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#16 HowardsMF155 OFFLINE  

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Posted April 27, 2014 - 07:18 PM

Do you have all the old MSDS sheets switched out to the new SDS ones? OSHA violation to have a MSDS sheet around starting June 15th.

 

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You have to be kidding me!



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Posted April 27, 2014 - 07:58 PM

You have to be kidding me!

 

I wouldn't kid you, you're my favorite. You also are supposed to have all affected employees go through a 4 hour training course on the changes. That's right, 4 hours. (that's a MN requirement, though; I do believe)



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Posted April 27, 2014 - 08:43 PM

we did our sds training in March. It was a joy. lol
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Posted April 28, 2014 - 08:11 AM

Sycamore is sort of greenish in colour when dry.

Sycamore is a beautiful wood when Quarter Sawn the rays show and it is sometimes called American Lacewood.

It is often used in drawer slides in fine furiture because it will burnish instead of wear.

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Posted April 28, 2014 - 09:20 AM

Simple solution.  Bring a GT to work and get busy restoring.


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Posted April 28, 2014 - 10:00 AM

Been there, done that, feel your pain. I was on 7pm-7am shift for over 5 yrs, 2 days on 2 off with 3 day on weekends. Talk about rough, that was before we had internet here at work, I played a lot of solitare. I also had a newborn to 2 1/2yr old for part of it, I had to constantly switch back and forth between shifts. Close to my daugher being born, I told them with 2 guys retiring I was next in line and finally got to dayshift. It was really bad sometimes as our production cycles times were 18-22 hours, there was nights in the lab we worked on 9-10 batches, other nights we were lucky to see 1, those were lllooooooonnnngggg nights!

 

Oh boy, I can't wait for the SDS at our place, I deal with 4-500 products myself.


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Posted April 28, 2014 - 10:37 AM

When I worked third shift security at an empty building I always had spotlessly clean vehicles. I would bring them in the building and detail them. I also watched a lot of movies.



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Posted April 28, 2014 - 11:43 AM

When I worked third shift security at an empty building I always had spotlessly clean vehicles. I would bring them in the building and detail them. I also watched a lot of movies.

 

 

I used to do that when I worked night shift Volly at the fire dept, they had nice big clean bays to wax a car!



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Posted April 28, 2014 - 11:51 AM

I worked a lot of midnights.  About half my career.  It was painful sometimes, painfully boring.  One of the best ways to kill time was to find a buddy and have a long, drawn out conversation.  

Detail your car, sharpen your knife, swear off the junk food, do what ever you can to stay alert and awake.  It's usually the slowest time because so little else is doing anything.  Try an hour or two of exercise if you can.  I had always wanted to do that, but never got around to it.

 

Remember, black coffee is your friend.


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Posted April 28, 2014 - 12:59 PM

I used to be able to leave the lab for a couple hours, took long walks around plant talking with the floor guys any time I got the chance. I also got to know about every inch of the plant back then.



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Posted April 28, 2014 - 01:40 PM

It's even more fun if you try to give one a bath!

I've heard this is the process:

 

Flush the toilet and let it refill.  

 

Pour some cat shampoo into the bowl..

 

Give the cat a treat and lure him into the bathroom..  

 

Close the door and keep sweet talking the critter..  

 

THEN:

 

In one swift motion-  place the cat in the toilet / close the cover to keep him in there..

 

Perform multiple flushes to cleanse the cat..  (NOTE-  you may have to sit on the lid as the cat will be very agitated)

 

Have an assistant open all the doors creating a clean exit from the bathroom..  

 

Flush many times to sufficiently rinse said kitty until you feel the deed is done.

 

Run like heck outta the bathroom and hope the kitty doesn't catch up to you!

 

GOOD LUCK!!



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Posted April 28, 2014 - 01:45 PM

So, back on the topic of this thread I also work nights (same hours) but with an evil twist-  I work days then nights every week!  2 days, 2 nites then 4 off..  It takes a couple days for me to recover from the swapping of sleep..  GTtalk is one thing I wander @ nite along with movies and music..  Find a routine and stick to it and you'll adjust..  



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Posted April 28, 2014 - 02:30 PM

A buddy of mine has a job like yours.  He's worked it for years.  Sits up at the crane controls in a steel mill and waits until he has something to hook to.  Over the years he's taught himself many things during "that time", one of which was how to play the harmonica.  He's pretty good too.  Times like this can be used for self improvement at various levels which keeps you awake and keeps the mind active.  Find something that holds your interest that you've always wanted to learn.  You'll pass the time faster too.


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Posted April 28, 2014 - 07:42 PM

So far I have accomplished the watching 3 seasons of sherlock Holmes from bbc.

Tonight the Internet is down for some reason. Cell phone is all I have....




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