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February Facts

Below are some interesting facts about the month of February you may not know. The 2nd month of the year is an outstanding one In the Georgian calendar, the calendar that most of the world uses, February is the second month of the year. Most of the months have 30 or 31 days in a month but February is shorter. February has 28 days until Julius Caesar gave it 29 and 30 days every four years. This is because the…

Maintenance Records

Maintenance records are written notes that provide documentation about the upkeep of a certain piece of equipment. Most of the time when people talk about these sorts of records in an industrial setting they’re referring to the formalized reports and files kept by fleet owners, industrial plant operators, or other business people engaged in some sort of work with machines. Keeping an adequate log of mechanical service and repairs in these scenarios is usually considered good business practice, and may…

Electricity Fun Facts

Electricity Fun Facts Electricity travels at the speed of light – more than 300,000 kilometres per second! Electric potential energy is measured in Volts. A spark of static electricity can measure up to three thousand (3,000) volts. A bolt of lightning can measure up to three million (3,000,000) volts and it lasts less than one second. Lightning is a discharge of electricity in the atmosphere. Lightning bolts can travel at around 210,000 kph, and reach nearly 30,000 °C in temperature.…

Health & Safety Statistics

Health & Safety Statistics Health & Safety is vitally important to Maintenance Services Direct, We like to ensure the safety of our workforce whilst also taking care of customers Health & Safety. The following Health & Safety statistics which were taken from the HSE website show that unfortunately accidents do happen. Key annual figures 2012/13 148 workers killed at work 78 000 other injuries to employees were reported under RIDDOR 175 000 over-7-day absence injuries occurred (LFS) 1.1 million working…

Electronic facts

Electronic Facts 80 to 85 percent of electronic products were discarded in landfills or incinerators, which can release certain toxics into the air. 2. E-waste represents 2 percent of America’s trash in landfills, but it equals 70 percent of overall toxic waste. The extreme amount of lead in electronics alone causes damage in the central and peripheral nervous systems, the blood and the kidneys. 3. 20 to 50 million metric tons of e-waste are disposed worldwide every year. 4. Cell…

50 fun facts

50 Amazing but useless facts 50 THINGS EVERYONE SHOULD KNOW (or 50 Completely Useless Facts!)       The word “queue” is the only word in the English language that is still pronounced the same way when the last four letters are removed.Beetles taste like apples,wasps like pine nuts, and worms  like fried bacon.Of all the words in the English language, the word ‘set’ has the most definitions! What is called a “French kiss” in the English speaking world is…