It may not be quite warm enough here in the Midwest to turn our thoughts to workers overheating, but in other parts of the country, it's definitely time to refocus on protecting workers from heat-related illnesses.
There's a series of things we do before sending an instrument out to a customer for rental. One item in our checklist is to clear any existing test data from the device. Earlier today, I was preparing a Svantek SV-106 vibration meter to ship, and when I tried to clear the data, I got a file system error. How did I solve the problem?
One of the things I love about my job is that I'm always learning about our rental instruments and how they're used in testing and reporting. Last week, a rental customer called me about some individual worker reports he was reviewing from the personal noise dosimeters he'd rented from us.
TSI PortaCount is giving me a “Low Particles” error message. What do I do? This question comes up fairly often with PortaCount users.
During our follow-up calls with rental customers, we learn a lot about what's happening in their businesses. Our consultant customers are always looking to be great at what they do, to deliver what their customers need.