5 Hand Truck Rules Of Safety To Use On Your Loading Dock

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Hand trucks could be deemed one of the most useful pieces of equipment used on a loading dock. With the ability to move in multiple directions and carry several boxes or items at once, hand trucks are generally safe and efficient. However, they should be used safely. Take a look at a few necessary safety rules to use on your loading dock where hand truck operation is concerned.  1. Place the heavier objects on the bottom of the load.

8 October 2018

3 Reasons Flame-Resistant Clothing Is A Big Deal

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Do you work in an environment that has work hazards that could cause a fire to occur? If so, you should strongly consider flame-resistant clothing to wear while you are on the job. Some individuals who are self-employed may not recognize the potential dangers they face when wearing regular uniforms or clothing at work. However, companies who have employees working under these conditions may enforce the use of flame-resistant clothing. Even then, it is possible that some employees will neglect to replace their work clothing when it is time to be replaced.

28 September 2018

Getting Ready To Clean Your Roof And Gutters? Here's Why You Should Rent Scaffolding For The Job

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Cleaning the roof and gutters is an essential part of home maintenance that no homeowner can afford to overlook. But unfortunately, roof and gutter maintenance is never a fun job. Luckily, you can benefit from renting some scaffolding in a number of ways. Here are just a few important reasons to consider renting scaffolding for your upcoming roof and gutter cleaning project. Enhance Convenience Renting scaffolding will help make cleaning your roof and gutters more convenient from beginning to end.

25 September 2018

How To Start Learning Robotics: From Elementary School To College And Beyond

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Robots have been taking over many of the jobs people were doing for years. Since robotics may one day do nearly every job humans do now, it is a fascinating and beneficial part of science and technology to learn about. In fact, you may want to learn everything there is  to know about robotics. Here is how to start learning, from preschool age to college and beyond. Apps and Toys That Teach Programming

24 September 2018

An Automatic Tank Girth Welding Machine Makes Assembling Tanks Easier

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Large tanks can't be put in place all in one part. Depending on the size of the tank, what it's being used for, and where it is going, the tank may have to be transported in several pieces with final assembly taking onsite. There are a lot of things that will go into that final assembly, including welding. Any joins in the tank must be tightly sealed, especially if the tank is supposed to hold any kind of liquid.

23 September 2018

An Effective Buying Guide For Construction Steel

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Steel is one of the most important materials used during construction projects given its durable nature. If you're needing some for your upcoming construction build, remember this guide. It will help you make the right decisions for this important transaction.  Gauge  Not all steel will have the same gauge, otherwise known as thickness. These figures can vary quite a bit, actually, so you need to think long and hard about the gauge you need for your construction projects.

20 September 2018

Want To Restore An Old Home But The Structure Needs Reinforcement? Find The Most Durable Steel Structural Beams

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If there is a battered historic home in your area and you want to restore it, but you know that there is a lot of work that has to be done, you want to call in a structural engineer. The cosmetic things and DIY projects aren't what you have to worry about, it's the structure of the home that may have you concerned. Here are some of the things that you want to do before you purchase the property or before you start any work on the home.

18 September 2018