Monthly Archives: September 2020
“As a care home it is very important to weigh our residents to keep a check on their weight. As some residents may have a poor appetite which will cause them to lose weight, by weighing them regularly this means that we are aware of the matter and what action to take,” said Gemma Storey, Deputy Manager of Chapel View Care Home, Barnsley, South Yorkshire.
In 2006 NICE stated that patients should have their body weight measured weekly, on first contact in an outpatient setting, and when there is clinical concern.
Weighing your bundle of joy is both an exciting and necessary process. As proud parents, family, and friends, we all love to know how much our babies weigh at birth and often play guessing games or make predictions during the pregnancy.
For medical professionals present at the birth, gaining an accurate weight measurement of the newborn child is a vital, initial observation that provides a starting point for the baby’s growth.
Choosing the right scales for your business is always going to be a difficult decision, especially with so much choice on the market. Typically, the buying decision comes down to the price.
However, stainless steel is always a popular choice, even though it’s more expensive than the alternative mild steel. This is because stainless steel offers many advantages, which are listed in this blog post.
When it comes to using a Bioelectrical Impedance scale for the first time, a lot of the results may seem confusing. That’s why we’ve set out to explain each measurement in-depth, to help you understand your measurements.
This week we spoke to Paul Lloyd Davies, a successful teacher and professional coach, from PLD Academy (Performance Lead Development) about the Health Score.
When it comes to weighing kegs in a pub or restaurant, most people tend to shake it to guess how much beer is left inside. Some may choose to use the process of tenthing, wherein you work out the quantity of beer by dividing the keg into tenths and estimate how much is left.
We’d like to introduce you to another, more precise method - the Marsden K-100 Keg Scale.
Industrial hanging scales - or crane scales - are used to weigh items by suspending them from a fixed position rather than putting the load on a weighing platform. Unlike platform scales, hanging scales take up little space and can be easily stored when not in use.
Additionally, these scales can be used to ensure a crane is not overloaded, by providing an accurate weight reading that will allow the user to see how close the load is to the crane’s weight limit.
Contactless Infrared Thermometers are one of the quickest and most effective ways to take a person’s temperature.
In this blog post, we provide the ultimate guide on how to use a contactless infrared thermometer, including the benefits of temperature screening during the coronavirus pandemic and how to ensure an accurate reading.
Integrating the use of platform scales into your industrial operation can have many benefits. Suitable for a range of industries, platform scales can be used to weigh stock, parts and materials throughout the working day, increase productivity and improve workflow.
Whether your business requires you to provide proof of the weight of your products for transportation or to check that all outgoing items are the correct quality and amount, platform scales prove effective and accurate with a range of capacities.
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