Effective Lockout of Hydraulic Systems

Introduction: A lockout procedure is a sequence of safety precautions taken in advance of access to potentially dangerous machinery or equipment. It is used where there is a risk of the release of energy which could cause injury to persons carrying out the work, or indeed other individuals working in the neighbourhood of the equipment…

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Is it Alzheimer’s Or is it CRS

CRS is, of course, an acronym for can’t remember stuff. Memory is the second thing to go when we age; I used to know what the first one was, but I can’t think of it right now. As a practitioner you have no doubt run across older patients who have problems with memory and concentration;…

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The Case For a Zero Party System

Upon travelling to the Black Hills of South Dakota and seeing Mount Rushmore for the first time, Gutzon Borglum proclaimed, “America will march along that skyline.” Between the years of 1927 and 1941 Borglum sculpted and blasted away at that mountain, along with 400 workers, and finally realized that vision. There they were, the gigantic…

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The Importance of Ratchet Wrenches

We are all familiar of the tools that are found in our homes. There are a lot of tools that we use and need for fixing something that is broken. These tools are very handy when it comes to tightening or loosening something like nuts or bolts. One of those very important tools is the…

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