Addressing the Root Problem Helped Me to Look Good Again
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My grandmother has glaucoma, and she was given Careprost to use to help treat one of the symptoms that she has. She was told that a happy side-effect of using it is that it helps to make your lashes grow. She had always felt that she has been lacking in the eyelash department, so she was tickled to see how long and lush hers soon grew after using it. Not long after, I learned that anyone can use the same product and see the same results. Considering that my own lashes had become very sparse due to age, I wanted to try it out, too.

Most people have been surprised throughout my life to find out that I wear makeup. I do not look especially wonderful with no makeup on at all, but when I do use it, I know how to use a very light hand when applying it so that it does not look obvious on my face. However, as I began growing older, I found that I needed to try out and use even more makeup to hide imperfections that come with age.

Why You Should Take Your Ground Power Unit to a Maintenance Shop
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Summary: Taking good care of your aviation equipment is of utmost importance, because you want to be certain that all steps of the flying process will run smoothly, from preparation to takeoff.

Whether you are flying professionally or leisurely, you want to place safety at the top of your concerns. Flying, while fun, is an activity that can be quite dangerous if not approached with the proper amount of caution. Aircraft maintenance equipment should be handled correctly to guarantee its reliability and effectiveness, which is why it is important to routinely take it to a shop.

 

Taking the Unit to the Shop

 

Like other devices, lead and lithium ground power units require maintenance check-ups to determine if any parts have been damaged and if components need to be fixed or replaced. If it has been over 300 hours since the ground power unit was last examined, you may need to take it to a specialized mechanic for in-depth inspection. Whoever is looking at the GPU should look closely at cables, sensors, and components to make sure the parts are secure, undamaged, not cracked, and not missing.

 

With many intricate details in yellow aircraft starters, having the aid of a professional who knows exactly what to look for is crucial. Dirt can damage delicate components and prevent the overall power unit from working as intended, which is why air, fuel, and oil filters may need to be replaced, entirely. Faulty power-generating parts in a ground power unit can prevent the unit from providing the aircraft with sufficient energy to start up. When talking to a maintenance professional have him or her check voltage levels and run charging tests to check whether the product is charging as efficiently as possible.

 

Lithium ground power units found at Start Pac, for example, have robust battery lives and the technology to prevent sulfation problems from arising when the battery is kept in a discharged state. Features like this ultimately decrease the number of potential issues one might run into when working with a power unit. Regardless of how familiar you are with ground power units, it is worthwhile to have a trained professional also take a look at the device to confirm that it is safe to use.

9 Fleet Management Tips to Keep HGV Drivers Safe
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Driving heavy vehicles is much different than ordinary office jobs. That is why fleet managers have a lot more to consider when it comes to health and safety. We have compiled a list of 9 tips to ensure that your HGV drivers stay as safe as possible while they are out on the road.

1. Safety is the number one priority

Your top priority should always be safety. For your drivers, it needs to be more important than efficiency or speed and for the company, it needs to be more important than profits. You don’t want your drivers to be injured and you don’t want your company to lose business or income due to accidents. You should encourage your drivers to inform you about any ideas they might have regarding safety – they may have insights that either your safety inspectors or you do not have.

2. Check your vehicles on a regular basis

“Checking your vehicles regularly and thoroughly provides you with the chance to prevent problems before they ever occur” advises the operational manager at The LGV Training Company. The key to ensuring that your vehicles are kept in a safe condition is regular inspections and maintenance. Make sure to have booked and then stick to your schedule.

Making a pre-trip inspection prior to each trip is a sound practice to convey to your drivers. This can help them avoid such problems as not having enough petrol in their vehicles mid-journey.

3. Eliminate dangerous driving

This one is hard – how can you tell which drivers on your staff are serial tailgaters? Fortunately, there are tools that are available that enable you to monitor the way your vehicles are driven.

4. Drug and alcohol testing

Although you would like to believe that your drivers wouldn’t risk their own lives by coming into work under the influence of drugs or alcohol, you have to realise that you don’t know what other types of stress factors people are under that might push them in this direction.

Getting a testing regimen implemented is the best thing that you can do. That will allow you to avoid anybody under the influence driving one of your vehicles and make it possible for them to get help for their problem.

5. Create a pre-defined accident procedure and implement it

Even with all of the policies and procedures in the world, accidents still do happen at times. As a fleet manager, the best thing that you can do is prepare yourself for that eventuality. Get a procedure created that drivers should follow in case there is an accident and make sure your drivers are all trained according to it.

6. Supply your drivers with ‘hands-free’ setups for their mobile phones

For those situations where something has changed or you have another reason for needing to call a driver, you don’t want to have to worry about it being unsafe when answering their phone.

When your drivers are supplied with hands-free peripherals to use with their mobile phones, it will ensure they are able to take calls without putting other drivers or themselves at risk.

7. Plan your routes

Planning your routes is a good practice to follow from both a cost reduction and efficiency standpoint. It has safety considerations as well. By making sure your drivers have sufficient time for completing their trips, based on actual data regarding the routes that they use, you can avoid them having stressful trips where they feel they have to rush due to not having enough time.

8. Stay aware of the weather

Be sure to stay up to date on weather reports. If the weather changes for the worse your route planning may all end up going out of the window. Of particular concern are high winds. If you see that might be a problem, then you might want to consider getting your vehicles re-routed.

9. Training and policies

Now you are aware of the most important elements to watch out for and to train your drivers on. So how do you take action? The key is your training and policies. Policy for alcohol/drug testing and vehicle inspections need to be put in place and they need to be enforced and followed across your entire company.

In order for them to be effective, it is important to make sure the professional relationships work in both directions, between the drivers and fleet managers.