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Safety Sound Off – Machine Safety Part 2

- September 26, 2019 by Leslie Stoll, CSP, ARM (View all posts by Leslie)
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This edition of Safety Sound off is part two of Rob’s discusses with Leslie about machine safety with ICW Group Technical Specialist, Leslie Stoll.   In Part 2, Leslie and Rob discuss guarding ceiling fans, light curtains, and guarding saw blades. …  Read more …

Reducing the Likelihood of a Press Brake Incident

- September 20, 2019 by Mark Yeck (View all posts by Mark)
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Use of machines such as press brakes and mechanical power presses are still commonplace in manufacturing throughout a variety of industries. Over the decades, there have been numerous improvements in safety technology available for the equipment that includes light curtains, …  Read more …

Safety Sound Off – Machine Safety Part 1

- September 19, 2019 by Leslie Stoll, CSP, ARM (View all posts by Leslie)
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In this edition of Safety Sound off, Rob discusses machine safety with ICW Group Technical Specialist, Leslie Stoll.   Leslie and Rob discuss some ideas for machine safety best practices, Leslie shares one of her pet peeves about unsafe machinery and …  Read more …

Machine Safety

- September 3, 2019 by Leslie Stoll, CSP, ARM (View all posts by Leslie)
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We’ve been getting a lot of basic questions from our insured about machine safe guarding so we wanted to provide an informative blog on the subject. There are four primary ways to safeguard a machine: Using guards, installing devices, by …  Read more …

Eye Protection

- August 20, 2019 by Paula Tetrault (View all posts by Paula)
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There is, without a doubt, a wide variety of personal equipment available to help protect your eyes. But how do you know which type is best for the job? Different types of hazards may require different types of protection, including …  Read more …

Machine Risk – Reducing Likelihood

- February 5, 2019 by Mark Yeck (View all posts by Mark)
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Use of machines such as press brakes and mechanical power presses are still commonplace in manufacturing throughout a variety of industries. Over the decades there have been numerous improvements in safety technology available for this equipment that includes light curtains, …  Read more …