Machinery Wiring

Ever Felt Like a Bit of a Loose Wire?

Ever Felt Like a Bit of a Loose Wire? A loose wire in a plug or a socket can leave you perplexed; that bloody machine was working absolutely fine, and suddenly the damned thing’s died a death for no apparent reason! It may not be instantly obvious, if a wire in the plug is loose or has come adrift, but the problem may be intermittent which might look suspiciously like a failing motor. The most likely suspect is the plug. Prevention is...

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Work Safe

Working With Asbestos

Working with Asbestos The materialAsbestos , a naturally occurring mineral once widely used in construction for its flame-resistant and insulating properties. What is known now, but was not at the time, asbestos fibres when disturbed can become airborne and so pose a serious health hazard. This should be a major concern when planning surface preparation before  painting or applying a coating to a floor. Floor grinding, scabbling or shot blasting can release microscopic asbestos fibres into the air, causing a dangerous...

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Why Safety Equipment Is Important

When all other safety precautions have been taken, safety equipment offers extra workplace security for employees. Knowing why they are essential and understanding their types and functions are necessary to make sure that the safety equipment provides the maximum amount of protection you need. Continue reading to learn how protective equipment can help improve safety in the workplace. Reasons Why You Should Safety Equipment in the Workplace Personal protective equipment, or PPE, protects the wearer from any physical damage or dangers that may...

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Dust Control: Why It’s Important for Your Project 

Dust may be made of fine particles, but once it collects and spreads across a construction site, it gets especially hazardous to the health and harmful to the machines and equipment in the vicinity. Hence, dust control should not be considered an optional aspect when planning for the safety and security of a construction project. Dust Control: What Is It? Dust can be found in every construction work, be it a small- or large-scale project. As a result, dust control plays an...

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Dust is the Enemy Here! – IMPORTANT UPDATE

Concrete, cement and dust from other construction materials contains crystalline silica which is recognised as the cause of several conditions, including silicosis, tuberculosis and lung cancer. The problem is that even low levels of dust inhaled over a long period of time can have devastating health consequences Lung disease – the dust enters the lungs and the fine minuscule particles embed themselves, and over time cause scarring. The immune system reacts but being unable to effectively attack the dust it inflames the...

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