September 2007 Issue
Discover the most common pitfalls for job seekers and employers to avoid.
Helping users navigate their way through the complex maze of todays sophisticated software applications is clearly a priority for modern CMMS vendors. You should be aware of various navigation aids and the principles behind them.
Educating the workforce, from the CEO to the newest plant-floor employee, is critical to change. Regardless of source, education must be followed with comprehensive training that exposes the organization's critical core to available possibilities. Such training begins the culture change process and produces a core group that can continue the transformation.
It seems that every company executive, plant manager and supervisor is quick to espouse safety first, but are they? Are you? It's time to identify the differences you can make.
People who visit many facilities and have the opportunity to compare appearances with attitudes and statistics develop a pretty accurate idea of what a truly safe plant looks like.
Differences between good and bad safety cultures, according to Michael Hewitt, vice president, Global Workplace Safety Practice, DuPont.
As safety standards continue to evolve and new technologies emerge, the challenge for many organizations is where to begin. The answer is different for every company, but weve identified eight core areas of focus that should be considered as part of a comprehensive safety program.
Mechatronics represents the combination of mechanics, electronics, control systems and software computing. This interdisciplinary engineering field provides a means to control advanced hybrid systems.
Medical supply maker ensures safety via full code compliance.
Acme reorganizes to cut costs, and ends up alienating a worthy environmental director when it cuts corners on important evironmental standards. The director complains, and is fired. Only the names are changed to protect the innocent.
Plant managers and engineers are at the front line in the war on terrorism, according to the Department of Homeland Security. That's why it recently established the State, Local, Tribal and Territorial Government Coordinating Council (SLTTGCC), which, in part, seeks participation from people like you.
Integrating mechanics, electronics and software empowers power transmission.
The Web supports the pillars on which predictive maintenance rests.