November 6, 2012
The pulp and paper industry is an
interesting combination of the great
outdoors and modern industrial techniques.
Hardy workers spend their days in the woods
gathering the raw materials and transporting
them to the mill, where other employees use
state-of-the-art technology to transform
them into the paper products we use each
day. The one thread that ties these two
disparate activities together is
Modern two-way radios connect the logging
crews to their supervisor, who directs and
guides them in their work. Logging is a
noisy, dangerous task, with powerful
machines working in an unstable environment.
It is critical for everyone involved to stay
constantly in touch in order to avoid
accidents and lost time in the field. Once
the wood and brush is harvested and ready to
go, the crew leader can use his radio to
call in the trucks that will haul it away.
Drivers get the message and proceed to the
site in a timely fashion, then load up and
leave, calling ahead to let the plant know
they’re on the way.
November 1, 2012
In the electrical power plant industry,
there are several key areas that point to
why two way radio communication is very
As most people already know, working in a power plant
industry is one of the most potentially dangerous places to work
in. This is due to the fact that power plant employees have more
of a chance of getting injured on the job, then other fields and
positions. Because of this, it is extremely important for all
power plant personnel to have an effective form of two way
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