When Should personal protective equipment PPE be used?

PPE designed and manufactured for personal use against adverse atmospheric conditions (e.g. seasonal clothing, umbrellas), damp and water (e.g. dish-washing gloves) and heat; PPE used on vessels and aircraft but not worn at all times; helmets and visors intended for users of two- or three-wheeled motor vehicles. All staff, patients and visitors should use PPE … Read more

What is an across the line starter?

A direct on line (DOL) or across the line starter applies the full line voltage to the motor terminals. This is the simplest type of motor starter. A DOL motor starter also contains protection devices, and in some cases, condition monitoring. Full-voltage starters are also referred to as across-the-line starters or direct-on-line (DOL) starters. They … Read more

Is it legal to sell morel mushrooms in Iowa?

To legally sell morel mushrooms in Iowa, sellers must complete a certification workshop that covers identifying morels and false morels. People can be poisoned by eating mushrooms that are misidentified as morels. Iowans who have not certified in the last three years must re-certify this year. In order to sell them you will have to … Read more