Become a Safety Hall of Famer

OSHA’s General Duty Clause should be embraced not feared, and the principles are valid the world over, says Tad Dunville, regional sales manager at Pintsch Bubenzer USA LLC. Fellow Americans will be aware of the General Duty Clause of the United States Occupational Safety and Health Act of 1970. It is contained within Section 5 […]

Safety Tips For Using Metal Fabrication Tools

Metal fabrication can create a dangerous work environment. That is why it is so important for everyone involved to prioritize safety at all times. Here are some common causes of injuries, along with valuable tips for avoiding injuries on the job. Three Common Causes of Injuries  Improper Tool Usage Workers may suffer injuries due to […]

Lessons in Liability

In the third of a series of guest articles exclusively published in Lift and Hoist International (LHI), Tad Dunville, regional sales manager at Pintsch Bubenzer USA LLC comments on why you should always adhere to manufacturers’ recommendations. Undoubtedly, we live in a litigious society here in the U.S. There is a tendency therefore to talk about […]

The Specialist

In the second of a series of guest articles exclusively published in Lift and Hoist International (LHI), Tad Dunville, regional sales manager at Pintsch Bubenzer USA LLC, urges purchasing decision makers to consider the benefits of sourcing from specialist manufacturers. They felt like slippers. I was on my way to a steel mill and I knew […]

How To Learn From Someone Who Does Not Like You

Have you ever wondered how to deal with someone who doesn’t like you? Have you ever thought maybe, just maybe, you could learn from them? Most likely, no. So this may sound like the strangest or possibly most hypocritical read you will ever come across. All my life I have been happier when I know […]

A Brake from the Norm

In the first of a series of guest articles exclusively published in Lift & Hoist International LHI, Tad Dunville, regional sales manager at Pintsch Bubenzer USA LLC, advises high-end manufacturers looking to diversify and apply a product to a new marketplace.           Many components in the industrial world can be applied […]

Loading Dock Safety Tips

Forklift accidents cost businesses more than $135 million each year, according to the Occupational Safety and Health Administration — and that’s only one type of accident that can occur on the loading dock. Truck drivers and warehouse workers must take full responsibility for creating a safe working environment in the warehouse and on the loading […]

Steel the Show

Camron Ghanemi makes a long-awaited return to the blogosphere as the vice president of Ace World Companies looks forward to this month’s (May) Iron & Steel Technology Conference and Exposition. It’s been a while since I penned a blog—we’ve been handing the baton around the company’s thought leaders—but it’s timely to interject on the cusp […]

Selling a Crane Company

Why should we care that a company’s founder keeps the first set of product blueprints on their office wall? Tad Dunville, director of corporate development at Ace World Companies, explains.                 I wish I had a dollar for every overhead crane company that has called itself an “industry […]

Safety at the Loading Dock—a ProGMA Blog

As the latest in a series of educational videos goes live, representatives of the Protective Guarding Manufacturers Association (ProGMA), a product group within trade association Material Handling Industry (MHI), discuss safety at the loading dock.             Much fanfare greeted the launch of ProGMA’s latest video on protective guarding for the […]