Thursday, September 29, 2011
3D printing is a form of additive manufacturing technology where a three dimensional object is created by laying down successive layers of material. 3D printers are generally faster, more affordable and easier to use than other additive manufacturing technologies. 3D printers offer product developers the ability to print parts and assemblies made of several materials with different mechanical and physical properties in a single build process. Advanced 3D printing technologies yield models that can serve as product prototypes.
Tuesday, September 27, 2011
Monday, September 26, 2011
Feeling tired or drowsy after prolonged mental or physical effort at work is normal. Fatigue, however is more than just feeling tired. Fatigue is an acute and/or chronic state of tiredness that can lead to mental and/or physical exhaustion. Fatigue prevents people from functioning within normal boundaries.
Fatigue is a diffucult issue to manage in the workplace. This is the best DVD on fatigue awareness out right now. To get it CLICK HERE!
Wednesday, September 21, 2011
For more information go to: http://internationaldayofpeace.org
Tuesday, September 20, 2011
Isang Litrong Liwanag (A Liter of Light), is a sustainable lighting project which aims to bring the eco-friendly Solar Bottle Bulb to disprivileged communities nationwide. Designed and developed by students from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), the Solar Bottle Bulb is based on the principles of Appropriate Technologies – a concept that provides simple and easily replicable technologies that address basic needs in developing communities.
Friday, September 16, 2011
Unfortunately, Oxy-acetylene Welding 'flashback' workplace accidents have featured in the news this week, reiterating the need for comprehensive training and sound safe work procedures.Oxy-acetylene Welding is one of the most common forms of welding in use throughout industry. This program shows operators how to use Oxy-acetylene equipment safely and correctly.
The program includes:
* Explanation of how the Oxy-acetylene process works
* Workshop and Equipment Safety
* Explanation of all the components which make up the Welding Unit
* Flame types and their cuttings
* Backfire and Flashback
* Running a Bead with and without a Rod
* Correct procedure for a variety of Welds
* Safe procedures for the Closing Down of the Welding Unit
Thursday, September 15, 2011
Tuesday, September 13, 2011
In Russia, an out of control fork-lift driver lost control of his vehicle, and slammed into stock shelves holding thousands of bottles of Cognac and vodka. The accident will leave the alcohol retailer with a nasty financial hangover. It's estimated over 150 thousands dollars worth of stock was downed.
Monday, September 12, 2011
Ten years after the attacks of Sept. 11, 2001, a special report on the decade’s costs and consequences, measured in thousands of lives, trillions of dollars and countless challenges to the human spirit.
To read the rest of this story from the NY Times Online please click here: http://www.nytimes.com/2011/09/12/nyregion/september-11-anniversary.html?_r=1&hp
Thursday, September 8, 2011
Apart from being extremely unsafe, you would have thought that buying the appropriate adapter would have been quicker than creating this make-shift plug!
Wednesday, September 7, 2011
Tuesday, September 6, 2011
Safetycare has just reached the milestone of 2000 YouTube subscribers! Thank you for your support. If your not a subscriber to our channel yet, please click on the image above. Becoming a subscriber is a great way to stay informed of our new releases.
Friday, September 2, 2011
Say-It Has a small collection of free safety posters that promote safety in the workplace. These posters are written in both English and Spanish.
NYSIF Safety Posters Offers 40 free safety posters in several different categories: Tool Safety, Eye and Head Safety, Construction Safety, Ladder Safety, Safety at the Workplace, Driving Safety, Food Industry Safety, and other areas as well.
Printshop101 Has six different free safety posters for the work environment.
Vermont SIRI Safety info There are several different safety posters available here on a variety of different subjects like: construction safety, home safety, health and fitness, driving safety, electrical safety, and many more.
Agric.gov Here are some great cartoon safety posters available for download.