We get up in the morning, throw on our work clothes, and fly out the door (still half sleepy with coffee in hand). Our Monday through Friday looks pretty much the same every day. Then we pack in kids and baseball practice, oil changes, making dinner, feeding the dog, and suddenly our days are slammed […]
Qualification #1: Does Your Mechanical Contractor Have Certified Welders, AWS and ASME Compliant Procedures?
By: Dan Buechler, Manufacturing Superintendent & Tim Driscoll, Quality Control Manager Does your Mechanical Contractor have what it takes? There are three things to consider when choosing a Mechanical Contractor: safety, qualifications, and capabilities. To better serve you, we have created this series as a guide to help you identify the right Mechanical Contractors to […]
By Danielle Spigarelli, Bassett Training Academy Administrator and Sr. HR Generalist Over the last few years, companies across the United States have felt the pain related to the shortage of skilled tradespeople in their various industries. Our industry is no exception. Companies are struggling with this new paradigm and trying to fight it as best […]
By Ryan Theunis, Safety Manager On September 23, 2017 the new OSHA (Occupational Safety and Health Administration) Silica Law went into effect. This standard requires that all employees must be protected from inhaling respirable crystalline silica. Silica is a compound that is found in things such as concrete, stone, mortar, glass, and sand. It is […]
By Lisa Knuppel C.A.R.E. Representative In June of 2016, the Bassett service division implemented the use of the Net Promoter survey for our Preventive Maintenance customers. After finding great success in the use of the survey and the results it provided, we now have plans to roll out the customer survey throughout Bassett to other […]
Project Spotlight: From the Depths of the Ocean to the Galaxies Far Beyond, Our Fabrication Capabilities Help You Achieve Even Your Farthest Reaching and Most Challenging Goals.
Versatility. Customization. Possibilities. As a provider of customized Metal Fabricating, Bassett Mechanical has the capabilities and expertise to fabricate just about anything. From the depths of the ocean to the galaxies far beyond-any size, any shape, any purpose. From the depths of the ocean. With our specialized pressure vessel capabilities, Bassett Mechanical has fabricated saturation […]
By Scott Nehls, Regional Refrigeration Services Manager Anhydrous Ammonia (particularly in its chemical formula NH3) is a cost effective and environmentally safe refrigerant which is used frequently in commercial cooling/freezing and industrial refrigeration processes. While there are many benefits to using ammonia for industrial refrigeration its use can pose serious risks if leaks or exposures […]
By Ryan Murphy, PSM Services Manager Does your facility use hazardous chemicals as part of your process? If you answered “yes”, then you know that your facility is subject to random National Emphasis Program (NEP) inspections from OSHA. While we tend to shudder at the term “inspection”, this doesn’t need to be a cause for […]
By Mark Kleist, Director of Performance Excellence Lean, the methodology of creating more value for customers by maximizing resources and eliminating wastes (continuously improving), is something you’ve undoubtedly heard about before, and with good reason! What strengthens Lean’s position as a company best practice is that even if it wears out its “trendy” appeal- its […]
By Adam Kloehn, Regional HVAC Service Manager Believe it or not, the calendar says that summer has finally arrived; June 20th is the official day. Whether Mother Nature received the memo or not, it’s time to start checking off your list of to-do’s and get ready for the next few hot months. Your lawn mower […]
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- A Safety Message to Our Associates from President and CEO, Kim Bassett
- Qualification #1: Does Your Mechanical Contractor Have Certified Welders, AWS and ASME Compliant Procedures?
- Bassett Training Academy: Taking Ammonia Refrigeration Education into Our Own Hands
- New OSHA Silica Law Ramps Up Safety Procedures for Contractors
- Using the Net Promoter® Survey Tool to Strengthen Your Customer Relationships.