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Workforce Development

Workforce Development February 1, 1998

Maintenance tips

A folder features 100 useful and easy-to-understand tips submitted by maintenance and operations department personnel over the last 50 yr. Kano Laboratories Inc.

By Staff
Workforce Development February 1, 1998

Workplace injuries and illnesses drop to lowest rate on record

The Bureau of Labor Statistics announced that on-the-job injuries and illnesses in 1996 dropped to the lowest rate on record, with employers reporting a 5% decrease in the number of work-related cases. Overall injury and illness rates dropped from 8.

By Staff
Workforce Development February 1, 1998

Properly Designed Filtration Systems Keep Plant Air Quality High

With the variety of contaminants that exist in most manufacturing plants, a single type of filtration system or filter medium seldom is universally effective.

By Dean Schneider
Workforce Development February 1, 1998

PM Program Keeps Asphalt Parking Lots Up-To-Speed

Drive through your parking lot and view it through the eyes of a customer, visitor, or employee.

By Alan J. Rose
Workforce Development February 1, 1998

Using Ultrasonic Instrumentation To Enhance Plant Maintenance

Ultrasonic technology's primary function -- to detect air and gas leaks -- plays a significant role in reducing plant energy costs and is an important part of any plant maintenance program.

By Howard Malm
Workforce Development January 1, 1998

Penetrating oil lasts longer

Aerokroil penetrating oil is available in a 13-oz aerosol can that fits conveniently in a tool box.

By Staff
Workforce Development January 1, 1998

Chiropractic treatment: do sick benefits apply?

Maintenance Utility Man Charley Colman was out five weeks because of a neck ailment. When he returned to work he put in for sick benefits. "Where's your doctor's note?" Maintenance Foreman Greg Richards asked. "I don't have one.

By Raymond Dreyfack
Workforce Development January 1, 1998

Coping With Proliferating Electronic Cabling

Heavy reliance on electronic communications and a need for flexibility are hallmarks of today's industrial facilities. As a result, engineers must pay careful attention to how electronic communications cabling is routed throughout their plants.

By Janet Stanley; Tim Hill; John Hoffman
Workforce Development January 1, 1998

Degreaser gel removes hardened films

GRD gelled remover/degreaser is a high-performance product specifically designed for the removal of aged, hard film, corrosion-inhibiting compounds, particularly cured resins, adhesives, and baked-on grease and oil.

By Staff
Workforce Development January 1, 1998

Off-the-path, but not off-the-wall, websites

What's going on in the world of developing manufacturing technology, management programs, and just plain innovation? There are a lot of sites out there that can help inform you and interact with you to ensure your company is the best it can be.

By Staff