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Your safety thought for this morning is…

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.

 

  • Keep a minimum of a good five car length from the car in front of you. You never know what other drivers are going to do or what could happen to you! If that feels too close or too far a rule of thumb is 1 second of following distance per 10 miles per hour. That holds true especially in bad weather. 
  • Brake earlier and with less force than you would normally. Not only does this increase the stopping distance between you and the car in front of you, it also lets the driver behind you know that you're slowing down. Also, be more meticulous about using turn signals, so that other drivers know your intentions, and take turns and curves with less speed than you would in dry conditions.
  • Defog your windows. Rain will quickly cause your windshield to fog up. Switch on both front and rear defrosters and make sure the air conditioning is turned on. Most cars' climate control systems will automatically engage the A/C when the windshield defrost function is selected.
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
210 Cember Way, Suite E, Summerville, South Carolina 29485 | (843) 419-6762

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