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Stay Safe In The Heat

Heat stress occurs when the body is unable to cool itself through sweating.  The most common heat-induced illnesses are heat exhaustion and heat stroke.  If left untreated, heat exhaustion could progress to heat stroke and possible death. You can protect yourself and coworkers by: Recognizing the signs and symptoms of heat-related illnesses. Drink plenty of…

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Gas Cylinder Safety Tips for Welders

A few basic precautions can ensure your safety on the job site or in your home welding shop when working with gas cylinders. Make sure that your valve is completely closed as soon as you’re done using your cylinder, and never store your cylinders on their sides or on an angle. Avoid extreme weather, especially…

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April is National Welding Month

ILMO Products joins the American Welding Society in recognizing April as National Welding Month in the United States. National Welding Month is an opportunity to pay tribute to the professional welders who help build America every day. It is ILMO’s goal to make national welding month a time for everyone to recognize the contributions to our lives and to our…

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Tornado Safety

                By Kevin Miner– A tornado is a violently rotating column of air extending from a thunderstorm to the ground. The damage from a tornado is a result of the high wind speeds and wind-blown debris. Tornado season is generally late March through May in Illinois, although tornadoes…

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