89 – Generator Room

23 February 2015

Hearing Conservation

Hearing Conservation Work-related hearing loss threatens hundreds of thousands of workers.  In addition to hearing impairment, noise can cause other effects—it can startle, irritate, disrupt concentration
23 February 2015

Flammable Liquids

Flammable Liquids GASOLINE—or any flammable liquid—is a Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde…a tricky, two-faced character found in almost every plant and home.  Harnessed properly, gasoline serves
23 February 2015

Misuse of Flammable Liquids

Misuse of Flammable Liquids Everyone knows the word flammable and what it means—literally—“will catch fire easily and burn fast”. Inflammable means the same thing and either
23 February 2015

Flammable Liquids: General Information

Flammable Liquids: General Information A flammable liquid is a combustible substance that catches fire and burns easily.  Flammable liquids burn with intensity and few materials can
23 February 2015

Checklist: Portable Power-Operated Tools and Equipment

Checklist: Portable Power-Operated Tools and Equipment The same power tool that makes a worker’s job easy and efficient one day, could cause a tragic accident the
20 February 2015

The Motorman Should

The Motorman Should Check the condition of oil in the gearbox — there should be no water. See that air cleaners are cleaned on schedule. Know
20 February 2015

Do You – As a Motorman?

Do You – As a Motorman? Engage the clutch slowly when putting an engine with a clutch into service. Never attempt to make any repairs on
20 February 2015

Engine and Generator Safety

Engine and Generator Safety Engine Safety Procedures When working on an engine clutch or transmission, it should be locked in a neutral position. Utilize a lockout/tagout
19 February 2015

Electrical Safety: Static Electricity

Electrical Safety: Static Electricity Most of us are familiar with static electricity.  We all have walked across the rug and reached for the doorknob, only to