When I joined in a glass industry, one of my senior
colleague was telling me about his first day experience. As you know, the
forming department is always a little different, considering mostly about the
The temperature, sound of blowers, fast moving equipments
, scene of falling Gobs!!!
My friend was entering into the forming area. He
found the same things! He heard the same noises!
Any amount of protective equipment will not make
too much difference for a new comer, because he has to stay there for a long
time… to finish his duty hours atleast!
Over and above my friend saw somebody on the top feeder
A man standing in the midst of Smoke and Flames!
He asked somebody. “Who is that man?”
The answer was… ‘That is the Production Manager’
My friend was laughing when he explained this to
He said me about his first impression, “If this is
the case of a Production Manager, imagine how I will be here!!!”
Most of the new comers to the industry, especially
to Forming department will face similar type of experiences; not because of
work load or something. But because of the environment they are supposed to
However the situation I described here happened
Now the modern plants are far better! Thanks to
the Technology and Safety awareness!!!