Hi, I'm a Outsource Engineer with all kinds of interests. Amongst the many topics I enjoy discussing, some of my favorites include issues relating to plastics, part design, materials, going green (polymerically speaking), molding and processing, Outsourcing (esp. to China), and great ideas regarding world peace.
I've got 20 years experience in plastic injection tooling design, molding and processing, plastic product design, Outsourcing to China.
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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