EASEErgonomic Solutions

How Proper Lighting Increases Productivity And Employee Wellbeing

Ergonomics is most often associated with physical tasks, with many operations recognizing that repetitive, manual motions or improper lifting of heavy objects can cause worker injuries. Yet lighting — ambient, overhead, natural, and task — is a significant contributor to ...
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How To Identify Areas Where Guardrails May Be Needed

Installing fixed protective barriers such as guardrails creates a physical separation between workers and potential impact hazards — such as vehicles, forklifts carrying loads, and mobile material handling equipment. Likewise, they can be installed to protect inventory, structures, equipment and ...
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Why Every Ergonomic Workstation Is Customized

There’s a reason why a multitude of options and accessories are offered for equipping an ergonomic workstation: no two operations or processes are the same. Likewise, no two associates are the same either. That’s why, when specifying a workstation to ...
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The Importance Of Rack Guarding To Worker And Product Safety

Attached to the columns on the sides and back of individual rack bays, configured to prevent unauthorized access to a specific area of a rack structure, or deployed to prevent entry to an entire aisle, rack guarding offers protection of ...
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Taking The Guesswork Out Of Lifting And Moving

While all workplace movements related to physical stress and injuries likely cannot be prevented, many of the body strains associated with these activities can be significantly reduced. This can be accomplished by changing work design, utilizing equipment designed for ergonomics, ...
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Stop Personnel, Product Falls From Openings in Pick Modules With ...

Working in pick modules or shelving within rack-supported platforms, associates can be three to four levels above the floor — vastly higher than the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) Standard 1910.29 requirement for fall protection of any opening higher ...
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Easing The Pain Of Worker Strain In Manufacturing

When it comes to ergonomic solutions in a manufacturing environment, numerous options exist for easing the physical strain on workers. Although the work being performed can vary greatly depending on the location in the plant and the operation required, some ...
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How To Select The Right Guardrail For A Specific Application

Guardrails and other protective barriers are intended to improve safety in distribution centers, warehouses, or manufacturing facilities by creating a physical separation between personnel and hazards such as materials handling equipment or vehicles. They can also be used to protect ...
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Improve Stock Feeding, Part Removal From CNC Machinery With Ergonomic ...

Manually feeding blanks into computer numerical control (CNC) machine tools can be a strenuous, awkward task for even the most fit operator. And, even though these machines (drills, borers, lathes, routers, mills, laser cutters) create a part by removing material, ...
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Three (Less Obvious) Ways Steel Mesh Containment Panels Save Money

Steel mesh containment panels are used in a variety of applications in manufacturing and warehousing to protect items and personnel options. Yet, aside from the cost savings it provides by safeguarding inventory and tooling from pilferage and associates from injuries, this ...