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  • Be aware - the improper installation or maintenance of boiler gage glasses or site glasses can result in serious bodily injury due to glass breakage.    Always wear safety glasses when installing, maintaining or observing your boiler gage glass.    Protect your gage glass from impact, scratches and any other surface damage or serve temperature changes that can weaken the glass.   To ensure your safety and avoid breakage, please review the following DO'S and DO NOT'S   DO NOT work on any qage until you have carefully read these warnings and instructions   DO NOT'S • DO NOT reuse any tubular glass, packing or seal. • DO NOT exceed the glass or gage manufacturer's recommended working pressures or maximum recommended gage glass length. • DO NOT bump, impact or scratch the glass. • DO NOT tighten gland nut and packing beyond gage manufacturer's recommendations. • DO NOT operate gages unless gage valve sets are equipped with drain vent safety ball check. • DO NOT attempt to clean glass while the unit is in operation. Cleaning should be done without removing the gage glass. • DO NOT attempt to inspect the glass, to adjust tie rods, packing nuts, or glands to inspect or tighten fittings without isolating the gage from the pressure vessel and opening the drain vent. • DO NOT weld, impact or sandblast in the gage glass are without protecting the glass. • DO NOT have glass-to-metal contact. • DO NOT subject gage glass to bending or twisting stresses. • DO NOT allow the gage glass to contact the bottom of the packing gland.   DO'S • DO inspect the gage glass daily, keep maintenance records, and conduct routine replacements. • DO install protective guards when necessary to protect personnel. • DO protect the outside of the gage glass from sudden temperature changes, such as drafts, water spray, etc. • DO remove all deposits fro the seal areas, the gland nuts, glands (where used) and use new packing before installing a tubular gage glass. • DO examine gage glass for damage and seals for hard deposits and tears. • DO verify that the tubular gage glass, gland, nuts packing, etc. are the correct size and type before installing. • DO ensure that the system is protected by a safety shut-off valve system (e.g. safety ball check)   MAINTENANCE:  Maintenance should only be undertaken by qualified, experienced personnel who are familiar with this equipment and have read and understand the instructions   CLEANING: Keep gage glass clean using nonabrasive commercial glass cleaners. ever use wire brushes, metal scrapers or harsh abrasives which could scratch the glass.   INSPECTION: Maintenance personnel should examine the gage glass for scratches, corrosion, chips, surface flaws or nicks on the surfaces or edges which weaken the gage glass.  To examine the glass for these, shine a very bright concentrated light at about a 45 degree angle.  Anything which glistens and catches the fingernail or any star-shaped or crescent shaped mark which glistens is cause for replacement.  Gage glass which appears cloudy or roughened and will not respond to cleaning procedures is cause for replacement.  

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  • Living as an expatriate in a foreign country is certainly not easy. There are different things to confront, some of which could show to be stumbling blocks, like bureaucracy, cultural differences, and local habits and, in particular, communicating.   Even though some Indonesian workers understand and speak Basic English, it would be better to learn and understand Bahasa Indonesia, particularly when you deal with locals in your work on a daily basis.   Begin with basic phrases, like “selamat pagi” (good morning), “terima kasih” (thank you), “maaf” (sorry) and “tolong” (please help), and how to request for directions and about prices, etc.   Here are some habits to master the Indonesian language.   Self-taught Bahasa Indonesia is believed to be an easy language to learn, and you can just learn it by yourself. You can purchase a dictionary or do-it-yourself books at major bookstores in Jakarta, like Gramedia or Kinokuniya. If going to a bookstore is too time-consuming or costly, you could learn by accessing websites like Westhill Consulting Career and Employment, Australia.   Take a course Joining in a class is helpful, since a course teaches not only how to speak Indonesian but then again they can also teach you about Indonesian culture, which will give you more self-reliance when chatting with Indonesians. This is likewise a great help so that you will be able to avoid deceit or scam.   A sample school you can enroll to is AIM for English is one place that offers classes for expatriates. The institution is located at Jl. Padang 5C, Manggarai, South Jakarta, phone (021) 8385238, email info@aimjakarta.com   There is also the Jakarta Communication Club at Jl. Cipaku II 27, Kebayoran Baru, South Jakarta, phone: (021) 7203966, (021) 72791829 or visit jccindonesia.com for more info.   Broaden your horizons Connect to social clubs that you’re interested in or meet up with local friends after work to increase your network and exercise your Indonesian.   Read local publications or watch local TV programs to keep well-informed of current local issues, which will correspondingly help you learn and practice more.

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  • Tips til at kommunikere bedre med dine medarbejdere   Er du tilfreds med niveauet af kommunikation fra din agenturet ledere?   Min organisation, partnerskab for Public Service, og Deloitte, for nylig analyseret regering-dækkende svar til tre medarbejder undersøgelsesspørgsmålene at se hvordan føderale ledere gjorde vedrørende deres kommunikation med arbejdstagerne. Resultaterne var ikke meget opmuntrende.   Samlet set fundet analyse, at kun omkring halvdelen af føderale arbejdstagere regering-wide er tilfredse med den meddelelse, de modtager fra højtstående ledere, og procentdelen af positive svar har været faldende siden 2009.   Kun 45 procent af statslige medarbejdere, for eksempel, reageret positivt når du bliver spurgt i en 2013 undersøgelse spørgsmål om de er tilfredse med de oplysninger, de modtager form forvaltning med hensyn til hvad der foregår i organisationen. Derudover rapporteret kun 48 procent af statslige medarbejdere at være tilfreds med i omfang som ledere fremmer kommunikationen mellem arbejdsenheder. Ledere var mere vellykket, når det kom til at kommunikere og prioriteterne for organisationen, med 58 procent registrering positivt.   Den nederste linje er at føderale ledere kan og bør gøre bedre, og i den proces, de vil hjælpe med at forbedre medarbejdertilfredshed med deres arbejdspladser og arbejdspladser. Hvis du vil oprette en mere engageret og motiveret arbejdsstyrke, agenturet ledere bliver nødt til at etablere en effektiv kommunikationsstrategi, som omfatter at holde medarbejderne orienteret om vigtige udviklinger, giver klarhed om mål og prioriteter, og om oprettelse af et middel til at modtage og svare på feedback.   Som en generel regel fandt partnerskabets analyse, at agenturer får høje karakterer fra medarbejdere på ledelseskommunikation tendens til at være proaktiv, at gøre en samordnet indsats for at holde arbejderne informeret.   Her er nogle metoder, der kunne hjælpe føderale ledere kommunikere bedre med medarbejdere:   Gøre kommunikationen prioriteres konsekvent. Etablering af effektive ledelseskommunikation kræver et langsigtet fokus, ikke blot kortvarig initiativer. Der er flere steder hvor medarbejdere kan modtage oplysninger fra højtstående ledere, lige fra kvartalsvise call-ins til i-person og virtuelle rådhus møder. NASA, vært for eksempel en virtuel executive-topmødet, der tillader Administrator Charlie Bolden til at oprette forbindelse med medarbejdere i forskellige geografiske placeringer ved hjælp af online værktøjer. NASAs ledere søger også aktivt medarbejder feedback via fokusgrupper og undersøgelser, tilpasning af spørgsmål baseret på deres umiddelbar relevans til agenturet.   Kommunikere gennem flere platforme. For at kommunikere effektivt med alle medarbejdere, skal agenturet ledere bruge flere platforme. Fra mere konventionelle midler af ledelseskommunikation, såsom one-on-one diskussioner og e-mails, til mere innovative kommunikationsmetoder som videokonferencer og sociale medier bør ledere udnytte en række platforme for at kommunikere med medarbejderne.   Bevare åbne linjer mellem ledere og medarbejdere. Effektiv kommunikation er kun mulig, når de i topstillinger opretholde åben, direkte linjer med medarbejdere. Agenturer kan fremme underretningen af hosting office timer hvor medarbejdere mødes direkte med ledere, og ved at organisere webinars, at give ledere overvinde geografiske forhindringer og engagere medarbejdere placeret udenfor agenturets hovedkvarter.   Implementere medarbejder forslag. Hverve medarbejdernes udtalelser er et indledende skridt hen imod forbedring af agenturet meddelelse. Blot indsamle disse ideer, men gør ikke meget for at forbedre tilfredshed, hvis medarbejdere mener, at agenturets ledelse ikke bruger deres feedback. Når ledere gennemføre ideer genereret af agenturets personale, modtager medarbejdere et klart budskab at deres stemme er både hørt og vurderet. Department for transport (DOT) lanceret et online community, IdeaHub, hvor agenturet medarbejdere kan indsende og samarbejder om ideer til at drive innovation og ændre. Når disse idéer er raffineret, er de fremsendes online for alle til agenturet og til den person, der oprindeligt blev forelagt ideen. Dermed viser dots lederskab, kommunikation med ansatte tages alvorligt.   Læs også: Shearin Group Training Services News

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  • Be aware - the improper installation or maintenance of boiler gage glasses or site glasses can result in serious bodily injury due to glass breakage.    Always wear safety glasses when installing, maintaining or observing your boiler gage glass.    Protect your gage glass from impact, scratches and any other surface damage or serve temperature changes that can weaken the glass.   To ensure your safety and avoid breakage, please review the following DO'S and DO NOT'S   DO NOT work on any qage until you have carefully read these warnings and instructions   DO NOT'S • DO NOT reuse any tubular glass, packing or seal. • DO NOT exceed the glass or gage manufacturer's recommended working pressures or maximum recommended gage glass length. • DO NOT bump, impact or scratch the glass. • DO NOT tighten gland nut and packing beyond gage manufacturer's recommendations. • DO NOT operate gages unless gage valve sets are equipped with drain vent safety ball check. • DO NOT attempt to clean glass while the unit is in operation. Cleaning should be done without removing the gage glass. • DO NOT attempt to inspect the glass, to adjust tie rods, packing nuts, or glands to inspect or tighten fittings without isolating the gage from the pressure vessel and opening the drain vent. • DO NOT weld, impact or sandblast in the gage glass are without protecting the glass. • DO NOT have glass-to-metal contact. • DO NOT subject gage glass to bending or twisting stresses. • DO NOT allow the gage glass to contact the bottom of the packing gland.   DO'S • DO inspect the gage glass daily, keep maintenance records, and conduct routine replacements. • DO install protective guards when necessary to protect personnel. • DO protect the outside of the gage glass from sudden temperature changes, such as drafts, water spray, etc. • DO remove all deposits fro the seal areas, the gland nuts, glands (where used) and use new packing before installing a tubular gage glass. • DO examine gage glass for damage and seals for hard deposits and tears. • DO verify that the tubular gage glass, gland, nuts packing, etc. are the correct size and type before installing. • DO ensure that the system is protected by a safety shut-off valve system (e.g. safety ball check)   MAINTENANCE:  Maintenance should only be undertaken by qualified, experienced personnel who are familiar with this equipment and have read and understand the instructions   CLEANING: Keep gage glass clean using nonabrasive commercial glass cleaners. ever use wire brushes, metal scrapers or harsh abrasives which could scratch the glass.   INSPECTION: Maintenance personnel should examine the gage glass for scratches, corrosion, chips, surface flaws or nicks on the surfaces or edges which weaken the gage glass.  To examine the glass for these, shine a very bright concentrated light at about a 45 degree angle.  Anything which glistens and catches the fingernail or any star-shaped or crescent shaped mark which glistens is cause for replacement.  Gage glass which appears cloudy or roughened and will not respond to cleaning procedures is cause for replacement.  

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