It’s a done deal. A new year is upon us and so are new energy rules. Or had you forgotten? It’s nothing to be embarrassed about. If you’re like me, you’re finding it harder and harder to keep up-to-date on everything you need to know.
“Our maintenance workforce is growing older, and the pool of qualified applicants for maintenance positions is growing smaller. Where do we find our replacement technicians? How do we prepare them for these jobs?”
In 2000, Hollywood released a powerful movie based on Sebastian Junger’s book The Perfect Storm. It chronicled the true story of the loss of the Andrea Gail fishing boat and its entire crew in 1991, during an unusual extratropical storm known as the “Halloween Nor’easter,” or “The Perfect Storm.”
You may have read about the recent release of Mark Twain’s autobiography—100 years after his death. News of this much-anticipated event reminded me of one of my favorite Twain quotes: “The reports of my death are greatly exaggerated.”
(EDITOR’S NOTE: This month’s column is a follow-up to the author’s July 2010 Viewpoint entitled “Who’s Responsible?”)
Quick-Disconnect Safety Cables
A broad swath of industrial offerings are grouped under the umbrella of “maintenance management,” many of which involve outside (or contract) providers.