Top 5 Plant Engineering articles, October 16-22: Traits of excellent engineers decrease in OSHA violations, keys to a successful RPM program, and more

Articles about the traits of excellent engineers decrease in OSHA violations, keys to a successful RPM program, how to get management on board with IIoT, and tackling motor failure with energy-based condition monitoring were Plant Engineering's five most clicked articles from last week, October 16-22. Were you out? You can catch up here.
By Sierra Grayson, CFE Media October 23, 2017

Top 5 Plant Engineering articles, October 16-22Plant Engineering’s top 5 most read articles from October 16-22, covered the traits of excellent engineers decrease in OSHA violations, keys to a successful RPM program, how to get management on board with IIoT, and tackling motor failure with energy-based condition monitoring. Link to each article below.

1. Six traits for excellent engineers

Engineers who aspire to be great have common traits such as good communication skills, a heightened curiosity about their profession, and good analytical and mathematical abilities.

2. Sharp decrease in OSHA workplace violations

Annual report finds fall protection citations drop 14% from 2016

3. Four keys to a successful RPM program

Repairable parts maintenance (RPM) focuses on root cause and reliability. An RPM program eliminates waste, improves component reliability, and optimizes factory performance.

4. IIoT: Having ‘the talk’ with management

In order to get management on board with IIoT, focus on the tangible business outcomes to make your case.

5. Tackle the 5 drivers of motor failure with energy-based condition monitoring

Let’s discuss how we can use this information to preserve the health of your motors and motor-driven equipment.

This list was developed using CFE Media’s web analytics for stories viewed on www.plantengineering.com, October 16-22, for articles published within the last two months.

Sierra Grayson, Production Coordinator, CFE Media, sgrayson@cfemedia.com.

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