Top 5 Plant Engineering articles June 13-19: Instilling a checklist culture, National Forklift Safety Day, RFID and asset management, more
Articles about instilling a checklist culture, National Forklift Safety Day, RFID and asset management, measuring operational improvements, and fault detection and IIoT were Plant Engineering's five most clicked articles from last week, June 13-19. Were you out last week? You can catch up here.
Plant Engineering top 5 most read articles from June 13-19, covered instilling a checklist culture, National Forklift Safety Day, RFID and asset management, measuring operational improvements, and fault detection and IIoT. Link to each article below.
Provide insight, accountability to your operations one step at a time. Learn four detailed checklist processes, along with real-world results.
The Industrial Truck Association (ITA) raises awareness for forklift safety, renews alliance with OSHA. The Occupational Safety and Health Administration reports a 61% improvement in operator performance scores.
RFID technology with enterprise asset management (EAM) software is a power combination. As you effectively track and manage assets through their entire lifecycle, you can reduce labor hours and costs spent on locating and auditing assets.
Tracking organizational performance is not as simple as it might sound. Many struggle with this dilemma, and few have determined an effective way to measure it. Learn two keys measuring operational improvements.
Defining and analyzing data to improve your operational efficiency. The challenge is to manage the different manufacturing assets worldwide to improve production output, optimize energy consumption and make the system visible for all enterprise users via the cloud. This is a project for the Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT).
This list was developed using CFE Media's web analytics for stories viewed on www.plantengineering.com, June 13-19, for articles published within the last two months.
Erin Dunne, production coordinator, CFE Media, firstname.lastname@example.org.
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