Hose Safety

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Hose inspection, hose testing, OnGuard Hose Safety

How much can an unsafe hose cost you?

Costs associated with fire, explosions, shock, mechanical failure and injury from catastrophic failure of hose systems can be astronomical. In addition, the proper coupling of components is an important safety measure for both high and low pressure situations.

Research has identified indirect costs of injury – management time, HR time, litigation and reduced productivity – can be four times that of direct costs. The growing importance of safety, downtime and reduction of maintenance costs now requires more disciplined hose management services. OnGuard™ Hose Management program focuses on critical hoses powering critical equipment.

Maintenance Programs such as hose testing to Improve Hose Safety

Reduce the risk of hose failures through routine hose inspections, testing and certification programs.  Our OnGuard™ hose management services include testing, tagging and traceability of your hoses from “cradle to grave”.  These proactive programs are managed by our hose experts and keep you running efficiently and safely.

Dedicated OnGuard Database

Hose inspection, hose testing, OnGuard Hose Safety
  • Create an online history of all critical hose assemblies and other assets
  • Each assembly tested, track and tracked with unique ID numbers. Available with RFID tagging. Also mobile apps!
  • Sales, test bench and crimp equipment integration
  • Traceability has never been easier

Personal On-Site Management

Hose inspection, hose testing, OnGuard Hose Safety

On-Site and In-House, OnGuard Hose Management services are tailored to customer needs. We create person to person relationships and programs tailored to address the needs of a customer to lower procurement costs, maximize productivity, create a safer work environment and/or manufacture a safer product.

  • Visual hose inspection
  • Regularly scheduled testing and/or replacement
  • Written protocol and scheduled service appointments
  • Custom onsite stocking programs for continuous service

Personal On-Site Management

Hose inspection, hose testing, OnGuard Hose Safety
  • Visual hose inspection
  • Regularly scheduled testing and/or replacement
  • Written protocol and scheduled service appointments
  • Custom onsite stocking programs for continuous service