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Preparing for an OSHA Inspection

The following was prepared by the Sherman & Howard LLC law firm, www.shermanhoward.com. Part I: Selecting a Company Representative The most important step to take before an OSHA inspection even takes place is selecting a company representative. The company...

OSHA’s Top 10 Safety Citations

It’s back, and while the focus of 2020’s most frequently cited workplace safety violations didn’t change too dramatically year over year, some of the factors contributing to them offer perspective on the changing face of industrial safety. The announcement was made...

Uniguard at PPSA Annual Safety & Health Conference in Florida Oct 2021

Stop by our booth at the 2021 PPSA Safety and Health Conference October 17-20, 2021 St. Petersburg, FL. Mark your calendars now for October 17 – 20, 2021 at The Vinoy® Renaissance in St. Petersburg, Florida. And, for more information or to ask any questions, please...

OSHA Reveals Top 10 Violations

OSHA Reveals Top 10 Violations for 2019 at NSC Congress and Expo SAN DIEGO – The National Safety Council and the Occupational Safety and Health Administration announced the preliminary Top 10 most frequently cited workplace safety violations for fiscal year 2019....

Custom Uniclear Coupling Guard for Fybroc 5500 Pump

Here is a safe and simple use of our Custom Uniclear Coupling Machine Guard for a Fybroc 5500 pump at an aquarium. As you can see from looking at the old corroded, metallic machine guard, all the salt water in the air was quite corrosive.  

OSHA’s Top 10 Citations for 2018

OSHA reports and distributes this list of the top 10 cited standards after inspections of workplaces. Take steps to address and fix any hazards and be ready for the OSHA inspectors while keeping your workers safe. Most Cited Violations of 2018 1. Fall...

Worker at New Bedford Seafood Processing Plant Dies

For the second time in five years, a worker at the Sea Watch International seafood processing plant in New Bedford has died after getting caught in machinery, according to the Massachusetts Coalition for Occupational Safety and Health. William Couto, 63 of Acushnet,...

Tapered Belt Machine Guard for Paper Mill

I received these tapered belt guard photos that were recently installed at a paper mill customer located in the northeast. "we love the way the new guard looks, light weight and easy to install". To find your closest distributor go to...

Tapered Belt Machine Guards for Power Plant

This is the 1st of 17 tapered belt guards to be installed at this power plant I visited earlier this year. The maintenance manager was concerned with the weight of his metal guard and lack of room to access the equipment. We provided maintenance lubrication access...

Uniguard Manufacturing Group in Greensboro, NC

I visited the Uniguard manufacturing group in Greensboro, NC this week. Christy is my inside sale customer service on the left and Todd is our Mfg. Mgr. on the back right.  

Machine Guarding for Paint Pigment Plant

I had the opportunity to work with one of my distributors this year at a paint pigment plant. The following are photos of 5 of the 7 guards we supplied them. This is the 1st of 26 machines they plan to guard at this facility. They like them so much they are going to...

In Baton Rouge with GCI, Inc.

Last week I had the opportunity to return to Baton Rouge and work with Barry Bond (President), Celeste Barrett (Office Mgr-left) and Jenna Bond (Sales Engineer-right) with GCI, Inc. We then watched LSU vs. Rice from the GCI suite at Tiger Stadium along with one of my...

Frakes – Pump Outfitting Pump Skids with Uniguard CGU Kit Guards

These photos were supplied by Frakes - Pump Worx and they are great examples how shops are using our CGU kit guards when repairing pump skid packages back to their customers with OSHA compliant machine guarding.   [gallery columns="2" link="file" size="medium"...

Omron Gotcha Stick

If you're interested in improve your machine guarding to meet OSHA/ANSI/SEMI/CSA safety standards...I suggest purchasing the Omron Gotcha Stick. It will provide you with the appropriate gap allowable based on the distance from the hazard. These can be purchased from a...

Custom Uniguard Machine Guard Replacement for Tri-State Bearing

28" high custom guard. Direct replacement and drop in thanks to the #uniguard design. #machineguards #maketheworkplacesafe #safeworkplace #rotatingequipment #coupling #ANSI A post shared by Tri-State Bearing (@tristatebearing) on Jun 15, 2017 at 1:55pm PDT...

Precision Electric Motor Works Using Uniguard

  #precisionelectric using #uniguard to meet #osha requirements. #instock #distributor A post shared by Precision_electric (@precision_electric) on Aug 10, 2017 at 1:16pm PDT Precision Electric Motor Works specializes in the rewind and repair of electric motors...

Uniguard Machine Guards at R.F. MacDonald Co. in Santa Fe Springs

We visited 5 R.F. MacDonald Co. locations in California to present Uniguard Machine Guards to over 35 sales engineers.  They enjoyed the presentation and asked many questions.  Our Marketing Department added them to our map and they received two RFQ’s from...

Uniguard Machine Guards at EASA in Toronto Canada

EASA Show held in Toronto CA last week with Lawrcon Electric. The attached photos are of brother and sister Darin Cordes & Angela Perrin (owners) of Lawrcon. Lawrcon is a 40 year old electric motor repair shop servicing the Ontario providence.  

Learn How Safety Contributes to the Bottom Line

The Journey to Safety Excellence is a roadmap for continuous safety improvement. We know that maintaining a safe workplace is a never-ending journey, not a destination. Check out this infographic to learn about four key pillars to protect workers and enhance your...

7 Workplace Safety Hazards According to National Safety Council

The National Safety Council has a team of consultants who travel across the country – and the world – to visit worksites and conduct safety audits. But no matter where each team member is, chances are good that he or she will spot one or more of seven common safety...

Uniguard Machine Guards for Pumps in HVAC Rooms

Customer Testimonial for Machine Guarding HVAC Pumps Just wanted to say thank you for a job well done on our most recent order from you. These guards were for a demanding customer. We had measured for the UniGuards but we weren’t exactly sure how close the final...

Plastic Machine Guarding Advantages Over Metal Machine Guards

It’s not just for safety compliance reasons, but it’s also about being pro-active to prevent injury in your employees. Far too many people each year suffer industrial accidents by getting their clothing caught in a belt, or putting their hands somewhere they shouldn’t.

OSHA Machine Guards Regulations for Pumping Equipment

In order to reduce the risk of injuries among workers who operate machines such as pumping equipment, machine guards have been developed. Machine guards protect pumping equipment operators from harmful risks such as chemical contact and injuries.

Uniguard Machine Guards will be at the PPSA Annual Safety & Health Conference in Florida Oct 2021.