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THE THINK TANK BLOG

    Industrial workplace safety is a life and death matter, every single day. In the tank fabrication and tank construction business, and in any business that requires heavy equipment, power tools, cranes, lifts, welding equippment, and other potentially dangerous tools, managing safety must be...

    Last week, Fisher Tank Company joined thousands of construction industry professionals in OSHA's National Safety Stand-Down for Fall Protection.

    Fresh from Fisher Tank Company's internal newsletter, today's Think Tank post takes a look at the Top Ten OSHA Violations in 2014. While fewer lives were lost due to preventable workplace accidents in 2014 than in 2013, lives are STILL being lost. According to OSHA’s Top Ten Safety Violation...

    Today we welcome Paul Thomas to the Think Tank, to talk about THE most important aspect of storage tank construction projects and any other construction work: safety. Paul is a passionate advocate for workplace safety, something that is vital to our work in the storage tank industry, and to all...

    Today we welcome Anna van Erven of Sunbelt Rentals, Inc. Anna joins us to discuss a key element of most tank construction projects - aerial lift safety. We use aerial lifts in many of our field erected tank projects; getting men and materials several stories of the ground is often part of our...

    This week we welcome Edward Salazar, of JED Alliance Group, to the Think Tank. As we continue our focus on construction safety in the field erected tank business and other areas of the construction industry, Edward shares some key insights based on his experience with heavy equipment.

    This week we welcome Alicia Lawrence to the Think Tank. Alicia is a content specialist for Viewpoint (formerly Maxwell Systems). She enjoys helping readers and customers increase efficiency and safety in construction.

    Fire safety is paramount on all job sites. For us, working conditions in and around field erected tanks often include many fire hazards, including welding machines, electrical wires, chemicals, and even extreme heat. Our jobsites are varied, from power plants and chemical processing plants to...

    Fisher Tank Company's Jeanne Johnson shares some tool safety tips that apply not only to our crews building field erected welded steel tanks, but also to anyone working with tools and construction equipment. Tool safety seems like a common sense matter, but because tools can become so familiar,...

    Today we welcome Fisher Tank's own Jeanne Johnson to the Think Tank. Jeanne publishes our internal newsletter for employees & other members of the Fisher Tank family. That newsletter always includes safety tips and valuable safety information that relates to the work we do. We're excited to...