OSHA's Position On Machine Guarding - Today
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Guarding - Today
When in doubt, it’s always best to go right to the source. That’s what was done in a question and answer session with OSHA regarding machine guarding. The result should clear up many of your questions and concerns about machine guarding and provide those involved in designing, building, or operating machines with some guidance. Click here to learn more.
Five Steps to Take the "Risk" Out of Risk Assessment and Management
Whether you are the CEO, an administrative assistant or a plant manager, you are constantly engaging in risk assessment and management. Sometimes the consequences of being wrong are trivial. However, being wrong can sometimes be devastating, with money lost and safety compromised.
In this article Bruce Main, president of the risk assessment firm Design Safety Engineering Inc., shares the five steps to take to take the "Risk" out of Risk assessment and management. Click here to learn more.
Annual Salary Survey
After almost a decade of uncertainty, the confidence of plant floor managers is soaring. Even with a number of challenges and while implementing new technologies, there is a renewed sense of optimism among plant managers about their business and their future.
The respondents to the 2014 Plant Engineering Salary Survey come from throughout the U.S. and serve a variety of industries, but they are uniform in their optimism about manufacturing. This year’s survey found 79% consider manufacturing a secure career. That’s up from 75% in 2013 and significantly higher than the 63% figure when Plant Engineering first started asking that question a decade ago.