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  • Only authorized and trained personnel should make repairs.
  • Tag out defective tools and return to warehouse when repairs are required




  • Clean dust and debris from vents, regularly.
  • Keep tool handles clean, dry, and free of oil and grease.
  • Use only mild soap and a damp cloth to clean your tool since certain cleaning agents and solvents are harmful to plastic and insulated parts.
  • Never use flammable or combustible solvents around tools.
  • Maintain labels and nameplates. If they become unreadable, contact the manufacturer for replacements.
  • Store in a clean, dry and secure location away from the reach of children.
  • After 6 months to 1 year, depending on service, return your tool to the nearest service center for the following:
  • Lubrication
  • Brush inspection and replacement
  • Mechanical inspection and cleaning (gears, spindles, bearings, housing etc.)
  • Electrical inspection (switch, cord, armature etc)
  • Testing to assure proper mechanical and electrical operation.
IRWIN Four Aces Safety Culture The Ace of the Month for August is…
Assessing and accepting the consequences of our decisions, while making those decisions in the best interests of the employees and entire organization, ensure we remain true to our values.

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About IRWIN Industries
IRWIN Industries, Inc. is a full-service construction, maintenance, outage, turnaround and fabrication company serving America's energy and industrial infrastructure markets since 1922.

We provide a safe, qualified and experienced workforce with a focus on safe operations and customer satisfaction.

Our goal is to build long-term relationships with our customers and provide the highest value by delivering safe, high quality, cost effective, and dependable results.
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IRWIN Industries, Inc.
Construction     Maintenance     Fabrication     Turnarounds
Planned Outages     Specialty / Code Welding     Plant Retrofits and Modifications
Electrical & Instrumentation     UL Control Panel Fabrication     Industrial Scaffolding

Corporate Office
1580 W. Carson Street, Long Beach, California 90810 | (310) 233-3000

Fabrication Facility
5901 Edison Drive, Oxnard, California 93033 | (805) 874-3050

Bakersfield Office
24526 Lerdo Highway, Buttonwillow, California 93206 | (805) 874-3050

Bay Area Office
4861 Sunrise Drive, Suite #107, Martinez, California 94553 | (925) 228-2842

Power Plant Services
6776 E. 47th Ave. Drive, Denver, Colorado 80216 | (303) 320-3047
210 Cember Way, Suite E, Summerville, South Carolina 29485 | (843) 419-6762

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