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When Work Works Award

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TECHNOLOGY TRANSFER SERVICES RECOGNIZED FOR EXEMPLARY WORKPLACE PRACTICES

Receives prestigious When Work Works Award

Tampa, FL (August 29, 2014) – Technology Transfer Services has been honored with the 2014 When Work Works Award for its use of effective workplace strategies to increase business and employee success. Read more…

Gas and Chemical Safety

Gases are commonly used throughout industry. These gases come in several forms and are often as dangerous as they are useful. The following article provides background knowledge of these gases.

Gases in compressed form serve countless indispensable roles in modern technology. Oxygen is used extensively to produce stronger and cheaper steels. Acetylene welding and brazing of certain metals has been common Read more…

In 1905, the Grover Shoe Factory boiler exploded, collapsing the building and engulfing it in flames. Fifty-eight people were killed and 150 more injured. This event led to the development of safety laws and a national code for the safe operation of steam boilers.

The CB-Hawk boiler management control system (”Figure 1”) combines the functions of a flame safeguard programmer with those of operating and firing rate controls. It also monitors the fuel pressure and temperature (if Read more…

Electrical Workers

The Occupational Safety and Health Administration, or OSHA, regulates workplace safety by setting and enforcing standards and by providing training, outreach, education, and assistance. OSHA officially formed on April 28, 1971, the date that the OSH Act became operative. The Occupational Safety and Health Act allows OSHA to issue workplace health and safety regulations. These regulations include limits on chemical exposure, employee access to information, requirements for the use of personal protective equipment, and requirements for safety procedures. Read more…

We just wanted to let you know that your efforts at TTS do not go unnoticed. You’re all a necessary piece to this puzzle. We appreciate your dedication and service, and we know others do too.

Celebrating anniversaries this month include:

  • Doug Fryar  – 6 years on 8/05
  • John Sams –15 years on 8/09
  • Tony Holguin – 6 years on 8/11
  • Rich Miller – 8 years on 8/14
  • Jonathon Glenn – 1 year on 8/15
  • Jessica Smith – 1 year on 8/26

Electrical Safety

Personnel safety around energized equipment is only part of the picture when it comes to electrical safety. The other part is the installation, and whether the job was performed correctly. Read more…

According to the National Institute of Occupational Safety & Health (NIOSH), electrical hazards cause more than 300 deaths and 4,000 injuries in the workplace each year. Electrical accidents are ranked 6th among all causes of work related deaths in the United States. Always work safely, wearing the proper PPE for your situation and know what is happening in your surroundings at all times!

Electrical Hazards

There are many safety hazards to be found in the electrical shop or in the field. The most obvious are electrical hazards and all the things you can see and hear. Other hazards that must be considered are confined spaces, oil and other fire hazards, and compressed gas and air systems. Read more…

A PID controller combines the proportional response to a change while eliminating the offset error.  It anticipates changes by measuring the initial rate of change for accurate control. Setting up a PID controller or tuning to a process loop is a little more involved than simpler controllers.

Proportional plus reset plus rate controllers combine proportional control actions with integral and derivative actions. Read more…

There is a high demand for qualified Automatic Control Systems Engineers in industry.  Say that there is no automatic control, then there will be no heating or air-conditioning in the way that we have become used to; whereas certain temperature and humidity levels are maintained. Refrigerators and stoves would not be able to regulate their operation. Automatic control systems can also be found industrially in numerous applications, Read more…

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Workforce Development

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TrainingIndustry.com Announces Top 20 Workforce Development Companies List
CARY, NC, July 10, 2014 – TrainingIndustry.com has announced its Top 20 Workforce Development Companies List, as part of its mission to continually monitor the training marketplace for the best providers of training services and technologies. Read more…