Webcast: Driving Electrical Safety in Your Plant
Plant Engineering presented a Webcast on December 5th at 1 p.m. CT that discussed the importance of PPE to mitigate arc flash dangers and other electrical safety issues.
The proper use of personal protective equipment (PPE) is a critical component of any electrical safety program, and yet proper PPE use often is overlooked, diminished, or simply disregarded by electrical workers in manufacturing. Plant Engineering presented a Webcast on December 5th at 1 p.m. CT that discussed the importance of PPE to mitigate arc flash dangers and other electrical safety issues.
Presenter: Hugh Hoagland, Technical Consultant for ArcWear.com and e-Hazard.com
Moderator: Bob Vavra, Content Manager and Moderator, Plant Engineering
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Annual Salary Survey
Before the calendar turned, 2016 already had the makings of a pivotal year for manufacturing, and for the world.
There were the big events for the year, including the United States as Partner Country at Hannover Messe in April and the 2016 International Manufacturing Technology Show in Chicago in September. There's also the matter of the U.S. presidential elections in November, which promise to shape policy in manufacturing for years to come.
But the year started with global economic turmoil, as a slowdown in Chinese manufacturing triggered a worldwide stock hiccup that sent values plummeting. The continued plunge in world oil prices has resulted in a slowdown in exploration and, by extension, the manufacture of exploration equipment.
Read more: 2015 Salary Survey