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Knowledge Center Service Articles

The Royal Brinkman Knowledge center is divided into seven themes. Under theme Service articles you find information about how to choose the right work shoes, how to ensure fire safety in your company and information about HACCP.

  • How to work safely in your business?

    As employers it is important to offer your employees an environment where they can work as safely as possible. By identifying the possible risks in your place of business and implementing the appropriate measures, you minimize possibilities of hazardous situations and workplace accidents.

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  • Which warning signs do you need to place in your business?

    Good basic signage contributes to safety in the workplace. Think about warning signs as indicators for the emergency exit, dangerous goods signs or prohibitory signs. It is important that signage is placed in the appropriate place, is large enough and that the stickers and signs conform to ISO 7010 norms as drawn up in 2012.

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  • Tips for standing work

    Prolonged standing work creates a significant load on your legs and back. With a number of simple tips and adjustments, you can avoid this problem.

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  • How do you choose the right gloves?

    Different activities require different levels or ways of hand protection (e.g. against raw materials or chemicals) and therefore different types of work gloves. On the other hand, gloves may also be used to protect the crop and to prevent the spread of bacteria through the hands.

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  • What is the difference between latex, vinyl and nitrile gloves?

    Disposable gloves are available in different materials: latex, vinyl and nitrile. There is no glove that is suitable for every situation.

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  • How to use an eye wash station or eye rinsing bottle?

    At a horticultural company, an eye shower or eye rinsing bottle is indispensable. Despite the use of eye protection, it can still happen that chemical substances (such as crop protection products or fertilizers) end up in a person's eyes. It is then important that this person rinses out his or her eyes as quickly as possible.

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  • How do you choose the right spray mask and filter?

    The use of the right spray mask and filter is of essential importance in activities where you work with gas, mist or particulate matter.

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  • How to clean a mask?

    When carrying out work involving contact with mist or fine dust, such as spraying with crop protection products, you should wear a mask. When you have finished your work, it is important that you clean and store the mask properly. This prevents others from unintentionally contacting the fine dust and ensures that the mask has a longer life span.

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  • How do I select the correct hose?

    Greenhouses contain all kinds of hoses for a wide variety of purposes. Selecting a specific hose depends on a variety of factors: the required pressure (bar), the substance intended to be transported through the hose and the required strength of the hose. It is important that you select the correct hose for a specific application, seeing that the use of an unsuitable hose can in some cases lead to dangerous situations.

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  • 5 tips for working in warm weather

    In warm weather, the temperature in the greenhouse rises considerably. It is important to take measures with heat so that you do not exhaust your body too much.

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  • What is the difference between oil, lubricant and grease?

    In order to have systems, devices and tools work smoothly, it is necessary to provide them with grease, lubricant and/or oil.

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