How to Prevent Scissor Lift Accidents

Elevating work platforms, such as scissor lifts, help employees to access raised areas where they need to carry out maintenance work, such as painting. However, some employees commit mistakes that result in avoidable accidents during the use of scissor lifts. This article discusses some safety precautions that you should include in the safety manual of your facility so that such avoidable accidents can be prevented. Always Use Lanyards Scissor lifts usually have a lanyard that can prevent the equipment from continuing to operate once the operator is incapacitated, such as after a fall. Read More 

Why Motor Rewinding May Be Better Than Replacing the Motor

The current trend of upgrading to the latest equipment available in order to achieve higher levels of energy efficiency may make some inexperienced facilities managers to overlook some of the benefits that may accrue from equipment repair, such as motor rewinding. This article discusses some reasons why it may be advisable to rewind electrical motors instead of replacing them with new ones. Impact on Production Time You need to spend plenty of time planning for an equipment upgrade. Read More 

Everything You Need to Know about Fuel Additives for Your Vehicle’s Diesel Engine

Today, diesel engines are less noisy and perform as efficiently as their petrol counterparts by producing less smoke. This is because of the gradual improvements that manufacturers have made to the engines. The engines are cleaner and less noisy. They have particulate filters and traps that keep out most of the trash in the black smoke that they used to emit back in the day. However, the nature and chemical composition of diesel fuel put your engine at a risk of damage considering things like weather and the combustion process that occurs in the engine. Read More