ANSI Timeline for Worker Safety: 100 Years of Safety Standards

ANSI Timeline for Worker Safety: 100 Years of Safety Standards

ANSI just surpassed 100 years since its inception. Before the name change, ANSI (American National Standards Institute) was the American Engineering Standards Committee (AESC). However, it wasn’t until 1919 that AESC approved its first standard on pipe threads....
It’s Oil Refinery Turnaround Season – Are You Ready?

It’s Oil Refinery Turnaround Season – Are You Ready?

Twice a year, spring and fall, oil refineries go through a turnaround (a planned break in production) that allows for contractors to come in and perform scheduled maintenance on equipment and operations. The effects of a oil refinery turnaround can make a difference...

Safety Shower Winter-Ready Checklist

Ready for a Cold Winter?Getting your safety shower program ready for winter climate conditions is essential to protecting your employees and the company. This checklist will help you:Evaluate the local climate conditions in your areaIdentify important checkpoints on...