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Custom Uniclear Coupling Guard for Fybroc 5500 Pump

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’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

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,...

Oil Bath Uniguard (Chain and Sprocket)

Oil Bath Uniguard (Chain and Sprocket)

When it comes to custom designs for Uniguard Machine Guards, there are a lot of options not often considered. This chain guard is designed to house a chain and sprocket setup and the metal bottom half is serving the purpose...

Tapered Belt Machine Guard for Paper Mill

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

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

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

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.

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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...

Machine Guards for Gorman-Rupp Pumps

Machine Guards for Gorman-Rupp Pumps

Here are some machine guarding solutions for Gorman-Rupp Pumps featuring Type GDSA Adjustable Width Guards and Belt Machine Guards.

Prevent Falls and Join the National Safety Stand-Down May 2-6

Prevent Falls and Join the National Safety Stand-Down May 2-6

National Safety Stand-Down highlights importance of preventing falls, leading cause of worker death, serious injury in the construction industry OSHA, other federal agencies announce weeklong initiative, May 2-6, 2016 WASHINGTON - The U.S. Department of Labor’s...

Uniguard Machine Guards for Pumps in HVAC Rooms

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...

5 Steps to HazCom Compliance

5 Steps to HazCom Compliance

With the move toward GHS now in full swing, it’s more important than ever for safety and compliance professionals to make sure that their hazcom plan keeps workers protected and workplaces compliant. For this reason, MSDSonline is pleased to make available its new...

Plastic Machine Guarding Advantages Over Metal Machine Guards

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

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.

Machine Guarding Programs

Machine Guarding Programs

Machine guarding programs are an important element of any industrial workplace that operates machinery. While there are always OSHA standards to consider, a good machine guarding program often goes above and beyond the call of the law to keep employees safe in their...

Machine Safeguarding and Employee Safety

Machine Safeguarding and Employee Safety

By investing in machine safeguarding products, companies can prevent injuries and protect their workers. Machine Danger Employees who work with unguarded equipment are at risk for lacerations and body crushing injuries. In most cases, machines feature moving parts...

Protecting Your People & Equipment

Uniguard Machine Guards are a tough, safe, and simple solution for keeping workers, visitors safe while extending the life of your equipment.