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Experiences to Learn From

Posted on July 21st, 2017 by in Chemical Manufacturing Excellence

Experience: that most brutal of teachers. But you learn, my God do you learn.”  C—C.S.Lewis

We all learn from experience. When it comes to brutal lessons, though, it is better to learn from someone else’s experience.  Over the past couple of months, three clients Continue reading “Experiences to Learn From” »

Three Phases of Safety: The Safety Life Cycle in the Lab

Posted on January 26th, 2017 by in Chemical Manufacturing Excellence

Lab safety

“A pint of sweat will save a gallon of blood.”  George S. Patton, Jr.

 

The quote I intended to open with was “A good plan, well executed, is better than a perfect plan, poorly executed,” but when I checked, that’s not what General Patton said.  What he said was “A good plan, violently executed now, is better than a perfect plan next week.”  Continue reading “Three Phases of Safety: The Safety Life Cycle in the Lab” »

OSHA’s New 1% Test for PSM

Posted on September 9th, 2016 by in Chemical Manufacturing Excellence

“OSHA requirements are set by statute, standards and regulations. Our interpretation letters explain these requirements and how they apply to particular circumstances, but they cannot create additional employer obligations.” –Statement on every OSHA letter of interpretation. Continue reading “OSHA’s New 1% Test for PSM” »