Increasing Plant Safety with FRP Flooring and Railing

Posted by Brittany Fossier - Digital Marketing Manager on Jun 10, 2015 1:21:45 PM

The Importance of Plant Safety

Although the number of workers’ compensation claims has decreased over the past fifteen years, the total cost of medical payments to workers has significantly increased (Oregon Department of Consumer and Business Services). In fact, the total price of workplace injuries and illnesses cost the nation around $250 billion each year (FSM). In order to keep workers safe and protect the company from lawsuits, it is imperative to create a safe workplace.

In addition to staggering costs, a safe workplace typically increases productivity and boosts employee morale (FSM). Preventative care is the best solution for both the company and the employees.

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Topics: Safety, Ergonomics, Corrosion Resistant, Slip Resistant, Light Weight, Low Maintenance, Non-Conductive

5 Reasons NOT to Buy FRP

Posted by Brittany Fossier - Digital Marketing Manager on Mar 12, 2015 1:36:00 PM

Fiberglass Reinforced Plastic (FRP) can be used in a number of markets in a number of ways. It is recently gaining light because it is easy to work with and saves a great deal of money in the long run. While the decision to choose FRP may seem logical, let’s analyze some reasons you may NOT want to buy FRP.

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Topics: Fiberglass, FRP, Fiberglass Reinforced Plastic, Safety, Corrosion Resistant, Rapid Installation, Long Service Life, Employee Safety

FRP Costs Savings in Water and Wastewater Treatment Applications

Posted by Don Albrecht on Feb 27, 2015 9:59:00 AM

Every water and wastewater treatment plant manager strives to provide the best plant performance within a given operating budget since they are very cost conscious.

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Topics: Safety, WWTP, Life Cycle Cost, Water, Wastewater, Material Costs

Oil and Gas Professionals – STOP FIGHTING CORROSION

Posted by Brittany Fossier - Digital Marketing Manager on Jun 9, 2014 4:08:24 PM

 

According to a study on the effects of corrosion given by NACE International at the OTC, the "total annual cost of corrosion in the oil and gas production industry is estimated to be $1.372 billion”(Simmons, 2008), so why exactly would you want to stop fighting such a costly impairment? Simple.  Rather than fight it, you should be dealing with it.  Corrosion is a fact of life, yet there are a few ways to significantly limit it.

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Topics: Safety

Slips and Falls in the Oil & Gas industry

Posted by Brittany Fossier - Digital Marketing Manager on Jun 3, 2014 1:00:00 PM

Slips and falls are some of the leading causes of workplace injury suits.  They cost companies millions of dollars each year.  The costs, which include lost work time, lost productivity, lost production, training of new employees, workers’ compensation claims, as well as many other expenses, quickly add up. 

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Topics: Fiberglass, FRP, Fiberglass Reinforced Plastic, Safety, Hazard Prevention, Corrosion Resistant, Oil, Gas, Slip Resistant

Industrial Ergonomics

Posted by Brittany Fossier - Digital Marketing Manager on May 27, 2014 2:32:00 PM

Ergonomics

 

The direct and indirect costs of injuries are astronomical for a company.  Repetitive Motion Disorders (RMDs) are caused by repetitive motion in the course of normal work.  They are a type of musculoskeletal condition (Redcross, 2011).  According to Erica Redcross, “RMDs and other musculoskeletal disorders are among the most prevalent lost-time injuries and illnesses in almost every industry.   They are also the most costly.”

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Topics: Safety, Ergonomics

Top Risk in the Oil and Gas Industry

Posted by Brittany Fossier - Digital Marketing Manager on May 13, 2014 4:07:55 PM

In the oil and gas industry, slips and falls can cause serious injuries that quickly add up.  In fact, falls accounted for 28% of serious injury claims from 2008-2012 (Statistics for Oil & Gas Industry, 2014).  As the industry continues to grow, so will this problem.

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Topics: Safety

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