The PE Exam may well be one of the toughest tests an engineer will take. Fortunately, help is available. The MGI Management Institute offers self-study review courses with practice exams and even a toll-free help line when burning the midnight oil gets too intense. Courses are offered in the areas of civil, electrical, mechanical, and chemical engineering. Call 800-932-0191 for more info. For additional information on the PE Exam and review and preparatory materials, contact NSPE Member Services at 888-285-6773.
Industrial workplaces are governed by OSHA rules, but this isn’t to say that rules are always followed. While injuries happen on production floors for a variety of reasons, of the top 10 OSHA rules that are most often ignored in industrial settings, two directly involve machine design: lockout/tagout procedures (LO/TO) and machine guarding.
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