Safety & Risk Reduction

Increased Safety and Risk Reduction

Armstrong can help you improve safety and reduce risks throughout your facilities.

As global experts in thermal utility management, Armstrong understands the complex safety issues and regulations your industry faces every day. We can customize our services to meet the most stringent requirements.

Our specialists will work with you to:

  • Implement and maintain proper steam and condensate system management, improve humidity levels and air quality, provide reliable hot water at consistent temperatures
  • Establish best practices for preventing water hammer, scalding, bacteria incubation, static discharge and other problems
  • Address critical issues in mechanical rooms, boiler rooms, plumbing systems, hot water tanks and heaters, kitchens, and more

Excellence in Safety is a High Priority at Armstrong

Armstrong's O&M sites had zero (0) recordable instances of safety issues in 2017. Our employees adhere to OSHA 1910 and 1926 for operational and construction safety and comply with all applicable environmental regulations. Employee training is an operational Key Performance Indicator (KPI) throughout Armstrong International.

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Case Studies

Improving Steam System Safety and Reliability for the World's Largest Refinery Plant of Its Kind

Shell’s Pearl GTL, Qatar

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Three-week Study Leads to Complete Turnkey Installation to Eliminate Water Hammer for a Major Pharmaceutical Company in Europe

GlaxoSmithKline, Belgium

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High-Capacity Insect Heat Treatment for the World's Largest Finished Food Plant

Kraft, Illinois, U.S.

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New Hot Water System for University Stadium and Athletic Facilities Meets Safety Guidelines and Standards of Care to Prevent Bacteria and Scalding

Western Michigan University, Michigan, U.S.

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Armstrong Designs, Engineers and Installs Condensate Return Solution to Correct Persistent Water Hammer for Major Chemical Company

Dow Chemical, Texas, U.S.

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Recommendations from Armstrong University

Safety Training 101 Package

This package of 21 courses addresses environmental health and safety issues to help you provide a safe working environment. Each course can typically be completed in 30 minutes or less.

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Safety Training 101 CEU Package

This package includes 21 courses qualifying for 0.75 Continuing Education Units (CEUs). Subjects range from first aid, bloodborne pathogens, fire protection, regulated waste, heat stress, storm water pollution prevention plan (SWPPP), and many more.

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Water Hammer

This course will discuss the basic mechanics of water hammer and help you identify conditions under which it may occur; it will also explain how to apply preventative solutions to avoid the occurrence of water hammer.

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Legionella

Discover how Legionella develops in hot water systems, the dangers of Legionella if left untreated and how it can be killed, and how to design a hot water system that discourages Legionella growth.

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Water Chemistry and Corrosion

This course will discuss sources of water and comparisons of water quality; identify water impurities and their consequences in steam, hot water and humidification systems; and apply best practices for water chemistry and corrosion issues.

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