Category: Safety

Safety Pointers When Working with Compressed Air Systems

Compressed air systems are used for varying industries, from agriculture to pharmaceutical manufacturing, requires workers to operate systems within safety parameters. Any sudden changes in pressure or malfunction equipment may cause an accident that could damage products or applications as well as injure workers. Practicing safety best practices allows workers to take all required precautions […]

Safe Operating Procedures for Compressed Air Systems

Hand on the oxygen cylinder valve

In the world of manufacturing, air compressors play a far more vital role in day-to-day proceedings than most people realize. But at the same time, it’s also one of the more dangerous pieces of equipment on a shop floor – which is why employees should proceed with extreme caution during their operation. Not only can […]

Safety Devices and Considerations

Safety is paramount in all things, and manufacturing systems are no exemption. Machine designers must take OSHA standards into account at all turns, to protect the company and the employees. Thankfully, there’s a huge variety of pre-existing components that you can utilize to isolate energy sources and improve machine safety. Lockout/tagout (LOTO) devices are a […]

The Safety Benefits of Automation

Cold Room Compressor

Workplace safety is the most important thing a manufacturing company needs to consider. When workers aren’t safe, everything else suffers, including quality, productivity and operations. And it turns out, one of the best ways to improve worker safety is to enhance your factory’s automation levels. Automation can help keep workers safer in a number of […]