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While most people know to slow down in the rain, for the next several days, we’ll be looking at some other tips that will help keep you, and those who share the road with you, from becoming a statistic.

 

  • After you cross a puddle, tap on your brake pedal lightly to dry off some of the water on your rotors.
  • If you do see a large puddle up ahead, drive around it, or choose a different route, if possible. A pothole may be hiding under that water, just waiting in ambush to damage a wheel or knock your suspension out of alignment. Water splashing up into your car's engine compartment could also damage its internal electrical systems. If you can't gauge the depth, or if it's covering up the side curb, try to avoid it.
  • Watch out for pedestrians. An ordinarily observant pedestrian may become distracted by fiddling with an umbrella or a rain slicker. Plus, raindrops deaden sound, so the usual audio clues for measuring car distances become obscured.  And I don’t know about you, but in the rain, people, who are usually pretty smart, tend to wear dark clothing.  Couple that with nighttime driving and rainy conditions - it’s all that much harder to see them. So, slow down and keep a sharp lookout for pedestrians.
IRWIN Four Aces Safety Culture The Ace of the Month for February is…
AWARENESS
Remaining perceptive of the activities and environment around you at all times, and not slipping into complacency, is key toward maintaining a heightened state of AWARENESS to identify those hidden hazards before they get you.

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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.

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

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
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