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Safety-wise platform, railing

Saf-T-Mate is a work platform and safety railing that attaches to a sideform with a hinged connection to provide safe, convenient access to the top of the form. The platform has a grip strut walking surface and a receiver to attach and lock the railing into place. These simple connections make it easy to use the platform and railing on multiple forms within a precast plant. The hinged connection allows Saf-T-Mate to drop out of the way to provide clearance to move the sideforms back to strip product from the form.

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Remote controlled dowel drilling

Wireless remote control increases efficiency and safety for concrete dowel-pin drilling applications, company officials note, citing patent-pending technology to improve jobsite conditions by affording operator better vantage point for more accurate placement. By removing the operator from the drilling unit, the wireless remote control allows workers to avoid harmful dust and debris. Furthermore, the operator also has a broader viewpoint for avoiding obstacles, equipment, and other workers on the job site, and thus minimizing risk on site. — www.minnich-mfg.com 

Bulletin emphasizes static electricity with ULSD risks during refueling

“ULSD … Not Your Same Old Diesel Fuel Anymore” is a new best practices guidance bulletin from the Association of Equipment Manufacturers that warns of the greater static electricity ignition hazards associated with use of Ultra Low Sulfur Diesel (ULSD).

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Hydraulic cylinder actuators

The self-contained Electronic Advanced Sub-system—Integrated (EAS-i) Actuator—is available on a wide range of cylinder types, and has been designed to locally control the motion of the cylinder or a group of cylinders to perform a programmed function and respond to an input.

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First aid for cuts

WoundSeal is a topical powder that stops external bleeding through the creation of an instant, protective and waterproof scab. Suited to the jobsite, the easy-to-use powder enables injured workers to effectively treat their own wound in order to return to duties.

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