable Electric-Power Tools Safety

Failing to properly use and maintain electric-powered tools causes thousands of cuts, punctures, pinches, amputations, and electrocutions each year. Tools can seriously injure or kill the user if not properly maintained or used. Everyone who uses tools must learn to...

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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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