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Preparing, Responding and Recovering from a Natural Disaster

While no workplace is completely immune from the effects of a disaster, preparing for one can help ease the fear, anxiety, and losses that can occur once it strikes. A natural disaster, like a tornado, hurricane, earthquake, or wildfire, can force businesses to close—sometimes temporarily and sometimes forever. Having a natural disaster recovery plan in  … Read more

6 Steps for a Safer Lockout/Tagout Programs

Working with machinery and industrial equipment can be extremely dangerous. Because of this, as a precaution, most machines are designed with safety equipment and controls to keep everyone safe. When not in use, most machinery can also pose a threat to workers wellbeing. As long as equipment is plugged into an energy source, a safety  … Read more

Preventive vs. Predictive Maintenance: What’s the Difference?

Keeping your client’s facility equipment running at optimal performance is vital. Preventive and predictive maintenance are two of the most common types of maintenance programs designed to increase the reliability of an organization’s assets and reduce failures and interruptions in workflow. Because the two are relatively similar, the electrical experts at North Central Electric are  … Read more

What Is an Infrared Thermal Scan and Why Is It Important?

Infrared thermology is the process of using a thermal imager to detect infrared energy (radiation or heat) omitted from an object, converting it to temperature and displaying the result as a real-time image. These images are called thermograms. Thermograms can easily show heat-producing objects that are invisible to the naked eye. Infrared thermal technology is  … Read more