Jon Whitehouse

Store away your efficiency and time savings with a Tool Control system

by Jon Whitehouse

Achieving efficiency and time savings is a very basic principle for most companies. But not all savings are particularly obvious. You might say it’s all in the finer details. And an area that you may not have considered previously is tool control.

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Support is key to achieving your goals

by Jon Whitehouse

Challenges. We all face them, irrespective of industry. Could it be classed as a typical day in industry if we didn’t. But it’s how we analyse and overcome these obstacles that has a true bearing on our performance, productivity and, ultimately, expenditure.

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Time to think positive about ergonomic flooring

by Jon Whitehouse

Maximum productivity is the aim. Or it should be. But to achieve this, there are many considerations. Is your machinery suitable for the application? Is it running efficiently? Is your equipment being maintained correctly? But beyond the hardware of your plant lies a more important factor. Your employees. So, surely the safety and satisfaction of your staff should be a top priority too. Afterall, without them, what can you really achieve?

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Is RCD tripping causing you a problem?

by Jon Whitehouse

RCD tripping is one of the most common faults which leads to expensive repeated call outs. But a level of knowledge and a quality leakage clamp meter could be the answer to saving you money on those needless call out charges.

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Lock efficiency in its place

by Jon Whitehouse

Maintenance engineers across the country are continuously attempting to identify new ways to achieve savings throughout their facilities. But what good are cost savings if low efficiency levels are driving them back up?

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Protect your skin with a skincare regime

by Jon Whitehouse

The skin is a truly complex organ. Not just complex, but the largest of the human anatomy. The major defensive layer to your body to the outside world, it boasts multiple functions such as protection, sensation and heat regulation. Understanding its importance is essential, but maintaining its condition is equally important, if not more so. Regular use of hand creams is advised to help protect against damage, which can lead to pain, discomfort and irritation.

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The importance of calibrating your electrical testing equipment

by Jon Whitehouse

For electrical equipment to operate at its most efficient, it must perform at a minimum specification. And ensuring that specification is a task in itself. But have you ever considered that for your electrical equipment to be correctly operational, you must first check that your electrical testing equipment is up to scratch? Here’s where calibration can determine the ongoing quality, performance and limits of your instruments.

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Are anaerobic adhesives the answer to better cleanability?

by Jon Whitehouse

Irrespective of the industry, hygiene is a top priority. Not only to underpin product safety, but to address the need to minimise costs associated with cleaning. Today, the quest for a cleaner and more cost-efficient plant seems to be underway, and it’s believed that improving cleanability, as well as machine functionality, is the driver in achieving these goals. Afterall, a cleaner environment, is a safer and more productive one.

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Protecting your hands in aggressive environments

by Jon Whitehouse

When you think of the chemical industry, what’s one of the first things you associate it with? Chemical injury, right? Exposure to such hazardous substances can have severe consequences on the health and well-being of operators in these environments, therefore providing the highest level of protection is essential.

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Correct fitting equals correct breathing

by Jon Whitehouse

Let’s begin with a daunting statistic… official figures have suggested that illness is the biggest cause of lost days in the workplace, and respiratory disease dominates the list of reported issues. In fact, it accounts for 99% of all workplace deaths.

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