Month: February 2018

Man working

Hazards and Safety Guidelines for Crane Operation

A construction site can be a hazardous place for those who aren’t trained to work in such an area. In fact, OSHA had a record of more than 14 deaths a day in 2016. Working with and around large equipment needs a lot of training and inspection for both the worker and the equipment itself.

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Three Tips To Help Your Child Ace The ACT Test

Among the many tests that your child will take in their lives is the ACT. The ACT is a standardized test used to gauge the strengths and weaknesses of each student. Many colleges use this test for their admissions. Therefore, it is important that your child does well in it to get accepted into the

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5 Common Roofing Issues That Many Homeowners Neglect

Taking care of your roof is crucial to prevent any mishaps or unnecessary expenses. However, there are times when a roof replacement for your commercial building in Brazoria County is necessary. But how do you know if you already need to contact a professional to check your roof? Weathered flat roof flashing See if the metal strips that

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How to Keep Your Water Treatment Facility Working Fine

Providing clean water for your family, your business or your crops is important for everyone’s safety. And investing in a facility that treats and cleans your water supply regularly is a good way to do this. Whether it’s keeping your water treatment clarifiers clean or just having it maintained periodically, making sure that your water

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Different Types of Steel Grades and Properties

The World Steel Association states that there are around 3,500 various grades of steel, each encompassing unique chemical, environmental, and physical properties. Steel is composed of carbon and iron, although it is the level of impurities, amount of carbon, and added alloying elements that determine the properties of each grade. If you’re looking for steel sheets

Study: More Millennials Seek Jobs in U.S. Oil and Gas Industry

Employment in the U.S. has remained steady in January, particularly in the oil and gas industry where more Millennials seek work. An IHS Markit study showed that Millennial workers will comprise almost 41% of the energy sector’s workforce by 2025, which is up by 20% from the current number. The American Petroleum Institute (API) commissioned the

beer made from different hops

Types of Hops According to Origin

There are various reasons as to why brewers hunt these vine-grown buds. To start with, hops taste good, and they add the much-needed bitterness to the beer which might turn out to be out of balance or sweet without them. What is your favorite beer flavor? Is it herbal, pine-like, earthy aromatic or citrusy? Whichever,

Construction worker checking his tab

Keep Safe: Preventing Disastrous, Vision-Losing Accidents at the Workplace

With all the activities requiring our sense of sight, it should go without saying that job sites with high risks of eye injuries should enforce proper safety gear usage policies. Many occupational hazards pose threat to the eyes, causing not only injuries but visual impairment as well. What’s worse is these can also lead to

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The Feeling of Loss and Making Funeral Arrangements

Lessening the Ill Effects of Grief Emotions can cloud our decision making when we lose a loved one. The grief is overwhelming and may seem unbearable. It is possible that the feeling of loss is so profound that there will be no more care taken in the costs of funeral services. However, we must also