Mandatory Work Place Safety Training

First Quality ~ First Time

Apparatus Repair & Engineering, Inc.

A.R.&E. is the Premier Electric Motor Sales, Service, and Repair facility in the quad-state region of Maryland, Pennsylvania, West Virginia, and Virginia. This business began in 1927, and we are proud to continue the efforts of the founding partners who have served the local Commercial and Industrial markets over these many years. Times have changed in the many years since the inception of this business, and A.R.&E. is growing and changing with the times. Today the use of AI, computers, and factory automation is necessary for businesses to remain competitive in the global market, and A.R.&E. is here to assist with those challenges. And we promise our work will be... First Quality ~ First Time.

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Fabrication Capabilities

This is an example of an automated oil dispensing tank and pump system that was totally designed and built by A.R.&E. for a local manufacturer...

Emergency Generator Installation

Here's what an emergency generator installation can look like when Apparatus Repair & Engineering, Inc. is involved...

Metalizing

Sometimes it's necessary to "buildup" a metal surface that's been damaged by wear. Metalizing is one method of doing just that...

Rewinding

Total rewind of a customer's electric motor. Sometimes, though no one's fault, an electric motor "burns up." That's when our rewind department shines. Here's the technician is rewinding this small motor, and in a couple of hours it'll be "as good as, (or better than) new"...

Services

Service to our customers is extremely important. Sometimes you just can't remove a piece of equipment and bring it to the shop for repair. And don't forget our ability to remove and reinstall equipment when you just don't have the time or personnel to do it...

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Mandatory Work Place Safety Training

Workplace Safety isn't just a couple of idle, empty, words. It's the LAW! Ever heard of OSHA? If you haven't, you've been living under a rock in the forest somewhere!

Every company is required to post the "OSHA Labor Law Poster" in a "prominent" location in the facility. In fact, if you read the "fine print", it's best to cover your .... by purchasing multiple copies of the poster and displaying them in numerous locations throughout the facility. And don't forget the office! These posters state the general requirements of worker safety, but they also contain Federal and State Minimum Wage Values. And there are numerous third party vendors from whom these posters are available. The posters are totally laminated and large enough for anyone to read. It's a great... "General Information Poster". But there are additional requirements, as well as "valuable" information that needs to be shared with all employees.

So to keep things "on track", A.R.&E. formed a Safety Committee to assess our facility on a "continuing basis". The committee is made up of supervisors and technicians who work the floor every day. It's their job to watch for and note any safety concerns, and bring them to the attention of management in an appropriate timeframe. Management and the committee discuss the needs and the appropriate action to be taken to correct the issue.

A monthly Workplace Safety meeting is held with all employees. This meeting is MANDATORY and each employee is required to "sign" an attendance form which is maintained in the administrative office. At this meeting, the safety committee can discuss any changes that have been made, or that need to be changed, for the benefit of all. This meeting is attended on a "regular" basis by a "Risk Assessment Manager" of the company's business insurance carrier. A Risk Assessment agent's primary goal at the insurance company is to "lower" the risk and decrease any liability of the insurance company AND Apparatus Repair & Engineering, Inc. The benefits available from our Risk Assessment Manager have been phenomenal. They have been able to supply our employees with numerous white papers on topics specific to our type of work, and give seminars on those topics.