TOPIC: Safety

NFPA 770 Standard on Hybrid (Water and Inert Gas) Fire Extinguishing Systems: What You Need to Know

What is NFPA 770? NFPA 770 is the first ever Standard on Hybrid (Water and Inert Gas) Fire Extinguishing Systems.

Choosing Victaulic Supports Environmental, Social, and Governance (ESG): Strategic Objectives in Upstream Oil and Gas

Victaulic's commitment to sustainability can contribute to ESG objectives (Environmental, Social & Governance objectives) of your company

Value of Victaulic Valves in the Infrastructure Markets

Victaulic offers a comprehensive range of AWWA plug, check, gate, and butterfly valves that add benefits to infrastructure mechanical pipe systems.

Reason Two Not to Use Flanged Pipe Joints: Maintenance Downtime

Read our two-part blog series as we explore the reasons you should avoid using flanged pipe joints on your next commercial construction project.

Fire Prevention Week 2019: Not Every Hero Wears a Cape. Plan and Practice Your Escape!

In light of NFPA’s “Not Every Hero Wears a Cape. Plan and Practice Your Escape!” theme, we look at the importance of having a home fire escape plan.

The Top Five Benefits of Grooved Pipe Joints

Grooved mechanical systems are the most reliable solutions available. Check out our blog to review the top five benefits of grooved systems.

The Cold Storage Construction Demand

As the cold storage construction demand booms, discover a safe and practical fire protection solution for your refrigerated warehouses.

HDPE Couplings Rescue a Landfill’s Failed Fusion Welds

Gas is extracted with vertical wells & vacuum system then transported to gas-to-energy plant via HDPE pipe before being converted into power.

How to Increase Corrosion Resistance by Switching the Pipe Joining Method

A common practice is to increase the schedule of the pipe in a fire protection system to increase corrosion resistance utilizing traditional pipe j...

Factors affecting job site productivity

Product selection can be one of the many factors affecting job site productivity, saving days or weeks on your next project. Take a look at the pro...

What’s Trending in 2018 for Campus Fire Safety Regulations?

A Victaulic product manager spoke about the top five traits characterizing campus fire safety regulations. Universities expect beautiful buildings ...

How can Victaulic Products Help HDPE Pipe Beat the Heat?

Previously failed joints at Glencore’s Oaky Creek Mine caused shut-downs, delays and headaches for the site. That is why in 2017 when the coal mine...

Construction Safety Goes Tech

Cutting –edge construction safety technology may include wearables and drones, but a quick reference video could be the difference between a zero a...

NFPA 2018: Top Life Safety Trends

We asked our in-house experts what the top 2018 Trends in Life Safety are. Here’s what they told us about the Data Industry, Cannabis Growing and F...

Victaulic Safety Secrets 4: Achieving VPP Star Success

How has Victaulic accomplished Voluntary Protection Program (VPP) Star success in our Forks manufacturing plant?

Secretos de Seguridad Victaulic 3: ¿Cómo se relacionan la eliminación de desechos y la seguridad?

A deep dive on the objectives and implementation of Behavior Based Safety and lean programs reveals a symbiotic relationship between waste eliminat...

Secretos de seguridad de Victaulic 2: Impulso de cambios con propósito

Most employers make efforts to eliminate unsafe conditions, but that doesn’t always stop unsafe employee actions. What can companies do to improve ...

Smart Solutions for a Joint Effort

Infographic listing a few pipe joining solutions that facilitate efficiency and have helped the power generation industry progress.

Victaulic Safety Secrets 1: Workplace Safety Basics

June is National Safety Awareness Month, but at Victaulic, attention to workplace safety is a year-round responsibility. In our production activiti...

Does Behavior Based Safety Work?

Behavior Based Safety (BBS) is a hot topic in the manufacturing industry. On April 28, Victaulic is celebrating World Safety and Health at Work Day...

Aligning Objectives via Joint Effort

Providing a product or service for a heavily regulated industry, such as power, requires extensive testing & development to meet codes & regulation...

Can You Dig It?

At Victaulic, we like to use Safe Digging Month as an opportunity to reinforce safe excavation practices. This year during safe digging month we ar...

How to Successfully Implement & Sustain Lean Principles

Practicing lean manufacturing principles & waste elimination at Victaulic for the past 16 years has created an environment in which lean process im...

The First In-Line Maintenance Knife Gate Valve for HDPE Takes the Cake

Read about how Chemours, who owns an environmentally-friendly mining facility, used Victaulic’s Series 906 Knife Gate Valve for HDPE to reduce faci...

Winter Forecast: Frozen Pipes Ahead

Victaulic's flexible fitting technology coupled with dry sprinkler technology protects fire sprinkler systems from freezing in winter. With the abi...

365 Days in 3 Words

In this holiday greeting to our customers, industry partners and employees, we take a quick look back at the innovation, safety & confidence exhibi...

¿Se puede diseñar una planta de fabricación para que sea segura y ecológica?

In 2012 Gerdau Corsa, a leading manufacturer of structural & commercial steel profiles, chose the Victaulic Vortex 1500 for a safe & green fire sup...

Los segundos cuentan: ¡planifique 2 salidas!

With fire prevention week coming up, Victaulic put together a fire preparedness infographic to help raise awareness for fire prevention and escape ...

4 mitos sobre fabricación en EE.UU.

Harmful myths about American manufacturing have misled Americans & been discouraging young workers from pursuing careers in manufacturing. Read thi...

Producto del Año 2017 de CSE – Ganador de medalla de plata

Consulting-Specifying Engineer - CSE 2017 Product of the Year winners have been announced! The VicFlex™ Dry Sprinkler Style VS1 has been awarded si...