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Pedestrian And Traffic Barriers: Where They Should Be Used And ...

Installing pedestrian and traffic barriers within warehouses, distribution centers, factories, manufacturing facilities, and other industrial buildings protects personnel from hazards such as vehicles and other dangerous equipment. With these barriers or guardrails in place, a physical separation is created to ...
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Considering Intelligent Lifting Devices For A Manual Handling Application? Look ...

An intelligent lifting device (ILD) is a lift assist solution or load manipulation system that moves seamlessly and precisely with its human operator’s motion. Programmed to mimic the exact job being performed and acting as an extension of the body, ...
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Can’t Find An Off-The-Shelf Guarding Solution? Here’s Why Custom Is ...

A quick search online for virtually any type of protective guarding — guardrails, bollards, safety gates, kickplates, steel mesh, safety netting, dock barriers and more — will quickly yield a number of standard, off-the-shelf products. Most of these systems and ...
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Presentation Details The Latest Developments In Exoskeletons For Manual Material ...

One of the emerging ergonomic assist technologies beginning to be deployed into manufacturing facilities and warehouses is exoskeletons (also called “exos”). These lightweight, external frames are worn by a worker with the goal of helping them to perform manual, repetitive ...
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How To Plan Facility Guarding That Accommodates Vehicle Traffic

With a number of today’s warehouses, distribution centers, and manufacturing facilities adding flexible, scalable load transport equipment to better meet customer demands, it’s become increasingly important to install protective guarding. Whether an operation is brand-new, greenfield construction or the reconfiguration ...
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Emerging Wearable Devices That Collect Ergonomic Data Offer Potential For ...

Wearable devices are quickly creeping into all aspects of our lives. From smart watches to smart glasses, and even fitness tracker and pedometer apps on the smart phones in our pockets, wearables are tracking our location, the distance we travel, ...
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New Standard for Crash Testing Industrial Guardrails and Barriers Used ...

Industrial guardrail barriers and barrier posts are frequently utilized within industrial and warehouse environments to safeguard against impacts by motorized vehicles, such as forklifts. Typically, these barriers — which include bollards, industrial facility protection guardrail, and industrial pedestrian guardrail — ...
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Reducing The Risk Of Shoulder Injuries With Ergonomic Assist Equipment

This post is part of the EASE Educational Series: Ergonomic Solutions from Head to Toe According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics’ most recent report on nonfatal injuries and illnesses that required days away from work in 2019, shoulder injuries ...
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How To Select The Right Type Of Protective Guard Netting ...

Protective guard netting (also called “overhead guarding” and “safety netting”) improves the safety of personnel and pedestrians in distribution centers, warehouses, and manufacturing facilities by preventing items from falling from heights. When properly installed, the netting retains products, totes, cases, ...
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Lower The Chance Of Back Injuries With Ergonomic Solutions

This post is part of the EASE Educational Series: Ergonomic Solutions from Head to Toe In 2019, 4,790 workers employed in the general warehousing and storage industry experienced a back injury that kept them off the job for multiple days, ...