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Ergonomic Considerations When Specifying Wheel And Caster Brakes For Manual, ...

When specifying the design of a new manual material handling cart (or assessing the suitability of retrofitting an existing cart), operations managers and facility owners typically consider “push-pull” requirements when assessing the ergonomics of a potential solution. Sometimes overlooked, however, ...
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Two Options For Securing The Ledges Of Multi-Deep Pallet Flow ...

High volume picking operations often deploy pick modules to maximize their productive square footage. By feeding two to four pallets of product on rails equipped with rollers that rest upon the rack structure’s decking, these multi-deep pallet flow lanes allow ...
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Until Automation Does Everything, Protect Your People With Ergonomic Solutions ...

With unemployment at record lows, U.S. manufacturing, distribution and warehousing operations are increasingly evaluating automated material handling equipment as a solution to their ongoing challenges in attracting, hiring and retaining people. Yet, for many small companies, the significant investment required ...
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Wire Partition Cages For Controlled Substances, Including Marijuana And Cannabis, ...

With more and more states legalizing recreational and medical marijuana and cannabis, manufacturers, distributors, and dispensers of these products are increasingly looking at ways to secure and segregate their inventory. Wire partition cages offer an ideal mechanism to protect items ...
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Three Steps To Successfully Gain Upper Management’s Support For An ...

Congratulations! You’ve recently been tasked by upper management to implement an industrial ergonomic initiative within your company. But just because the top brass says they want to invest in creating a more ergonomic work environment doesn’t mean they have a ...
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Protect Personnel, Prevent Product Falls And Secure Stored Contents With ...

Operations seeking to secure the contents of their industrial steel storage rack have a wide range of steel mesh containment panel options available. These panels can be attached to the uprights on the sides and back of individual rack bays, ...
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The Real Impact Of Poor Ergonomics, By The Numbers

Did you know that U.S. companies spend $94 billion on workers’ compensation costs annually? It’s a shockingly large number. However, the good news is that — as a general trend — this number is steadily decreasing as more companies invest ...
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Alternative Solution For Fall Prevention In Empty Pick Module Pallet ...

Associates working within pick modules or on shelving within rack-supported platforms typically pick product from pallets delivered to them via forklifts on the aisle side ledge. For the purposes of forklift access, removable guarding (also called handrails) or chains should ...
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5 Key Steps To Create A Culture Focused On Worker ...

Technology and automation are changing the landscape of manual material handling. However, these tasks still require repetitive movement and physical activity. That’s why it’s all the more important to put a significant focus on ergonomics and worker safety, elevating it ...