Friday, June 28, 2013

World's Largest Crane


Taisun is the world's strongest crane and has a safe working load of 20,000 metric tons. Taisun is designed and built for the installation of very large modules in semi submersibles and FPSO projects and located at Yantai Raffles Shipyard in Yantai, Shandong Province, China. The crane holds the three heaviest lifts of all time: 20,133 metric ton, 17,100 ton and 14,000 ton.

Click here to see a slide show showing a lift in progress: http://www.slideshare.net/nielshaakman/worlds-largest-crane-in-action-presentation

Wednesday, June 19, 2013

Safety Quotations and Sayings

Here is a small collection of safety quotations. These are little sayings that remind us of the importance and real reason we invest in safety.

For safety is not a gadget but a state of mind. Eleanor Everet
Better a thousand times careful than once dead. Proverb
Know safety, no injury. No safety, know injury. Unknown
Tomorrow - your reward for working safely today. Unknown
Safety isn't expensive, its priceless. Unknown

Tuesday, June 11, 2013

Static Electricity Explosion





Static electricity poses a number of threats to safety, the most significant of which being the potential for it to be a source of ignition for fires and explosions. Because static electricity can occur whenever objects, substances or people move, it is a natural by-product of many workplace processes. We have a DVD which defines Static Electricity, examines the potential hazards associated with static electricity, ways to control it, and a number of important safety precautions that should be followed when working in flammable atmospheres. CLICK HERE TO BUY IT!