GuardSmart 95 – Would you build your own bearings?

03/06/2017
The answer is probably no. During a recent site visit, a mechanic told us “We have been able to...

GuardSmart 94 – Size Still Matters

02/06/2017
In the previous GuardSmart™ issue, we discussed the importance of guard mesh size and how it...

Guardsmart 93 – Size Does Matter

02/05/2017
Guard mesh size should suit the application, not the other way around. Often the wrong mesh size is...

Guardsmart 92 – Safety Lanyards and Rotating Equipment

01/05/2017
A safety lanyard worn for the purpose of fall protection can become a hazard itself if it gets...

GuardSmart 91 – A Good Rule To Remember

12/19/2016
A good rule to remember is: Any machine part, function, or process which may cause injury must be...

GuardSmart 90 – Coupling Hidden Dangers

10/14/2016
The rotating shafts are not the only risk on a coupling. The video below demonstrates the danger...

GuardSmart 89 – How Important Are Your Hands?

09/14/2016
When you think of the word “pinch”, would you automatically think of it as something that could...

GuardSmart 88 – Entanglement Hazards: What You Should Know

08/17/2016
Conveyors and Industrial Equipment have entanglement hazards because they have: Pinch Points –...

GuardSmart 87 – Injury Cost Calculator

08/17/2016
Have you ever wondered how much an at-work injury could cost a company? Even something like a back...

GuardSmart 86 – You Should Perform an Ergonomic Audit

08/17/2016
In the past, we have covered a lot of benefits as to why ergonomics are important in guarding....