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Electrical Safety Month - Introduction to Arc Flash and NFPA 70E

 

The risks run high when employees are exposing themselves to live current electricity daily. Most aren’t aware of the arc flash risks in their plants until it’s too late – when OSHA issues a hefty fine or an employee has seriously injured themselves and damaged equipment. According to the NFPA 70E and OSHA standard, there are six primary responsibilities that facilities must meet to remain in compliance with the electrical codes.

Electrical Safety Month - Rubber Insulating Gloves

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According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS), electrocution is the fifth leading cause of workplace fatalities in the United States with more than 2,000 fatal and more than 24,000 non-fatal electrical injuries reported in the last 10 years. You can take a proactive approach to protecting your employees with the help of CBT's Glove Safety Program. We have a team of industry-leading Safety Specialists on-site to help you create and implement a glove safety strategy in your plant reducing your risk of non-compliance and your employees risk of arc flash injuries.

 

Electrical Safety Month - Test Your Electrical Safety Knowledge

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Electricity is so closely integrated in the manufacturing industry that many workers are exposed to live currents on a daily basis yet aren't informed of proper electrical safety procedures. Test you electrical safety knowledge with this quick quiz and recieve a FREE safety kit from CBT!

CBT Gives Back: 5 Reasons to Volunteer in Your Community

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April is National Volunteer Month! Many CBT employees choose to spend their time volunteering with a wide range of organizations in the tri-state area. Learn more about how you can join them and get involved. 

Electrical Safety Month - Safety "I Spy" Contest

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May is National Safety Month and we are kicking it off an interactive contest! Submit your answers to solutions@cbtcompany by the end of the month for a chance to win Reds tickets!

Go Green With LED Lighting

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Happy Earth Day! CBT encourages you to do your part in giving back to our planet today and everyday. One way to reduce waste in your plant while cutting energy costs and increasing efficiency is to upgrade to LED lighting. LED lighting uses between one-half and one-third of the energy required by legacy technologies, and in many cases, even less than that.

Take Control of Your Storeroom with CBT VMI Solutions

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Storeroom management can be an overwhelming and daunting task when there are thousands, or even millions, of parts to be tracked, monitored, ordered, and replaced. CBT has a team of VMI specialists here to help you take control of your products and ensure your storeroom is running efficiently. 

Chip Shots: 8 Life Lessons I've Learned in 80 Years

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8 Life Lessons I’ve Learned in 80 Years – Jim Stahl talks everything from backswings to business.

This year I am approaching a monumental milestone – I will turn 80 years old this month, and my successes and failures have taught me a lot along the way. If I could impart any wisdom on my 18-year-old self, I would share these eight things I’ve learned over the past 80 years – one for each decade.