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National Safety Council: On-the-Job Injuries

National Safety Month: Work Ergonomically

The National Safety Council defines ergonomics as designing and arranging workspaces so people work efficiently and safely. Ergonomics is used to evaluate how you do tasks and to identify any risk factors that might lead to injury. Then, once identified, the next step is to find the best solution to... Read More
National Safety Council: Active Shooter

National Safety Month: Prevent Workplace Violence

The occurrence of workplace violence has increased in recent years. Therefore, the National Safety Council recommends basic planning and preparation strategies to minimize or prevent violent situations in the workplace. We are an NSC member and make safety a priority everyday. In fact, it is a cornerstone of how we... Read More
National Safety Month: Workplace Fatigue

National Safety Month: Recharge to be in Charge

Too little sleep can be dangerous at work. The National Safety Council (NSC) states that in addition to skewing situational awareness, it can significantly reduce reaction time, affect motor control and impair decision making. We are an NSC member and make safety a priority everyday. In fact, it is a... Read More
National Safety Month: Avoid Slips, Trips and Falls

National Safety Month: Stand Up to Falls

What is the second leading cause of non-fatal disabling injury in workplaces? Slips, trips and falls. These are second to overexertion. Additionally, the National Safety Council (NSC) states that falls are the third leading cause of unintentional death in the U.S., accounting for nearly 32,000 deaths in 2014. We are... Read More

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National Safety Council: Together We Can End Impaired Driving

National Safety Month: Driving Safely

The National Safety Council (NSC) has reported that more than 38,000 people died in motor vehicle crashes in 2015; some of these fatalities involved people who drive for a living. We are an NSC member and make safety a priority everyday. In fact, it is a cornerstone of how we... Read More
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New Power Plant Building Needed Massive Opening Quickly

Category: Commercial Overhead Doors Products: Rolling Steel Commercial Overhead Door and Operator Industry: Manufacturing Application: Nuclear Power Plant Intro A power plant serving 1.2 million customers needed a massive door to help house new equipment. Problem The power plant was bringing in new equipment related to refueling the reactor. They... Read More
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New Key Security System for Large School District

Category: Key Services Product: Core Locksets, Keys Industry: Education Application: Rekeying Doors Intro One of the oldest and largest school districts tackled rekeying 28 school locations in one summer. Problem The district has over 100 school, administrative and support buildings which serve approximately 96,000 students in their system. They recognized... Read More
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Airport Expansion Calls for Sliding Doors with Limited Sound Transmission

Category: Automatic Doors Products: Revolving Doors, Sliding Doors, Walk-Off Mats Industry: Transportation Application: New Construction Project with Sound Transmission Class (STC) Requirements Intro An airport added new amenities and transportation options for over 54 million travelers that annually pass through its facility. Problem The airport partnered with a general contractor... Read More
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Overcoming Tight Installation Space for a Combination Rolling Steel Door

Category: Commercial Overhead Doors Products: Rolling Steel Door, Solid Curtain, Perforated Curtain, Full Flush Steel Entry Door and Frame Industry: Manufacturing Application: New Opening for a Building Expansion Intro A global food products manufacturer added on to an industrial building and needed a commercial overhead door that allowed ventilation. Problem... Read More

Pharmaceutical Manufacturer Implements New Clean Rooms

Category: Automatic Doors Products: Clean Room Automatic Sliding Doors Industry: Manufacturing Application: Clean Room Environment Intro A laboratory supplying compounded medications expanded operations and needed 42 clean room automatic sliding doors. Problem The interior of the building for the growing lab had to be gutted and redeveloped as a clean... Read More

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