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Screw Conveyors: Hazardous Machinery Requires Specific Procedures

- December 7, 2018 by Glen O'Rourke, ALCM (View all posts by Glen)
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Screw conveyors are used to convey bulk materials in granular form from one point in a process to another. They consist of a continuous helical blade about to a rotating shaft, (also referred to as an auger), enclosed within a …  Read more …

Lockout Tagout – Group Lockout

- March 21, 2018 by Leslie Stoll, CSP, ARM (View all posts by Leslie)
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Normally, we’d love our supervisors to take an active leadership role. However, when it comes to lockout- tagout, it is not advisable to let them take complete control. A few months ago, I was touring a manufacturing facility and decided …  Read more …