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Introduction to Safety and Health Management

Introduction to Safety and Health Management

The Introduction to Safety and Health Management (OSHA #7500) course covers the effective implementation of a company's safety and health management system. The course addresses the four core elements of an effective safety and health management system and those central issues that are critical to each element's proper management. This course is an interactive training session focusing on class discussion and workshops. Upon course completion, students will have the ability to evaluate, develop, and implement an effective safety and...

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Gretna Machine Shop Reduces Order Processing Lead Time by 67%

Gretna Machine Shop Reduces Order Processing Lead Time by 67%

Gretna Machine Shop is an ISO-certified, women- and minority-owned lean manufacturing facility located in the heart of Houston’s industrial corridor. Since 1980, Gretna has offered its customers outstanding service and quality work in precision components for the oil and gas industry and beyond. With the capability to serve the energy, aerospace, automotive and government sectors, Gretna prides itself on being the machine shop of choice for a number of multinational and Fortune 500 companies. [vc_row...

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Manufacturing Quality Excellence Program for Technicians and Engineers

Manufacturing Quality Excellence Program for Technicians and Engineers

Managing quality is central to the profitability of a company. Quality characteristics can vary from being able to meet the design specifications, responding customers email on time, and to being able to get the right materials on right time at the right price depending upon your job function. As a part of a National Science Foundation Advanced Technological Education (ATE) project, the Texas A&M University Department of Engineering Technology and Industrial Distribution (ETID) is offering a two‐day short course...

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Manufacturing Operations Excellence Program for Technicians and Engineers

Manufacturing Operations Excellence Program for Technicians and Engineers

Logistics, materials planning, and project and risk management are very important skills for energy industry technicians and engineers as they have to perform the complex production and operational activities that involve multiple steps performed by numerous actors. As a part of a National Science Foundation Advanced Technological Education (ATE) project, the Texas A&M University Department of Engineering Technology and Industrial Distribution (ETID) is offering a two‐day short course on Manufacturing Operations Excellence Program (MEOP) in Houston during August 9‐10, 2018....

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4 Key Initiatives Every Operations Leader Should Actively Pursue Now

Frequently I will hear an operations leader say, “We will lean out our operations when things slow down.” Well, for some of you, things have slowed down, so now is the time to ensure that when the market picks up, your organization can respond quickly. Focus your attention on the right initiatives: developing your team, purposefully executing and organizing your operations, and managing your inventory. Use this list as an aid to map out your action plan for driving meaningful...

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