How to prevent workplace accidents

Mar 26, 2021

What are workplace accidents and the dangers The Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) defines workplace accidents as: “An unplanned event that results in personal injury or property damage.'' OSHA is part of the United States Department of Labour. The administrator for OSHA is the Assistant Secretary of Labour for Occupational Safety and Health. OSHA's administrator answers to the Secretary of Labour, who is a member of the cabinet of the Pre... Read More

What are explosion proof plugs and sockets?

Feb 25, 2021

What are explosion proof plugs/sockets? “A plug is the movable connector attached to an electrically operated device, and the socket is fixed on equipment or a building structure and connected to an energised electrical circuit. The plug is a male connector with protruding pins that match the openings and female contacts in a socket. Some plugs have female contacts that are used only for an earth ground connection. Some plugs have built-in fuses for safety... Read More

Everything You Need To Know About Manual Valves

Jan 29, 2021

What are Manual Valves? Manual valves are fixed devices that are installed to begin/control/end the flow of liquids and are usually installed in industrial areas across the world. These valves require human intervention to be controlled thus the word manual. Normally, the operator of the valve is placed in the middle position to control the flow of liquid. There are many different types of valves and a wide range of applications to apply them to thus it is importan... Read More

What is Personal Protective Equipment and the different types of PPE explained

Dec 23, 2020

What is “PPE” and what does it stand for? PPE stands for Personal Protective Equipment and this equipment would provide a level of safety and protection for users who are using them. PPE is required to be worn before being exposed to any industrial hazards. PPE should be always kept in good working condition as if the PPE is to fail the user, the user would be exposed to unwanted and potentially dangerous hazards. Training on PPE is necessary for employ... Read More

Everything You Need To Know About Cable Glands

Nov 26, 2020

What are cable glands? Cable glands are cable connectors/fittings which are used for sealing the ends of cables and securing them tightly to other electrical equipment such as explosion proof junction box enclosures, electrical terminals, and plugs. Their benefit is that they can protect delicate electrical wiring from rust, corrosion, water, and harmful gases. The glands can be made of materials such as brass, brass nickel plated and SS316. Cable glands need to m... Read More