As early as September or October 2003, Confidential Shipments Statistics (CSS) program participants will be able to get Phase 2 of the National Fluid Power Association's Electronic Statistical Toolkit. The Toolkit is one of the NFPA's most popular member services, and the expanded version offers a growth rate calculation, a correlation analysis, additional lead-lag capabilities, and CSS index numbers. This software is free but only available to CSS program participants (firstname.lastname@example.org).
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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