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Ask The Expert: Machine Safety

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Safety products can improve the functional operation of your machinery while helping to increase personell safety, efficiency, and productivity. There are many questions surrounding proper use of these components in various applications, and CBT Hi-Tech Automation Specialist, John Simon, is here to answer them!

Electrical Safety Month - Steps to Arc Flash Compliance

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CBT has a team of certified Safety Specialists who can complete a comprehensive risk assessment on-site and help you create a safety strategy that works for your business.

Electrical Safety Month - Introduction to Arc Flash and NFPA 70E

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The risks run high when employees are exposing themselves to live current electricity daily. Most aren’t aware of the arc flash risks in their plants until it’s too late – when OSHA issues a hefty fine or an employee has seriously injured themselves and damaged equipment. According to the NFPA 70E and OSHA standard, there are six primary responsibilities that facilities must meet to remain in compliance with the electrical codes.

Electrical Safety Month - Rubber Insulating Gloves

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According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS), electrocution is the fifth leading cause of workplace fatalities in the United States with more than 2,000 fatal and more than 24,000 non-fatal electrical injuries reported in the last 10 years. You can take a proactive approach to protecting your employees with the help of CBT's Glove Safety Program. We have a team of industry-leading Safety Specialists on-site to help you create and implement a glove safety strategy in your plant reducing your risk of non-compliance and your employees risk of arc flash injuries.

 

Electrical Safety Month - Test Your Electrical Safety Knowledge

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Electricity is so closely integrated in the manufacturing industry that many workers are exposed to live currents on a daily basis yet aren't informed of proper electrical safety procedures. Test you electrical safety knowledge with this quick quiz and recieve a FREE safety kit from CBT!

Electrical Safety Month - Safety "I Spy" Contest

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May is National Safety Month and we are kicking it off an interactive contest! Submit your answers to solutions@cbtcompany by the end of the month for a chance to win Reds tickets!

OSHA's Top 10 Most Cited Violations of 2018

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Every year the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) releases the list of their top cited safety violations. The list may not change much from year-to-year, but we continue to share it in hopes that you can use this knowledge as a powerhouse to defend your employees and create a proactive safety program in your facility. 

2018 Arc Flash Training

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Join CBT for a comprehensive arc flash training session covering all you need to know surrounding NFPA 70E, PPE, electrical hazards, and more.