Photogrammetry versus Traditional Surveying

Laser Scanning and Mapping

In land and data surveying, two methodologies are commonly used: traditional surveying and photogrammetry. While both approaches serve the common goal of collecting spatial information, they do so using fundamentally different techniques. Let’s compare photogrammetry with traditional surveying methods, highlighting the distinct advantages that photogrammetry brings to the table. Understanding Traditional Surveying Traditional surveying involves…

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What is OSHA 29 CFR 1910.119 and why does it matter to my workplace safety?

Workplace safety is a non-negotiable priority for businesses across industries. In the US, the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) plays a pivotal role in ensuring that companies adhere to safety standards and regulations. One such regulation, OSHA 29 CFR 1910.119, is integral in safeguarding employees and the environment. In this blog post, we’ll provide…

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How Mock OSHA Audits Ready Organizations for Surprise Inspections

In the world of workplace safety and compliance, there’s a universal truth that every organization should embrace:  preparedness is key. One of the most effective tools in achieving this level of readiness is the practice of conducting regular mock OSHA audits. These simulated inspections not only assess an organization’s adherence to safety regulations but also…

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The Importance of Regular Pressure Safety Valve Inspection Auditing

In the industrial world, where safety and efficiency are paramount, there’s an unsung hero that plays a crucial role in maintaining operations: pressure safety valves. These valves are the last line of defense against overpressure in a system, preventing catastrophic accidents. However, even the most robust pressure safety valves require regular inspection and auditing to…

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Wood Dust in the Workplace: Protecting Your Health

In many workplaces, wood is a common material used for construction, manufacturing, and crafting. However, what often goes unnoticed is the invisible danger lurking amidst the creative process- wood dust. Whether you’re working with softwood, hardwood, or wood-based products like MDF and plywood, wood dust can pose significant health risks when not properly managed. Wood…

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Understanding the Importance of Hazardous Area Classification

In the world of industrial safety, there is a fundamental concept that can make the difference between a secure work environment and a potential disaster waiting to happen: Hazardous Area Classification. As a premier provider of Safety, Risk, and Fire Explosion consulting services, IFO Group recognizes the paramount importance of understanding Hazardous Area Classification. What…

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