June 4, 2019

Hydraulic fracturing for oil and natural gas in the United States has been around since the 1940’s. However, only recently has “fracking”, as it is commonly known, become the new buzzword in the energy industry. With the demand for natural gas continuing to rise and the additional economic benefits this industry has created, improvements to the process, equipment, and safety of those working in this industry are ever evolving.

Electric fracking fleets are beginning to replace traditional diesel f...

May 10, 2019

KIRK® trapped key interlocks protect the safety of your employees and equipment by ensuring a predetermined sequence of operations is followed every time, without fail.

Traditionally during the spring outage, Kirk recommends reviewing the safe operations of key interlocks on Electrostatic Precipitators. Using our experience, we have put together a quick safety checklist to help identify potential issues before they escalate.

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April 25, 2019

Concrete is the most commonly used man-made material on earth. The uses of concrete range from structural applications to piping, drains,and pavers. Buildings, bridges, roads, and more could not be constructed without this important material.

Working with concrete introduces safety hazards that can place workers in danger and put their lives at risk. Concrete mixing plants must perform regular maintenance on mixers to ensure proper working conditions and efficiencies. Maintenance can involve acce...

January 8, 2019

KIRK believes that everyone has the right to be safe at work! To ensure safety, the risk of hazardous energy and/or equipment needs to be controlled. Our trapped key interlock safety systems and safety components provide our customers with solutions to control these risks.

KIRK’s comprehensive product offering of mechanical, electro-mechanical, motion sensing, and integrated technology interlocks can form a complete interlock safety system customized for your unique safety application needs. Our...

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