Safety and Savings

Making sure a workplace is meeting safety standards can be expensive, but a good safety program can save $4 to $6 for every $1 invested. By using this calculator from the OSHA website, one can estimate costs associated with workplace injuries and see just how much more revenue is needed to cover costs. When using … Continue reading Safety and Savings

Ergonomics and How We Can Help

According to Merriam-Webster, ergonomics is a science that deals with designing and arranging things so that people can use them easily and safely.  Although the R&D departments of manufacturers are sure to design all of their products to fit into this mold, they unfortunately don't have the time or the resources to make sure that … Continue reading Ergonomics and How We Can Help

The Difference Between Polyester and Steel Strapping

Your shipment is about to go out, and there’s a sudden snap. One of the metal straps holding your product together and in place has broken. One of your workers sighs and goes over to replace it. As he’s removing the strap, he grabs the edge the wrong way and it cuts him. He’s bleeding, … Continue reading The Difference Between Polyester and Steel Strapping

How to Understand Pre-Stretch Tests

Stretch film is there for the safety of products. That much is obvious. However, without the best stretch film available, your company can be losing money and actually decreasing your product’s safety. Luckily, there are three tests that an R.V. Evans specialist can perform to help insure that your business is using the absolute best … Continue reading How to Understand Pre-Stretch Tests

Understanding Dim Weight

Keeping costs low while still providing the best services and solutions to customers will always be the priority of any business. Sometimes, unfortunately, new policies can make cutting costs a lot more difficult. In an effort to update their value analysis for the space on their trucks and prevent ‘cubing out’ (when a truck runs … Continue reading Understanding Dim Weight

10 Tips for Maintaining Pneumatic and Cordless Fastening Tools (part 2)

In a previous article, we listed 5 tips for maintaining your pneumatic or cordless fastening tools. These tips should be followed all year long, but they are particularly helpful during the winter months. Below are 5 more tips that you can follow to help maintain the life of your pneumatic or cordless fastening tool. 6. … Continue reading 10 Tips for Maintaining Pneumatic and Cordless Fastening Tools (part 2)

10 Tips for Maintaining Pneumatic and Cordless Fastening Tools (part 1)

With winter quickly approaching, it is important to perform seasonal and routine maintenance on your tools to insure their longevity. Below are 5 tips (look for the last 5 tips later this week) to help you prepare your tools for the upcoming winter months and beyond. Read and understand the instruction manual: This document not only explains … Continue reading 10 Tips for Maintaining Pneumatic and Cordless Fastening Tools (part 1)